Best of Boston

Best Designer, Clothing

2016 Best Designer, Clothing

Kate Brierley, Isoude

This Rhode Island–based designer crafts chic, timeless silhouettes for women looking for effortless style, but it’s her specialized wardrobe programs that set her apart. Brierley [...] read more»
2015 Best Designer, Clothing

Petite Mort Fur

Um, excuse us, but bespoke fur accessories fashioned from roadkill? Pamela Paquin changed us from skeptics to apostles with her stunning gauntlet gloves, leg warmers, [...] read more»
2014 Best Designer, Clothing

Luke Aaron

Crisp tailoring and dramatic silhouettes are the calling cards of this costume designer turned couturier, who continues to impress us every season with his sophisticated [...] read more»
1999 Best Designer, Clothing


Deep inside the grunge of Harvard Square, this boutique is a welcome alternative for those who eschew Birkenstocks for Blahniks. Tess specializes in high-end women's [...] read more»