What’s Hot in South­west Florida

Times of the Islands - - Departments - BY GINA BIRCH

Stir­ring Cock­tails

Add some color and fun to your bev­er­ages. Whether it’s for iced tea or gin and tonic, the flamingo drink stir­rers in dif­fer­ent lengths fit al­most any glass. Ad­di­tional col­ors and trop­i­cal de­signs avail­able. $16-$24 for a set of six cal­i­for­nialus­tre.etsy.com

CoolBag Beach Bag

CoolBag ac­com­mo­dates your ex­tras while on the go. With PVC back­ing, it even pro­vides pro­tec­tion from the sun. The padded han­dles and back­pack straps are com­fort­able, and the heavy-duty lock­ing sys­tem and zip­per com­bi­na­tion of­fer se­cure func­tion­al­ity. $123 coolbag.com

Hy­dra­tion Help

Stay­ing hy­drated is easy with this sexy-shaped bot­tle from Trudeau. The leak-proof lid even comes with a flex­i­ble straw for fast ac­cess. Dou­ble-wall in­su­la­tion keeps your bev­er­age cool while pre­vent­ing con­den­sa­tion. A por­tion of sales ben­e­fits br east can­cer re­search. $17.99 trudeau.com

Jew­elry De­liv­ery

Ac­ces­sories are an ex­cla­ma­tion point to a woman’s out­fit. So skip the depart­ment store and have them de­liv­ered to your door by Cate & Chloe VIP. This monthly sub­scrip­tion box con­tains fash­ion jew­elry based on your style pro­file. Ex­tra good­ies in­cluded. $19.99-$204 vip.cate­and­chloe.com

Charm­ing Charger

Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the Mac­aron smart­phone charger is not only shaped like the world­fa­mous dessert, it’s also dec­o­rated with mo­ti­va­tional mes­sages. Never run out of bat­tery power. A por­tion of sales ben­e­fits the Chil­dren's Or­gan Trans­plant As­so­ci­a­tion. $23.99 ritz­ique.com

Best Beach Blan­ket

An in­no­va­tive beach blan­ket, the Til­low is a re­mov­able con­toured foam pil­low, a cam­ou­flaged and wa­ter-re­sis­tant stor­age pocket, a touch­screen pocket for your smart­phone. Ad­justable strap se­cures to any lounge chair. $35.99 thetil­low.com

Love Notes

Put a smile on ev­ery­one’s face with KindNotes. Right on time for Valen­tine’s Day, this thought­ful gift comes in a keep­sake jar that is filled with pre-printed mes­sages on love, friend­ship, in­spi­ra­tion and more. Or cre­ate your own. $34-$37.95 kindnotes.com

3-D De­signs

Orig­i­nal Pen­guin swimtrunks come with 3-D glasses to make the movie im­age print pop. Printed with cin­e­matic el­e­ments in vi­brant red and blue to cre­ate a bold state­ment. $79 orig­i­nalpen­guin.com

Fresh and Clean

It’s not al­ways easy to keep fresh on the go. Speakeasy teeth, lip and mouth wipes from Savvy Trav­el­ers re­move cof­fee and wine residue, leav­ing be­hind kiss­able fla­vors. Biodegrad­able, com­postable and easy to stash in your purse. $10 for 10 wipes savvy­trav­el­ers.com shop.nord­strom.com/c/savvy-trav­eler

Vino on the Go

It’s like a growler for wine. The sleek VINE holds a full bot­tle of wine, keep­ing its proper tem­per­a­ture and fla­vors, while elim­i­nat­ing break­age at the beach or pool. In­cludes fill­ing fun­nel and clean­ing brush. $34.95 ecoves­sel.com

Tribal Tote

Weigh­ing just 5 ounces and fold­ing into the size of a small book, the Tribal Beat Rev­ersible Tote is per­fect for travel, out­door ac­tiv­i­ties and work­outs. Del­i­cate but durable, this wa­ter-re­sis­tant bag holds over 40 pounds. Two unique looks, rev­ersible de­sign. $36 mixtstu­dio.com

The Silky Skinny

Stand­out in this red silk knit tie from Spec­tre & Co. Hand­made, only 2.5 inches wide, adding not only the per­fect pop of color, but in­ter­est­ing tex­ture as well. $45 shop­spec­tre.com

TOTI Me­dia, Inc. and/or its af­fil­i­ates can­not be held re­spon­si­ble for price changes, writ­ing mis­takes or prod­ucts out of stock.

TOTI Me­dia, Inc. and/or its af­fil­i­ates can­not be held re­spon­si­ble for price changes, writ­ing mis­takes or prod­ucts out of stock.

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