What’s Hot in Southwest Florida (September/October 2020)Oct 26, 2020 08:29PM ● By GINA BIRCH
ESSENTIAL WRAP Sustainably made with luxe fabrics, the stylish Essential Wrap from Pang Wangle is odorless, safe and effective at repelling mosquitoes, flies and pesky no-see-ums thanks to a built-in bug repellent. Long enough to cover shoulders and head or wrap around the waist as a sarong, it’s breathable, hypoallergenic and comes in numerous colors. $58, pangwangle.com
PEEL-OFF PAPER Change your mood, change your wall coverings with Tempaper’s peel-and-stick removable wallpaper. It’s mess free, easy to reposition and does not ruin your walls when you’re ready to take it down, regardless of how many months or years it has been up. Starting at $40 per 2x4-foot panel, tempaper.com
WINE MADE EASY Designed the ease in mind, each Tussock Jumper portable single-serve wine bottle comes with a reusable cup. The label features clever sketches of animals representing the wine’s origin. The wines come from 11 different countries. $3.99 each, getwineonline.com
VEGGIES MADE GREAT Veggies are in vogue. These low-calorie, allergy-friendly snacks make it easy to slip in a serving with new flavors such as harvest root and butternut squash. Good for breakfast, snacks or on the side, Veggies Made Great products list vegetables as their first and primary ingredients. 12 count $9.99, Publix and veggiesmadegreat.com
CURATED CANDLES Southwest Florida spa owner Kay Casperson is all about wellness, and her designer soy candles, made with essential oils, are just the ticket for relaxation. In scents such as lemon lavender and marine salt air, they burn clean for up to 40 hours. $27, KayCasperson.com or Kay Casperson spa locations at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva and Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on Sanibel
ROMANTIC LIGHTING Add a touch of elegance and romance to any room with the St. Simons line of chandeliers from world-renowned Schonbek. These stunning chandeliers come with six or four arms in Champagne gold or heritage polished silver finishes.
Starting at $999, Wilson Lighting in Naples, Lighting First in Bonita Springs or schonbek.com.
SLEEK SEAT The latest creation from architect and designer Nina Edwards Anker was inspired by the Arctic landscape she experienced in Norway. The Cape Chair takes its name from the double-curved shape of its back. A single front leg is countered by the capelike back. Made from solid wood, it has a high gloss finish; cushions optional. $7,320, neastudio.com
BAMBOO SLEEPWEAR As luxurious as cashmere but lightweight and breathable, Cariloha pajamas are made from bamboo. Promising to keep you three degrees cooler than non-bamboo fabric, this soft apparel comes in a range of styles for both women and men. Pants $49, shirt $34, Cariloha Naples or cariloha.com
ART AND SPIRITS Bombay Sapphire Gin partnered with visual artist Hebru Brantley for this limited-edition bottle design; it is part of the gin company’s global platform, Stir Creativity. Bold, vibrant colors and characters wrap around the iconic blue bottle, making it one to keep long after the gin is gone. $26.99, reservebar.com
ALL-DAY JEWELRY Have fun mixing and matching these string bracelets by Atelier, featuring the famous “evil eye,” said to protect and bring luck to all who wear it. These pieces are made with high-quality cubic zirconia, sterling silver and 14k gold. Buy several to stack or add to your favorite bangle for color and creativity. $29, atelierallday.com
BE CLEAR BAG Perfect for anytime of the year, bags from Naples-based Be Clear make a fashion statement while getting an all clear to carry in stadiums and arenas when those venues reopen. The Maxwell is lined with either gunmetal or gold rock studs; straps can be customized. Clear and versatile, it’s also easy to clean and keep germ free. $68, beclearhandbags.com