For nearly 50 years, the fine folks at Greiner's have clothed men and women from head to toe in classic, quality pieces. Ladies can complement new tops ($40–$80) with fresh pairs of high-end jeans ($155–$175) stitched together by the nimble fingers at Joe's Jeans and Paige Premium Denim. Tommy Bahama dresses offer playful femininity to torsos while leaving legs free to frolic across the keys of an oversized piano ($80–$150). Greiner's also features men’s brands including Southern Tide, Jack Victor, and Austin Reed. Gents can keep toes toasty with a stylish pair of clodhoppers by Allen Edmonds, Cole Haan, or Johnston & Murphy ($125–$250), cover up out-of-season tattoos with a knit shirt ($69.50–$89.50), or turn the heads of style-obsessed squirrels with a classic suit or sports coat ($250–$650). A helpful staff is on hand to help shoppers piece together fabulous looks for tree-house picnics.
The neutral-toned walls of The Cherished Bride’s 1,000-square-foot ballroom, located in a manor built in 1890 that has since been converted into a multifunctional wedding facility, serve as a blank canvas ready to be swathed in custom décor for special events. The facility’s retail space boasts bridal gowns and tuxedos, as well as formal wear for quinceañeras, proms, and blind dates with Mr. Peanut. The Cherished Bride also hosts its own events, collecting vendors for bridal shows or loosening limbs in weekly yoga classes.
Top Gear Bicycles' owners don't dabble in banalities. Their mission is simple: "We love cycling, and we want you to love cycling." This passion shines through to the staff, which has more than 40 years of cycling skill, and the top-notch service department where techs can tackle everything from minor adjustments and complete overhauls to disabling a bike's Transformer option. Shiny new cycles from Rocky Mountain and Marin line the aisles beside helmets, apparel, and accessories from the likes of Industry Nine and Giordana, and Top Gear Bicycles provides free pickup and delivery within the Ocala area.
A certified wall specialist, professional faux finisher, and master plasterer trained in Italy, Laura Howard oversees a team of professional designers to harness artistic expertise and advise clientele seeking faux finishes, custom paints, and ornamental accessories for their own home-renovation projects. The store also stocks a bevy of paints in hundreds of colors. Decorative Designs specializes in an array of more than 200 personalized faux finishes and offers home-décor items to accent vivacious, creative designs. An official Modern Masters Platinum training center, Decorative Designs hosts a number of educational courses, during which Laura imbues pupils with her in-depth knowledge and skills for glazing, cabinet-design textural faux finishing, and counseling feuding garage doors and clickers.
Vidah strives to soothe stress and bolster beauty with a variety of holistic spa services. A 45-minute ionic footbath treatment is believed to send gaggles of charged particles through large paw pores, helping to wick away harmful waste, raise pH levels, and erase olfactory evidence of clandestine gym classes. A far infrared sauna emits radiant heat that can ease joint pain and stiffness, improve skin tone, and reduce fatigue while detoxifying and potentially burning burning 900–1200 calories, and paraffin treatments dip the hands and feet into moisturizing melted wax, softening skin and inspiring jealousy among the more sensitive celebrity likenesses at Madame Tussaud’s.