Shopping on Key West has moved beyond buying the requisite T-shirt or other traditional souvenir, and the island’s numerous boutiques, art galleries, and signature shops feature one-of-a-kind items you can’t find anywhere else. If you wander down Duval Street and stroll through Old Town – you’re bound to find that special something to remind you of your time on this island paradise. Several notable shops are conveniently located near the dock at the Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina
. Little Switzerland features an enviable collection of designer jewelry and watches by Tiffany, Pandora, Lagos, Swarovski, Tag Heuer, Movado and Michael Kors. At the Fury Surf Shack
, water enthusiasts will find famous names including Billabong, Skullcandy, Ray-Ban and Quiksilver. Anglers and boaters love Saltwater Angler
for booking fishing charters and buying high-end rods and reels by Orvis and Shimano, sunglasses by Maui Jim, Oakley and Costa Del Mar and apparel by Columbia and Patagonia.
At Besame Mucho
, located at 315 Petronia Street in a local neighborhood known as Bahama Village, you will discover a romantic shop where one can escape and lose themselves in an atmosphere of charm that excites, inspires, and calms, all at the same time. The Alan S. Maltz Gallery
at 1210 Duval Street is located in the heart of the shopping district, and features photos of wildlife and nature scenes that showcase the iconic photographer’s ability to capture the ephemeral tropical light.
If you are interested in Key West art, then be sure to visit the delightful SoDu Gallery
located at 1100 Duval Street, just a short walk from the Alan S. Maltz Gallery. This gallery was created by six talented local artists, including: Judi Bradford, Janis Childs, Maritza Cresce, Lainie Davia, Fran Decker, and Leslie Kanter. Inside you will find an inspired collection of original works in a variety of mediums: paintings, pottery, fine-gold jewelry, gem-stone jewelry, sculpture, stained glass, photography, and furniture.
Located in the heart of the Historic Seaport, Local Color
(276 Margaret Street) is a local favorite (hence the name). The shop’s original jewelry designs are especially popular – particularly the KW bracelet, KW ring and Caribbean hook bracelet. A few doors down at 616 Greene Street, 90 Miles to Cuba
is one of the funkiest spots in Key West, and that’s saying something. Shoppers who venture past the shack-like exterior will find an antiques shop and art gallery that is home to owner Linda Reike’s artwork from “Key West of Old”. Nautical antiques, handmade modern and antique jewelry, original and reproduction graphic art, collectable signs and antique postcards of Key West and Cuba are also sold here.
Over at Lucky Street Gallery
(1204 White Street), you’ll discover 30 featured artists showcasing their exuberant artwork, including an array of paintings and an outdoor garden with boldly colored metal sculptures. New exhibitions are rotated every two weeks between Thanksgiving and May.
Featuring two locations at 416 Greene Street and 419 Duval Street, the famous Key West Aloe Shop
has a variety of products and gifts for family, friends and even pets! Originally founded in Key West in 1971, The Key West Aloe Shop was the first company to use Aloe Vera as the foundation of their products. All of their products are made in Florida, in small batches and are thoroughly researched with scientifically proven ingredients to provide high performing personal care products.