Special Effects is the companion shop to Gasparilla Outfitters, specializing in travel, outdoor and resort clothing for women. We also offer a unique variety of hand crafted jewelry, gifts from local artists, and unusual home decorative items. Inside you can find the latest in casual resort travel wear, and contemporary resort evening wear along with rugged outdoor travel clothing
Robin Melvin is the owner as well as the buyer, and is assisted by Melina Chaplin, the shop manager. They both go to great lengths to find stylish clothing that is fun, comfortable, and also practical. Their travel includes art shows all around the country to seek out the perfect gifts or home decorative items that you can’t find on the beaten path.
Clothing lines include Columbia, Royal Robbins, Coolibar, Yala, PK Maks Pants, Soft Works, Amma of l.A., and Sunday Afternoon hats, as well as Herschel bags.
You can also find luggage and other travel accessories
Stop by the shop for a visit the next time you are on the island. Things are changing all the time!