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10 Retail Shops to Check Out in Southwest Florida

May 23, 2021 04:47PM ● By Jessica Wagner

Photo Courtesy of Brodeur Carvell's Facebook Page

Peach Republic

Peach Republic, located in the Periwinkle Place Shopping Center on Sanibel Island, has been open for 25 years and continues to offer the residents of Sanibel Island the finest quality women’s clothing, shoes, and service.

Offering a variety of clothing items, shoes, and accessories from reputable brands, such as Tribal, Ubu, and Onex, Peach Republic is a great place to shop for all the women in your life. They now offer clothing for newborns to preteens, as well, with brands such as Jack & Teddy, ZARA Kids, Feather Baby, and more. Whether you’re shopping for your mom or your daughter, Peach Republic is your one-stop clothing shop!

Check out their website for more information and store hours today!

Adventures in Paradise

Adventures in Paradise Outfitters, located on Sanibel Island, sells a variety of items from men’s and women’s clothing to footwear to luggage. Owned and operated by the Stewart family, the shop is tailored to those who love adventure and travel but also think outside the box. They aim to provide comfort and confidence in all of their items.

Offering free Sanibel Island delivery via bike courier makes this a perfect spot to shop online and have clothes in hand without having to leave your home. With new items added every day, you’re sure to find something you love.

Check out their website today to see all they have to offer!

Coastal Outfitters

Coastal Outfitters has two locations - one in Fort Myers and the other in Bonita Springs. Specializing in marine art, premium apparel, and saltwater tackle, Coastal Outfitters has all the clothing and gear you will need for your next outing. Some name brands they carry include PELAGIC, Guy Harvey, Tommy Bahama, and Robert Graham.

Not only does Coastal Outfitters pride themselves on having all you need for your next adventure, but they guarantee friendly, knowledgeable staff to help make your shopping experience a breeze.

Visit their website today to see all of their products, as well as become an Insider for exclusive offers and discounts.

Island Pursuit

Island Pursuit is located on Sanibel Island and sells a variety of items, including clothing, footwear, accessories, and outdoor living items. Owner Michael Valentino always knew he wanted to be near the water, from the time when his family took trips to the Jersey Shore in the summer. Now, with two Island Pursuit stores located in Florida and three located in the Northeastern States, he brings his passion for the outdoors to all those seeking adventure.

Island Pursuit also offers Eco-Friendly clothing, made of bamboo, organic cotton, and recycled materials. They love to support the Sustainable Clothing Movement, Clean Oceans Movement, and Fair Trade Practices.

Check out their website for all they have to offer, plus more information about Michael’s story today!


Victoria is located in Bonita Springs and appeals to those looking for color, vibrancy, and spirit-awakening. Victoria offers apparel for women, jewelry, accessories, and gifts. As owner Victoria likes to say on her website, her shop is “like digging in somebody else’s purse”... you never know what you’re going to find!

You can choose to shop online by category or design. Love pink and green hearts or gold squares or sailboats? Victoria has a design for you! Victoria’s aim is to match your personality, whether that be loud and vibrant or on the calmer side. She has plenty of pieces to offer everyone who enters her store.

Check out her website today to learn more about Victoria and subscribe to her newsletter to get special promotional offers.

Shelley’s Casual Elegance

Shelley’s Casual Elegance is located in Bonita Springs within the Flamingo Island Market. Shelley’s is a women’s clothing store that offers unique clothing lines, from a casual night into a fancy night out. They pride themselves on a personal shopping experience, ensuring each customer leaves with exactly what they were looking for. With new arrivals for each season, Shelley’s will have the perfect outfit no matter the weather.

Check out Shelley’s Casual Elegance’s website today to stay up-to-date on their latest offerings and clothing items!

Brodeur Carvell

Brodeur Carvell, located in Fort Myers, is a men’s clothing store that opened in 2003. From business to pleasure, Brodeur Carvell offers suits, dress pants, casual pants, formal wear, and many more items to choose from. Plus, they offer custom-fitting shirts, pants, vests, jeans, and wedding attire. They pride themselves on their personal service and knowledgeable staff.

Open 7 days a week, Brodeur Carvell offers brand names such as St. Croix, Liverpool, Dion, Zanella, and many more. Can’t make it to the store? No problem! Brodeur Carvell offers office and house calls to make your custom shopping experience as easy as possible.

Check out their website today to see a list of all brands they offer, plus events and promotions.

Market Earth

Market Earth is located in Fort Myers and supports local artists, fair trade partners, and recyclers from around the world. Market Earth “sources [their] products from ethical companies that use sustainable materials, provide a good environment for their workers, upcycle usable materials and give a percentage back to the community,” according to their website. So if you’re looking for home decor items, kitchen and barware items, or men’s and women’s accessories, you can be sure that they come from reliable sources that have great ethical standards. Open 7 days a week, Market Earth strives to support a global marketplace where unique items can be found right in your hometown.

Check out their website for more information and to see all they have to offer today!

The Looke Champagne Boutique

The Looke Champagne Boutique is located in Cape Coral. Owners and sisters Stacy and Muffy opened The Looke after years of interest in classic movies. With the catchphrase of “have a drink and buy a dress”, Stacy and Muffy want all of their customers to feel relaxed and at ease shopping for whatever calls to them in their boutique. Their style is quoted as “retro-classic-modern”, after aspects within their store holding true to all three styles.

Offering dresses, tops, pants, and shoes, The Looke has many different options to choose from. An option on their website includes “Find Your Looke Muse”, where you can choose from a list of 7 classic movie stars and Stacy will list the types of clothing you may be interested in based on that star’s style.

Be sure to check out their website for all of their offerings and to “Find Your Looke” today!

Razzle Dazzle Boutique

Razzle Dazzle Boutique, located in Cape Coral, is a one-of-a-kind shop offering women’s cruise and resort wear fashions since 1991. Razzle Dazzle offers t-shirts, jeans, jeggings, tops, skirts, and dresses with added bling to really wow their customers. Priding themselves on personal service by the owners themselves, Razzle Dazzle promises to get you into a look that makes you stand out from the rest.

Shop their website today for new arrivals, fashion shows, and all of the brands they have to offer today!