The Emporium (Wheelock Place)

One of the best stores here, carrying a wide range of women’s apparel, accessories, shoes and even artworks and home decor pieces. The layout is spacious and inviting, chockfull of local labels like Trixilini (from $99) and Triologie (from $89), as well as whimsical shoes by Sole2Sole (from $20). The cabinets from Gaia Living ($3,000) are also a top draw(er).