Fashion & Shopping

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Seven Sarasota Shops Where You Can Score Your Next Vintage 'Fit

These seven shops specialize in retro clothes, outrageous accessories and much more.

02/18/2022 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Beachy Keen

Salt Life Opens on St. Armands Circle

Salt Life opens a new location on St. Armands Circle on Lido Key.

02/16/2022 By Samantha Lane

When Clydesdales Come to Town

Hang Out With the Budweiser Clydesdales at UTC’s Night Market

The once-a-month outdoor market will be held this Thursday, Feb. 17.

02/16/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Fashion Royalty

Fashion Expert Cameron Silver Shares His Top Tips for Shopping Vintage

Silver visited Sarasota's T. Georgiano's Boutique for a private event last week.

02/15/2022 By Samantha Lane

Put Your Records On

Ready to Start—or Expand—Your Record Collection? Here's Where to Go

This list of record stores will help keep your collection stacked—or, if you're new to vinyl, introduce you to it for the first time.

02/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Gift Guide

14 Great Local Valentine's Day Gifts for Every Loved One on Your List

From charcuterie boards to lingerie to Champagne, here are 14 Valentine's Day gifts from Sarasota stores.

02/09/2022 By The Editors

Beachy Keen

Sarasota Entrepreneurs Launch Siesta Key Hair Extensions

The new brand offers one piece clip-in extensions in 14 colors.

02/03/2022 By Staff

Conversation Hearts

How to Speak Your Partner's 'Love Language' This Valentine's Day

Matchmaker Cristina Morara shares advice on perfect gift ideas for each of the five love languages.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Shine Bright

How to Choose the Right Crystal for Your Zodiac Sign

Elysian Fields' crystal and gemstone expert Brooke Bertelsen shares her picks for every sign.

01/24/2022 By Samantha Lane

Worth every penny

A Sarasota Man Is Selling a Life-Sized Sculpture of Watto From The Phantom Menace

Standing nearly 7 feet tall, Watto is on sale on Facebook Marketplace.

01/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Best Self-Tanning Beauty Products?

These picks will leave your skin glowing.

01/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

New Year, New You

Four Local Beauty Pros Share Their New Year's Resolutions

Practicing mindfulness and making sure to apply daily SPF are big themes this year.

01/04/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Chic Sneaks

Four Pairs of Sneakers That Don't Sacrifice Style

If two years of a pandemic—and working from home—have taught us anything, it’s that comfort is key.

01/01/2022 By Megan McDonald and Lauren Pritchard

Estate Sales

'Karin’s Causes’ 15th Annual Estate Sale Takes Place Next Month

The event benefits Animal Rescue Coalition, New College Foundation’s scholarship fund and the Scottish Rite Foundation.

12/23/2021 By Staff

Holidays

Sarasota Chamber Launches First 'Small Business Season'

The initiative encourages people to support the efforts of small business owners through purchases, reviews and referrals.

12/14/2021 By Staff

Gift Guide

The Gifts Our Editors Are Buying This Holiday Season

All of them are local, so no worries about shipping delays.

12/14/2021 By The Editors

Visionary

Dr. Kristin Doyle of Spectacle Gallery Explains the Latest Trends in Eyewear

Doyle's top tip? "Glasses should be fun!"

12/13/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Free & Freeish

Five Essential—and Cheap!—Sarasota Experiences Everyone Must Have

Selfies, art strolls, shopping and more.

12/01/2021

Beachy Keen

Driftheory Transforms Seashells and Driftwood into Jewelry and Ornaments

"People love Sarasota so much and want something to reflect that love," says owner Danielle Ferrantino.

11/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Retail Report

Are Sarasota Retailers Worried About Supply Chain Issues This Holiday Season?

Many say they're well-stocked—in large part because of advanced preparation.

11/22/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis