SHAWLS AND SCARVES
131 Charles St
Head to Crush to snag one of Sir Alistair Rai’s beautiful scarves in vibrant prints for $48. These scarves can be worn in myriad ways. Drape one around your neck or loosely around your shoulders for an effortless look. And if you’re unsure of how to wear your scarf, the Crush girls will surely help you out.
120 Charles St
If you prefer solid colored shawls, pop over to Cibeline on Charles Street. Fashion designer, Cibeline Sariano showcases her own designs at her Charles Street store. Aside from her own creations, Cibeline sells accessories, including a collection of pashminas with colorful names such as butter, raspberry and royal turquoise. These shawls are priced at $48 and will serve double duty to keep you warm and add style and a bit of pizzazz to your outfit.
214 Newbury St
Zara’s sweaters come in all colors of the rainbow, or so it seems. With a budget of $50, you’ll have trouble deciding whether you want a traditional cardigan ($29.90) or a v-neck sweater/cardigan ($49.90) in an array of colors perfect for fall. Think aubergine and forrest green. Should you choose to spend more money, Zara also has affordable cashmere sweaters that are guaranteed to keep you warm and toasty.
1 Faneuil Hall Sq
Urban Outfitters is not just for teens and those in their 20s. The store features wallet friendly articles of clothing that can be integrated into any wardrobe. Try the Staring at Stars Marled Wide Open Placket Cardigan ($49.00) in yellow, purple, black or green. Don’t forget to check out the men’s department for sweaters. The men’s Charles And 1/2 Nubby V-Neck Sweater come in at $49.00 and in a small or medium would work well with skinny jeans and over a blouse.
350 Washington St
The best TJ MAXXes are outside the city in Cambridge or Brookline. If you don’t have time to go far however, head over to the store on Washington Street. It won’t be difficult to find turtlenecks and v-neck sweaters from top designers at affordable prices. You never know what you’ll find, but that’s where the fun begins.
Martini blogs on the Boston fashion scene at BeyondBostonChic.com. She goes in search of the latest trends and snaps shots of men and women around the city who really understand style.