CONVERSE Design your own pair of Chuck Taylor All-Stars here, but customization is just one of this hot spot for lifestyle apparel’s many exclusive features. Huge selection of Converse gear, including such lines as Jack Purcell, One Star and Star Chevron, and special Boston-centric duds. Open daily 10 am-7 pm. www.converse.com. 348 Newbury St., 617.424.5400. KIT AND ACE This Vancouver based company created its own fabric (Technical Cashmere) in order to be able to provide sophisticated luxury apparel that offers the functionality of sportswear. At the Newbury Street store, patrons can browse contemporary styles, accessories and lifestyle products for men and women. Open M-Sa 11 am-8 pm, Su noon-7 pm. www.kitandace.com. 208 Newbury St., 844.548.6223. UNIQLO This hyper global Japanese apparel brand opens its first Boston concept store in a completely renovated space in the Quincy Market building, offering fans apparel that focuses on fit and fabrics geared toward handling New England’s varied seasonal temperatures. www.UNIQLO.com. 1 Faneuil Hall Square, 877.486.4756. WOOLRICH JOHN RICH & BROS. Venerable American heritage outdoor brand Woolrich has just opened a location on Newbury Street. Shoppers can peruse men’s and women’s outerwear, readyto-wear lifestyle apparel and accessories, and signature items like Woolrich wool blankets. www. woolrich.com. 299 Newbury St., 857.263.7554.