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The Red Barn of Woodbridge is one of the area's favorite local boutiques. It has even been voted "best clothing store." The shop sells women's clothing, accessories, jewelry and all kinds of interesting gifts and home items. All the staff are artists and artistic people, so they can always help you pick out something special and unique that fits your personal style.
Where else could you find a music venue that offers a vintage clothing boutique upstairs? Probably not many places, but The Space in Hamden offers a small performance area (fits about 150 people) with plenty of local bands and theme nights filling out the weekly schedule.
Although it is paired with the mega-chain Barnes and Noble, it does not take away from the breathtaking selection at this bookstore, the largest in Connecticut. You can take a book or periodical to the cafe, which serves Starbucks coffee and other delectable goodies. If you promised someone a souvenir Yale t-shirt or baby onesie, this is the best place in town to find insignia clothing and university paraphernalia. If you need stationery supplies, you can get those here, too.
Located right in Downtown New Haven, the Broadway Shopping District is home to over 50 different shops. From cute boutiques to jewelry stores and beauty products, the Broadway Shopping District is one of the most popular shopping areas in New Haven. When it's time to rest your feet, there are several restaurants and cafes in the area as well.
This funky (and popular with the Yale crowd) bookstore offers an expansive selection for all ages and tastes, plus a fun adjoining cafe to grab a bite or drink and to further enjoy the literary experience. The store faces busy Chapel Street and if you are lucky enough to grab a place by the window, you can add people watching to the experience. Close to the Yale University Art Gallery and other Yale attractions, Atticus is a great place for the bookish as well as the hungry tourist.
Wave is a gallery and boutique shop located in Downtown New Haven. Wave specializes in beautiful jewelry and handmade crafts, gifts and other decor items. The friendly staff is happy to help you with anything from picking out that perfect pair of earrings to match your outfit to finding the perfect gift for your friend's wedding.
Located in New Haven's historic and vibrant downtown area, and bordered by Yale University, Chapel Street and the eponymous historic district that surrounds it have been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1984. Take a stroll down the street to check out the plethora of architectural styles represented here in one of New Haven's most well known areas. Nowadays most of the buildings date from the 18th Century through the 20th Century.
Raggs has been a staple in New Haven for men's fashions for over 30 years. The boutique carries everything from suits to jeans, t-shirts, shoes and other accessories. Brand names like Hugo Boss, Citizens of Humanity and J.D. Fisk are well represented on the Raggs' shelves.
idiom is one of New Haven's favorite boutiques. The boutique stocks a wide array of women's clothing and accessory styles, from trendy and modern to classic and elegant. The store also stocks jewelry, bath and body products and all kinds of home decor products and fun gifts. For the girl with style looking for that perfect piece, idiom should be a stop on the journey.
The Shops at Yale is a main shopping district of New Haven located right next to Yale University at Chapel and Broadway. There are over 50 shops and boutiques lining these streets, making it a perfect destination for a day of window shopping or a full-blown spree. In addition to all the shops, the area also boasts over 100 different restaurants, so you never have to go too far to refuel and recharge.
If you're style is a little more vintage than modern trends, then Fashionista Vintage & Variety is for you. There's a great selection for both men and women, so everyone can find something they want. In addition to the clothing, Fashionista also carries great vintage shoes and accessories.
Do you enjoy all things cheese, seasonal contemporary cuisine and the Quebecois classic poutine? Look no further than Caseus in New Haven. Caseus offers a traditional sit-down bistro open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. Dishes include the classic steak frites, moules frites and even local specialties like lobster pie. Unique food items are also sold at the bistro, including chocolates, cheeses, olives, oils and more.