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Boutiques

Boutiques in North America

Abersons

Tulsa, United States

Designers to look out for:

Jil Sander, Lanvin, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriquez, The Row, Stella McCartney, Derek Lam, Jason Wu, Henry Cuir, Costume National, Agnona, Ralph Lauren Collection, Brunello Cucinelli, Massimo Alba, Rag and Bone, J Brand

About the store:

Aberson’s lofty aim is to dress its customers with restraint, in subtle fabrics and modern, simple shapes that enhance the person and how they are perceived in their daily life. The boutique’s highly edited collection strives to be relevant to the world and to its confident clientele.

Alchemist

Miami, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alaïa, Givenchy, Rick Owens, Kenzo, Saint Laurent, Isabel Marant, Junya Watanabe, Ann Demeulemeester

About the store:

Alchemist represents the synergetic voice between fashion, art, design, architecture and lifestyle. Designed by the architect Rene Gonzalez, each space has been conceptualised to integrate its surroundings whilst still keeping the store’s modern spirit.

Amarcord Vintage Fashion

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alaïa, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Gucci, Givenchy, Armani, Missoni, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Roberta di Camerino, Roberto Cavalli, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Versace, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Krizia, Fiorucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ungaro, Kenzo, Karl Lagerfeld, Bottega Veneta, Chloé, Céline, Thierry Mugler, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Comme des Garçons, Rudi Gernreich, Pauline Trigere, Zhandra Rhodes, Vivienne Westwood, Balenciaga, Hermés

About the store:

Every piece in Amarcord’s two New York stores is handpicked by Patrizia Bordoni on annual pilgrimages to her native Italy. The result is a pantheon to upscale European vintage fashion, featuring legendary labels. Since the first store opened in 2000 Amarcord has been named Best Vintage Store by New York Magazine.

A'maree's

Newport Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Maison Martin Margiela, Lanvin, The Row, Sacai, Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, Rick Owens, Yohji Yamamoto, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Dosa, Lucien Pellat-Finet, Sofie D'Hoore, Bouchra Jarrar

About the store:

It would be easy to feel intimidated by this boutique, housed in a harbor-front modernist masterpiece and run by a trio of chic sisters, Dawn Klohs, Denise Schaefer and Apryl Schaefer. Instead, A’Maree’s implores you to ‘come as you are, have a cookie and leave feeling like a million bucks’. Maybe it’s something in the Californian air.

American Rag

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

BLK DNM, Canada Goose, Chapter, Comme des Garçons Play, Fiorentini + Baker, John Elliott + Co, Kris van Assche, LD Tuttle, Levi's Vintage, NSF, Obey, PRPS, Publish, Senso, Stampd, Swedish Hasbeens, Unif, Vivienne Westwood, Wildfox.

About the store:

American Rag prides itself on offering customers everything they need to live the good life with flair – and yes, flair can be bought. The boutiques, located in Newport Beach and Los Angeles, are widely recognised for their innovative collections and quality accessories.

Anastasia Boutique

Laguna Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rea di Barbara Bologna, Barbara i Gongini, Gareth Pugh, Issey Miyake, Jean-François Mimilla, Marc le Bihan, Maxxmaximus, Plein Sud, Rad by Rad Hourani, Rick Owens, Rick Owens Darkshadow, Rick Owens Lillies, Serienumerica, United Nud, Simone Rocha, Thamanyah, Vivienne Westwood Gold, Red, Anglomenia.

About the store:

Tucked away in the oceanside community of Laguna Beach, Anastasia offers Californian shoppers avant-garde, experimental labels mixed with fresh French cuisine at the boutique’s own café. This is a boutique ‘for people who enjoy the same sensitivity about what they wear and what they eat’.

Angela's

Rye, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rag & Bone, Matthew Williamson, Veronica Beard

About the store:

Angela Guitard spent 20 years working in high-fashion and luxury retail before opening her eponymous boutique in the heart of Rye, New York. With its Veronica Beard blazers, revamped MiH denim and luxury items from Rachel Roy, Angela’s targets ‘women from 30 to 60 - and their daughters’.

Apartment Number 9

Chicago, United States

Designers to look out for:

Maison Martin Margiela, Paul Smith, John Elliot + Co., Rag & Bone, A.P.C., Band of Outsiders, FABRIC, BRAND & CO, Miansai, Wings + Horns, Thom Browne

About the store:

Apartment Number 9 stocks beautifully designed and carefully crafted garments and objects for men. Emphasis is placed upon an overall aesthetic rather than specific brands and each piece is selected based upon the store's dedication to quality and craftsmanship. The décor combines raw materials like cedar wood and concrete with neutral white walls to create a balanced low-key space, so the focus always remains on the the products stocked.

Beckley

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

3.1 Phillip Lim, 10 Crosby by Derek Lam, Opening Ceremony, Theyskens Theory, Stuart Weitzman

About the store:

Melissa Akkaway took inspiration from her family’s old menswear business when she opened Beckley, a women’s clothing and accessories boutique with a rich heritage and unique history. Her client services include a lounge area and bar to guarantee the ultimate shopping experience.

Bella Bag

Atlanta, United States

Designers to look out for:

Chanel Vintage, Hermes Vintage, Balenciaga Vintage, Prada Vintage, Gucci Vintage, Goyard Vintage, Bottega Veneta Vintage, Givenchy Vintage

About the store:

Offering the most luxurious selection of vintage and pre-loved contemporary bags, Bella Bag has provided unmatched service and expertise since CEO Cassandra Connors launched her online business in 2005. A bricks and mortar store has been open since 2012, located among the classic luxury stores of downtown Buckhead, it showcases the meticulously authenticated products in a sophisticated, feminine space.

By George

Austin, United States

Designers to look out for:

Dosa, Lanvin, Maiyet, The Row, Zero Maria Cornejo, Marni, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, Sun, R13, Givenchy, Rick Owens, Carven, Preen, Proenza Schouler, Chloé, Dries Van Noten

About the store:

Comprising of two stores, the flagship in downtown Lamar and a second in the South Congress (SoCo) district, By George with its expansive collections has become a celebrated shopping destination in Austin. Founded by Katy Culmo, customers are treated to her artistic vision at the high-end womenswear flagship, and similarly at SoCo visitors can enjoy unique pieces in an upbeat, casual environment, whilst the same aesthetic principles have made MenByGeorge a buzzword among the fashion forward male.

Capitol

Charlotte, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rodarte, Christopher Kane, Chloe, Givenchy, Lanvin, Marni, Peter Pilotto, Proenza Shouler, Sacai, The Row

About the store:

The collection at this North Carolina boutique may be geared towards the modern shopper, offering luxe labels such as Alexander McQueen, Givenchy and Lanvin, but the shopping experience is a throwback to the days of old-school customer service, with personal attention and expert opinions.

Case Study

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Unholy Matrimony, Silent by Damir Doma, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, Vivienne Westwood, Rick Owens, Issey Miyake

About the store:

This 2,100 sq ft space is not only filled with racks of clothes to make you stand out from the crowd, but it is also the headquarters of Unholy Matrimony, the avant-garde menswear line by Case Study co-founder Brett Westfall, and a gallery space for local artists.

Chalk

Evanston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rosie Assoulin, Delpozo, Chloé, The Row, Roland Mouret, Hellessy, Sonia Rykiel, Carven, Golden Goose, Maison Michel, Martin Grant

About the store:

Established with the modern woman in mind, Chalk offers an impeccable and freshly edited range of beautifully designed apparel and accessories with an unexpected twist. Tucked away near the city’s fashionable boutique row, visitors can expect a warm welcome as they shop for one of a kind pieces in this hidden gem.

CHUCKiES New York

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Lanvin, Marni, Stella McCartney, Valentino Garavani

About the store:

‘It’s not about what we have,’ Ritch Erani, the owner of this legendary shoe salon, once said. ‘It’s about what we don’t have, what we’ve edited out for you.’ The boutique is renowned for its vision and knack for picking up the hottest runway trends.

Cottage Miami

Miami Beach, United States

Designers to look out for:

Band of Outsiders, Michael Bastian, Rag and Bone, Surface to Air, Saturdays Surf NYC, Officine Generale, Todd Snyder, Stubbs and Wootton, Folk, Wings and Horns.

About the store:

Cottage Miami, housed in a converted garage, is dedicated to the traditional lifestyle of Miami gents, seamlessly blending Northeast prep fashion with Miami beach culture. The whitewashed and distressed wooden backdrop is finished off by sisal rugs and a canoe suspended from the ceiling, while the store’s vintage bureau cash wrap doubles as a bar serving craft beers.

Curve

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Balmain, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Valentino, Versace, Proenza Schouler, Peter Pilotto, Anthony Vaccarello, Altuzarra, Isabel Marant

About the store:

Nevena Borissova is renowned as a buyer who stays ahead of the curve. She opened the original Curve boutique over 15 years ago in Los Angeles, and has since opened in New York, Miami, San Francisco, and the Hamptons. Although she loves to create her own interpretation of what’s hot each season, her mission remains to sell style, not just trends.

David Lawrence

Bellevue, United States

Designers to look out for:

Versace, Versace Collection, Herve Leger, DSquared2, Sand, Viktor & Rolf,

About the store:

Step inside this Washington State boutique and it’s easy to forget that you’re in the land of khaki, flannel and polar fleece. The clothes tags here read like the credits from a GQ or Vogue fashion shoot, with no shortage of Italian labels.

Decades

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Chanel, Hermès, Saint Laurent, Dior, Alaïa, Biba

About the store:

Housed in an iconic Art Deco building on Melrose, Decades is an illustrious vintage and luxury boutique. Co-owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos’ carefully curated edit of authentic treasures and future collectibles has A-listers all over the world snatching up their rare finds.

Edon Manor

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein, Chloe, Gianvito Rossi, Jil Sander, Nina Ricci, Proenza Schouler, Vivienne Westwood

About the store:

Designed to resemble an old English library, this quirky boutique aims to bring a distinctly British combination of tradition and eccentricity to the Big Apple. The stock is deliberately limited but never fails to offer all the trimmings of the season.

Fivestory

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Acne, Alexander Wang, Aquazurra, Balmain, Carven, Comme Des Garcons, Jason Wu, Laurance Dacade, Orley, Visvim, Sacai, Kitsune, Peter Pilotto, Thakoon, Versace, Versus, Anthony Vaccarello, Gianvito Rossi, Sergio Rossi, Calvin Klein,

About the store:

‘There’s a symmetry to an outfit when it works and when it’s balanced,’ explains Claire Distenfeld. ‘You feel it like the balance of the Earth.’ Distenfeld has been collecting beautiful objects for as long as she can remember and has now turned her passion into this cult Upper East Side townhouse boutique.

Forty Five Ten

Dallas, United States

Designers to look out for:

Altuzarra, Comme des Garçons, Emanuel Ungaro, Givenchy, Haider Ackermann, Jason Wu, Jil Sander, Josh Goot, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Moschino, Nicholas Kirkwood, Proenza Schouler, Rick Owens, Rosie Assoulin, Saint Laurent, Thakoon, The Row, Victoria Beckham

About the store:

Dallas is a one-of-a-kind city, and Forty Five Ten is the city's jewel. International designer collections mingle with artisan homewares, an extraordinary apothecary, and a courtyard cafe. Glamorous yet laid back, cutting edge style with warm Texas service, and a constantly evolving mix of the best the world has to offer. It's never the same store twice.

Gallery Aesthete

Chicago, United States

Designers to look out for:

Comme des Garcons, Ann Demeulemeester, Raf Simons

About the store:

The interior of the intentionally hard-to-find Gallery Aesthete was designed by Lukas Machnik to evoke feelings of wonder and to transport customers (those who find it, at least) into a sanctuary of fashion, art and carefully curated style.

Gretta Luxe

Wellesley, United States

Designers to look out for:

Barbara Bui, Chloé, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Proenza Schouler, Stella McCartney, Yigal Azrouel and 3.1 Phillip Lim

About the store:

Showcasing a selection of handpicked items sourced in designer ateliers across the four fashion capitals, this pretty boutique offers clients personalized guidance from accomplished stylists. As owner, Gretta Monahan sums up, ‘every customer gets a celebrity experience from highly a skilled expert.’

Gypsy

Nantucket, United States

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, Rick Owens, Proenza Schouler, Isabel Marant, Erdem, Peter Pilotto, Giada Forte, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, The Elder Statesman

About the store:

Through her peripatetic lifestyle and presence at all the catwalk shows that count, Paola Gonfrade has built a boutique that is elegant, effortless and timeless. The personal stylist hand-picks every item, offering customers an educated interpretation of each season.

H. Lorenzo

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Ann Demeulemeester, Damir Doma, Julius

About the store:

Lorenzo Hadar and his wife pride themselves on their highly curated cast of obscure and provocative designers. Their three stores house a collection that sits on the periphery of mainstream fashion and draws in LA’s creative dressers and trendsetters.

Hampden

Charleston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Carven, Peter Pilotto, Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, Kenzo, by Malene Birger, Thakoon, Veronica Beard

About the store:

After honing her skills as a buyer for Neiman Marcus, Stacy Smallwood brought her keen sense of style to her native South Carolina. In Hampden, she manages to combine fashion edge with Southern charm, offering a collection of seasonal must-have pieces and wardrobe staples.

Hirshleifers

Manhasset, United States

Designers to look out for:

Saint Laurent, Givenchy, AR, The Row, Lucien Pellet Finet, Sacai, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Libertine, Band of Outsiders, Alexander Wang, Thom Browne, Proenza Schouler, Charlotte Olympia, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Phillip Lim, Celine, Loewe, R13, Avant Toi, Frank & Eileen, The Elder Statesman, Moncler

About the store:

Hirshleifers is a continuously expanding boutique selling big-name luxury goods and niche brands. The family-owned business has become a New York institution since Jacob Hirshleifer opened his original Brooklyn fur shop in 1903.

Hu’s Shoes

Washington D.C., United States

Designers to look out for:

Alberto Fermani, Bottega Veneta, Brian Atwood, Chloé, Fendi, Giuseppe Zanotti, Givenchy, Lanvin, Robert Clergerie, Wolford and YSL, Valentino Garavani

About the store:

Located within one block from each other in historic Georgetown, Hu’s Shoes and Hu’s Wear have built up a reputation as the US capital’s leading luxury shopping destination. Marlene Hu Aldaba travels to fashion hubs around the world to find items that speak to her bold, creative vision.

Hu’s Wear

Washington D.C., United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Donna Karan, Givenchy, Junya Watanabe, Lanvin, Mother Denim, Proenza Schouler, Raquel Allegra, Red Valentino, Reed Krakroff, The Row and Yigal Azrouel, Givenchy, Lanvin

About the store:

Located within one block from each other in historic Georgetown, Hu’s Wear and Hu’s Shoes have built up a reputation as the US capital’s leading luxury shopping destination. Marlene Hu Aldaba travels to fashion hubs around the world to find items that speak to her bold, creative vision.

Industrie Denim

San Francisco, United States

Designers to look out for:

Adriano Goldschmied, BLK DNM, Canada Goose, Comme des Garcons Play, Fiorentini + Baker, J Brand, John Elliott + Co, Naked + Famous, Paige, Penfield, Unif.

About the store:

Industrie Denim’s stated mission is to be the best denim store in the world, offering the biggest denim selection, while maintaining a sense of heritage and timelessness. Each shop has a resident ‘jean-ius’ and the changing rooms feature ‘booty cams’ to ensure perfect fit.

Jewelry Gallery at Marissa Collections

Naples, United States

Designers to look out for:

Bochic, Carolina Bucci, Colette, David Webb, Elena Votsi, Federica Rettore, Irene Neuwirth, Monique Pean, Sevan, Sutra, Sylva & Cie, Tamara Comolli

About the store:

From an on-site gemologist to natural fossilised walrus tusks and rare coloured gems, the gallery has it all. There are also in-store stylists to help you to put together outfits from the collections that showcase your precious pieces: this jewellery is meant to be worn.

Joan Shepp

Philadelphia, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rick Owens, Dries Van Noten, Junya Watanabe, Mulberry

About the store:

You’re in good hands at Joan Shepp. The eponymous owner has recently been voted one of Philadelphia’s fashion icons. She and her daughter, Ellen, run their art deco space according to regularly changing themes in support of local museums and events and the boutique offers an eclectic mix of styles and brands

Julianne

Montecito, United States

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Carolina Herrera, Rick Owens, Thom Browne, Saint Laurent, Jason Wu, Mary Katrantzou, J.Mendel, Kaufmanfranco, Nina Ricci, N. 21, Belstaff, Monique Lhuillier

About the store:

A visit to Julianne’s living room is like stepping into your stylish friend’s wardrobe - it’s impeccably edited and unintimidating. Indeed owner Julianne Stark is devoted to finding special pieces for her clientele and her personalised approach inspires the unique shopping experience the boutique is known for.

Kirna Zabête

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Valentino, Givenchy, Proenza Schouler, Chloe, Anthony Vaccarello, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Rosie Assoulin, Stella McCartney, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Sacai, Aurelie Bidermann, Thakoon, R13, Etre Cecile, Maison Michel, Lisa Marie Fernandez, Sophia Webster, Golden Goose

About the store:

‘Whimsy, glamour, femme fatale, fierce, fun...We let the merchandise be the star of the show,’ explain Sarah Easley, whose nickname is Kirna, and Beth Buccini, aka Zabête. Best friends since college, the pair have created a renowned shopping destination for editors, stylists and fashion lovers.

Knit Wit

Philadelphia, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Paul Smith, Jil Sander Navy, Each x Other, Raquel Allegra

About the store:

Ann Gitter’s fashion-forward, contemporary boutique is one of Philadelphia’s original destination shops. Gitter keeps the collection seasonal and up to date through regular trips to Europe and the store’s longevity - and loyal customer base - is down to her unerring eye.

Laboratoria

Houston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Rochas, N 21, Simone Rocha, MSGM, Preen, Golden Goose, A.F. Vandevorst, Thakoon Addition, Holly Fulton, Hussein Chalayan, Sea New York

About the store:

Tatiana Massey moved from Russia to Houston more than a decade ago and describes her store as a ‘chemistry of style’. Despite her new home town’s reputation for conservative dressing, the former model has enjoyed great success with her mix of high-fashion from Russia, London, Paris and New York.

Linda Dresner

Birmingham, United States

Designers to look out for:

Comme des Garçons, Yohji Yamamoto, Junya Watanabe, Haider Ackermann, Sacai, Daniela Gregis, Saint Laurent, Roksanda Ilincic, Giorgio Brato, Marsell

About the store:

The modern space of Linda Dresner’s boutique is scattered with surprises: African beads, Brazilian chairs and antique mannequins. Against this backdrop, and complemented by the changing mood of the seasons, Linda offers her customers a clear fashion identity.

Madison

Beverly Hills, United States

Designers to look out for:

Gianvito Rossi, Premiata, Officine Creative, Rocco P, Calleen Cordero, Jerome C. Rousseau, Rhonda Ochs, Silvano Sassetti, Fiorentini + Baker

About the store:

Madison prides itself on always “finding the needle in the haystack” when it comes to shoes. The Beverly Hills boutique is dedicated to the best and brightest shoe designers and was voted as one of the best boutiques in the world by Italian Vogue.

Mario's

Seattle, United States

Designers to look out for:

Ermenegildo Zegna, Isaia, Boglioli, Hugo Boss, Brunello Cucinelli, Lanvin, Etro, Moncler, Alexander McQueen, The Row, Bottega Veneta, Reed Krakoff, Helmut Lang

About the store:

Mario Bisio and his longstanding team of experienced buyers have brought fashion from all over the world to the Pacific Northwest. Mario’s three stores, in Seattle, Washington, and the Oregon cities of Portland and Tigard, are inviting spaces with relaxed atmospheres.

Marissa Collections

Naples, United States

Designers to look out for:

3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander McQueen, Brunello Cucinelli, Chloe, Erdem, Erickson Beamon, Fendi, Givenchy, Haute Hippie, J Mendel, Jil Sander, Lanvin, L'Wren Scott, Marchesa, Marni, Mary Katranzou, Michael Kors, Moncler, Notte by Marchesa, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Hardy, Rag & Bone, Reed Krakoff, Roberto Cavalli, Stella McCartney, The Row, Valentino, Saint Laurent

About the store:

Marissa Hartington may be the creative force behind this legendary store, but it is very much a family affair. Her husband, Burt, is the business brains and their son, Jay, oversees marketing, menswear and the Jewelry Gallery. The store houses more than 150 labels and Oscar de la Renta, Brunello Cucinelli and Michael Kors have concessions.

McMullen

Piedmont, United States

Designers to look out for:

Carven, Rag & Bone, Thakoon

About the store:

This California boutique strives to offer women a shopping experience that will make them feel confident and beautiful. The look here is understated elegance, relaxed sophistication and effortless chic, with pieces rich in detail, shape and construction that go beyond seasonal trends.

Mel & Me

Cranston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Amina Rubinacci, Blugirl, Emilio Pucci, Fabiana Filippi, Jil Sander Navy, Gianvito Rossi, Lafayette 148, Joseph, Paule Ka, Samira 13 Jewelry, Shay Accessories, Alberta Ferretti, Blumarine, Fabrizio Gianni, Jil Sander, Amanda Wakeley, Moschino Cheap & Chic, Pauw, Piazza Sempione, Stuart Weitzman, Vince, Wolford.

About the store:

Located just minutes from Providence in Rhode Island, Mel & Me carries the designer labels you want to wear and features women’s apparel, jewellery, accessories and handbags. Owners Mel Baker and Brenda Bedrick, along with their team of knowledgeable fashion consultants provide an elite shopping experience.

Muleh

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania, Red Label, Hache, Ter et Bantine,

About the store:

Fit and proportion, feel and texture, colour and finish. This lifestyle boutique takes as its starting concept the belief that fashioning a look and furnishing a room are two sides of the same coin. Its collection features hard to find, critically acclaimed designers.

ODD.

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Barbara Í Gongini, Gareth Pugh, Iris Van Herpen, Issey Miyake, KRISVANASSCHE, Cinzia Araia, ØDD, Mykita, Rombaut, Vivienne Westwood, knomadik by Daniel Patrick, Cedric Jacquemyn, Y/Project, Alexandre Plokhov

About the store:

At the core of ØDD is the belief that fashion is relative to the person, not to the gender. Every season the boutique offers exclusive collaborations with designers and artists to create a constantly evolving space for bold men and women and those who don’t want to be pigeonholed.

Patron of the New

New York, United States

Designers to look out for:

Balmain, Rick Owens, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, L.G.B. Japan, Gareth Pugh, Rodarte, Moschino, Cedric Charlier, Nicolas Andreas Taralis, Hood By Air, KTZ, Juun J, Alexandre Plohkov

About the store:

Patron of the New has established itself as a destination for those with a discerning eye. The darkly romantic New York store, with its warm atmosphere, is reminiscent of the Marais in Paris. Its concept has no formula and its antique fixtures and lighting objects are available to purchase, making this a versatile boutique that’s in constant evolution.

RTW Charleston

Charleston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, Brunello Cucinelli, Peter Cohen, Jean Paul Gaultier, The Row, L'Wren Scott, Roland Mouret, Maiyet, Marc Jacobs, Cedric Charlier, Denis Colomb

About the store:

RTW was a pioneer in the renewal of downtown Charleston, South Carolina, and remains an integral part of the community. The boutique rejects the homogenisation of fashion and aims to help women to define their personal style and simplify their wardrobes.

Ruth Shaw

Baltimore, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang , Belstaff, Cedric Charlier, Etro, Moschino, Peter Pilotto, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Rag and Bone, Schumacher, The Row

About the store:

Named a ‘fashion destination stand-out’ by Harper’s Bazaar and one of Elle magazine’s top 50 boutiques in the US, Baltimore’s original luxury destination aims to combine form, function, fashion and, most importantly, fun. The shop carries the biggest names in international and American design.

Savannah

Santa Monica, United States

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, The Row, Nina Ricci, Jason Wu, Prabal Gurung, Narciso Rodrijuez, Junya Watanabe, Sacai, Gianvito Rossi, Stella McCartney, Maison Martin Margiela, Gianvito Rossi, Thakoon

About the store:

Tirelessly curated by Susan Stone and personally styled for a discerning clientele, Savannah has been the destination for the latest in luxury fashion for the last 30 years.

Serenella

Boston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Bottega Veneta, Tomas Maier, Giambattista Valli, Lucien Pellat-Finet, Aquazurra, Balmain, Belstaff, Cedirc Charlier, Delfina Deletrez, Emilio Pucci, Heve Leroux, Marni

About the store:

Serenella was one of the first high-fashion boutiques to open in Boston and was instrumental in making brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino and Narciso Rodriguez international successes. The store has opened a pop-up shop in Palm Beach and a branch in Nantucket to accommodate its jet-setting clientele.

Tender

Birmingham, United States

Designers to look out for:

Lanvin, Golden Goose, Nina Ricci, Jason Wu, Peter Pilotto, Mary Katranzou, Prabal Gurung, Carven, Anya Hindmarch, Marc Jacobs

About the store:

In a region more known for its car manufacturing industry, Tender offers something a little more luxurious. The boutique is owned by two tireless sisters, Karen and Cheryl Daskas, with a passion for fashion - and for local shopping that supports the community.

The Parliament

Santa Monica, United States

Designers to look out for:

Moncler, Comme Des Garcons, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, Junya Watanabe, Sacai Luck, Kenzo,

About the store:

With its edgy, sophisticated collections, the Parliament stands in stark contrast to its laid-back, sunny surroundings. The shop, owned by Daniel Lipkin, sells only the most sought-after, progressive designers and has attracted a global customer base of tastemakers.

The Webster

Miami, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Aurelie Bidermann, Balmain, Givenchy, Haider Ackerman, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Pierre Hardy, Stella McCartney, Theory, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Jason Wu, Chloé, Maiyet, Charlotte Olympia, Stella Jean, Julien David

About the store:

The Webster is a luxury multi-brand boutique located in the heart of Miami Beach. Housed in an historic Art Deco building designed by the architect Henry Hohauser, it features three floors devoted to fashion, photography and entertainment. The Webster recently opened its second location at the Shops at Bal Harbour.

Tiina the Store

Amagansett, United States

Designers to look out for:

The Elder Statesman, Dosa, Arts & Science, Crippen, Hope, Ancient Greek Sandals, Comme des Garcons SHIRT, Comme des Carcons PLAY

About the store:

TIINA the STORE is the realisation of Tiina Laakkonen’s dream to share and inspire others with her personal taste in fashion, beauty and homeware. The simple selection of items brings her Finnish heritage and international style to the East Hampton countryside.

TNT

Toronto, Canada

Designers to look out for:

Brunello Cucinelli, Chloé, The Row, Balmain, Acne, Y’s, Comme des Garçons, Kenzo, R13, Isabel Marant, Golden Goose, 3.1 Phillip Lim

About the store:

Founders Arie Assaraf and Carrie Richmond started out with a single store on Eglinton Ave. West aiming to ‘cater to the closet’. Today TNT boasts three locations in Toronto occupying over 45,000 sq ft, and one 6000 sq. ft store in Montreal. Each is successfully an extension of a stylish closet, both in mindset and design thanks to its fashion-forward salespeople/stylists who offer bespoke advice in-store as well as personal wardrobe consultations.

Tootsies

Houston, United States

Designers to look out for:

Zuhair Murad, Saint Laurent, Victoria Beckham, Moschino, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Cushnie et Ochs, Rick Owens, Talbot Runhof, Reem Acra

About the store:

Tootsies’ flagship Houston store has become a fashion mecca, with interior-designed fitting rooms, a private room for exclusive shows and a dining room for special customer events. Along with its branches in Dallas and Atlanta, it brings elite European and American labels to the Deep South.

Traffic Men

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Paul Smith, Dolce & Gabbana, Dsquared2

About the store:

This Hollywood boutique caters to the hottest actors, musician and stylists in Tinseltown - as well as the man on the street with rockstar sensibilities. Customers return time and again safe in the knowledge that they will always find the ‘next better’ thing.

Traffic Women

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Jil Sander, Vivienne Westwood, Unconditional, Rick Owens Lilies, Rick Owens Drkshadow, Ann Demeulemeester, Kenzo, Giorgio Brato, Roseanna

About the store:

This Hollywood boutique caters to the hottest actors, musician and stylists in Tinseltown - as well as the woman on the street with rockstar sensibilities. Customers return time and again safe in the knowledge that they will always find the ‘next better’ thing.

What Goes Around Comes Around

Los Angeles, United States

Designers to look out for:

Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Alaia, Givenchy, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Comme des Garçons, Vivienne Westwood, Vintage Rock tees.

About the store:

Owners Gerard Maione and Seth Weisser travel the world to hand-select the finest vintage clothing for their boutiques in New York and LA. With curated items from the 1860s to the 1990s, the world’s largest collection of vintage Chanel and a rock‘n’roll atmosphere, the stores have become a must-visit for the fashion elite.

Zoë

Brooklyn, United States

Designers to look out for:

Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Alexander Wang,Tibi, Frame Denim, NLST

About the store:

If every label tells its own story, then Lisa Brock, the owner of Zoë, likes to give her customers an edit of the best chapters. Her eclectic mix of the most exciting designers brings in an equally eclectic range of customers, from precocious teenagers to groovy matriarchs.