Best of Boston

2012 Best Women's Clothing, North

French + Italian

Remember the linen sundress you scored at that small boutique down a side street in Milan? Aimee Lombardi fills her gorgeous Marblehead shop with precisely that kind of merchandise: dresses, bags, and necklaces by cosmopolitan designers that hail mostly from—you guessed it—France and Italy (Pepita, Isabel Marant, A.P.C., Anne Willi, and so on).

129 Washington St., Marblehead, 781-639-5129,