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Winston Flowers

131 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 442-0660

Clients like the Ritz-Carlton and Cartier trust Winston’s to create stunning arrangements for events. They’ve even designed for Boston-based movies
like The Departed.


470 Shawmut Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 391-0490

Every piece in this shop has oomf, from coyote vertebrae necklaces to wooden deer lamps. For the eclectic decorator, the owner offers interior design services too.

Photo courtesy of J.E.M.


Patch NYC

46 Waltham Street, The Courtyard
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 426-0592

Artists Don Carney and John Ross work upstairs and sell their works in the shop below, including papier-mâché animal busts, complimentary pencils (“you’re chic!”) and other objet d’arts.

Photo courtesy of Patch NYC



134 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-5568

We’d be more than tempted to spend a paycheck at Serenella, which carries a thoughtful assortment of coveted designers like Tomas Maier, Altuzarra and Giambattista Valli.

Photo courtesy of Serenella


Polly Latham

535 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 723-7009

We love antique shopping on Charles Street, but Polly Latham in the South End is the first stop on our list for its extraordinary collection of Eastern Asian porcelain, from Famille Rose to Imari.

Photo courtesy of Polly Latham


Twentieth Century Limited

73 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 742-1031

A trove of bright baubles, from vintage Chanel to estate jewelry. They also have interesting unmarked pieces for as little as ten dollars.

Photo courtesy of A.J. Austin