Best of Boston

Best Women's Clothing

1995 Best Women's Clothing, Designer

Neiman Marcus

When we want the latest from Paris, Milan, or New York, we head straight to Neiman's, where Richard Tyler hangs next to Thierry Mugler, Louis [...] read more»
1995 Best Women's Clothing, Hip

Louis, Boston

For drop-dead cool, climb the stairs at Louis and cruise the racks from Dries Van Noten to Jil Sander, on over to Industria and Prada [...] read more»
1995 Best Women's Clothing, Suits

Giorgio Armani

Armani continues to lead the way in new deign, and his use of interestingly textured fabrics is superb. read more»
1994 Best Women's Clothing, Little Black Dresses

Saks Fifth Avenue

There isn't a woman on the planet who doesn't feel sexy and chic in the right little black dress. On a recent visit, choices included [...] read more»
1993 Best Women's Clothing, Women's Sizes

The American Women’s Shop

It always has the classics—lots of Elizabeth by Liz Claiborne. This is the place for the new suit or the black silk pants. read more»
1993 Best Women's Clothing, Belts

Neiman Marcus

Whether you're looking for something to go with jeans, or a chain for designer duds, you can't miss at Neiman's. Not exactly cheap, but not [...] read more»
1993 Best Women's Clothing, High Fashion


It's no surprise that this classy new boutique has struck a chord among Boston's fashion-conscious women. Where else can you find such charming frocks for [...] read more»
1993 Best Women's Clothing, Offbeat


Chestnut Hill
This small shop has a great selection of southwestern-inspired cotton dresses, skirts, blouses, jackets, pants, and shorts in coordinated colors and patterns. What's more, everything's [...] read more»
1993 Best Women's Clothing, Basics


A good selection of stylish separates couples with first-rate service and the best markdown rack in town. Perfect for the style-conscious woman with little time [...] read more»
1992 Best Women's Clothing

Henri Bendel

Chestnut Hill
You've decided to get married in the morning and you don't have a thing to wear. The helpful staff at Bendel's will find the perfect [...] read more»
1992 Best Women's Clothing, Petite


Though not the largest collection in town, this shop has, inch for inch, the most tasteful selections. read more»
1991 Best Women's Clothing, Work


The excellent service and free coffee are a pleasure, but it really gets fun when you realize the beautiful, practical separates are generally less than [...] read more»
1991 Best Women's Clothing

Bonwit Teller

The feel of a classy boutique and the selection of a classy department store. Everything from Liz Claiborne to DKNY. read more»
1990 Best Women's Clothing, Large Size

The Forgotten Woman

Lovely clothes, lovely staff. Shop with dignity. read more»
1989 Best Women's Clothing, Plus Size

That Special Woman

Upscale, contemporary clothing from cotton basics to Givenchy, in sizes 14 to 26. read more»