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Best Women's Clothing

2016 Best Women's Clothing, Accessories

December Thieves

Boston
Jewelry designer and shop curator extraordinaire Lana Barakat scours the globe for the best eclectic indie designers and artisans so you don’t have to. Both […] read more»
2016 Best Women's Clothing, Occasion

Serenella

Boston
Come gala season, socialites and fashionistas make this light, bright Newbury Street boutique their one-stop shop. That’s because owner Leslee Shupe scours fashion-week shows for […] read more»
2016 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Akris

Boston
This Swiss fashion house does many things well, but it’s the ultra-contemporary everyday women’s wear that really shines, pushing boundaries with funky patterns and unusual […] read more»
2015 Best Women's Clothing, Accessories

Flock

Boston
Breezy and bohemian, this South End boutique stocks a creative collection of hairpieces and fringed cross-body bags. Look for jewelry set to star in the […] read more»
2015 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Viola Lovely

Boston
Have just 30 minutes to assemble a head-to-toe weekend outfit? Here’s help. Lisa Cancelli Picard’s South End boutique—the first city outlet of her North Shore […] read more»
2015 Best Women's Clothing, Fine

Dew Luxe

South Boston
An Hermès scarf for $350? A Burberry trench for $500? This isn’t the end-of-season sale at Barneys, just the everyday deals found at Michaela Bavis’s […] read more»
2014 Best Women's Clothing, Accessories

Salmagundi

Jamaica Plain
This J.P. destination is stuffed to the brim with every style of chapeau imaginable, from cloches to porkpies (more than 12,000 in total)—plus funky purses, […] read more»
2014 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Dress

Boston
The swish crowd shed tears when Dress bid adieu to Newbury Street in May 2012. Thankfully, owners Martha Pickett and Jane Schlueter reopened their girly-cool […] read more»
2014 Best Women's Clothing, Fine

Serenella

To say that owner Leslee Shupe is dialed into the European fashion scene is an understatement: She first heard about rising Italian star Marco de […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Clothing, Dressy

Serenella

Boston
This gleaming, well-edited boutique resembles a fashionable friend’s ample closet—right down to the abundant personal attention. Approachable staffers make upscale wares from European and American […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Vira

Boston
Radhika Rana and Vivek Patel’s year-and-a-half-old Beacon Hill shop is a breath of fresh air on a sometimes-stagnant retail scene. The Fashion Institute of Technology-trained […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Clothing, Accessories

Flock

Boston
Need a wardrobe revamp, or just a few new ideas? Proceed promptly to Flock, where finding finishing touches has never been so easy. Between the […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Clothing, South

Lyn Evans Potpourri Designs

Norwell
Women of all ages and lifestyles flock to Lyn Evans Potpourri Designs for the latest trends. The mix—Nicole Miller, Bailey 44, Sanctuary Clothing, and more—is […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Clothing, North

Viola Lovely

Wenham
This boutique started as a small shoe shop but has since transformed itself into a go-to source for women’s clothing, stocking choice pieces from Yigal […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Clothing, West

Clementine

Wellesley
This sweet shop is positively bursting with eclectic clothing and accessories from designers you’d be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in the area—Gary Graham frocks, Goldsign […] read more»