Finding a dress for a New Year’s Eve party can be a difficult task, especially when you aim to wear a piece that is unique and fashionable. Luckily, in Miami, you can find the right dress for you with a visit to any of these five favorite boutiques listed below. Each carries a large range of fashion designers and the only issue you will have will be choosing just one dress to take home with you.
Well known for its Happy Hour Fridays and for giving out Mimosas to weekend customers, Jessie is a hit with Miami’s fashionable. With locations in Aventura and Miami Beach, customers can find everything from the top names in contemporary fashion. The store has been featured on the local Miami CBS channel, at online magazine Daily Candy’s website and was declared a Boutique of the Week by Miami.com. Jessie carries dresses from Young, Fabulous and Broke, and Alice + Olivia. And for a New Year’s Eve dress, consider the grey Parker three-quarter sleeve dress, which costs $319.
Set in Miami's Design District, En Avance was deemed one of the best fashion boutiques in the city by the local CBS station. Established in 1993, the store carries clothing from many of the best known designers and even those that are up-and-coming. For a night at a glitzy New Year's eve function, the Sadie beaded Dress from Alice + Olivia fits the bill. The one shoulder frock costs $680 and is easily accessorized to become the perfect litlle black dress to ring in another new year.
The Alchemist boutique is well known to Miami’s most fashionable. Located on Miami Beach, it carries the top designers including Celine, Proenza Schouler, Givenchy, Martin Margiela, Rick Owen and much more. All items are hand-picked by the store’s owners and pieces go quickly, so be sure to purchase what you like when you see it. Unfortunately, the store does not have an e-shop from which you can buy or view clothing. Despite that, the staff are friendly and courteous, and with their help you are sure to find a piece that will let you stand out from the crowd come the festivities of New Year’s Eve.
If seeking for a vintage or vintage-inspired outfit for a New Year’s Eve function, look no further than C. Madeleine’s. Due to the nature of the store’s inventory, most items do not come in multiples, so you should buy what you love when you see it as it will surely be gone by the time you return. A party option is the Bill Tice One Shoulder Caftan, which comes in black and costs $420. The style of this dress has been recently seen on A-list celebrities such as Beyonce and will be a perfect way to marry vintage aesthetic with modern glamour.
Housed in an art deco building that is consistent with the architectural style of much of the Miami Beach area, the Webster is a well-known boutique store. It carries clothing, shoes and accessories from top labels. There, you can find items from Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Emilio Pucci and Nixon. The Bright Graphic-Printed Dress from Julien David has a classic shape, but interesting pattern that will ensure you stand out from the crowd at A New Year’s event. It costs $1,140.