Best of Boston

2003 Best Women's Clothing, North


Isla (Spanish for “island,” for you monoglots) is no misnomer. This tranquil enclave of adorable designer pieces and accessories is smack in the middle of the North Shore’s predominantly fusty fashion offerings. And who wouldn’t want to be stranded with pretty pieces from the likes of Milly, Trina Turk, and Sigrid Olsen? Toss on any of the bold Tracy Reese tops, dally over the Chaiken trousers, or mill around in the Nanette Lepore collection. You’ll find dainty and charming lingerie, plus plenty of sweet shoes and handbags. Such a prime selection, ample fitting rooms, and an easygoing sales staff cement Isla’s status as the area’s shore bet.

29 West St., Beverly Farms, 978-232-1150,