Going fast

Originals Restaurant Group Starts Selling T-Shirts, Tank Tops

The new designs include slogans like "Eat Sip Support Local," "Be Original" and "Eat Like a Local."

11/25/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Gift Guide

Five Great Gifts to Give (and Keep) This Holiday Season

We've found gifts for mind, body and spirit. (And we won't judge if you buy one for yourself, too.)

11/18/2020 By Heather Dunhill

A Match Made in Heaven

Mote, Waterlust Partner to Create Eagle Ray-Themed Workout Gear

Turns out, eagle rays' distinctive spots make perfect patterns.

11/10/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Flower Power

Our Intrinsic Love of Nature Is Trendy in Home Décor

Biophilia is a desire or tendency to commune with nature.

11/01/2020 By Megan McDonald

Shop Talk

Sarasota Resident Blair Eadie Launches Fifth and Final Nordstrom Collection

The line is full of sweaters, dresses, pants and coats—all in Eadie's signature colorful style.

10/19/2020 By Megan McDonald

Happy and Humble

Sarasota Gift Box Company Delivering Happiness to the Community

Happy & Humble is an online gift box business launching on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

10/15/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Work Experience

Ringling College Students Design Dog Toys For Local Pet Retail Store

The college's Collaboratory program gave students the chance to work with DOGPerfect stores and gain real-world job experience.

09/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Get Out the Vote

Local Creatives Launch T-Shirt to Spread the Word About Voting

The Camilyn Beth x Shannon Kirsten 'Vote' shirt has been a hit with some of Instagram's most ubiquitous influencers.

09/28/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Shop Talk

Designer Carley Holtsinger Brings Her Beachy, 'Florida Grandma Chic' Accessories to Sarasota

Sparkle Diva is inspired by Holtsinger's Florida upbringing and many trips to thrift stores.

09/17/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Glamour Shot

Sarasota's Bustling Events Scene Has Evaporated. Where Does That Leave High-End Retailers?

Rahelia Durrani, who opened her downtown boutique in April, had no idea the toll the pandemic would take on her business.

09/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Public Safety

Safety 4 SRQ Launches Online Directory for Business Health Safety Practices

The directory is available for Sarasota- and Bradenton-area businesses to post their health safety practices.

09/04/2020

Special delivery

Bradenton Styling Service Delivers Trendy Clothing to Women Around the Country

Jackie is a boutique clothing subscription service that prides itself on making women feel like a million bucks.

09/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

What's In Their Bag

What’s in Her Bag: Pine View School Instructor Freda Williams

The magical contents of one educator’s Harry Potter-themed Vera Bradley.

08/06/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Shop Talk

Local Designer Opens New Downtown Sarasota Boutique

Camilyn Leavitt has relocated her showroom to a new ground-floor space on Palm Avenue.

07/17/2020 By Megan McDonald

Dreamy 'I Do'

Ringling Museum Offering Special Elopement Ceremonies to Couples

Wedding plans canceled due to the pandemic? Book an intimate elopement ceremony on Ringling Museum's beautiful grounds at a reduced cost.

07/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Trend Report

Everything You Need to Know About Cosmetic Tattoos

The thing with cosmetic tattoos, according to Sarasota tattoo artist Ashley Holland, is that they should be visible but not necessarily noticeable.

07/07/2020 By Hannah Wallace

#SOURQ

Sarasota Chamber Launches 'Support Local' Campaign

The campaign focuses on driving customers to local small businesses, particularly in the restaurant and retail industries.

07/01/2020 By Staff

Gift Guide

Gift Guide: Cool Local Father’s Day Finds for Dad

He's sure to love these.

06/17/2020 By The Editors

Designing Mind

Peek Inside Fashion Influencer Blair Eadie's Colorful Sarasota Home

Eadie's 1920s cottage is a reflection of its owner.

05/28/2020 By Megan McDonald Photography by Kylie Fitts

Quarantine Care

Seven Products to Boost Your Quarantine Beauty Routine

One of the few perks of self-isolation may be developing a seriously indulgent self-care regimen.

05/26/2020 By Heather Dunhill