With the popular Metropolitan Garden Gala, Miami Art Museum Ball and countless other events on the current social calendar in South Florida — searching for the perfect gown or formal attire may have you feeling a bit overwhelmed. When it comes to finding the absolute best in Miami fashion, locals and visitors alike enjoy going to the exclusive high fashion shopping center, located on Collins Avenue — Bal Harbour Shops.
The man or woman seeking luxury and style in terms of fashion is destined to find these elements at the Bal Harbour Shops in Bal Harbour (Miami), Florida. Aside from anchor stores Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, what retailers will you be able to find? You can get the ultimate “fashion fix” while perusing Chanel, Valentino, St. John, Oscar de la Renta, and Dior. This list of names only provides a sampling of the countless boutiques and stores offering the best gowns and formalwear for galas.
Check out the full Store Directory of Bal Harbour Shops for additional shopping options.
For a few suggestions in terms of what to wear to your upcoming formal event — take a look at our top selections of gala gowns and formalwear for fall & winter 2010-2011, available at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Notte by Marchesa Bateau-Neck Lace Gown. The simplicity of a sleeveless black gown complemented by elegant touches of lace and silk. What’s not to love about this divine creation? Vintage-inspired design features a sweetheart neckline, with bateau-neck and fitted silhouette. Available in black. Neiman Marcus, $1045.00.
Robert Rodriguez Black Label Ruched Strapless Chiffon Gown. Stunning ruby splendor, balanced by a strapless neckline and ruched bust. Gathered long skirt sweeps the floor highlighting the silk chiffon fabric. Available in ruby. Neiman Marcus, $795.00.
Badgley Mischka Sequin-Top Gown. Add a touch of drama to your evening with the sophisticated look of this evening gown. Highlighted by black and silver sequins, the top reveals a stand collar with v neckline. Understated black skirt bottom with natural waist is a perfect pairing with the sequins of the striking top. Available in black/silver. Neiman Marcus, $650.00.
Nicole Miller Sequined V-Neck Gown. Especially for the Miami glamour girl, the stretch sequin design is fashioned to provide ease of movement and extraordinary appeal. Features a deep v neckline, open back and graceful mini train. Available in pewter. Neiman Marcus, $795.00.
Halston Heritage Long Deep V Cocktail Dress. Flowing jersey gown with low cut neckline and high slit skirt. Features dolman sleeves and lengthy skirt which create a striking look. Dress comes with a black belt. Available in black. Saks Fifth Avenue, $455.00.
Armani Collezioni Classic Tuxedo. The classic Armani tuxedo represents a definite must-have for any gentleman, who demands the very best in terms of formal attire. Features a one-button front jacket, accented by a notched satin collar. Available in black. Neiman Marcus, $1995.00.
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