This leading local gift shop may have more quirk per square foot than anywhere else in the city. Their tagline ("unexplained necessities") may offer cold comfort as you stagger home laden with art papers, hilarious hipster stationery, a Beehouse teapot, seven reusable bags, a log-shaped book on contemporary Japanese forest culture and a vegetable peeler in the shape of the Kraken.
When it comes to shopping, Boston has it all. The city has a wealth of notable shops offering high end fashion, quirky gifts, cutting edge shoes, home and garden decor, quality vintage, locally-made products, gourmet specialty items, and more. Whether you’re looking for the perfect outfit for a dinner at one of Boston’s best restaurants or a good book to read while enjoying a hot drink at one of the best coffee shops in Boston, there’s a store for you. Shop til you drop with our guide to the best shopping in Boston, then rejuvenate at one of Boston’s best spas.
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