Best of Boston

2004 Best Consignment Store, Clothing

The Closet

You’ll need to work to unearth the gems at this tightly packed consignment store. But it’s worth the effort. The Closet has racks of cashmere sweaters, leather jackets, Lilly Pulitzer pants, and Gucci blousons, along with an excellent selection of designer shoes from Chanel, Prada, and Stuart Weitzman. That, plus the substantial men’s section and well-organized collection of quality handbags and belts, make the Closet an effective nexus between the previous owners’ closet and your own.

175 Newbury St., Boston, 617-536-1919,