Boston Shopping Trip

Beacon Hill

The Beauty Mark

There's an impressive selection of top makeup and beauty brands (Chantecaille, Molton Brown, Japonesque, Mason Pearson) served up by a super-helpful staff to ensure you make the best choices for your skin type and coloring.
33 Charles St., 617-720-1555

Products: Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique, Single Store

Good

Behind one of the most attractive storefronts on Beacon Hill, this shop features the best in glassware, candles, vases, and beautifully designed tabletop accessories. It's small, but the stellar selection changes often and the service is excellent.
88 Charles St., 617-722-9200

Products: Jewelry, Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique, Single Store

Holiday

Holiday offers each season's latest and greatest from Lyell, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Lauren Moffat, and more. The sales staff can be brutally honest—but we think that's a good thing.
53 Charles St., 617-973-9730, holidayboutique.net

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

Wish Splash

Swimwear and beach accessories from Trina Turk, Milly Cabana, Shoshanna, and Cape Feet fill this tiny, cheery shop.
15 Charles St., 617-228-0225

Products: Women's Clothing, Swimwear, Shoes, Bags
Type of Products: Boutique, Chainlet