So This is What Vacation Smells Like

…plus shoes that multitask and stuff on sale

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Banana Republic

JUST ADD FIRE: When it comes to tropical goodness, Miami has a lot to offer. There’s the weather, the food and the beach. But if you’re looking for ways to trick your brain into making your staycation feel more like a getaway, try Banana Republic’s new Beach House Candle. Your sense of smell will think you’ve upped and booked a week at your favorite summer bungalow, but your wallet will know the difference. $24, Banana Republic

MOVE IT, CLEATIS: You’ve just finished nine holes on the golf course and now you’re running late for dinner (damn that impromptu cruise around the pond in the golf cart). Thankfully, you’re dressed for food on the fly, with the exception of your shoes. No need to fret, just slip a pair of Cleatskins over your cleats and you’re as good as walking on sunshine. But you’re still late for dinner, so get moving. $35.95, Cleatskins
  
THE NEED FOR BEAD: The quickest and most inexpensive way to dress up your pre-existing wardrobe is with accessories. The fastest way to stock up on all new accessories is at the Bead Bazaar this Saturday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Miami. More than 90 international artists will be there to sell their wares. You’re bound to find something you love. 400 S.E. Second Ave., Miami; 305.358.0529

GRIN AND BARE IT: If you haven’t made the switch to mineral makeup yet, now is the time. Bare Escentuals at Aventura Mall is practically giving away products. Items like Bare Minerals The Bare & The Beautiful kit is going for 70 percent off its regular price. Trust us, it’s a sale you can’t bare to miss. 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura; 305.931.3629

STOCK UP: You live in Miami where it’s hot nearly 11 months out of the year. So when stores like Zara make room for the winter stuff you’ll never get to wear, they mark summer merchandise down to practically nothing. And that’s your chance to buy your yearlong wardrobe for 50 percent off the regular price. Until the summer stock is all gone. 7535 Dadeland Mall, Miami; 305.665.6226

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