Miami Beach Named America's 10th Best Dressed City ...Behind Noted Fashion Capitals like Albany

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Miami Beach would normally love to be on any best dressed list, but real estate site Movato's ranking of the town as the tenth best dressed small city in America is sort of a double-edge sword. Apparently Albany, New York and Evanston, Illinois have better fashion sense than Miami Beach.


Here's the full top ten. Only cities with a population between 75,000 and 99,999 were included:

1. Santa Monica, CA
2. Boca Raton, FL
3. Newport Beach, CA
4. Westminster, CA
5. San Mateo, CA
6. Santa Barbara, CA
7. Albany, NY
8. Evanston, IL
9. Mission Viejo, CA
10. Miami Beach, FL

So how did Miami Beach not end up higher? Well, the site looked at a few measures including the per capita number of high-end fashion stores, high-end shoe stores,
high-end jewelry stores, tailors and dry cleaners.

As it turns out, Miami had the 3rd highest rate of fashion stores, second highest rate of shoes stores and 7th highest rate of jewelry store.

The problem is Miami Beach had only the 67th highest rate of tailors and 17th highest rate of dry cleaners.

So that might explain why we've seen some funky fitting dresses and blazers at the club. People, get your clothes tailored ...even if you have to *gasp* cross a bridge to do it. And we hope that having your clothes cleaned goes without saying.

Of course, most of those high-end stores make a lot of their money selling to tourists who we'd presume get their clothes tailored and laundered elsewhere.

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Jen Die
Jen Die

Well we don't really wear clothes down here...soooooo....#heat

MsRally Mcc
MsRally Mcc

hhhaaa! what a joke! Miami Beach is full of Europeans and they bring out the top fashion designs! I used to live in Albany --- > lack of fashion there!

Nomejodas Pleez
Nomejodas Pleez

well opinions are like assholes and errrryyybody has one. so blah blah blah.

James G. Camp
James G. Camp

It's the guayavera, nobody can take you seriously when that is the official dress shirt for all social and business activities.

Ricky Autonym
Ricky Autonym

Miami fashion is wack. The denim scene is a joke... G Star, Diesel, 7's, True Religion .... it's like they are shopping at a Marshall's in Ohio or took a time machine back a decade

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