Best of Boston

BEST Women's Clothing

1995 BEST Women's Clothing, Career


Whether your career calls for Armani suits or just well-cut khakis, Bloomie’s can outfit you in style. Special kudos to James Palazza, in Place Elegante, many well-dressed women’s secret weapon: he can find you the best suit, at the best… read more»

1995 BEST Women's Clothing, Designer

Neiman Marcus


When we want the latest from Paris, Milan, or New York, we head straight to Neiman’s, where Richard Tyler hangs next to Thierry Mugler, Louis Feraud, and Geoffrey Beene, and the Chanel collection has a room of its own. Even… read more»

1995 BEST Women's Clothing, Hip

Louis, Boston


For drop-dead cool, climb the stairs at Louis and cruise the racks from Dries Van Noten to Jil Sander, on over to Industria and Prada and the rest. read more»

1995 BEST Women's Clothing, Suits

Giorgio Armani


Armani continues to lead the way in new deign, and his use of interestingly textured fabrics is superb. read more»

1994 BEST Women's Clothing, Little Black Dresses

Saks Fifth Avenue


There isn’t a woman on the planet who doesn’t feel sexy and chic in the right little black dress. On a recent visit, choices included a flippy frock from Nicole Miller, a gorgeous beaded creation from Carmen Marc Valvo, and… read more»

1993 BEST Women's Clothing, Women's Sizes

The American Women’s Shop


It always has the classics—lots of Elizabeth by Liz Claiborne. This is the place for the new suit or the black silk pants. read more»

1993 BEST Women's Clothing, Belts

Neiman Marcus


Whether you’re looking for something to go with jeans, or a chain for designer duds, you can’t miss at Neiman’s. Not exactly cheap, but not nearly as expenisive as you might expect in this tony emporium. read more»

1993 BEST Women's Clothing, High Fashion



It’s no surprise that this classy new boutique has struck a chord among Boston’s fashion-conscious women. Where else can you find such charming frocks for those occasions that demand something special? The windows, like the merchandise, are the smartest on… read more»

1993 BEST Women's Clothing, Offbeat


Chestnut Hill

This small shop has a great selection of southwestern-inspired cotton dresses, skirts, blouses, jackets, pants, and shorts in coordinated colors and patterns. What’s more, everything’s washable, most items are one-size-fits-all, and they even have accessories to match. Check out the… read more»

1993 BEST Women's Clothing, Basics



A good selection of stylish separates couples with first-rate service and the best markdown rack in town. Perfect for the style-conscious woman with little time for shopping. read more»