Shop Local! Where to Get the BEST Key West Souvenirs
We don’t just make great food and pour good drinks, Key West makes original and authentic products that you can take home with you. So put the generic $5.00 printed t-shirt down and fill your extra luggage space with these hand-made goods from locally owned shops.
Who doesn’t love a hand-made leather sandal, but what if we told you that almost every design from Kino Sandals is under $20? Key West is home to not only the shop, but also the factory where they’re hand made. It’s the perfect gift for the pickiest of people, and the best news is they take up barely any room in your suitcase, so why not get another….or a few more! They come in so many great colors and styles for both men & women.
If you leave with anything from Key West, it should be a Rodriguez Cigar. Founded in 1984, they are the oldest operating cigar manufacturer in the Florida Keys. Rodriguez Cigars are rolled with vintage leaves that have been cured, aged through the traditional Cuban manufacturing process. As far as space is concerned, they take up next to none, unless you decide to purchase a box set!
Key West Shells & Gifts
Key West Shells & Gifts speaks for it self. Here on the rock, we talk about conch, we eat conch, we fly flags with the likeness on it, so why not take home one? Gorgeous shells of all shapes, sizes and colors fill the shelving. They have the kitschier souvenir options as well, we don’t judge.
Don’t jump on your fishing charter until you’ve geared up at Saltwater Angler. Even if the sun, waves, and saltwater aren’t your thing, you can 100% look the part with this outfitter. There’s more than clothes, they pride themselves on their selection of fly and light tackle rods & reels and much more.
Green Pineapple is a masterful curator of chic island apparel and yoga wear, handmade jewelry and accessories. Yoga for everybody, all day long. They serve a health-conscious menu that features coffee, tea, wine, and desserts and offer organic inspired body treatments, therapeutic massage, and hydrating facials. They’re a one stop shop for your holistic holiday.
Petronia Island Store
Petronia Island Store focuses on selling unique handmade items. They source from individual artisans and small businesses working with fair trade organizations. While not all of the products are handmade, they are each unique, interesting and beautiful. Books, illustrated bags, antique items and oddities in a fresh array of textures, colors, scents and styles fill the historic Conch House. From fine art to quirky stuffed animals, pillows, jewelry, journals, soaps, spices and an array of items you may never have seen before, but won’t be able to live without!
AMRI radiates a charming atmosphere featuring women’s clothing, jewelry, accessories, hair, nail, and skin care products. Dainty lace and delicate pieces drape over antique chests and display cabinets. Exotic scents entice the senses. You could easily spend all day here, and we suggest you do, because the quaint boutique is also home to a luxury salon and spa.
In One Era
It may be the colorful Bahama village mural on the side of the building that initially draws you in, but In One Era makes a last impression on it’s guests that keep them returning. Antique furniture, jewelry, and art hand selected by the owner from Key West estate sales adorn every nook and cranny, but still manages not to make you feel cramped. The shop is always changing, so return often!
Slip into something a little more comfortable at Wanderlust in the historic Bahama Village. This funky boutique has an eclectic mix of Bohemian wear for women and children with an emphasis on fashion in breathable fabrics–perfect for the island lifestyle. The colorful collection of clothing, accessories, art and home decor has been carefully curated by owner, Casey Crockett, who can help you find the perfect vacation wardrobe. For example dresses by Miami designer, Lorie Lester, feature silks, micro modal and organic cottons that bring out a woman’s figure, while still keeping a laid-back vibe. The shop also has local designers like Clara Dara, who creates versatile pieces in soft fabrics that can go from the beach to a night on the town. Don’t miss the hand-crafted jewelry, which will complete any outfit.