Best Places For Summer Accessories On The North Shore

June 18, 2013 6:00 AM

(Photo Credit: SWAG)

Summer is here. And besides the nice weather, barbecues and beach days, fashion fanatics look forward to is great summer accessories. If you find yourself lacking in this season’s colorful jewelry, a trusty pair of flip flops or a much-needed pair of sunglasses, the North Shore is full of great boutiques that have what you need. Forget about having to head into Boston to find unique summer accessories. Check out these places instead.

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(Photo Credit: The Boutique)

(Photo Credit: The Boutique)

The Boutique
6 Front St.
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 741-4141

If you’re looking for great summer accessories, head over to The Boutique and get ready to shop. This great little store in Salem has plenty of clothes to make any fashionista drool. But what it is really known for is its totally affordable accessories. Always right on top of the trends, you will find the perfect trinket to complete your summer outfit at The Boutique. Be aware that The Boutique just moved from its old location on Derby Street to its new spot on Front Steet in Salem.

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(Photo Credit: Two Girls Shop)

(Photo Credit: Two Girls Shop)

Two Girls Shop
320 Derby St.
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 744-5191

Two Girl’s Shop has a quaint location on Derby Street. The store has an amazing collection of unique clothing and an even more amazing selection of accessories. If green clothing is your thing, you’ll find that this shop has a wide selection of organic offerings. From scarves to clutches, you’ll find a wide selection that will fit your budget and your wardrobe.

Forget-Me Not Consignment Shop
31 S. Main S.
Ipswich, MA 01938
(978) 356-3211

This shop will appeal to those who are looking for quality accessories versus the cheapest ones possible. While the finds are still on trend, they aren’t so trendy that you’ll feel silly wearing them the next season — or even a few seasons later. Forget-Me Not has unique bags, shoes and jewelry that will instantly update your summer wardrobe.

(Photo Credit: SWAG)

(Photo Credit: SWAG)

SWAG Boutique
67 High St.
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 304-1532

If you have champagne taste on a beer budget, head directly to SWAG in Danvers. You will find a great collection of new and gently used high-end designer clothing and accessories at unbelievable prices. If you normally don’t like shopping consignment, SWAG will change your mind. Forget about digging through piles of stuff no one would ever want to wear again. Each piece has been carefully selected for its fashionable look, its great condition and its amazing price.

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(Photo from Accessories by Blass)

(Photo from Accessories by Blass)

Accessories by Blass
10 Bessom St.
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 631-2124

Accessories by Blass is the brainchild of Elaine Blass. Since 1992, she has been stocking her shelves with gorgeous little treasures any woman would love to fill her closet with. The shop feels more like a beautifully curated collection than shelves of merchandise. Accessories by Blass has unique pieces of jewelry, stunning belts, quality handbags and a small but wonderful collection of luggage for the fashionable traveler.

Renee Mallett is the author of several books about art, culture, and New England. She was the owner and director of an art gallery and has written about arts and entertainment on a national level for several print and online journals. Her work can be found at

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