Boston Shopping Guide

Back Bay & Copley Place


The stock here, from some of our favorite American and European designers, never disappoints. Find the best of the best from Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Jimmy Choo, Barbara Bui, Chloé, and so much more.
100 Huntington Ave., 617-536-1959
94 Central St., Wellesley, 781-237-7010,

Products: Women's Clothing, Bags, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique, Chainlet

Barneys New York

At last, Boston has an outpost of the Madison Avenue classic. The huge space includes a stock of Lanvin, Rochas, and Goyard, plus a sprawling shoe department with an elegant fireplace.
Copley Place, 100 Huntington Ave., 617-385-3300,

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Women's Clothing, Swimwear, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty, Decorative/Lighting, Linens, Outdoors, Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Department Store, Chain

C.O. Bigelow

You'll find some of the most luxurious beauty products on the market here, from Shiseido, 100% Pure, Nars, Molton Brown, the store's signature line, and more. Also scoop up hard-to-find lines (Carthusia, Acqua di Parma) in the fragrance room. The friendly staff offers great beauty advice and freebies.
Copley Place, 100 Huntington Ave., 617-236-7257,

Products: Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique, Chainlet