priceless

This Year, Give The Gift of Experiences or Helpful Services

Ditch the holiday wrapping paper for memory-making activities they'll love.

12/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Looking Cool

Five Stylish Items That Will See You Through Southwest Florida’s Mild, Beautiful Winters

From lightweight jackets to buttery cashmere, here's how to stay warm while looking cool.

12/01/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

The New New Nostalgia

Early-2000s Style Is Back. Here's How to Wear It.

The ’90s were back, but now early-aughts fashion is the hot look. Here’s how to incorporate a little Y2K into your wardrobe.

09/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

What’s in My Closet

Tiffany Lowe Gives Us a Tour of Her Closet and Shows Off Her Favorite Pieces

Lowe's closet—actually its own room—is home to around 10 Chanel bags, nearly 20 pairs of Louboutin heels and much more.

08/31/2022 By Jessika Ward

Grate Minds Think Alike

Essential Kitchen Gadgets for Any New Cook

Chop, mince, slice and dice with our favorite beginner's kitchen items.

08/18/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Shop & Style

In Her New Book, Journalist Virginia Chamlee Shines a Light on the Art of Thrifting

"Big Thrift Energy" is a comprehensive guide for shopping, styling and selling vintage pieces.

07/20/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Throwing Shade

The Best Beach Umbrellas for 2022

Seek the shade in style—from tents to cabanas to classic umbrellas.

07/07/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Screen Time

The Best Sunscreens for 2022, According to Sarasota Dermatologists

Living in sunny Sarasota means it's necessary to lather on the sunscreen. Local dermatologists share their top picks.

06/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Eco Chic

This Eco-Friendly Siesta Key Home Doesn't Skimp on Style

Sarit Marcus, interior designer and founder of Minted Space, an eco-friendly online store, shares tips for how to create a sustainable space.

05/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Gift Guide

Father's Day Gifts For the Tech-y Dad

We know technology is the most stereotypical gift for Father's Day, but there's a reason for that. We're sure you'll find your dad something he'll love.

05/24/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Shopping

Exactly Where to Shop for Men's Clothing in Sarasota

Sarasota vice-mayor Kyle Battie and personal stylist Jessica Papineau share their favorite Sarasota stores for men.

02/28/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Showpieces

Sarasota Designer Patra Jordan Has 'Major Plans' for Her Jewelry Line

Jordan supplies customers around the world, from Florida to Japan. You can purchase Jordan's jewelry on her website or in Sarasota at Blend Fashion House.

02/24/2022 By Jessika Ward

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

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

Make it New

How to Bring a Dash of Autumn Into Your Florida Home

Two local interior designers share some tips on how to dress up your home for fall.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sublime design

New Home Design Firm Coming to Sarasota

Clive Daniel Home is slated to open in early 2022 and deliver full-service luxury design to clients. Here are the color trends he's seeing right now.

05/06/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Get Cooking

Thanks to the Pandemic, Outdoor Kitchens Are More Popular Than Ever

More people are adding outdoor cooking spaces, taking the dining experience al fresco—from start to finish.

02/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

In it to knit it

The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Led to a Surge in Interest in Knitting

Get hooked on kitting with online or in-person classes at A Good Yarn in south Sarasota.

01/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Retail

Holiday Gift Card Spending Expected to Rise

Americans plan to spend $29.9 billion on gift cards this holiday season, up from $27.6 billion last year, according to new survey results.

12/07/2018 By Staff

Retail

Americans' Holiday Spending Expected to Top $1,000 on Average

American consumers plan to spend an average of $1,007 during this year's holiday season, 4.1 percent higher than last year's spending, according to new survey results.

10/29/2018 By Staff