The Webster has maintained its fastened grip on South Beach fashionistas from it art deco Collins Avenue storefront since opening. But the arrival of Coltorti on Lincoln Road has loosened the grasp with a line-up of designers and glossy Herzog & de Meuron location that gives the Webster some weighty competition. A newcomer to the US luxury market, Coltorti operates six store locations in Italy known for their quaff clientele and impressive line-up of exclusive designers like Derek Lamb, Balmain, Fendi, Missoni, Moncler, Prada, Valentino, and Dolce & Gabbana. Visitors arrive to a glassy storefront and loft-style architecture that flows from room to room with asymmetrical built-ins showcasing designers like works of art with terrazzo floors and soothing Italian leather seating arrangements.
Sexy South Beach boutique competes with nearby Webster for glitterati-set offering high-end lines inside an architectural storefront with special weekend events throughout the season in addition to Art Basel private parties by invite only.
Italian luxury boutique department store plants its roots on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach with architectural showroom with designers like Balmain and D2Squared.