1. Alexis Bittar
Alexis Bittar opened his first Boston shop last month on Newbury Street after having previously only sold his line in a few area boutiques. His jewelry has been spotted on everyone from Blake Lively to the FLOTUS herself, Michelle Obama. If you’re looking for a statement piece, this pendant is one of our favorites!
130 Newbury St. (617)236-0505, alexisbittar.com
2. Viola Lovely
Viola Lovely opened its first South End store in early September. They call themselves an “indie-specialty retailer” and with brands like Isabel Marant and Jerome Dreyfuss, the store definitely made Washington St. a whole lot trendier.
1409 Washington St. (857) 277-0746, violalovely.com
3. Scotch and Soda
This Dutch label is part European sophistication part trendy rocker (think Victoria Beckham meets Gwen Stefani). Their tailored blazers and statement jackets will make for the perfect cold-weather look.
352 Newbury St. scotch-soda.com
4. December Thieves
Former Newbury St. owner Lana Barakat opened up this SoWa neighborhood boutique in late October, and it definitely fits in with its artsy neighborhood. The boutique’s selection focuses on up and coming artists and designs, so be sure to stop by to find some unique pieces for your home and wardrobe.
524 Harrison Avenue, (617) 375-7879
5. Ore Jewelry
Jewelry designer Sophie Hughes opened up this accessory boutique last weekend right near Back Bay Station. The store boasts a one of a kind selection of jewelry all from local New England designers.
80 Dartmouth Street (617) 247-7426, storeore.com
Covet is the South End’s newest upscale consignment store. Owner Hanadi Hamzeh said she opened her store because she loves designer labels, but not the prices (we hear you!). She vowed to make her prices affordable, while still keeping the same high-quality. With labels like Prada and Theory at prices that won’t break your wallet, this will quickly become your new favorite spot.
395 W Broadway (617) 268-1100 covetbos.com
7. Steven Alan
Steven Alan takes casual chic to a whole new level with this Newbury St. store. Stop by to score some versatile pieces like this t-shirt dress that you’ll never want to take off.
172 Newbury St. (617) 398-2640, stevenalan.com
This Beacon Hill bridal shop is opening next week and owner Alix Childs prides herself on creating “a place where you want to hang out and play dress-up, find your dream dress, and get inspired.” Sounds like our dream shopping day!
48 Charles St. Suite 3, (857) 277-1669, ceremony-boston.com
If you’re on the hunt for all-natural beauty products, Follain is the place for you. Founder Tara Foley prides her store on having 30 different brands all made in the U.S. and all 100% beneficial to your skin.
53 Dartmouth St. (857) 284-7078, shopfollain.com
10. Caramelo Clothing
This unique men’s only boutique (sorry ladies!) is home to all of your guy’s vintage and classic inspired wardrobe necessities. Stop by for classic suspenders (because what man doesn’t need suspenders in his closet) and classic scarves.
606 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, (617) 942-8127 carameloclothing.com
11. Dew Luxe
Another South Boston consignment shop, but this one is focused more on luxury goods. We’ve spied Louboutins, Stella McCartney and Helmut Lang in their windows.
36 A St, South Boston, (617) 315-7531