South Florida isn’t just home to household name brands to be found around the globe. Stylish residents also seek out goods that have been handmade and handcrafted for that added special touch. These accessory shops and boutiques carry great handmade accessories from both local and national designers for everything from handbags to shoes. The designs are very attractive but it’s the high quality and attention to detail that truly wows.</div>
Vanessa Avellar
1556 Euclid Ave., Suite 2
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 581-7860
www.vanessaavellar.com
Designer Vanessa Avellar provides the chic shoppers of South Florida with luxurious handmade shoes and handbags. The styles are colorful and bold for very fashion-forward looks and they are crafted from fine Brazilian leather. The sophisticated line offers enough of a variety of styles to appeal to women of varying preferences and they go well with the busy social and work lives in the city. These luxury accessories are marked by the utmost quality and attention to detail.

Rebel Boutique
6621 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
(305) 793-4104
www.facebook.com/REBEL-MIAMI
Rebel Boutique is a fabulous shopping destination on Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard to scope out contemporary and designer apparel and accessories. The shop offers merchandise from well-known labels as well as incredible emerging designers. This gem of a boutique carries the handmade products of local accessory label LaLucca. LaLucca is a brand of handmade leather handbags, bracelets, makeup bags and more characterized by great quality and bold and colorful looks.

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Nic Del Mar
475 Biltmore Way, Suite 105
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 442-8080
www.nicdelmar.com
Nic Del Mar is a boutique most known for its incredible swimwear collections, but it also offers a great selection of accessories and resort ready-to-wear looks. The handmade accessories to be found in store include items from Lexi Jewelry and Kiele. Lexi Jewelry is a local line of jewelry offering such designs as stunning colorful wrap bracelets featuring precious stones and beaded necklaces. Kiele is a jewelry line that hails from Hawaii focusing on understated, elegant bangles with exotic sea shells.

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Emporium Boutique
2606 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(786) 268-0689
www.shopemporiummiami.com
Emporium Boutique in Coral Gables is something of a treasure trove of amazing finds. Its handmade and handcrafted accessories and jewelry offerings wow shoppers with pieces from the likes of Mixon by Anna Mixon. The selections are versatile with everything from natural beaded bracelets to delicate handcrafted jewelry made of fine materials. There are pieces available for wearing for any occasion as well as great daytime staple looks.

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Mia Gems Jewelry
601 N.E. 23 St.
Miami, FL 33137
(786) 327-2985
www.miagems.com
Mia Gems is a line of beautiful and feminine handmade jewelry pieces. The collections include such items as earrings, rings and bracelets featuring colorful baubles in optimistic hues. These accessories are wonderful to style with so many different looks and the looks are very fashionable with silhouettes and designs such as delicate layered necklaces that are incredibly contemporary and great for styling. The price range is also quite friendly for many shoppers’ budgets.

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Chanoa Chen is a Fashion Merchandiser, Freelance Writer and Blogger. Chanoa has contributed stories to top firms including QVC Insider Germany and regularly contributes to CBS Local Miami and Examiner.com. She may be reached via: bokilovellc@gmail.com.