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When Nicole Gagnon, PR Manager at the Liberty Hotel, isn't planning clever extras for Fashionably Late or making sure you downward dog it up at free yoga classes, you can often find her shopping. Here are the six spots Nicole frequents from the Pru to Chinatown and even right in the hotel's backyard on Charles Street.


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Crush Boutique

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The shop on Charles Street is super-close to the hotel, so it's perfect for when I need to pop in on a Friday afternoon to find a last-minute weekend outfit. They also have a good amount of Shoshanna dresses, which are my go-to uniform for work. They fit me perfectly and the stretch ponte material is like butter.

Angel Beauty

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A little hole-in-the-wall, easy-to-miss beauty supply store in Chinatown. They sell the Japanese Bioré line here, which is different (and better, in my opinion) that the US line. Lots of good masks, lip balms, face washes, etc. at reasonable prices. I could spend hours in here.

MiniLuxe

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My hands-down fave nail spot in the city. In addition to the fab manis/pedis, they have a super-cute retail wall with Hanky Panky thongs, Emi Jay hair bands, and their own line of scrubs and lotions (I love the Lemon-Aid body cream—it smells divine).

Wolford Copley Place

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I am obsessed with their printed tights. I love anything in the sahara (beige) and black color—the Dolly Dots pattern is my current fave—with a black mini-dress and black booties, it's an easy outfit that let's the tights be the star. They have good sales at the turn of seasons. Their tights are worth the extra money as they are made extremely well and never (I mean never) snag.

Louis Vuitton

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Louis Vuitton has a special place in my heart because I'll only go here when I am celebrating a personal accomplishment and want to treat myself—for example, I splurged on a Speedy 30 when I got a promotion at work a few years ago while living in NYC. The bag will forever remind me of this accomplishment. It's my thing. The recent collab with Yayoi Kusama was insanely gorgeous. I love the colorful, playful take on the classic LV pieces.

Saks Fifth Avenue

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I always get complimented on my fragrance, which is Bond No. 9 Bleecker Street. It's a masculine scent, not floral or girly at all, which I love. The bottles are gorgeous and I like to display them on a bookshelf in my bedroom. The ladies who work this counter (it's at Saks at the Prudential) are the sweetest.

Crush Boutique

The shop on Charles Street is super-close to the hotel, so it's perfect for when I need to pop in on a Friday afternoon to find a last-minute weekend outfit. They also have a good amount of Shoshanna dresses, which are my go-to uniform for work. They fit me perfectly and the stretch ponte material is like butter.

Angel Beauty

A little hole-in-the-wall, easy-to-miss beauty supply store in Chinatown. They sell the Japanese Bioré line here, which is different (and better, in my opinion) that the US line. Lots of good masks, lip balms, face washes, etc. at reasonable prices. I could spend hours in here.

MiniLuxe

My hands-down fave nail spot in the city. In addition to the fab manis/pedis, they have a super-cute retail wall with Hanky Panky thongs, Emi Jay hair bands, and their own line of scrubs and lotions (I love the Lemon-Aid body cream—it smells divine).

Wolford Copley Place

I am obsessed with their printed tights. I love anything in the sahara (beige) and black color—the Dolly Dots pattern is my current fave—with a black mini-dress and black booties, it's an easy outfit that let's the tights be the star. They have good sales at the turn of seasons. Their tights are worth the extra money as they are made extremely well and never (I mean never) snag.

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton has a special place in my heart because I'll only go here when I am celebrating a personal accomplishment and want to treat myself—for example, I splurged on a Speedy 30 when I got a promotion at work a few years ago while living in NYC. The bag will forever remind me of this accomplishment. It's my thing. The recent collab with Yayoi Kusama was insanely gorgeous. I love the colorful, playful take on the classic LV pieces.

Saks Fifth Avenue

I always get complimented on my fragrance, which is Bond No. 9 Bleecker Street. It's a masculine scent, not floral or girly at all, which I love. The bottles are gorgeous and I like to display them on a bookshelf in my bedroom. The ladies who work this counter (it's at Saks at the Prudential) are the sweetest.