The Suncoast Shopping Guide

AS seen in The Scout Guide’s national article 8 Warm Weather Getaways, HERE

From beachy designer duds to unique finds for the home—and everything in between—it can all be found right here in Sarasota. Thanks to exceptional customer service and inspiring retail experts, our local boutiques offer an unmatched shopping experience. Read on for some of our favorite places to shop in town. We hope you’re able to visit them all in person, but if not, most are able to ship anywhere in the country. So get out there and shop small, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!


Beach to Bistro by Sigrid Olsen. A fun, island-inspired fashion line by Sigrid Olsen. Artisan textiles, bright colors and comfortable silhouettes are the trademarks of these beachy pieces.

Jackie. Personal stylists at your fingertips! A local subscription box service, Jackie offers hand-selected, boutique pieces exclusively curated to your tastes and delivered to your door. What could be easier?

Marmalade Salon & Boutique (1927 South Osprey Avenue). This unique combination of buzzy salon and beautiful boutique is a local favorite. Find home decor, fashion-forward jewels, and women’s clothing all housed in this happy hair salon.

L. Boutique (556 South Pineapple Avenue Suite B). Everything from jaw-dropping evening wear to casual closet-staples can be found at this lively boutique. Owner LeeAnne and her team of expert stylists can help you find the ideal ensemble. 

Lotus (1464 Main Street). A stylish shop offering a wonderful collection of high-end women’s fashion and accessories. Be careful, it’s easy to find yourself spending an entire afternoon here.

Marmalade Surfside (5129 Ocean Boulevard, Siesta Key). A beach boutique featuring trendy women’s clothing, accessories and seaside-inspired home goods.

St. Armands Circle (St. Armands Circle). A one stop shop for boutiques, galleries and specialty shops, just blocks from Lido Beach. If you’re looking for an afternoon of exceptional shopping in the sun, this outdoor retail haven can’t be beat.


The Met (35 South Boulevard of the Presidents). This luxury fashion boutique, salon and day spa is the spot to be if you are looking for a day of indulgence. Offering both men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, shoes and jewelry, it’s a shopping experience everyone can enjoy.

T. Georgiano’s Boutique (1409-B First Street). Owner Tatyana Sharoubim has retail in her blood and it shows. She has created an on-trend boutique that carries everything from men’s pajamas to clothing for little ones to designer denim for her. 

Compound Boardshop (3604 South Osprey Avenue). Our go-to outpost for all things surf, skate, skim and fly fishing. An amazing selection, and a friendly, knowledgeable staff.


Tweeds Suit Shop (1423 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34237). Looking for the perfect wedding suit or a sports jacket that can take you from the office to a night out? This custom clothier is well-versed in impeccable fit and luxurious fabrics.


Driftwood Beach Home and Garden (6838 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key). A charming home goods and lifestyle shop that has figured out the perfect combination of upscale boho meets preppy vibes. Handcrafted homewares, colorful clothing, and posh linens are just a few of the draws to this immaculate storefront.

Pecky Interiors (100 Central Avenue #1026). Luxury furniture, gifts and accessories can be found at this coastal-cool homestore. From custom furniture and designer pillows, to stylish lighting and unique art, you’d be hard pressed not to find a show-stopping addition to your home here.

Pansy Bayou (1533 Dolphin Street). Elevated Gulf Coast style at its finest. A highly curated selection of new and antique pieces by the talented NYC and Sarasota-based interior designer Ellen Hanson.

Vintage Key (1175 Washington Boulevard). Purveyor of artisan vintage furniture, Vintage Key has some beautifully reimagined pieces. Looking for a more personally curated experience? Make sure to inquire about their commissioned furniture and home styling services.

State of the Arts Gallery (1525 State Street #5808). A contemporary fine art gallery featuring an excellent selection of local and regional artists. 

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