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Editors’ Choice 

La Mia Moda, Andover

Standout Qualities: A contemporary luxury boutique, La Mia Moda translates to “my style” in Italian and that’s exactly what the boutique delivers: personal style with only the best contemporary women’s wear on the market.

Philosophy: The store’s vision and philosophy is shaped by European design and trending luxury women’s wear, all geared toward cultivating a welcoming, upscale shopping experience for each customer. 

What’s Unique: The store carries designers such as Rachel Comey, Mother Denim, Closed, IRO, Maison Pere, Ulla Johnson, and more.

Insider Tip: With regular newsletters and daily social media posts, customers can always check out new arrivals, sales, promos, and styling tips. A rewards points program is also available to repeat clients.

1 Main St., Andover, 978-409-2797,


Readers’ Choice 

J.Mode, Salem

Philosophy: The guiding philosophy of J.Mode is contemporary lifestyle fashions from designers that make fashion happen such as DVF, Nicole Miller, Tracy Reese, Bailey 44, Velvet, Joe’s Jeans, and many more. They love working with customers to update wardrobes with the right designers, styles, fits, and fabrics. 

Fun Fact: Courtney Gibbs, daughter of J.Mode owner Janet Barsanti, opened Curtsy this year, across the street from J. Mode, and the mother-daughter duo acts as a “buying team” searching the markets for current fashions as well as gifts and baby fashions. Another daughter, Brooke Barsanti, creates and manages the social media advertising for both brands.

17 Front St., Salem, 978-744-7007,