Where to Shop in Surfside: High-Low Gift Guide

By: Surfside Dec 18, 2019

Shopping in Miami during the holidays can be all too stressful. With only a few days left until the beginning of Hanukkah and the celebration of Christmas, it’s time to get serious about that holiday list. Before you get carried away, we’ve rounded up a list of the best high/low gift options from a few of Surfside’s best shops and boutiques. 

Whether you’re splurging or budgeting, looking for a simple card or a forever piece, these gifts from Surfside’s one-of-a-kind shops will have you checking off your list without checking it twice.  


Great Gifts for Everyone on Your List This Holiday


Known for its decadent Turkish linens and sophisticated home goods, Haremlique is nothing but unique and chic. From many styles of intricate trinkets to cashmere robes, and all of the luscious throw blankets in between, this shop exudes luxury. And for that reason, many of their sheets and linens are found in countless well-appointed homes around the world. 

Splurge: Sumptuous and soft, the Safiye duvet set in sleek cotton sateen has exquisite lace embellishment that elegantly refines the bedroom. 

Save: Gift a bit of old-world sophistication with a set of meticulously embroidered linen guest towels. 

Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club
9011 Collins Ave
Surfside, FL 33154


Koukla Kouture

Whether it’s your doting daughter or son, beloved niece or nephew, Koukla Kouture has something for all the little ones in the family. This sweet boutique has everything from the latest fun-sized fashions to the hottest toys and games. A gift from Koukla Kouture will be sure to have them ooh-ing and ahh-ing until next year! 

Splurge: Match mama to mini with an adorable faux croc, mini Hermes Kelly bag or a petit Chanel purse. 

Save: This year, stuff the stockings with an assortment of mini accessories, like a dangling wristlet, charm box or a collection of hair pieces and colorful bows. 

Koukla Kouture
9575 Harding Ave
Surfside, FL 33154


The Scarlet Letter

When it comes to gifting, The Scarlet Letter in Surfside is the place. Alongside an extensive selection of stationery and invitations, the curated gift shop features a beautiful selection of special home decor and design pieces, frames and albums, candles, soaps and so much more. 

Splurge: For an extra touch of thoughtfulness, personalized stationery cards set the tone and add a sense of elegance. The Scarlet Letter offers personalized stationery for every occasion and offer in-person design meetings. 

Save: A hand-made greeting card. Simple, sweet and kind. Nothing says happy holidays better than a handwritten note with personalized wishes. 

Scarlet Letter
9425 Harding Ave,
Surfside, FL 33154


Oberlé Opticians

For the fashion-forward friend or family member on your list, head over to Oberlé Opticians. Surfside’s luxury eyewear shop has a highly curated array of stylish shades that includes many distinct brands that aren’t readily found in the U.S. at a wide range of price points. From a pair of daily readers to celebrity-status shades, Oberlé is happy to help you make the right choice for a great gift. 


Splurge: Made from a material as individual as your fingerprint, the Tom Davies Luxurious Natural Buffalo Horn Frames are 35% lighter than acetate and hypoallergenic.  The pattern and texture can never be replicated, which make for a truly exclusive and extraordinary gift. For a bit of sparkle, these frames are also available in 18k rose gold.

Save: Daily readers. Simple frames for daily use that are easy on the pocket and smart for the eyes. The gift of 20/20 vision is tough to beat. 

Oberle Opticians
9552 Harding Ave
Surfside, FL 33154


Gray & Sons

A forever gift is difficult to find, but Gray & Sons makes it easy.  From collector timepieces to sparkling jewels and an extensive catalogue of estate jewelry, this shop has all of your fine jewelry wants and gifting needs.  

Splurge: The gift of a Rolex –– a truly timeless piece. Gray & Sons is a leading dealer of certified, restored to like-new condition timepieces and guarantees authenticity with a 2-year warranty. 

Save: Ideal for a watch enthusiast with a new collection, a Sparta watch winder is a basic necessity. Entry-level winders are compact, lightweight and will extend the life of the watch. 

Gray & Sons
9595 Harding Avenue
Surfside, FL 33154


For the stylish man in your life, Condotti in Surfside offers some of the finest men’s apparel around town and unbelievable service to match. With a focus on imported European fashions, a gift from Condotti will instantly add some flare to your man’s style.  

Splurge: A beautifully tailored suit and a crisp shirt to match. This wardrobe staple can transform a man’s style and makes for the perfect functional gift.  For custom-fit designer suits, or made-to-fit dress shirts, schedule a tailoring appointment for that special guy.  

Save: The shop is brimming a selection of fine Italian-made silk ties. Two or three are a thoughtful gift for the stylish businessman. 

9565 Harding Ave
Surfside, FL 33154


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