Openings

New Skincare Business Opens in Sarasota

Integrative Skin Care is located in the Sarasota Healing Arts and SRQ Massage & Accupuncture building in central Sarasota.

01/12/2021 By Staff

Gift Guide

Our Favorite Last Minute Holiday Gifts

We're not slackers. We just love working right up to a deadline.

12/22/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Gift Guide

Five Local Toy Stores to Love

There's nothing like that warm, fuzzy feeling you get whenever you step inside a cheerful local space dedicated to toys, games and the fun they inspire.

12/16/2020 By Kim Doleatto

Handmade Market

Eight Local Etsy Shops You Need to Know

From upcycled toys to pinstriped purses, head to Etsy to find unique holiday gifts made by local artists and crafters.

12/15/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Gift Guide

The Gifts on Our Editors' Wish Lists This Year

Here's what some of our creative team hopes they'll find under the tree.

12/10/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Beauty Talk

Marla Beck on 'Maskne' and the Importance of Skincare Rituals

Bluemercury's CEO on her best-selling skincare line and the one product everyone should incorporate into their routine.

12/08/2020 By Heather Dunhill

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