Best of Boston

Best Women's Clothing, South

2001 Best Women's Clothing, West

Gretta Luxe

Wellesley
Time was when Wellesley only meant straight and preppy. Well, no longer—thanks in no small part to this new boutique. Gretta Luxe carries an eclectic […] read more»
2001 Best Women's Clothing, Sophisticated

Serenella

Boston
Whether the occasion is a charity ball, garden party, or black-tie wedding, you’ll always find the right frock here. Fashions from all the “it” designers […] read more»
2001 Best Women's Clothing, Trendy

Intermix

Boston
With labels such as Chloé, Daryl K, and Catherine Malandrino, Intermix makes it as simple as a Diane von Frustenberg wrap dress to find those […] read more»
2000 Best Women's Clothing, 25 and Loving It

Calypso

Boston
Calypso’s colorful yet put-together offerings prove once and for all that there is life after gray. Renowned for its clothing and accessories in luxurious fabrics […] read more»
2000 Best Women's Clothing, Gala Wear

Serenella

Boston
The glamorous stock includes beaded numbers from Roberto Cavalli and Pucci, ethereal silk chiffon slips from Anna Molinari, and hand-dyed frocks from Georgina von Etzdorf. […] read more»
2000 Best Women's Clothing, Ladies Who Lunch

Akris

Boston
The praise doesn’t get any higher: The late Liz Tilberis, editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar, once commented at a charity event in Boston on […] read more»
2000 Best Women's Clothing, 50 and Loving It

Gilda’s

Newton
Newton has come a long way in the past five years with the addition of several high-end specialty clothing boutiques. Gilda’s, however, was there before […] read more»
1999 Best Women's Clothing, Party Frocks

Alan Bilzerian

Boston
It’s tough making an entrance, especially when the party season is in full swing. Young bohos in search of funky outfits are those into more […] read more»
1999 Best Women's Clothing, Resale

The Turnabout Shoppe

Wellesley
High-end designer clothing and accessories, with labels from Jil Sander to Chanel. Clothing is in incredible condition—some items are only a season old. read more»
1999 Best Women's Clothing, Suits

Akris

Boston
Forget the power suit of the eighties. These classic numbers are the choice for the well-groomed lunching lady as well as businesswoman who prefers simple, […] read more»
1999 Best Women's Clothing, Tops

Serenella

Boston
From cropped cashmere sweaters by Lucien Pellat Finet, to beaded cardigans and tanks from designers like Anna Molinari, Blumarine, and Pucci, to great basics by […] read more»
1998 Best Women's Clothing, Career Wear

Tess

Cambridge
The store may be next to Urban Outfitter’s, but the sensibility is more uptown than downtown. For serious career women who eschew the trendy and […] read more»
1998 Best Women's Clothing, Cashmere Sweater

Alan Bilzerian

Boston
With cashmere making an impressive showing on big-name designer runways this year, the once-snooty yarn has shaken its stuffy twin-set-and-pearls image. Alan and Be Bilzerian […] read more»
1998 Best Women's Clothing, Casual Wear

agnes b.

Boston
There is an art to dressing down, but most people usually head to the nearest Gap or Banana Republic. Throw the flair back into casual […] read more»