Best of Boston

2001 Best Clothing, Outdoors, North

John Tarr Store

Come on, did those Ralph Lauren boots really keep you warm last winter? Is that Donna Karan raincoat really waterpoof? Serious New England weather demands serious clothing, and here it is: fisherman-tested yellow slickers, construction-worker wool-lined jackets, and hats that keep out the sun and the rain.

49 Main St., Rockport, 978-546-6524,