Gators Plus adorns hometown-honoring customers and decorated reptilian domiciles with authentic university apparel and gifts. Customers can become orange and blue billboards by sporting a black university circle tee ($16.99–$18.99), logo'd two-tone king hat ($18.99), or a reptile-brandishing bracelet ($9.99). For homes in need of a swamp-style swathing, the glass portrait frame ($16.99) and territory-marking yard sign ($16.99) are perfect for proclaiming university allegiances and intimidating rival school Winnebagos. Gators Plus also carries an airboat's worth of university-themed merchandise, including pet items, car accessories, children's apparel, authentic sports helmets, and more.
The Lingerie Company enlivens romantic evenings with sensual apparel, lotions, and adult accessories in its boutique, and has earned attention from the Independent Florida Alligator for its new pole-dancing studio. Encouraging instructors guide pupils in twirling around five professional spinning poles, and students can also channel their inner vixens in lessons in chair-dancing or striptease aerobics, which tutor bodies in alluring moves that prevent the need to hunt backyard squirrels for their pheromones. The Lingerie Company focuses on helping customers bring romance into their relationship, providing panties, lotions, novelties, stockings, toys, and even costumes for Halloween to spice things up. They also rent the studio for private parties, pairing a pole-dancing instructor with revelers for fetes fueled by guest-supplied hors d?oeuvres and sweets, which can be shared in the studio?s kitchenette.
Brothers and co-owners Alexis and Alan Hytonen spent the first years of their lives traveling the Atlantic Ocean on a sailboat named Kirsikka. They now man their own jewelry shop, lovingly named after the boat they grew up on. Recently relocated to roomier digs, Kirsikka Jewelry specializes in American-made fine jewelry for men and women. Choose from gemstone-laden rings, engraved pendants, and solid-gold wristwatches. The exclusive Johannes Collection features unique, hand-crafted fine jewelry that is made and designed in America.
Midnight Sun Imports is a retail shop located in the Five Points section of Jacksonville, specializing in unique handmade gifts from around the world. The eclectic and colorful shop has a wide collection of sterling silver and gemstone jewelry, as well as sarongs, yoga wear, wall art, floor coverings, statues and incense. Deity figures and jewelry from India, Thailand and Nepal and home furnishings from Bali and Indonesia make Midnight Sun Imports a unique spot to purchase a gift, or find the perfect piece to spruce up your home. Buddhas of every size and shape line the shelves as well as books, frames, art and clothing in this colorful Eastern importer, where a stroll up and down the aisles leaves much for the eyes to feast upon.
The family behind Energy Armor aims to improve health and well being with stylish, medical-grade silicone accessories, all infused with a volcanic ash that's naturally charged with negative ions. The outfitter's wares, created based on the results of several scientific studies, work to prevent the potentially harmful effects of electromagnetic radiation, which emanates from cell phones, wireless Internet, and vindictive microwaves. The ionic adornments' additional positive effects can include improved sleep, boosted serotonin levels, and an increased flow of oxygen to the brain. Wristbands, necklaces, sleep masks, and other accouterments can bedeck and better bodies, and athletic goods, such as cleat covers, may improve competitive performance. Energy Armor's stainless steel or European-style bead bracelets are 100% hypoallergenic and dangle from wrists in a variety of sizes, and pet tags may help to keep furry companions safe from dangerous rays.
Army Navy Outdoors keeps its shelves stocked with military-grade field gear, heavy-duty outerwear, and military apparel. Dry off with a quick-drying microfiber towel ($19.99), whose lightweight fabric can pack down to a very small size, fitting in bags such as the Alice pack ($22.99), which stows personal effects in its plethora of pockets. Corded reusable earplugs ($10.99 for a pack of 10) can be called to duty for protecting eardrums in wood shops or muffling the sounds of fledgling Who cover bands. Army Navy Outdoors also outfits its customers with a plethora of camouflage gear, including rip-stop nylon pants, which greatly increase the chances of succeeding at hide-and-seek games based in army surplus stores.