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BEST OF METRO 2018: Style & Décor

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  Best of Style and Décor   Val’s Home Décor Best Place to Accessorize the Home Within a warehouse setting in Carrollwood, there are aisles of home décor accessories to make your house a home. From table top décor to unique finds in florals, vases, candles, mirrors, and objects d’art, there is a huge selection […]
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January 7, 2018 |

BEST OF METRO 2018: Style & Décor

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  Best of Style and Décor   Val’s Home Décor Best Place to Accessorize the Home Within a warehouse setting in Carrollwood, there are aisles of home décor accessories to make your house a home. From table top décor to unique finds in florals, vases, candles, mirrors, and objects d’art, there is a huge selection […]
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December 22, 2017 |

METRO Style: Beach Bound

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  Beach Bound Style Guide The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach or nearby park. METRO found some summer time essentials from totes to shades to enjoy the great outdoors.   Made for Shade Protect the eyes and keep […]
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May 18, 2017 |

The Face of Bohemian Style

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| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Bohemian Style Amy Bay Discovering eclectic, one-of-a-kind items and bringing new life to them through paint or a new purpose, free of limitations, is what Bohemian Style […]
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February 26, 2017 |

Ring in 2017 Rooftop Style

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          Celebrate at Rooftop Eve   Make plans now to attend Tampa’s premiere, all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party on top of a 10-story roof top in downtown Tampa, with stunning views of the city skyline and […]
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December 12, 2016 |

Summer’s Splash of Style

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Tampa Bay Metro Summer with Style

 

 

Tampa Bay Metro’s Hot Summer Style Trends

 

Keep cool this summer in Tampa Bay with light, flowing fabrics in white or pale peach. Add a striped hat, a beach bound bag and a pair of comfy sandals and it’s time to hit the Bay area’s beautiful beaches for the weekend.

 

 

Summer Style Trend

Pure Fun
The white Thalia Sodi Dress will keep you looking stylish and cool while traveling, or for a hot evening on the town. Dress – $ 90.50. Sandals – $ 70. Earrings – $ 30. Bracelet – $ 35.
Available at Macy’s. www.macys.com.

 

 

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Shade your face from the sun with the colorful Stripe Appeal Sun Hat from Tommy Bahama. $ 68.
Available at Tommy Bahama. www.tommybahama.com.

 

 

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Be stylish at the pool with a fun colorful top and solid bottom by Maaji. Southern Pacific Top – $ 66. Cantaloupe Swim Bottom – $ 52. Cover up with Maaji Peach Blossom Air Kimono – $ 92.
Available at Cerulean Blue Swim & Resort Wear Boutique. www.ceruleanblu.com.

 

 

tommy-bahama-sandal-summer16-webStarfish Soles
Shine like a star in these mirror-finish tonal calfskin uppers with an
exclusive starfish motif. $ 118.
Available at Tommy Bahama. www.tommybahama.com.

 

 

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The canvas Sea Glass Canvas Tote will carry all the beach essentials — sunscreen, glasses and of course, the latest issue of Tampa Bay METRO magazine. $ 68.
Available at Tommy Bahama. www.tommybahama.com.

 

 

Cerulean-Blu-1-Summer16-webColorful Print Out
This colorful Cerulean Blu Eva Top in Orchid will keep you cool this summer. $ 70.
Available at Cerulean Blue Swim & Resort Wear Boutique. www.ceruleanblu.com.

 

 

 

 

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July 24, 2016 |

METRO Style: What to Wear St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day Is Almost Here

 

     It’s hard to believe it. We’re already almost halfway through March and Daylight Savings Time has just begun. It’s time to paint your nails in a St. Patrick’s Day theme and assemble your green outfit. To complete your look and avoid those annoying pinches, you need to assemble something green.  METRO to the rescue, we discovered lots of cute clothes and accessories to complete your stylish St. Patrick’s Day look.

 

 

green dress for St. Patrick's Day

Crepe A-Line Dress, Vince Camuto, $ 148.00.
Available at Norstrom, www.shop.nordstrom.com.

 

 

cloverleaf-necklace

Sparkling Clover Statement Necklace , $ 13.
Available at Charming Charlie, www.charmingcharlie.com.

 

 

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Round Polarized Sunglasses, Ray-Ban, $ 200.
Available at Sunglass Hut, www.sunglasshut.com.

 

 

Coral_Top_Mint_grandeCerulean Blu Coral Top in Solid Mint, $ 66.
Available at Cerulean Blu, www.ceruleanblu.com.

 

 

green-wedges

Savannah T-Strap Wedges, $ 35.
Available at Charming Charlie, www.charmingcharlie.com.

 

 

Green-clutch‘Micro Moto’ Leather Satchel, Rebecca Minkoff, $ 335.
Available at Nordstrom, www.shop.nordstrom.com.

 

 

green-watch

Lacoste Unisex Green Silicone Strap Watch 44mm, $ 175.
Available at Macy’s, www1.macys.com.

 

 

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Truly Madly Deeply Rainbow Stein T-Shirt, $ 29.
Available at Urban Outfitters, www.urbanoutfitters.com.

 

 

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Lucky Diamond-Clover Pendant Necklace, SHY by Sydney Evan $ 62.
Available at Neiman Marcus, www.neimanmarcus.com.

 

 

Nike_MintNike Flex Experience Run 4 Premium Women’s Running Shoes, Nike, $ 75.
Available at Kohl’s, www.kohls.com.

 

 

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essie nail color, mojito madness, $ 9.
Available at Macy’s, www1.macys.com.

 

 

 

 

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March 20, 2016 |

Best of Metro 2016: Style & Decor

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The Best of Metro Tampa Bay.

Best of Tampa Bay Metro 2016

the bay’s best

 


Tampa Bay Style & Décor


 

 

 


Deborah Kent’s
Best Boutique Filled with European Fashions
For over 27 years, owner Deborah Skyrms has searched the world over to find the best designs from New York, Los Angeles, Milan, London and Paris for the latest trends and classics in women’s apparel, shoes and accessories. 813.259.1150; www.deborahkents.com.


Paradise Island
Best Couture Boutique
Known for the personal service and designer fashions by Helmut Lang, Alice + Olivia, Milly, Escada, Elizabeth and James and Trina Turk.
813.805.2060; www.paradiseislandboutique.com.


Meredith Haws
Best Local Jewelry Designer
Meredith Haws creates unique, one-of-a-kind fashionable necklaces, bracelets and earrings using colorful and exotic stones and rare found items that are inspired by her extensive travels. Available at Deborah Kent’s, The Oxford Exchange or online. 813.992.5395; www.meredithhawsjewelry.com.


Cerulean Blu
Best Resort Wear Boutique
Located on Beach Drive in St. Petersburg, Cerulean Blu provides a wide selection of bathing suits, dresses, tops and accessories. It’s time to get your beach on at this shop that has created its own line of locally designed and hand-made resort fashions. 727.498.8984; www.ceruleanblu.com.


Love That!
Best Famous Accessories
Oversized statement pieces are still on trend and with the glitz and glam jewelry designs from Otazu, Virgin Saints and Angels and Gypsy, you’ll  be perfectly styled. 813.902.0500; www.lovethatonline.com.


Urban Body
Best Contemporary Men’s Boutique
Whether your man needs a shirt for on the town or a casual weekend look, Urban Body dresses some of Tampa’s most stylish men, including many Buccaneer and Lightning players with club wear, t-shirts and a selection of jeans, shorts and beach wear.  813.251.5522; www.urbanbody.com.


London Phillips
Best Modern Haberdashery
This menswear boutique in South Tampa provides guys with a stylish option for fashion. With brands like Scotch and Soda, Billy Reid, Jack Spade, any guy can create a
fashionable look for both day and night. 813.699.4423; www.londonphilips.com.


Mosh Posh
Best Designer Consignment
If you are searching for consigned, designer handbags, women’s apparel, jewelry including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo and more, check out the retail location on Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa or shop online. 813.258.8800; www.mymoshposh.com.


The Pink Palm
Best Shop For All Things Lilly
The colorful designs and creations of Lilly Pulitzer are cool any time of year. From the signatures pinks, and greens for dresses, tops, skirts and shorts, find the perfect style of classic and preppy. 877.242.9718; www.pinkpalmflorida.com.


Reeves Import Motorcars
Best Place To Pick Up Your Dream Ride
The family owned and operated dealership, provides exceptional sales and service for the most desired luxury brands in the market including Maserati, Porsche, Subaru, Audi, BMW, Land Rover and Volkswagen. 813.933.281; www.reevesimportmotorcars.com.


Tresca Italia
Best Jeweled Sandals
No need to travel to Italy for a beautiful pair of jeweled sandals, as owner, Lori Gibson, has brought these dazzling Capri sandals to the Tampa Bay area. Unique color combinations and heel height are custom fitted. 813.251.6617; www.trescaitalia.com.


La France
Best Vintage Clothing
Open for over 40 years, La France features a wide selection of vintage clothes, accessories and hats to create a look from the past, and ideal for the next costume or themed party. 813.248.1381; www.facebook.com/lafranceybor/.


Magnolia
Best Unique Finds for the Home
Located in a restored former grocery and pharmacy in historic Hyde Park, Magnolia offers an eclectic one-of-a-kind, always evolving collection of home furnishings, lighting, pillows
and accessories and gift items. 813.254.3337; www.magnoliainspiringinteriors.com.


The Pink Petticoat
Best Place For All Things Girly
Look feminine with the latest in lingerie and lounge wear from The Pink Petticoat. Great for bridal gifts and looking stylish everyday. Host a private, in-store party with friends; 813.253.2244; www.thepinkpetticoat.com.


a Haley Boutique
Best Contemporary Fashions
Discover the latest trends of the season inside this gem of a boutique  in South Tampa. Without breaking the bank, find fashionable styles of women’s clothing, accessories and shoes. 813.207.0400;  www.facebook.com/ahaleyboutique.


Lululemon
Best Workout Wear
The cult-like followers of Lululemon enjoy the well designed, well styled  athletic wear, designed with function, comfort and style. In addition to the store in Old Hyde Park, a second Lululemon has opened in Sundial in St. Petersburg. 813.251.2640; www.lululemon.com.


being
Best Chic Home Designs
From furniture to lighting and accessories, being offers a wide selection of casual designs for easy living created by Owner, Amy Bromley. Design services are offered and there is a large selection of candles, jewelry and home fragrances for the perfect gifts. 727.822.6252; www.shopbeing.com.


Silver Queen
Best Place Setting
The search for the perfect wedding, baby shower or birthday gift is as easy as visiting the expansive showroom of Silver Queen, where you will find a wide selection of silver, china and crystal. 800.262.3134; www.silverqueen.com.


Clayton Gray Home
Best Inspired Home Décor
Owner Wendy Garraty expanded her online business with a brick and mortar storefront to showcase unique and creative designs with accessories,   mirrors, furniture, lighting, jewelry and gifts. Hosts First Fridays each month to benefit a local charity.  813.250.3662; www.claytongrayhome.com.


Casa Nova
Best Unique Home Fashions
A home boutique store offering home interiors, artwork, lighting, rugs, mirrors, gifts and accessories with eclectic, one-of-a-kind home decor. Design services are available. 813.837.8282;
www.shopcasanova.com.


The Blue Moon Trading Company
Best Unique Vintage Furniture Finds
Things are always changing as owner Katie Gagnon seeks the unexpected and unique found pieces from chairs, to tables, and distinctive furniture, lighting and accessories to make a house a home. 813.839.2056; www.thebluemoontradingcompany.com.


Doxa Design Lab & Gallery
Best Downtown Design Gallery
DOXA is a boutique design firm that is redefining luxury by creating inspired, unpretentious interiors that speak to one’s passions while setting the stage for a life well lived. Owner and Designer, Jaime Rogers, specializes in art driven, timeless interiors injected with just enough edge and sparkle to keep the spaces fresh and confident. 813-334-7509; www.doxahome.com.


Robyn Story Designs & Boutique
Best Trendy Home and Fashion Décor
Located in North Tampa, this hidden boutique offers a wide array of home decor and gift items for the fashion  conscious. Custom silk florals, lighting, artwork, mirrors and jewelry, bling and accessories. 813.931.9307; www.robynstorydesigns.com.


Seaside Home Accents & Gifts
Best Shop for Beach Charm
The coastal decor from pillows, to rugs and furniture inside this charming cottage on MacDill Avenue, is the ideal shop to find interior furnishings in soothing colors and wispy scents reminiscent of relaxation and carefree beach days. 813.839.4544; www.seasideinteriors.com.


Shapiro’s Gallery
Best Gallery of Contemporary American Crafts
This family owned gallery has two locations: S. Tampa and Beach Drive. Celebrating 17 years in the business; owner Mike Shapiro offers everything from glass, jewelry, clay and metal art, wood, clocks, lamps and more. 727-894-2111; www.shapirosgallery.com.


Rare Hues Modern Vintage Market
Best Vignette Shopping Center
If you are looking for one-of-a-kind antiques, vintage jewelry and art, Rare Hues offers art from a variety of periods.  Located in Carrollwood, this 10,000 square foot market features various vignette shopping areas.  813-313-6540; www.rarehues.com.


Georgette’s Boutique
Best Special Occasion Dress Salon
When searching for the latest prom, homecoming or special occasion dress, you’ll be sure to find it at Georgette’s.  A register keeps track of the dresses, so they won’t sell the same gown to girls going to prom or homecoming from  the same school. 813.254.1141; www.georgettesfashions.com.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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