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2010 BEST Swimsuits


Chestnut Hill

If you’re like 99 percent of the female population, chances are you’ve got some sort of phobia about swimsuit shopping. Bloomie’s helps set insecurities aside with flattering lighting, confidence-building mirrors, and a massive selection of demure one-pieces, teeny bikinis, and… read more»

2009 BEST Swimsuits


Chestnut Hill

If the beach beckons and you’re pressed for time, the Back Bay Lord & Taylor is still the best bet for a last-minute bikini. Otherwise, hop the city limits and head to Bloomingdale’s, where the racks are chock-full of Shoshanna,… read more»

2008 BEST Swimsuits

Lord & Taylor


While everyone was gushing over its flashier neighbors—the new Barneys, the renovated Saks—underdog Lord & Taylor quietly cornered the city’s bikini market. (In fact, starting in early March, swimwear commands almost a third of the lower level of this Back… read more»