Best of Boston

Best Women's Clothing, Accessories

2012 Best Women's Clothing, Casual

Mint Julep

Brookline
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

Marblehead
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

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

Hingham
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

Boston
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

Clementine

Wellesley
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

Cambridge
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

Gypsy

Nantucket
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

Dresscode

Andover
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

Belmont
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»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, One-Stop Shopping

Wish and Moxie

Boston
Admittedly, we’re taking some liberties by calling two separate stores a one-stop shop. But if you’re trying to put together an inspired head-to-toe ensemble, these […] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, South

Crossing Main

Hingham
The queen bee of the South Shore sartorial scene still reigns supreme, with a covetable selection of designer threads (Tracy Reese, Joie, Tory Burch). But […] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, Party Dresses

AllSaints

Boston
A flashy sequined mini to the right, a classic ruffled black gown to the left: British import AllSaints carries frocks for all festive occasions. Don’t […] read more»
2011 Best Women's Clothing, Sophisticated

Serenella

Boston
Serenella may have turned 30 last year, but it’s hardly showing its age. The Newbury standby continues to display a sure hand in plucking the […] read more»