Located in the Back Bay district, this eight-block shopper’s paradise easily rivals New York’s Fifth Avenue and Chicago’s Michigan Avenue in terms of sheer volume and quality of merchandise. Accenting the upscale feel of the street is the architecture. A beautiful blend of old and new styles come together on Newbury Street, but the focal point remains the rows of brownstone buidings now converted to storefronts.
Alex and Ani – eco-friendly Carolyn Rafaelian designs. Particularly known for signature expandable wire bangles.
Barbour – cozy outerwear including jackets, sweaters, pants, scarves, and everything else you need to keep warm in the wintertime.
Bobbles and Lace – this aunt/niece fashionista team is dedicated to high fashion at low cost.
Boston Olive Oil Company – 100% Extra Virgin. 100% fabulous. Also features balsamic vinegar and a tasting bar.
Crush Boutique – a little something for everyone with famous and up-and-coming designers displayed side by side.
International Poster Gallery – a showcase of posters from around the world. Buys and sells posters.
LA Burdick Handmade Chocolates – founded in 1984, LA Burdick Chocolates only uses the finest ingredients from Switzerland, France, Venezuela, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. They cook small batches and cut and shape everything by hand.
Sweet on Newbury – get your sweet tooth on at this specialty cupcake shop with ready-to-eat specials year round.
Wired Puppy – time for a lunch break at this cozy, environmentally friendly, organic, fair trade coffee and tea shop. Get away for a second with their secluded location off the bustle of the main street. Outdoor seating available.
Please note that these recommendations were picked at random and are not endorsed by ACHA.