With the school year coming to a close, thoughts of summer vacation are on our mind. It’s time to refresh wardrobes with summer and/or sporty styles for everything from lounging around the pool to trekking through the wilderness. Here’s a look at fashion designers from Florida’s east coast and other ideas to load up on clothes, accessories and gear for summer adventures.
Wear a cool cap for a cause. Vero Beach’s Seahorse Lane Boutique launched its Vero Initiative capsule collection to support local nonprofits. A portion of proceeds is donated from a range of items such as sweatshirts, tank tops, infant onesies and unisex baseball caps adorned with a signature, crisscross VERO logo.
Vero Beach has blossomed beyond the beach and golf course. Its vibrant lifestyle beckons with fitness, family-friendly events, hip breweries and more. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Sigal x Alepel
Surfside resort and swimwear boutique Sigal introduced an exclusive sandal collaboration with Alepel, which specializes in shoes and bags made in Brazil and hand-painted in Miami. Fashion designer/artist Sigal Cohen Wolkowiez created two fun prints for Alepel’s Birkenstock-style slides: the black and beige, spotted Felina, and the red and white, tropical Cayena.
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Nestled between Miami Beach and Bal Harbour, the town of Surfside is also the gateway to private Indian Creek Island. Luxury brands like Fendi have built residential towers here, and there’s a strong local community spirit from bustling businesses along Collins Avenue to a state-of-the-art community center. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
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REI Co-op recently unveiled its fifth store in the Sunshine State. The 25,000-square-foot location in Downtown Palm Beach Gardens features a full selection of gear for all camping and fitness needs like running, cycling, hiking and paddling. There’s also an onsite bike repair shop. Other locations along Florida’s east coast include Boca Raton and Jacksonville.
A golfer’s mecca, Palm Beach Gardens is home to the PGA headquarters, the Honda Classic and luxury golf communities, many of which attract famous athletes. The community also shines for its conveniences such as the Gardens Mall and Downtown PBG, among well-tended retail centers. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
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Just Bee Queen
Founded by a mother-daughter duo in Key Biscayne, Just Bee Queen beach-to-bar resort attire balances zero-waste sustainable practices and chic flair inspired by their Cuban heritage. Fans love its flirty, femme looks with side slits, fringe and ruching. Timeless pieces include maxi dresses and matching sets with midriff-baring tops and tailored shorts.
A quick hop over the Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne feels a world away from Miami. Families love its community spirit and natural beauty. An iconic lighthouse, green spaces and stunning beaches and water views attract day-trippers too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
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Over Under Clothing
Jacksonville’s Over Under Clothing summarizes its brand ethos with its motto, “Preserving the Sporting Lifestyle,” as well as its Labrador retriever logo. It’s mainly known for men’s outerwear, shirts from fishing to flannel, novelty patterned socks and other staples, but there are also some nice pieces for women like waxed cotton Briar jackets.
Jacksonville is among the geographic jewels now represented by ONE Sotheby’s following its recent acquisition of First Coast SIR in Northeast Florida. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
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Fort Lauderdale-born Montce is one of the most successful swim lines to come out of Florida. Owner/designer Alexandra Grief is currently obsessed with micro bike shorts that double as swim bottoms. They come in multiple solid colors and adorable prints like gingham and all types of florals from swinging Sixties to the painterly Helena pictured.
Fort Lauderdale, the Venice of America, is a boater’s and beachgoer’s paradise. But it’s also home to a burgeoning art scene that spills over into art-centric neighborhoods and annual events. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
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