5 Unique Shops in Destin FL
Published on March 20, 2021
While on vacation in Destin, it’s easy to be drawn to your favorite stores in our beautiful outdoor malls, like Destin Commons or Silver Sands Outlet, there are plenty of wonderful unique shops in Destin FL that you should absolutely check out while you’re here. These are locally owned boutiques that you’re not going to find outside of Destin, and if you’re staying with us at Henderson Park Inn, we already know you like to find hidden gems along our stunning Emerald Coast.
So, here are 5 unique shops in Destin FL that we think you should check out:
1. Kittenish By The Sea by Jessie James Decker
In 2009, you probably heard and sang along with this entrepreneur’s voice on your radio a million times. Singer songwriter Jessie James Decker opened this precious boutique in late 2019. And, yes, there is a Kittenish in Nashville, but this location offers a different experience. Located in Grand Boulevard, which is just a quick 15-minute drive from Henderson Park Inn, it’s filled with spectacular fashion finds and is one of the shops in Destin FL you don’t want to miss.
2. You, Me & The Sea
Locally owned and operated, You, Me & The Sea is just around the corner from the Inn and features affordable clothing, jewelry, gifts and accessories. It also offers monogramming services as well as the option for a private shopping experience, including birthday parties complete with cake and cupcakes. Plus, it was voted Finest on the Emerald Coast for Best Women’s Clothing in 2018, 2019 and 2020, making it one of the best shops in Destin FL.
3. Bella Vita Boutique
Located in Destin Commons just across 98 from Henderson Park Inn is Bella Vita Boutique. This stylish shop features ethically sourced clothing, accessories and original art from local and global artists. The owners are originally from Atlanta, but these world travelers made the panhandle of Florida their home to marry their love of fashion and art to the Destin area market.
4. Smith’s Antiques Mall
This 25,000 square foot showroom features a spectacular collection of high-quality antiques and collectables. Since its inception in 1993, it’s won 18 consecutive years of Best on the Emerald Coast awards as well as accolades like Finest on the Emerald Coast and Best in Destin. As one of the best antique shops in Destin FL, it’s been known for its exceptional quality and variety.
5. Today’s Boutique
Today’s Boutique is probably one of the most popular shops in Destin FL. It opened its doors in 1981 and since has been helping women on the Emerald Coast find high-end brands and eclectic styles. This family owned and operated shop has a mission to be every woman’s favorite store and help each customer realize her full fashion potential, offering styling services as well as a number of top designers.
If you’re ready to check out some of these unique shops in Destin FL but haven’t secured a place to stay while you’re in town, be sure to head to our Rooms & Rates page to book your room now before we fill up.