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Boston's Best Shops For Fall And Winter Shoes

It's time to pack away the sandals and start looking for some warmer footwear. With the cold weather approaching, and a whole new fashion season starting up, it's time to focus on fall and winter shoes. Whether it's winter boots, dressy shoes for going out for the night or a great pair you can commute in, these shoe stores in Boston have you covered.
Helens Leather
(Photo credit: Helen's Leather)

Helen's Leather Shop
110 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 742-2077

It's easy to walk right on past this little Charles Street shop. You would certainly never guess that this one store is the largest seller of cowboy boots in the Northeast. But that is exactly Helen's Leather Shop's claim to fame. So as you can imagine, if you're in the market for a great pair of cowboy boots, this store should be your first and last stop. It has a great selection, an amazingly knowledgeable and helpful staff and all boots come with a fair price.

6 Clearway Street
Boston, MA 02115 

Boston's only "secret" shop is also one of its best. Bodega is, at first glance, a pretty typical convenience store. But walk through the secret door in the Snapple machine in the back and you're transported into an entirely different kind of shopping experience. The real store Bodega is one of the best men's shops in Boston, and if it had to be known for just one thing, that thing would be its fantastic shoe selection.

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cuoio shoes
(Photo credit: Cuoio)

150 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 742-4486

Cuoio shoes are trendy, fun and fashionable. But what really keeps customers coming back for more is the great customer service. No matter how busy the shop gets, and on a weekend that can be pretty busy, you will find the staff attentive and ready to help you shop. Add in that it has some of the widest variety in prices in Boston, truly something for every budget, and you've got one great place to shop for your fall and winter shoes.

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Shopping & Style Summer Shoes, Moxie
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51 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 557-9991

Moxie is a fashionista's dream store. You get all of the benefits of a small boutique-style shopping experience mixed in with a selection of the biggest designer name products that you usually only find in a department store. The shop carries a full selection of apparel and accessories. But, of course, it's the shoe selection that earns Moxie a spot on this list. It has great boots and shoes for fall, with no need to hit up the mall.

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luigilolaLuigi & Lola
404 Hanover Street
Boston, ma 02113
(617) 227-0501

Luigi & Lola is a newcomer to the Boston fashion scene. The store opened just this past spring. But already the little boutique has proven to be a big player when it comes to shoes. Luigi & Lola, named for the owners' two dogs, carries a unique selection of shoes that you will not find in every shop in Boston. If you are looking for something fashionable, unique and still high quality, it will quickly become one of your favorite shopping destinations.

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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