Palmetto Shades's two locations house a spectrum of sunglasses from brands such as Ray-Ban. Suncloud's Fantasy, Runway, and Daybreak styles evoke old-Hollywood glamour with large rounded frames for ladies ($49 each), and Tonette sunglasses from Electric complement contemporary vision in a selection of bright, punchy colors ($69). Classic Ray-Ban Wayfarer styles, in colors such as black, tortoise, honey, light blue, and camo green, can suit eyes of any gender ($119+). The eyewear emporium's staff also fixes, adjusts, and cleans sunglasses' lenses, arms, and consciences.
Artisan llyn strong has been fashioning finery for nearly 30 years, adorning outfits and abodes with upscale jewelry, ornaments, and glassware from her downtown studio-shop. Handcrafted custom jewelry gracefully adorns wrists, necks, earlobes, and Pegasus hooves, culling from countless combinations of precious metals, stones, and pearls ($99+). Shoppers can nab black-obsidian and sterling-silver earrings ($125), a sterling-silver and hand-caned, glass-bead bracelet ($105), or a piece from the latest "Gestures" line, which curls sterling silver and yellow gold into funky tendril earrings, necklaces, and rings.
Pink Azalea's boutique storefront blossoms with a colorful array of gifts, ranging from seasonal and special-event gifts to personalized items and custom-monogrammed accessories. Send a personalized package with initialed wine glasses boasting the first letter of the name of a loved one or a favorite mailperson ($18) or a wide-brimmed straw beach hat that can be monogrammed with a hat fanatic's initials ($24, $28 monogrammed). Shoppers can pick up a slew of accessories for the beach ($20–$45) or for an at-home bar ($5.95–$14.95), or discover a bevy of baby clothing for pint-sized fashionistas ($14+).
For Terry Hall-Hines, practicing naturopathic health care is not just a profession, but a moral imperative. After a holistic regimen helped her conquer stage-four melanoma, she founded Creative Health & Herbal Nutrition to heal others and educate them about natural health care through counseling and workshops. At her clinic, Terry brings together a multidisciplinary team of specialists who collaborate so well that they finish each other's diagnoses. Nutritional counselors bolster the efforts of massage therapists, colon hydrotherapists, and acupuncturists. A team of five iridologists upholds the ancient Chinese art of examining the eye's iris to determine the proper herbal remedies for the body.
Evolve Clothing Lounge's owners, Geoff and Kelly Lester, stock their boutique shelves with hip garments, jewelry, and accessories for ladies and gentlemen alike. Alternative Apparel and Cardboard Robot tees ($18–$25) wrap torsos in fashion-forward fabrics, and Robbie French belts ($40–$50) thread through belt loops like leather model trains through a circuit of denim tunnels. Feather earrings ($22–$34) make lobes feel plucky, and masculine and feminine steel bracelets ($50) adorn wrists with eye-catching shine. Shoppers can stylize their noggins with Goorin Brothers hats ($30–$70) to achieve refined Madison Avenue appeal or to round out stylish magician costumes.
"I am obsessed with glass," Liz Daly-Korybski states matter-of-factly, explaining the reason behind opening her titular studio. The celebrated designer whips up inimitable pieces using techniques such as fusion and slumping, painstakingly layering raw pieces before cutting, firing, polishing, and sculpting the creations into jewelry. Inspired by colors and endless creative possibilities, she currently designs 73 product lines in the form of vintage headbands and watches, bracelets, and sushi plates.