What’s In Store This Fall
A roundup of retail happenings throughout the Emerald Coast
SOUTHERN ATHLETICA recently opened a third location in Destin Commons, bringing to the area its cozy collection of athleisure for women and men. Add a touch of flair to your workout wardrobe with loose-fit crop tops, performance hoodies, stylish leggings and moisture-wicking joggers.
Up and at ’Em
Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys. But, if they already have, they may want to saddle up and head for the COWBOY CENTER. The 60-year-old, Miami-based horse tack and supplies hub has found a new home in Pensacola, offering boots, breeches, hats, saddles and everything a rider could need.
We may not be Rocky Mountains high, but The Market Shops of Destin’s newest tenant, MOUNTAIN HIGH OUTFITTERS will have you looking the part for your next hike through Topsail, Camp Helen State Park or Perdido Bay. Gear up with their designer collection of outdoor apparel, camping goods and sporting equipment.
Whether you’re a surf or fly fisherman, or a pier or offshore angler, EMERALD COAST BAIT & TACKLE has you covered. Fort Walton Beach’s newest fishing tackle shop is owned “by fisherman, for fisherman,” and offers a broad range of rods, reels, leaders, lures and live and frozen bait.
Gimme Some Sugar
FAT & WEIRD COOKIE proudly serves, well, fat cookies with weird names. Take the “Sugar Momma,” a hefty, cotton candy-based cookie stuffed with pink cake, or the plump “Apple Bottom,” baked with Apple Jacks cereal and oozing with apple pie filling. Mop up your drool, and swing by their flagship store in downtown Panama City to see what you’ve been missing.
Fans of Fort Walton Beach’s PARLOR DONUTS will be happy to hear the home of the layered doughnut has opened a new location in Miramar Beach. Take home a dozen keto, gluten-free, vegan or organic delights, or go all-out on your cheat day with the sumptuous flavors of maple pecan, raspberry pistachio and coconut cream.
Something wicked this way comes to Downtown Panama City from BAYWITCH, a one-stop shop for spiritual self-care. The house of curiosities unites the enchanted with exercise, serving as both a studio for One Heart Yoga and a magical market of crystals, tarot cards, herbal teas and witchy literature.
Now open at 30Avenue in Santa Rosa Beach, BECASA is local fashion designer Emily Raffield’s encapsulation of coastal magic. Raffield’s closet staples, “meeting your desires in the moment, with rich quality to last a lifetime,” take the form of in-house, coastal-chic clothing collections, artisan-made jewelry and accessories, and exotic textiles and home goods imports.
You never know what you might discover at THE BIG SALE @DESTINCOMMONS, but you can be sure it’ll make a style statement. An ever-changing inventory of in-vogue accessories, dresses, activewear and date-night attire is always on sale, offering designer brands at a more pocket-friendly price.