Over the decades Copley Place has become a Boston fashion landmark and a rite of passage for any retail-curious visitor (or well-heeled local shopper).
And now the 33-year-old megaplex in the Back Bay is getting a makeover, with a slew of new luxury flagships — and some expanded high-end mainstays — set to open this fall.
“It’s over 30 years old, and we needed some upgrades,” says Debora Konig, Copley Place’s marketing director.
That means marble and stone floors, a family
restroom (it’s never too early to get them started on luxury browsing), and more than 50 revamped storefronts. The upgrade began in late 2015 and will end this fall.
What does this mean for you, eager buyer?
Four newcomers will arrive in the weeks ahead: Christian Louboutin, Saint Laurent, APM Monaco, and TOD’s. This is Christian Louboutin’s first Boston location, and the shop — known for spiky stilettos with crimson soles —will sell women’s and men’s shoes, along with bags, and leather. Saint Laurent, the iconic 1960s brand seen on everyone from Princess Margaret to Kendall Jenner, will stock shoes, jewelry, leather goods, and more. APM Monaco specializes in silver jewelry, and Italian brand TOD’s will sell its signature brightly colored loafers, bags, and luggage.
Longtime tenants will also expand with the renovation. Look for updated versions of Salvatore Ferragamo, David Yurman, and Dior. A new iteration of Jimmy Choo has already opened and has started to sell both men’s and women’s shoes.
“Now, it’s one long luxury row,” Konig says.
When half of benefits are spent on shelf-stable ingredients, the results don’t look much like dinner.Continue reading »
Please learn from my example.Continue reading »
Soak in the sights of our city by sipping on some of these rooftops and patios — some open only for Wednesday — before the cold weather returns.Continue reading »
We’ve come to expect things so quickly in every corner of our lives that experts caution it’s making us less patient.Continue reading »
The actress’s passionate Facebook post was in response to a controversy surrounding an outfit she wore Tuesday to a photo call for her new thriller, ‘‘Red Sparrow.’’Continue reading »
Kaufer founded TripAdvisor, now headquartered in Needham, when he had problems finding an unbiased hotel review.Continue reading »
As he has done in the past, Brady advocates eating “real foods” and achieving balance — almost to an extreme.Continue reading »
If you like beer, consider any consumption of spent grain as beneficial recycling or what the ReGrained founders call “edible upcycling.”Continue reading »
The Celtics guard was on with Jimmy Kimmel.Continue reading »