Making It Work: Up-and-Coming Palm Beaches Fashion Designers

These South Florida designers have an eye for fresh fashion with local flair.

Looking for the perfect vacation outfit that captures the Palm Beaches vibe? Or maybe you’re searching for an accessory you can’t find in stores back home. Well, you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up some of the top fashion newcomers in The Palm Beaches for you to browse. Start here, then head over to our Shopping page for even more ways to score local finds.

Banniere Co.

Banniere Co. scarf

This brand-new collection of “wearable art” in the form of silk scarves and pocket squares features local artist prints from cities around the world. Each piece can be worn numerous ways and is packaged with a small story of the artist and his or her featured town. Take a peek at the Palm Beach collection that features a vibrant print inspired by Worth Avenue’s charm.

Strong Boalt

Strong Boalt looks

From pastel-colored tops and bottoms to whimsical printed swim trunks, the Palm Beach vibes are on point in this collection. This preppy-inspired menswear collection, designed for “men who don’t take themselves too seriously but are seriously well dressed,” was created by Amanda Strong Boalt. (Psst. Her grandfather, Enrique Rousseau, was married to Lilly Pulitzer!) Visit the Strong Boalt store at 326 Peruvian Ave. #9, Palm Beach, FL 33408.

Milou Palm Beach

Milou Grace dress

The vacation vibes are real at Milou. With a blend of casual-chic tops and dresses that transition well from day to night, you’ll love the uncommon attributes found throughout. The designs are worldly inspired yet comfortable—check out the linen Grace Dress for a relaxed, classic piece to wear while walking Worth Avenue.

Vivre Couture

Vivre Couture dress

This is vibrant, hand-painted bespoke apparel at its finest. The Palm Beach collection features elegant-fitting dresses, tops, and bowties in gorgeous hues of under-the-sea inspired prints, radiant Bougainvillea florals and beach scenes. Created with nearly 80 hours of hands-on attention between designer, artist, and seamstress, these works of art can go from “wall to wardrobe” to create everlasting memories of your Palm Beaches vacation.

Amanda Lindroth

Amanda Lindworth accessories

Amanda Lindroth brings us an eclectic collection of woven wicker, rattan, and bamboo accessories for the home that will remind you of the fresh tropical atmosphere of The Palm Beaches. The Birkin Basket is a signature piece inspired by one of the bags carried by the late Jane Birkin in the ‘60s and ‘70s on the island of Palm Beach. Visit Amanda Lindroth at 312 B South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480.

Amanda Perna

Amanda Perna

For a fabulous collection of beachy, fun, Florida-inspired wears made in the USA, check out this Project Runway alumna’s collection at House of Perna in Delray Beach. The latest collection will inspire you to stay just an extra day on vacation—maybe at The Breakers. Visit House of Perna at 313 NE 3rd St., Delray Beach, FL 33444. 

Olivia Preckel

Olivia Preckel designs

For the well-traveled elegant lady, Olivia Preckel brings a showcase of casual wear, furs, and exclusive luxury pieces to Palm Beach. Olivia Preckel’s featured designs include timeless fur coats, vests, and capes that can be passed down to generations to come. Visit Olivia Preckel at 256 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, FL 33480.