Retailing force Christiane Celle pioneered shopping in St. Bart's more than a decade ago, and since then, she's added eponymous locations all over the globe. She recently returned to the island to open a secluded, tree-shrouded new spot—the original one had closed—and loaded it with gauzy tops, crochet skirts, and her signature crinkled-silk wrap dresses.
After years of living in the West Indies, American-born proprietor Annelisa Gee has learned a thing or two about how to dress stylishly for the tropics. With Terra, she offers countless covetable interpretations of the bright top/breezy dress/floaty skirt wardrobe that's the unofficial uniform of St. Bart's, with takes on each by names like Aoyama Itchome, Miguelina, and Graham Kandiah.
For 50-plus years, this Bahamian chainlet has faithfully outfitted women in preppy-tropical clothing and accessories. Currently within its downtown flagship (the Paradise Island location is more trend-driven; the store in Lyford Cay has a refined air) are sundresses by names like Tibi, Milly, and Tracy Reese, a full rainbow of Jack Rogers's sandals, and tons of floral-print bikinis. Parliament St., Nassau, 242-322-8393; plus other locations Products: Type of Store: Boutique
Visit this trinket heaven to get the best souvenir in the city: a $1 pack of decommissioned casino playing cards, from locations obscure (The Barbary Coast) and legendary (The Golden Nugget). From Las Vegas' Other Vegas Finds neighborhood store listing.
A local legend, this shop is famed for its $1 cover charge—and spectacular vintage inventory. From Las Vegas' Arts District neighborhood store listing.
Beneath the dusty veneer of this secondhand superstore lurks an incomprehensibly large quantity of antique decor and costume jewelry. From Las Vegas' Arts District neighborhood store listing.
This upscale suburb has a wealth of hip retailers, most of which are gathered in breezy, palm-fringed complexes. From Las Vegas' Arts District neighborhood store listing.
Just off the lobby in the Somerset, a months-old apartment/hotel complex, is this tucked-away little shop. It's brimming with upscale tropical essentials from a range of small designers and is the ideal place to pick up that Cyn & Luca swimsuit or the terry-cloth beach tote you forgot to pack.
This glam, beachy line provides all the essentials for a lazy island day: eyelet kimonos to toss on after a morning swim, floor-dusting caftans perfect for an afternoon snooze, and obi-sleeved mini dresses made for a sunset walk by the shore.
Opened by local designer Stephanie Lindley, this terrazzo-floored clothing emporium—a former shoe store that Lindley's grandmother used to frequent—is filled with embroidered tunics and cloisonné-button camis, plus Lindley's retro-preppy pieces. From Savannah's Broughton Street neighborhood store listing.