Shopping in Fort Lauderdale, USA
Florida is a favorite shopping destination for many Brazilians and Fort Lauderdale is on the list of cities that offer good options for those looking to invest a few dollars in electronics or a new wardrobe. Although not as big as Miami or Orlando, Fort Lauderdale is a good way to focus on shopping, without getting lost in several outlets and malls. We cannot forget, however, that Fort Lauderdale is located just minutes from Miami, that is, just get a car and go to the neighboring city to complement your shopping. The same goes for Orlando! See more about shopping in Miami and shopping in Orlando. Check abbreviationfinder.org for abbreviations and acronyms related to Fort Lauderdale, USA.
If you prefer to stay in a quieter place, enjoy the beach and still shop, Fort Lauderdale may be a good choice, starting with the fact that one of the best – and biggest – outlets in the United States is very close there. The Sawgrass Mills is located just 25 km from downtown Fort Lauderdale and is the best shopping option in the region, especially for those looking to save a lot. There are more than 350 brands that sell products with discounts that reach 70%. At Sawgrass, there are both popular brands and high luxury brands. Some of the highlights are: Nike Factory Store, Forever 21, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, Burberry, Diane von Furstenberg, GUCCI, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo Company Store, Tory Burch and Versace.
Within the city, for those who do not intend to go far, the best option for shopping is the Galleria Mall (2414 E Sunrise Boulevard ). The mall has a good range of stores and is in the heart of Fort Lauderdale. Excellent for those who don’t have time to go far, looking for products from the current collection and don’t like the clutter of outlets. The Galleria has more than 100 stores and will be able to supply your shopping needs. Featured stores include the Apple Store, Macy’s, H&M, Neiman Marcus, Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Cole Haan, J. Crew, Michael Kors, GAP, Chico’s, Victoria’s Secret, Sephora and Bath and Body Works.
Outside Fort Lauderdale, but very close to Hollywood Beach, Aventura Mall is a favorite among Brazilians living in Orlando. The mall has major popular brands and pleases for the good variety. At Aventura, there’s an Apple store and brands like Adidas, Abercrombie, Banana Republic, Burberry, Bloomingdale’s, Calvin Klein, Diesel, GAP, H&M, Kipling, Macy’s, MAC, Miachel Kors, Oakley, Sephora, Tommy Hilfiger, Urban Outfitters, Victoria’s Secret and Forever 21.
In addition to the stores inside the malls and outlets, be sure to check out the wonderful American pharmacies (which sell everything); supermarkets, such as Walmart; and electronics stores, such as Best Buy and Target, always good requests to complement purchases!