Best of Boston

Best Women's Clothing

2012 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Mint Julep

We feel pretty—and fizzy and funny and fine—every time we enter Brooke Garber and Stephanie Nist's boutiques. They stock the fete-ready dresses we've come to [...] read more»
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 [...] read more»
2012 Best Women's Clothing, Dressy

Louis Boston

When Debi Greenberg moved Louis from the Back Bay to Fan Pier, skeptics said her chic clientele wouldn't follow. They did. They come for blazers, [...] read more»
2012 Best Women's Clothing, South

Crossing Main

Flirty dresses from Nanette Lepore. Gorgeous wedges from Tory Burch. Unique separates from Twin-Set. This chic Hingham boutique stocks the finest—and most versatile—selection of threads, [...] read more»
2012 Best Women's Clothing, Fitness

Lululemon Athletica

There's more to women's fitness than sun salutations, and this yoga powerhouse's new Newbury Street store excels in outfitting workout junkies of all sorts. Cyclists, [...] read more»
2012 Best Women's Clothing, West


It's said that clementines are potent aphrodisiacs. Perhaps that explains why Judi Rizley's shop has us under some sort of spell. Browsing the racks, we [...] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

The Tannery

Thanks to buyer Brittney Rothweiler's eye for sophisticated yet street-inspired clothing, the Tannery comes off like something you'd stumble upon amid Milan's fashion-filled back alleys. [...] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, Boutique


The perfect excuse to 'forget' to pack enough clothing for your island getaway, Gypsy is fully stocked with big names like Céline, Isabel Marant, and [...] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing


With a résumé that includes stints at Louis and Serenella, Dresscode owner Amy Finegold has made the fashion rounds—and it shows. Renowned designers mingle with [...] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, West

Bessie Blue

There's no shortage of painfully chic, designer-heavy boutiques in the western 'burbs. But this four-year-old spot manages to be both artfully fashionable and charmingly approachable—no [...] read more»