Best of Boston

BEST Sales Associate

2007 BEST Sales Associate

Dolly Bilzerian-Kelly


There’s more to upscale salesmanship than strategically doled-out snootiness. In her 30 years at the ring-for-entry Alan Bilzerian boutique, Bilzerian-Kelly (Alan’s sister) has developed a knack for divining what customers want and, better yet, what they need. She’ll know, for… read more»

2000 BEST Sales Associate

Michael “Bingo” Sears, Chanel


Michael’s the kind of guy who remembers what you bought last fall and will help you find a way to make it work with something new this season. He’ll stand at the curb with your purchases when parking is impossible…. read more»

1997 BEST Sales Associate

Olga Ilatovsky

Chestnut Hill

Olga Ilatovsky is a master of the soft sell. She’ll tell you if the dress doesn’t fit you—or the occasion—and will scour the racks nationwide for a size or color she can’t find in the store. Look for her in… read more»

1989 BEST Sales Associate

Shreve, Crump & Low


You are treated politely even if you don’t look rich enough to shop here. read more»

1988 BEST Sales Associate

Lord & Taylor’s Shoe Department

They’re nice. Really! read more»

1987 BEST Sales Associate



Friendly and courteous, even during the feeding frenzy of a sale. read more»

1984 BEST Sales Associate

Saks Fifth Avenue


Friendly, knowledgeable, not too pushy. read more»