At first glance, shopping in Key West appears to only consist of a myriad of touristy T-shirt and shot glass shops lined on either side of Duval Street. While spending a day on Duval Street bar hopping and playing tourist is fun, one might wonder if there is something more below the surface. When visiting the island, you almost need a local insider to pave the way. Turns out, there are many hidden shopping gems off the beaten path, on side streets, and in residential neighborhoods. We’ve pulled together a shopping list to guide you in all the right direction. Consider yourself, "In The Know!"
- Location: 526 Southard Street, Key West
Step into this delightful clothing boutique and find the outfit that captures your island vibe. Vignette offers unique pieces that fit all kinds of styles, and their store sings of happiness. Key pieces include your favorite tank, a flowy skirt, a versatile wrap, and a to-die-for handbag to add to your collection.
- Location: 500 Simonton Street, Key West
This famous collection brings Paris to Key West. Jean-Pierre Klifa is a Parisian fashion designer creating signature prints and classic bucket handbags. Need a dress for dinner tonight? The Daphne Dress comes in several tropical prints for every occasion. All pieces are created with 50+ SPC fabric for those hot Key West days and nights.
- Location: 218 Whitehead Street, Key West
This new addition to Key West is all the rage. Kirby’s Closet is an upscale re-sale boutique offering a variety of brands. You can also find a line of handmade kimonos, local jewelry, candles, greeting cards, soaps, and lotions. Private parties are available providing a two-hour shopping experience for you and a group of friends. Enjoy some delicious homemade Rosé Sangria and two Charcuterie boards. Great for birthdays and bachelorette parties!
- Location: 1130 Duval Street, Key West
This hip, airy boutique, carrying boho style apparel for casual everyday wear is a fun place to spend a joyful Key West morning or afternoon. A welcoming space, you will be delighted at the selection of apparel, handmade jewelry, and other island essentials and gifts. The boutique also features local artists and designers, a wellness café, and a yoga studio. Browse the shop after yoga class and enjoy a healthy bite to eat, smoothy or lavender latte.
- Location: 514 Fleming Street, Key West
This high-end men’s boutique carries a curated collection of elegant and casual pieces. At Assortment you will find items that you will not find anywhere else. From seersucker shorts to tropical floral polo shirts, they have great selections for the man who likes to dress. Need a fun bow tie? They’ve got them!
- Location: 611 Duval Street, Key West
Looking for the perfect outfit while you are here on vacation? Tucker’s epitomizes the casual island look that you are looking to capture. Providing comfortable clothing for family outings, beach days, and casual island nights. Shop their collection of rooster hats and shirts. Tucker’s also has a women’s and a kid’s line, as well as gift items and other provisions.
- Location: 276 Margaret Street, Key West
This is a local’s favorite! Pick up a piece of funky Key West at this trendy shop located in the Historic Seaport district. Renowned for its collection of designer jewelry, including Baltic Amber and Dominican Larimar, you’ll feel like you’ve hit the jackpot. They also carry a Key West Bead collection to add to your pandora or another charm bracelet. Stop by to add a little island character to your memories.
- Location: 706 B Duval Street, Key West
If you are looking for the original Key West Love Bracelet or Key West Hurricane Bracelet, this is the place. These bracelets are handmade in the shop, locally owned and operated by the master jeweler for the last 30 years. Celebrate the romance of the islands with one of these handmade bracelets or shop the rest of their island collection. Makes a great gift for weddings and honeymoons!
- Location: 515 Fleming Street, Key West
Have you ever stepped inside someplace and felt like a kid in a candy store? That is what it is like when you enter Local Luxe! Whether your style is wild or mild, there is something for everyone. From bold statement pieces to one-of-a-kind delicate designs, and gifts for that person who has everything, Local Luxe has it all. Shop in store, online, or make an appointment with the owner/designer.
- Location: 600 Frances Street, Key West
Step into your Zen at this beautifully harmonized space for you and your home. Soul House is not just a store, it’s an experience. With furniture, clothing and apparel, gifts, and home accessories, you will not leave Soul House empty handed. Perfect for that special something you didn’t know you needed. Make sure to give yourself enough time as you will not want to leave this lovely boutique.
- Location: 323 Petronia Steet, Key West
New to the Key West shopping scene and making a huge splash, Clé is a home accents boutique featuring easy to care for linens, textiles, furniture, artwork, and other home décor. This is an exploration for the senses with so many colors and textures to experience. Bring home a vibrant local watercolor painting to brighten up your home. Interior design services available.
- Location: 315 Petronia Street, Key West
A quaint stroll down Petronia Street in Bahama Village will lead you here, to Besame Mucho. Translating to “kiss me a lot” this charming and romantic boutique offers new products with an old world feel. The pleasant aroma that envelops you upon entering is magical, and the feeling that surrounds you is old world apothecary. Their thoughtful collection of home accents, gifts, and practical items is eclectic and inspiring. A local favorite for gifts and more!
- Location: 804 Caroline Street, Key West
This love story begins in an over 100-year-old Conch house in the Historic Seaport District. Each page filled with beautiful memories of times spent in Key West. Fall in love with their collection of home accents, gift books, ornaments, and furniture. If you love to entertain, you will be delighted with their coastal entertaining and glassware collection. Currently open by appointment only.
Artisan Goods Made in Key West
- Location: 107 Fitzpatrick Street, Key West
Kino sandals are made on location right here in Key West. This family-owned sandal factory began in 1966 by the Kino family, who left Cuba for the American dream. With over 17 different styles of natural leather, all sandals are hand cut and assembled on location on the corner of Greene and Fitzpatrick Street in Kino Plaza. Men, women, and children sizes available at a very reasonable price.
- Location: 1203 Duval Street, Key West
If you are looking for an original Key West creation, Key West Pottery is a great place to visit. From traditional pottery like tableware and coffee mugs, to fine art pottery such as totems and garden structures, the collection is whimsical and original. Bring home a piece of Key West or have it shipped right to your home.
1203 Duval Street, Key West
- Location: 291 Front Street, Key West
Washed up Key West specializes in custom wood furniture and artwork. From dinner tables, coffee tables and benches, to wood and resin serving boards and coasters, you will want to add one of these pieces to your home. Each piece of wood is indigenous to Key West having exotic features of the Caribbean. You can experience their handywork at many local establishments in and around the Island, shop their store, or visit their studio on Stock Island.
- Location: 830 Fleming Street, Key West
SALT Island Provisions is a purveyor of fine goods handcrafted in and sourced from the Florida Keys. Offering indigenous honey and sea salt as well has featuring creations from local artists and artisans. You will find a collection of paintings, jewelry, pottery, books, and wine in addition to a monthly local artist exhibition. Salt’s goods are simple and speak the spirit of Key West.