Best of Boston

BEST Women's Clothing

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»

1992 BEST Women's Clothing

Henri Bendel

Chestnut Hill

You’ve decided to get married in the morning and you don’t have a thing to wear. The helpful staff at Bendel’s will find the perfect outfit. Or maybe you need a silk necktie for that all-important board meeting. They’ll find… read more»

1992 BEST Women's Clothing, Petite



Though not the largest collection in town, this shop has, inch for inch, the most tasteful selections. read more»

1991 BEST Women's Clothing, Work



The excellent service and free coffee are a pleasure, but it really gets fun when you realize the beautiful, practical separates are generally less than $200 a piece. read more»

1991 BEST Women's Clothing

Bonwit Teller


The feel of a classy boutique and the selection of a classy department store. Everything from Liz Claiborne to DKNY. read more»