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Shop These 5 Boston Boutiques for Stylish Spring Accessories

Bernie Rodgers | March 8, 2021 | Style & Beauty

Although the winter chill is just setting in, it’s never too soon to consider next season’s wardrobe. Here’s a list of chic and bright accessories from local boutiques to add that extra edge as you spring into style.

Skyway by Anne & Valentin, available at Lunette Optic PHOTO: COURTESY OF LUNETT E OPTIC

Skyway by Anne & Valentin, available at Lunette Optic


The fix: Sunglasses

This high-end eyewear boutique provides personally tailored lenses and a decadent range of designer frames from the likes of Cartier, Chanel, Anne & Valentin and Ray-Ban. With five locations in the Massachusetts area, the store also has a fully stocked online shopping platform for those wary of shopping for shades in person. 121 High St., 617.338.7200,

Earrings from Soigné.


The fix: Luxe Headbands or Hats

Former model and pageant queen Ashley Clark integrated the inner workings of the fashion industry into her muscle memory by the time she founded Soigné—and it shows in her curations. Her luxury headbands and hats are handcrafted with a distinctive edge. From the pearl-embellished velvet headband to The Swoop in Venom hat, you’ll love her obsession with detail, technique and craftsmanship. 173 Newbury St., 857.444.2034,

The Pegasi shoe in llaappiiss lazuli from Chris Donovan COURTESY OF CHRIS DONOVAN
The Pegasi shoe in llaappiiss lazuli from Chris Donovan


The fix: Shoes

Chris Donovan has elevated his side-hustle passion project into a full-blown retail sensation, offering an array of singular shoe styles you won’t find anywhere else. There’s a sole fit for everyone, ranging from his ultramodern sleek Lynx pumps to his Alpha boots with signature stacked heel.

laptop case featuring vvintage hardware from deWolfe Leather Goods BY GINA DEWOLFE
laptop case featuring vintage hardware from deWolfe Leather Goods


The fix: Clutch or Purse

Descending from three generations of leather craftsmen, founder Gina deWolfe possessed a genetic disposition for excellent, no-nonsense design. She handpicks every hide and attentively oversees each step in the construction process, creating a range of burnished leather goods that won’t just turn heads but endure the daily grind for years to come. You don’t simply buy a bag from deWolfe—you make a lasting investment. 250 Newbury St.,


The fix: Necklace, Ring or Earrings

Designer Sophie Hughes set out on a mission to make jewelry sustainable when she opened Ore. Graduating with a BFA in metalsmithing from MassArt in 2009, she knew she wanted to launch a brand defined by ethical sourcing and led entirely by women craft smen. This futuristic fashion-forward boutique features a dazzling assortment of luxe jewelry characterized by natural stones and a minimalist charm. 681 Tremont St., 617.247.7426,

Photography by: Courtesy of Lunette Optic; Soigné Luxury Accessories; Chris Donovan; Gina DeWolfe