SEASON LOUNGE FRONT PORCH SITTIN’
ENTERTAIN SLICE’ N’ DICE
Get avant-garde with your cutlery this summer and pick up a set of these Laguiole Claude Dozorme knives at Write On Sarasota, 1423 First St. The assortment of bright colors makes these knives perfect to have on hand for cookouts and picnics. Call 953-2800.
A good chair to lounge in on a summer day is a must. Crowders Gifts and Gadgets, 2401 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, has an impressive selection of Adirondack chairs in all sizes and colors, perfect for lounging on the patio, on the dock or in the yard. Call 744-2442. Adirondack chairs, assembled, $319.99
PAMPER NAILED IT
PAINT Nail Bar, 1417 First St., Suite 1010, is fashion-forward in both its services and its polish options. Try the “Talk of the Town” manicure and/or pedicure service and take your pick of one the latest summer colors Smith & Cult has to offer. Polish trends this summer: anything with texture. Call 366-8989.
WEAR SUMMER STYLE
BEACH READY SURF’S UP
Chase “Palm Tee Dream” open back tank in sparkle pink, $54; Alo Yoga Spark Bra in cheta/sun lime, $54
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The summer heat leaves us wanting to dress in moveable, comfortable clothing, and with Pure Barre Sarasota’s selection of yoga/ workout attire you can do that and be stylish at the same time. Whether you work out or not, this yoga wear will leave you feeling chic and comfortable. Located at 3800 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite 16. Call 953-2323.
DRINK SUMMER SIPPIN’
Keeping your beverages cool can be a challenge in Florida, but not with a Tervis Tumbler. Available in all shapes, sizes and styles, with artwork for your choosing, Tervis Tumblers are the perfect option for sipping your drinks this summer. Our personal favorite? The Tervis wine glass. Pour yourself a glass of wine and enjoy the afternoon outside or enjoy the sunset without fear of your drink getting warm. Located at 319 John Ringling Blvd. Call 388-2040. Photos by Heather Merriman
Compound Boardshop, 4063 Clark Road, is a one-stop shop for all your summer needs — from summer attire, to bathing suits, to surf boards and paddle boards. Sign up for surf camp, dates running throughout summer, grab some gear and head out to the water — don’t forget your sunblock. Call 923-0430.
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