Best of Boston

Best Women's Boutique

2018 Best Women's Boutique, North

French + Italian

Marblehead
Even as her Boston outpost thrives, Aimee Lombardi continues to have faith in the suburbanite’s thirst for interesting fashion, traveling to Europe several times a [...] read more»
2018 Best Women's Boutique, South

Kloth

Hingham
For the past two years, this high-end boutique in Hingham Center has given South Shore women the opportunity to shop small—and stylishly. Once a buyer [...] read more»
2017 Best Women's Boutique, North

French + Italian

Marblehead
Well worth the circuitous road to Marblehead, Aimee Lombardi's flagship shop is a place where fashion meets function in the form of sturdy but chic [...] read more»
2017 Best Women's Boutique, West

Covet + Lou

Needham
The expectations were high when Tina Burgos, the fashionista behind Newbury Street boutique Stel's (RIP), announced she was taking her popular online store to a [...] read more»
2017 Best Women's Boutique, South

Kloth

Hingham
This sunny storefront with a jaunty, bright-yellow bike out front is the kind of place you want to slip into on some hooky-playing Wednesday, throw [...] read more»
2016 Best Women's Boutique, North

Nine Streets

Newburyport
New York transplant and former magazine editor Esther de Hollander curates an on-trend, off-the-beaten-path selection of clothing and accessories with just the right amount of [...] read more»
2016 Best Women's Boutique, South

Chel Bella

Hingham
Lululemon sometimes seems like the unofficial South Shore uniform. So what a delight it was to discover Chel Bella. Run by Chelsea Orr, daughter-in-law of [...] read more»
2016 Best Women's Boutique, West

Helena’s

Arlington
Need an offbeat frock for a party? Don’t go to the mall; just dash over to Helena’s. Salespeople are helpful; designs are trendy but accessible [...] read more»
2015 Best Women's Boutique, North

French + Italian

Marblehead
North Shore fashion can veer toward the overly beachy (tunics are not dresses!), but Aimee Lombardi hits all the right notes at her sweet Marblehead [...] read more»
2015 Best Women's Boutique, South

Ports & Company

Cohasset
Along Route 3, it's the same sad story: shopping plaza after shopping plaza, each offering a slightly different version of the pants you've seen on [...] read more»
2015 Best Women's Boutique, West

Portobello Road

Chestnut Hill
Much like its open-air London market namesake, Chestnut Hill's Portobello Road is vibrant, cavernous, and filled with exotic goods. Co-owners Marina Kalb and Kristina Lyons [...] read more»
2014 Best Women's Boutique, North

Viola Lovely

Wenham
This impossibly hip Wenham shop is back on our radar this year, and for good reason: Owner Lisa Cancelli Picard fills racks with stunning pieces [...] read more»
2014 Best Women's Boutique, South

Crossing Main

Hingham
At this petite storefront, personal stylists are always on hand to offer insight and help accessorize choice pieces from the likes of Halston Heritage, Diane [...] read more»
2014 Best Women's Boutique, West

Clementine

Wellesley
With the opening of the Street and Chestnut Hill Square, the western ’burbs have experienced a retail renaissance of late. Yet nothing compares to the [...] read more»