Best One-Stop Shopping in Boston

2009 Best One-Stop Shopping

Louis Boston


Maybe we’ve heard where Louis will relocate when its lease is up next year; maybe we haven’t. What we can confirm, though, is that while everyone has been buzzing over…Read More

2008 Best One-Stop Shopping

Louis Boston


Between the sidewalk throngs and the cheesy chain stores, Newbury Street’s attractions can seem overshadowed by, well, the pedestrian. Particularly when you consider that Louis offers all the perks of…Read More

2007 Best One-Stop Shopping

Louis Boston


If Louis Boston rented out sleeping space, there’d be no reason to ever leave. The four-story Newbury legend can clothe you (quite well, in Dries Van Noten and Mayle, and…Read More

2006 Best One-Stop Shopping

Barneys New York


You have nothing to wear to the Best of Boston party, which is tomorrow. Hustle your Manolos over to Copley’s new superstore, where clothing designers both ultrafamous (Marc Jacobs) and…Read More

1994 Best One-Stop Shopping

The Artful Hand Gallery


The cache of fabulous handcrafted items, many of them one-of-a-kind, includes everything from fine jewelry to furniture—something for everyone…Read More

1986 Best One-Stop Shopping, Discount


Comfortable environment. Great buys for men and women…Read More

1985 Best One-Stop Shopping, Deal



This acre-sized children’s-wear store has such great buys that even mothers of triplets will smile as they pay the cashier. Savings average 40 percent below retail…Read More

1981 Best One-Stop Shopping



Marilyn Riseman has brought an art gallery into her designer-clothing shop. Watch for the Chinese prints…Read More

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  • Brookline Booksmith, 2015 Best Bookstore
  • Magpie, 2015 Best Gifts
  • Colonial Drug, 2015 Best Fragrances

Most Viewed Winners

  • Neptune Oyster, 2015 Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Ostra, 2014 Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Bella Sante, 2015 Best Day Spa