AERIN Palm Beach
Aerin Lauder’s Palm Beach boutique is full of the entrepreneur’s curated selection of home goods, clothing and accessories. Everything here is—always—effortlessly chic, colorful and gorgeous.
For a slice of French fashion, head to this boutique on Worth Avenue that has a distinctly Riviera aesthetic. There are Capri pants that evoke a young Brigitte Bardot and sleek cotton shorts and tops that would like just right on the streets of St.-Tropez. The owner imports lots of the latest lines from France and has a loyal following
The three Orrico sisters, Casey, Kathie and Colleen, have created an empire of preppy dressing in Florida with outposts from Hobe Sound to Naples. This is command central, though, where the ode to pink-and-green runs strong and where you can count on an enormous selection of colorful fashion for the young and casual holidaymaker. In addition to Lilly Pulitzer, the brands carried include Milly, Vineyard Vines, Nanette Lepore, Shoshanna, Tibi and Trina Turk.
This store creates women’s and children’s clothing that suits the country club set. They are best known for their embroidered fabrics. (Think pants with small lobsters or Scotties on them.)
D. Dream Atelier
Turkish jewelry designer Duygu Ozdemir sells her own designs and will custom make pieces for clients at her gem of a shop off of Worth Avenue. Ozdemir works with silver, vermeil and precious and semi-precious stones to create fashionable cuffs, pendant necklaces, hoop and drop earrings as well as chunky rings.
Eye of the Needle
A longtime preppy paradise, this shop is still a favorite of the boarding school/country club kid set but it has a slightly edgier aesthetic than it once did. This is probably the best place in town to find a good selection of jeans.
Fabienne Marumo Interiors
The French decorator whose name is on the door is often on hand here to advise shoppers on purchases. The boutique sells French linens and quilts, hand-stitched napkins, which can be custom embroidered, as well as china and carpets.
Located within the Brazilian Court Hotel, this Fekkai salon has talented stylists and makeup artists who cater to both the young and old guard.
Giorgio's of Palm Beach
This is one of those stores that is best enjoyed by people who don’t bother looking at price tags. After all, alligator-covered trunks require an extravagant lifestyle. You can find loafers, briefcases and purses (from itsy-bitsy to tote size) in various skins, from ostrich and alligator, and a riot of tropical colors as well as pastels. There are also piles of cashmere sweaters and wraps of the finest quality.
You’ve seen her lettered gold charms on necklaces (they are hugely popular baby gifts) but in this shop off of Worth Avenue, you can choose from hundreds of charms and chains to make your own earrings, bracelets or necklaces. The charms come in yellow, white and pink gold with dozens of motifs, symbols and stones.
This custom sandal company started in Capri has Palm Beach as their U.S. base. There is another store, which also sells their iconic thongs and wedges, in Southampton.
Kassatly’s declares itself the oldest shop on Worth Avenue, and it has legions of loyal customers who have bought their linens, pajamas and cashmere sweaters from this family-owned boutique for years. In addition to custom linens, you can find such hard-to-find old-school staples as needlepointed bridge table covers and sets of embroidered linen red-and-green Christmas place settings.
With her own book and regular magazine spreads featuring her work, interior designer Celerie Kemble may now be better known than her mother Mimi McMakin. The two women, who have been decorating Palm Beach houses for decades and have a base in a charming building on Hibiscus Avenue, which doubles as a retail shop. It features a selection of their custom furniture and beautiful objects as well as Kemble’s designs and fabrics.
Trained at the Stockholm School of Design, Lars Bolander merges traditional Swedish design with a modern love of nature and color. His motto: “Design is about fantasy and never being afraid to do something.” In this shop, you may be inspired to buy antlers and embroidered coral pillows.
Leta Austin Foster
Decorator Leta Austin Foster has been a pillar of good taste in Palm Beach for years. She designs houses for a roster of discerning clients and she now reproduces or adapts many of the lamps and objects that were inspired by those projects to sell in her quaint shop off of Worth Avenue. Prowling here feels a bit like poking through a super refined flea market. The cottage-like shop is packed with beautiful linens and housewares from European manufacturers as well as furniture, accessories and delicate baby clothes.
Lori Jayne Palm Beach
Filled with perfect hostess gifts such as monogrammed beach towels, cocktail napkins or doormats with custom-painted house motifs or initials, this delightful shop, which has been a Palm Beach favorite for more than 10 years, is brimming with objects that beg for personalization (be it monogramming, embroidering or engraving). The owner will implement your own color choices or suggest fun ways to improvise. Lacquer boxes with glass covered needlepoint lids and bamboo-patterned bedding are just some of the treasures you can order. And the full-service design team is on hand to help create a dream home or yacht.
Palm Beach hostesses swear by this 10,000-square-foot shop on Worth Avenue for their china, silver and crystal. Table settings are raised to an art form on this island, and here is where the artists find their tools. Among the brands carried: Buccellati and Puiforcat silver, William Yeoward crystal and Porthault and Dea linens. The store will inspire you to want to entertain at home constantly.
Maus & Hoffman
Maus & Hoffman is where the men of Palm Beach (and their sons) come for their shirts, sport coats and sweaters, plus swimwear, trousers and accessories. Find stylish, colorful looks from brands like Solemare, Hiltl and Zimmerli (plus the store's own line). There is also a small women’s collection of smart fashions.
An outpost of the original Long Island home furnishings store that now has branches in Southampton, New York City, and LA, this store carries smart yet casual furniture (some antique and some reproduction) that fits Palm Beach's younger set. Longtime insiders buys candles, gifts and coffee table books here.
Nili Lotan Palm Beach
Stubbs & Wootton
The original showroom of high-end, hand-made slipper company Stubbs & Wootton can be found in Via Parigi off of Worth Avenue. For men and women, daytime to black tie, there is a beautifully designed, handcrafted slipper here for everyone and any occasion. Purchase from the store, or order a bespoke, custom-made pair tailored just for you. Stubbs & Wootton are elegant, timeless and an iconic of Palm Beach style.
A Palm Beach institution, this trio of shops sells exquisite cashmere sweaters and blazers in a seductive array of colors. The main store offers clothing for men and women in the luxury casual vein of Loro Piana. Trillion Too features sale items and in Trillon Sartoria, you can order custom pieces that are made to measure by the in-house tailors.
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