What’s Hot this Summer in Downtown Coral Gables

As mother nature turns up the heat, so is Downtown Coral Gables. With Summer around the corner, or for many, it’s already here, the opportunity to bring out fresh summer styles is upon us. Whether you like to make a statement or are fond of delightful details, Downtown Coral Gables has the what’s trending this summer.

Keep it Shady

There’s no doubt summertime calls for great eyewear. Chic lines, soft colors, and clean designs are heading up to be what’s hot this season as you dress up or dress down for every occasion. Italian Eyewear brings out the very best in high fashion eyewear. If RayBans are your favorite, they have the largest RayBan collection in South Florida! Looking for other brands? They have plenty! Prada, Gucci, Fendi, you name it. Pair their frames with your new swimsuit by the pool, sundress for brunch, or for the gentlemen, up your game with shades that go well with both a suit and those new summer shorts. When dressing things up, sunglasses with clean lines and soft lens tint adds an elegant and glamourous touch. Suits and dresses demand a stand out summer accessory that adds but never takes away from “the look”.


Jewelry and accessories can completely change an outfit. The perfect dangly earrings or sparkly bracelet bring in those fun summer elements to your overall look. This summer, it’s all about color! With jewelry, anything that packs on color in a fun and tame way is a plus. Check out what Gables Gems, Jae’s Jewelers, Jose Roca Fine Jewelry Designs, Morays Jewelers, Regent Jewelers, and Snow’s Jewelers have to offer as these shops are full of stunning jewelry so you can have fun getting dressed but let the jewels do all the talkin’.

What to Wear

We know in Florida summer can get hotter than hot so dressing for the heat is number one on everyone’s mind. Keeping things comfortable and still appropriate is a balance your Downtown Coral Gables boutiques are masters at. This summer, suttle and sneaky pops of skin are what’s picking up steam. Finding unique pieces that show off your shoulder, some leg, or a low back is easy with the unique boutiques in Downtown Coral Gables. Pop by Azai, Essence Boutique, Habit Boutique, or L Boutique to discover the outfits that bring out fun summer designs. Their rompers, dresses, skirts, shorts, tops, and even their sweaters, yes sweaters, help keep you on-trend yet effortlessly pulled together.

So Fresh

Speaking of fresh, it isn’t summer without swimwear! At the beach or relaxing poolside, your swimsuit is pretty much all you’ll be wearing as you’re soaking in the sun, so might as well make it cute. A perfect fit and a design that brings out your best will always be a summer winner. At Curves N’ Waves you’ll always find your ideal fit and in a design that’s International. This boutique is always bringing in the latest in swimwear fashion from all over the world! If you’re a fan of artistic, form-hugging one-pieces, bold and sexy two pieces, plus cover-ups that make you look like a bombshell, then this place is heaven on Earth for you. What’s better? It’s never not summer at Curves N’ Waves so shopping summer trends will always be available for you any time all year long.

The Whole Package

Summer offers us all a chance to change and try new things. This year try new trends with your hair, skin, and nails and trust the beauty professionals of Downtown Coral Gables! For hair, it’s time to glow and the salons of Downtown are experts at finding your best summer highlights. For skin, Downtown spa’s have the exotic fruits and citrus-based face masks that are loaded with natural energy your skin has been begging for all Spring. And for nails, Downtown Coral Gables nail salons know what they’re doing when it’s time to treat you to bright and happy mani pedi’s. These beauty pros are the best in the business, with years of experience, and they’ll keep you looking your very best and up to date with what’s new in our trending world.

For a list of all the Downtown Coral Gables businesses that are ready to serve you this summer, please see here.