The Styles Taking the Boston Fashion Scene by Storm

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We think you’d agree that a boring wardrobe is a drag—that’s where we come in! The IM Boston Marketplace is home to the trendiest high-end items Boston designers have to offer. We have scoured the city for the best fashion it has to offer, as well as searched all over New England for designers with incredible stories. Each piece featured has compelling history behind it, and we are dedicated to sharing it all.

Our collection spans from festival clothing to evening wear and everything in-between. Let us pick out the newest additions to your wardrobe! We have just what you need to show off your style this summer.

In the article below we will walk you through our Boston shopping guide to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Protect Your Vision, Protect the Planet

IGoVille

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Been on the lookout for a fashion-forward pair of sunglasses that are also budget-friendly?

IGoVille has created a fashionable line of sunglasses that are chic, eco-friendly and reasonably priced! The Lade-Retro Plastic and Bamboo Sunglasses are a great way to tie any outfit together. Grab a book, a towel and hit the beach with your new sunnies!

 

Accessories that have a conscience are the best kind of accessories.

Not only will you look great, you will also feel great knowing that you just contributed to aiding children in Sub-Saharan Africa. They are also made with the intent to do the least amount of environmental harm possible, these sunglasses really are all the best.

 

Pair them with a shirt from BIRA Shop or Arsie and Fire, and a pair of dark wash jeans and there you go! The perfect outfit for sunset drinks with friends!

Block those rays with your new stylish sunglasses: IGoVille

Spotlight on traditional textiles

BIRA Shop

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Have you noticed that your wardrobe is made up of only neutrals lately? Can’t find a single color in your closet?

It’s time to change that!

 

The BIRA Shop collection consists of an amazing selection of brightly colored clothing. The designer, Louise Kamya, has the goal of “Embracing African History Through Culture”- and she as most definitely accomplished that. Her pieces bring together modern fashion and African history to create a fun and exciting product. They are all carefully crafted for great quality and are available at an affordable price. Even more exciting, Louise sources her textiles from factories in the root of Central Kampala. These are the must-have, authentic designs you have been looking for.

You cannot go wrong with anything you choose, but  the Off the Shoulder Bell Sleeve Top is a top-seller!

Find your new favorite top now: BIRA Shop

Rock a tee, rep the rhythm

Arsie & The Fire

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Biggie Smalls, Lauryn Hill and Beyonce- what do all of these legends have in common?

They all inspired Ryan Richard Clark to create this exclusive collection.

 

Arsie & The Fire is without a doubt your new go-to for comfy and stylish statement pieces. Clark pays tribute to musical legends of today and tomorrow with his debut collection, The Sixteens. We know that there are tons of options out there that feature these legends, but trust us, these are something more.

By blending street art and geometry, Arsie & The Fire creates truly one-of-a-kind pieces. Shop his incredible selection of cropped sweaters, hoodies, and loose tees for a new take on a classic style.

The Zion T-Shirt is a great option for both men and women to add into their wardrobe. For guys, pair it with ripped skinny jeans and high tops; and for girls wear it as a t-shirt dress, layer some necklaces and a pair of high tops. Also, the Biggie Crop Sweatshirt (pictured above) and a pair of high-waisted jeans is a great look for a concert date! Grab this insta-worthy sweatshirt now before they sell out!

Get your legendary sweatshirt ASAP: Arsie & The Fire

Handmade for your next special occasion

Wild & Free

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Turn heads in Wild & Free’s stunning handmade jewelry. MK Byrne is a local designer whose craftsmanship is unlike any other.

We know what you’re thinking: that’s what they all say. But it’s true, just look for yourself!

 

Among many things, Byrne’s designs are inspired by her various, exciting travels. Her business has heart, as it was built around her interactions with engineering and craftsmanship as a child. This gives each of her luxurious pieces its own, unique story of adventure and inspiration.

The singularity necklace (pictured), is a symbol of great energy, and individual potential. She has a beautiful collection of elegant pieces that will complete any look you put together- like the next one!

 

Shop this handmade piece today: Wild & Free

Trends that turn heads

BusyDayShopping

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Stay frugal and fashionable with BusyDayShopping. When (then college-junior) Liz DeAndrade established this brand, she had a very specific goal in mind: create clothes for the everyday girl, who could be stylish without breaking the bank.

Exactly what we’ve all been looking for!

 

Liz’s trendy line extends from classic off-the-shoulder tops, to gorgeous embroidered pieces—such as the rose-embroidered cocktail dress pictured above. Dress this dress down by throwing on a jean jacket and sandals, or  dress it up with heels and a decadent necklace.

Add this piece, and many more to your closet ASAP and you’ll notice how quickly they become your go-tos!

 

Get the trendiest pieces that Boston has to offer: BusyDayShopping

 

 

Exploring the beauty of the kimono

Faburiq

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Stand out from the crowd with an elegant bowtie from Faburiq men’s haberdashery! These bowties are unlike any you’ll see in stores- they’re made with vintage Japanese kimono fabric. Garnered all the way from Japan, they are hand sewn in Lowell, Ma. The combination of Japanese heritage and local history sews in a story you’ll want to share with everyone.

Feel like your outfits have been a little dull lately?

Turn that around with one of Faburiq’s accessories. Each option has their own unique flair, will add a luxurious feel to your average suit and above all, will step up your fashion game. This Petunia Karabana Bowtie is sure to have everyone in your office complimenting you!

Remember: they are quite literally one-of-a-kind. Once the fabric has been used up no more accessories with the same pattern will be made. So, get yours before your favorite print is gone!

 

Shop the accessories every man needs: Faburiq Store

Let your true colors shine

ChicNiCity

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Spice up your wardrobe with ChicNiCity! This brand uses ethnic prints to create gorgeous, versatile pieces that you have to get your hands on stat. The company’s main goal is to be both “chic in your ethnicity”, and “chic in the city.” Thus, they’ve created silky, comfortable fabrics that are perfect for your next evening out, or island getaway.

Fun and functional- two things that are probably missing from your closet.

This dress will solve that problem quickly! The stunning color makes a statement that no other item can and the bell sleeves and midi length are right on trend. All of these element make this item unlike anything else on the market. Have your friends green with envy by showing up to dinner in this dress.

 

Grab yours now so you can say you got it first!: ChicNicity

Look red carpet ready

Casa de Angelina

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This fun and flirty shop is filled with endless options for your night out on the town. Designer Angelina looks to create elegant designs that are tailored to the tastes of modern women and has done an exceptional job at doing so.

Just take a look for yourself- we are sure you will find a dress that will be the star of your wardrobe.

Whether you’re meeting your husband for drinks, or celebrating your birthday with your best girlfriends, there is an option that is sure to make you the center of attention! Catch everyone’s eyes on the dance floor with this sparkly Ms. Lavantine Sleeveless A-Line Mini Dress. Is it too cold out to go without a coat? Pair it with a leather jacket and it is the perfect blend of edgy and elegant.

 

Get your exclusive, custom made dress now: Casa de Angelina

 

 

Namastay in style

Irina Gorbman Fashion

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Yoga is all about getting to a calmer state of mind, taking some time for yourself and finding balance within. The leggings found in the Irina Gorbman’s shop are the perfect compliment to your daily yoga practice.

Ommmmm…breathe in, breathe out.

Irina’s leggings are directly inspired by her paintings. They are transferred onto the sports lycra material, which them into an actual, wearable work of art. One of our best-sellers is the Sedona Mountain Yoga Leggings. They truly bring nature closer to you and go perfectly with a simple top or sports bra. Now you are all set for shavasana!

IM Boston works tirelessly to support Boston Designers. By shopping at the IM Boston Marketplace you too are supporting these local artists. Another benefit of purchasing these products is that you are ultimately able to earn points that can be used for future purchases in the shop.

Want even more of these incredible pieces, and stories? You’re in luck! Head over to IM Boston’s Marketplace  now, to see more of these, and many other local designers. Don’t miss out on these stunning, one-of-a-kind homegrown pieces. Shop now!

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