City guides: Gay shopping guides

Gay shopping Fort Lauderdale

January 27, 2017

Just north of Miami, the Fort Lauderdale area is the epicentre for lgbt life in South Florida with the City of Wilton Manors considered the ‘Second gayest city in the US’. A massively popular tourist area, Fort Lauderdale has the sun & beaches, plus its a major cruise ship port.

Gay shopping is spread across the Fort Lauderdale area with the most businesses concentrated in Wilton Manors (think of it as Fort Lauderdale’s West Hollywood).

The shops

Poverello Thrift Store (website)
2056 N Dixie Hwy.
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Large thrift store supporting important community services including foodbanks

Out of the Closet (website)
2097 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Out of the Closet — Sunrise (website)
1785 East Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Part of the nation-wide group of thrift stores supporting the AIDS Health Foundation, there are two locations in the Fort Lauderdale area with a good selection of clothing and house-hold items.

Gay Mart (website)
2240 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Your location Fort Lauderdale pride merchandise store

Pride Factory (website)
850 NE 13th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

The Athletic Man (website)
1429 NE 4th Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Shirts, tanks, shorts and much more

Shades of the Past
2360 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Antique furnishings and collectibles

Gallery XO
Art and Framing
2376 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Ball
2252 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
With Sauvage, Ruff Riders, Nasty Pig, SilberFuchs, and more, and their own line of swimwear.

Rock Hard
The store’s name says it all
2205 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

LeatherWerks (website)
1226 NE 4th Ave (NE 4th Avenue & NE 13th Street)
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

78 Degrees Day Spa (website)
2153 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Day spa for men located in the Wilton Manors area

Buck & Beard (website)
815 NE 13th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Your local barber and great place to get that beard shaved off

Chic Optique (website)
2228 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

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