Best of Boston

Best Women's Clothing

2006 Best Women's Clothing, T-Shirts

dress

Boston
Dress's select stock of achingly soft T-shirts by brands like T-Luxury and Oprah favorite Adam + Eve make special occasions out of dressing down. read more»
2006 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Parlor

Boston
Yes, we know: We look cute today. We looked cute yesterday, too. But really, we can't take all the credit. We had help from best-friend [...] read more»
2006 Best Women's Clothing, West

Gretta Luxe

Wellesley
Chloé dresses and Balenciaga bags are just two style-savvy suburbanite mainstays found on the racks at Gretta Luxe. Owner Gretchen Monahan travels to New York, [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, North

Dresscode

Andover
Andover has become a mini shopping mecca, and Dresscode is a big reason why. Owner Amy Finegold doesn't try to do it all. Instead of [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Party Dresses

Wish

Boston
Half the fun of a party is planning what to wear. That's why we shop at Wish. The Beacon Hill boutique carries bright Diane von [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, South

Moth

Hingham
Break out your wallet, because every item in this quiet shop is a knockout. Racks of Chloé trousers share space with Catherine Malandrino flowing Grecian [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, West

Gretta Luxe

Wellesley
Since cutting-edge came to Wellesley in the form of Gretta Luxe, suburbanites are more chic than ever. The boutique boasts straight-off-the-runway couture by style icons [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Berkshires

Gatsbys

Great Barrington
Don't be fooled by the faded shabby-chic exterior: Beyond the white wicker sidewalk furniture is a shop stylish enough for any city's streets. Buyer Pamela [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Cape Cod

Maxwell & Co.

Falmouth
Surprise—not everyone on Cape Cod covets pressed khakis and leather loafers. Step out of conservative Falmouth and into Maxwell & Co. to find cutting-edge American [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Martha's Vineyard

Chica

Edgartown
For years, island style was defined by Lilly Pulitzer's pastels and preppy products, and a woman was hard-pressed to find anything edgier. Today the tide [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Stil

Boston
Because we never want to show up to the party wearing the exact same outfit as someone else. Because owner Betty Riaz works hard to [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Nantucket

Vis-à-vis

Nantucket
The fashion finds at this packed oceanside boutique come in waves. The shoe selection alone includes nearly 100 styles, from pink metallic clogs to sassy [...] read more»
2005 Best Women's Clothing, Sophisticated

Serenella

Boston
The carefully edited collections draw us in, but it's the velvet-rope factor that keeps us coming back: As the exclusive area retailer of such high-end [...] read more»
2004 Best Women's Clothing, Cape Cod

Silk & Feathers

Provincetown
As if P-Town wasn't otherworldly enough, along comes Silk & Feathers, where between the lacy, sequined Rozae Nichols dresses and the handcrafted shoes, you might [...] read more»
2004 Best Women's Clothing, Martha's Vineyard

Nell

Edgartown
So many Vineyard boutiques are packed to the rafters with preppy island wear (pink and green polos, Palm Beach-print sundresses galore), it can be hard [...] read more»