Aventura Mall is expanding its selection of fashion, jewelry and fitness retailers with the addition of the athleisure boutique Blended, Spanish footwear atelier Castañer, Parisian fashion brand IRO, state-of-the-art home gym system Tonal, Los Angeles-based style brand Garota, and thoughtful jewelry line The Inspiration Co.
Blended is a trend-forward athleisure brand offering a mix of established and emerging designer apparel and accessories. Blended clients will enjoy a highly-personalized shopping experience at the store, where they can shop pieces hand-selected to reflect South Florida’s vibrant culture. The retailer features clothing and accessories from brands including Aviator Nation, Lauren Moshi, Monrow, Alexis, Enza Costa, Sundry and more.
Blended is located on the Lower Level near Zara.
Castañer was founded in Spain in 1927 and is known for popularizing the espadrille with the help of Yves Saint Laurent. Over the course of 90 years, the brand’s pieces have been donned by fans around the globe, including artists, aristocrats, models and today’s top fashion influencers. The Castañer espadrille is a perennial classic that embodies the essence of timeless chic while remaining true to its authentic tradition, craftsmanship and natural materials. The brand also offers a stunning variety of boots, heels, loafers, sneakers and more. Castañer’s Aventura Mall store is the brand’s first in the United States.
Castañer will open soon on the Upper Level near Nordstrom.
Mavrans is a Miami-based lifestyle and swimwear brand with a carefree identity and “maverick mind.” Each collection is designed with care using reCOCOBLEND fabrics made from recycled bottles and coconut husks, as well as organic Pima cottons. Through hand-drawn prints, the brand’s styles – including swimwear, shirts, shorts, tees, masks and accessories – aim to express creativity and a generation’s uniqueness, while staying true to a greater goal: to offer the softest, most stylish and sustainably-made pieces. Within its pledge to create a better world, the Mavrans team participates in beach clean-ups and gives back to its local South Florida schools and families.
Mavrans is located on the Upper Level near Bloomingdale’s.
IRO – an anagram for “Rio,” which is the French word for “King,” is a Paris-based womenswear and menswear brand founded by brothers and music industry professionals Laurent and Arik Bitton. The duo channeled their love of rock music into fashion by creating a clothing line with a cool, vintage, and assertive yet easygoing style reflective of the “it” girls in their inner circle. Since 2005, the IRO wardrobe has been inspired by street style, the America of the ‘70s, Japanese influences and more. The brand is known for its edgy contrasts of silhouettes and fabrics, featuring styles that blend sultry and tomboy, slender and urban, leather with tweed, and so on. IRO has 70 stores worldwide, including eight in the United States.
IRO is located on the Lower Level in Center Court.
Garota was created to provide women with the latest fashion trends that would inspire and encourage an appreciation for style. Originally a small store in Venezuela, Garota features curated collections by Carolina Silva, a fashion blogger, entrepreneur and one of the brand’s owners. Carolina and her team grew the brand for eight years, opening new stores and eventually reaching fashionistas worldwide. Garota features a variety of unique and trendsetting pieces encompassing cool loungewear, feminine dresses, edgy outerwear, striking sets and bodysuits, and more. The brand’s Aventura Mall store is one of four in Florida and the United States.
Garota is located on the Lower Level across from Abercrombie & Fitch.
The Inspiration Co. began as a couple’s dream to transform feelings of sadness and fear into those of hope, love and faith by creating a positive focal point “around your wrist.”
Conceptualized in the duo’s South Florida home, The Inspiration Co.’s engraved beaded and gemstone bracelets are constant reminders of the goodness in the world and are now worn by more than 175,000 Americans from coast to coast, as well as fans in over 47 counties.
True to the brand’s #InspirationNation tagline, each bracelet’s message is meant to ignite individual passions and spread positivity and love. Pro tip: gift these to a few long-distance friends you haven’t been able to see this year.
The Inspiration Co. is located on the Upper Level across from Hollister.
Tonal is a state-of-the-art digital home fitness system that aims to amplify the real strength that exists in everyone. Founded and invented by Aly Orady, Tonal removes the stress of requiring a variety of strength-training machines and equipment by offering an all-in-one, patented electromagnetic digital weight machine. Tonal can generate 200 pounds of resistance and replicate every traditional machine in the weight room, providing a complete at-home workout with personalized assessments. The brand’s Aventura Mall store is its first in Florida, adding to its 12 locations nationwide.
Tonal is located on the Upper Level.
XimiLife, a XimiVogue store, was established based on three shopping elements: fashion, quality and personality. The brand features high-quality and affordable must-have products including household items, health and beauty products, plush toys, home décor, fashion, seasonal décor and more.
XimiLife is now open on the Upper Level near Macy’s.
Additional retailers opening soon at Aventura Mall include Zadig & Voltaire, Robin’s Jean, Avant Gallery, Pookie & Sebastian and Tutto Piccolo.
ABOUT AVENTURA MALL: Aventura Mall is the premier shopping destination in Miami and South Florida, and one of the top shopping centers in the U.S. Anchored by Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, the center is highlighted by a mix of over 300 luxury boutiques and shopper favorites, including the largest Apple store in Florida, Adidas, Anthropologie, Burberry, Cartier, Givenchy, Gucci, H&M, Louis Vuitton, MCM, Sephora, and Zara. Aventura Mall also features more than 40 eateries and restaurants, including Treats Food Hall, and the experiential Arts Aventura Mall program showcasing 20 museum-quality pieces in a range of mediums. For hours of operation, visit AventuraMall.com or call (305) 935-1110.