SoWal Insider Guide to Valentine Shopping 2014

February 5, 2014 by Jill Tanner

Love is all around us in SoWal and it's the time of year to show your special someone some extra love! Finding the perfect gift for your Valentine is not always an easy task. You want to impress, but you also want to be romantic and personal. SoWal Insiders love to go shopping and in our latest SoWal List we're passing on the inside scoop about where to find the perfect gift for your loved one.

Sirens at the Beach Buy her something that will make her feel sexy. Darcy at Siren’s in Grayton Beach can help you put together a beautiful gift bag. Hello ladies! You could buy something and surprise him on Valentine’s Night. Stop in the shop, or shop online.


La Vie Est Belle Pearl and leather jewelry is always a great gift and everyone wants “a Wendy” from La Vie Est Belle in Seaside. Surprise your sweetheart with a Signature Tahitian black pearl necklace for her, or a black pearl on leather bracelet for him.


Pish Posh Patchouli’s Patchouli’s in Rosemary Beach has all the ingredients to create the Valentine’s gift of her dreams - literally. They have a “create your own scent” bar, where you can create a signature perfume or love lotion just for her. Every girl loves bath and body goodies, PJs, candles, and perfumes - and the staff at Patchouli’s will package it up beautifully. Shop online at Patchouli’s or give them a call - Patchouli's ships!


McCaskill and Company Maybe you are ready to pop the question or maybe you just want to find that special sentimental piece your love will keep forever. Either way, McCaskill and Company in Miramar Beach has the best collection of engagement rings, watches, and jewelry on the Emerald Coast. Sarah Carolyn Fashion Jewelry is adjacent to McCaskill and Co. and has a beautiful collection of jewelry and accessories for every budget.


Shimmering Seas Jewelry and Gifts Give her a gift she will remember forever with a memento inspired by the sea from Shimmering Seas Jewelry & Gifts in Seaside. You are sure to find something for your love in the elegant selection of sterling silver, gorgeous pearls, and a stunning array of Pandora Jewelry.


30a Beach Girl Annie Parker has created beautiful cuffs for the 30a Beach Girl brand using the popular logo. Every 30a Beach Girl would love to sport this cuff and represent the beach she loves. Purchase online at


Sundog Books and Central Square Records Find the perfect book or album for the studious, creative, ever-learning, always-reading girl or guy in your life. Give the gift of music and words that will inspire. And don’t forget to pick up the perfect Valentine card to go with it.

Mercantile We know every girl loves jewelry and Mercantile in Seaside has some great lines including Annie Parker Jewelry and Blessings in Disguise. Find her something unique, something that speaks to her. Mercantile also has an online shop for your convenience.

Fusion Art Glass Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like diamonds and gold. Fusion Art Glass in Seaside carries the Dana David line, which features delicate, white, yellow, and rose gold pieces with diamonds. This gorgeous jewelry says you love her now and you will forever. Shop online at


Old Florida Outfitters If your guy or girl loves to be outdoors, then Old Florida Outfitters in WaterColor is where you need to shop. Find outdoor apparel, fishing tackle, and so much more. Or better yet, buy him a fishing charter with Shallow Water Expeditions.


Alys Shoppe Alys Shoppe is the breathtaking shop in Alys Beach that carries a fine selection of very rare jewelry and clothing lines, including S. Carter Designs. In addition to fine jewelry, Alys Shoppe has adorable Endearment Mugs with Dear, Honey, Sweetie and Darling written on them for just $18! When your sweetie drinks the morning coffee, they will always smile and think of you.
Give the gift of health and wellness at Sandestin Day Spa with a spa package, or a massage from For the Health of It in Blue Mountain Beach. Your sweetheart will enjoy being pampered and relaxed.
We hope this Valentine’s Shopping Guide helps you find exactly what you need to make your sweetheart’s day! Check out our other SoWal Insider Guides, and find out more about unique local shops by visiting our SoWal Shopping Guide.


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Jill is a long-time SoWal local transplanted from Georgia. Jill enjoys writing movie scripts in her bit of spare time.

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