You might walk right past this shop that caters to an ultra exclusive audience interested in one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories—a convenience store and a secret entrance are part of the gimmick. Open M-Sa 11 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 6 Clearway St.
Design your own pair of Chuck Taylor All-Stars here. Huge selection of Converse gear, including lines like Jack Purcell, One Star and Star Chevron. Open daily 10 am-7 pm. 348 Newbury St., 617.424.5400.
Popular with the youth culture, this world-famous, air-cushioned footwear brand offers classic boots and new designs. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. 201 Newbury St., 617.585.1460.
HEART & SOLE
Mother-daughter-owned North End shop offering ontrend women’s shoes, jewelry and accessories at affordable prices. Open M-W 11 am-6 pm, Th 11 am-7 pm, F-Sa 11 am-8 pm, Su noon-6 pm. 354 Hanover St., 857.239.9426.