Brookline, Massachusetts: Fashion Capital?

Welcome to Brookline, Massachusetts, a close-knit yet bustling suburb located on the edge of Boston that’s home to countless small businesses. While in some parts of the country local shops and specialty stores are considered dying entities, businesses such as  Brookline Booksmith, Eureka! Games and Puzzles, Cleveland Circle Travel, and even Simons Shoes  are thriving due to their long history with the community and attention to personal detail.

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Nestled along Beacon Street and bisected by the lifeline that is Harvard Street, the neighborhood of Coolidge Corner is home to numerous restaurants, cafes, and stores, (including Simons Shoes!) that continue to prosper.

 

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In Boston, Newbury Street reigns supreme as the fashion mecca of Massachusetts, however we think our little corner of the Greater Boston Area deserves its own day in the sun.  Today, we’re featuring outfits made entirely of items available RIGHT NOW online and in store from some of Coolidge Corner’s top shopping destinations.

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This easy, breezy look is FABULOUS for a warm summer day.  Bonus: Your feet will LOVE you for treating them to a day spent in these comfy yet cute beauties by Rieker Shoes.

Boho Mini Dress from Leaf Boutique, $50

Sunday Afternoon Riviera Hat from Simons Shoes, $30

Rieker Aileen (67366) from Simons Shoes, $120

18K Dewdrop Small Gold Ring from Fire Opal, $625

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Perfect comfy brunch look. Done and done.

Sleeveless tie jumpsuit from Gap, $60

1969 Icon Denim Jacket from Gap, $69.95

Superga Classic Cotu Sneaker from Simons Shoes, $67

Hobo Danette Turquoise Wallet from Simons Shoes, $118

 

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This is a great for a night at the symphony or perhaps an evening of schmoozing  at an art gallery.

Cropped Black Jumpsuit from Leaf Boutique, $54

Hobo Sander Bag from Simons Shoes, $248

Naot Pixie Wedge Sandal in Teal, $150 

Mobile Bunches Earrings from Fire Opal, $280

Large Fine Silver Three Circle Necklace from Fire Opal, $130

 

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Your go-to cozy, comfy travel outfit

Ombre Comfy Top from Leaf Boutique, $58 

Hue Ultra Leggings (U12665) from Simons Shoes, $36

Khloe Wedge by Kork-Ease from Simons Shoes, $150

Rome Triple Wrap Leather Bracelet from Mint Julep, $32

Bayou Hobo Tote from Simons Shoes, $268

So as you’re swapping out the winter and summer wardrobes and evaluating your summer fashion needs, don’t forget about all the chic, local shopping options such as Simons Shoes, Fire Opal, Leaf Brookline, and Mint Julep here in Coolidge Corner!

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