Boston Shopping Guide

Newbury Street

Bliss

The specialty of this cutting-edge home and accessories boutique is the wide, exquisite selection of serving and dining pieces. We also count on it for colorful Michele Varian pillows, graphic leather-trimmed Angela Adams bags, and dainty gold-edged Bernardaud jewelry.
121 Newbury St., 617-497-4499, blisshome.com

Products: Beauty, Furniture, Linens, Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique, Chainlet

Comptoir de Famille

Quaint linens, tableware, furniture, and home accessories here take their cue from the French countryside.
127 Newbury St., 617-266-7970, comptoir-de-famille.com

Products: Beauty, Decorative/Lighting, Furniture, Linens, Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Boutique, Chainlet

Dress

Don't be fooled by the name of this Newbury Street fashion destination. Although the stock includes a fabulous selection of dresses for every occasion, you'll also find skirts, pants, denim, shoes, handbags, and jewelry from Catherine Malandrino, Sigerson Morrison, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, Vanessa Bruno, Lyell, and more.
221 Newbury St., 617-424-7125, dressboston.com

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique, Single Store

Envi

The city's first "green" clothing boutique offers cute casualwear, from sundresses and tanks to workout gear made with organic materials (soy, hemp, and bamboo).
164 Newbury St., 617-764-0771, shopenvi.com

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Jewelry
Type of Store: Boutique, Single Store

Intermix

This mini chain offers loads of denim, accessories, and shoes from our favorites, including Stella McCartney, Matthew Williamson, Catherine Malandrino, Diane von Furstenberg, Kors Michael Kors, and more. Also find luxury accessories from Luella Bartley, Mulberry, and Sonia Rykiel.
186 Newbury St., 617-236-5172, intermixonline.com

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

Louis Boston

This legendary store known for quality, service, and selection is home to top labels and hard-to-find designers, including Proenza Schouler, Goat, and Marni, plus great shoe and beauty departments.
234 Berkeley St., 617-262-6100, louisboston.com

Products: Denim, Lingerie/Loungewear, Women's Clothing, Swimwear, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty, Furniture, Tabletop, Gifts/Design
Type of Store: Department Store

Marc Jacobs

Two levels of the eponymous designer's clothing, shoes, bags, and accessories—and the coolest sales staff in town—make this shop a regular must-hit.
81 Newbury St., 617-425-0707, marcjacobs.com

Products: Denim, Women's Clothing, Swimwear, Shoes, Bags, Jewelry, Beauty
Type of Store: Boutique, Chainlet

Stel's

Run by a trio of Louis Boston alums, this chic basement spot stocks a range of cutting-edge talent including Mina Stone, A.P.C., and Réyes.
334 Newbury St., 617-262-3348, stelsinc.com

Products: Women's Clothing, Shoes, Bags
Type of Store: Boutique, Single Store

Stil

This avant-garde Newbury Street store carries many exclusive fashion-forward lines, many imported from Europe (By Malene Birger, Sretsis, Noir, and Camilla Staerk). Also find Jovovich-Hawk and Ports 1961.
170 Newbury St., 617-859-7845
The Mall at Chestnut Hill, 800 Boylston St., 617-527-7845,
stilinc.com

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