Archive for the ‘shopping’ Category

Fast Buck Fredddie’s
February 6, 2008

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Historic Duval St. in Old Town Key West offers the best people watching, eating and drinking and, most importantly, the best shopping in South Florida. Everybody who comes to the island eventually gets around to cruising this street, where some of the most unusual and original shops offer something for everyone.

Anchored at one end by Mallory Square and at the other by the southernmost point in the United States, Duval Street’s boutiques and gift shops are as much of the local charm as the gorgeous sunsets.
Whatever you want to purchase is probably available somewhere on Duval & at almost any hour you want to do it. Though there are plenty of tacky tee shirt shops peddling items of questionable taste, there are dozens of fine stores selling the excellent work of local artists and craftspeople.

National chain stores such as Banana Republic, Coach and Express have moved in and satisfy some of the shopping needs in a town that does not boast even a single mall. More memorable, however, is Fast Buck Freddie’s – an amazing emporium of fine clothing, home decorations and gifts that townsfolk call the “Southernmost Bloomingdale’s” – with window displays that could compete with Tiffany’s.

Off Duval you will find Key West Hand Print Fabrics on Simonton Street with their colorful and locally produced clothing, and Key West Aloe on Front St. which has been making and marketing all-natural skin creams and cosmetics for over 25 years. One unique shopping destination on the waterfront is The Key Lime Shop which, as the name implies, makes and sells only items made from the legendary local citrus fruit. Caroline Street is another colorful Old Town street with eye-popping shops such as Local Color, Blue and Global Nomad.

If you are interested in original designs for your home, you must visit Glass Reunions on Duval Street. You’ll find the incredible work of noted stain glass artist Greg McDonald. Exquisite arts and crafts genre lamps found in few galleries worldwide.

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Colombian Collection and Color
November 7, 2007

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Colombian Collection & Colors

303 Duval Street
Key West, Florida 33040
(305) 294-3302
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Colombian Collection & Colors is the perfect stop in Key West to purchase the most unique gifts on the island. You can find us on the corner of Caroline and Duval Street.

We offer handmade pieces imported from Colombia, as well as colorful souvenirs made by Key West locals. Our wide inventory includes unique gifts from picture frames and figurines to things for your home. Year after year, frequent visitors make Colombian Collection & Colors a definite stop.