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The Closet - CLOSED

175 Newbury St., Boston, MA 02116
+1 617-536-1919
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Crammed and Cramped

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, I was excited to check out this store. I realize any... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2013
Some things never change!

I stopped going into this store BECAUSE of the OWNER! Early on arriving in Boston years ago, I... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2013
Phillip S
Boston, Massachusetts
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High-end consignment clothing shop located on Boston's posh Newbury Street.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good5%
  • Average11%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible17%
13 Nov 2013
“Crammed and Cramped”
23 Jun 2013
“Some things never change!”
175 Newbury St., Boston, MA 02116
Back Bay
+1 617-536-1919
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, I was excited to check out this store. I realize any second hand store is going to be very "hit or miss", but I was disappointed with the level of designers in stock and the totally cramped store....More

3  Thank joycesnorkel
Reviewed 23 June 2013

I stopped going into this store BECAUSE of the OWNER! Early on arriving in Boston years ago, I bought a couple of Versace pants... I thought it was just my imagination that he shot me a look of "you don't deserve these!" I'm the first...More

2  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 25 May 2013

I was very interested in finding this little shop as I am a thriftier, however seeing everyone's reviews caused me to keep on walking when I found it. I didn't feel like having someone ruin my good spirits as so many observed the rude behavior...More

2  Thank Adrienne77
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Consignment shopping is hit or miss but I've had a lot of success at the closet. Items are in very good condition and well priced. It's a well organized store but they have a lot of merchandise so it can be difficult to sort through...More

Thank Kat0425
Reviewed 8 January 2013

I love consignment shops and I really enjoyed The Closet. The staff was friendly and helpful. There was ALOT of stuff so you will be there awhile. They had some great designer things. Unfortunately, it wasn't my lucky day, but my son found a few...More

Thank barbmcintire
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Like all consignment stores you can have an incredible visit with unbelievale inventory and save lots of dough or you can feel like you re at Salvation Army.Fortunately my visits to the Closet have been more of the former as opposed to the latter. Great...More

Thank brian j
Reviewed 17 October 2012 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across the Closet while strolling along Newbury Street on our first visit to Boston. I could not believe the designer shoes and clothing for men. The ladies have a far larger selection. Strangely, I was the one who left with...More

Thank Val-ease
Reviewed 12 March 2012

What a horrible experience - as one user mentioned, the staff is so rude it completely sours any good finds this store has to offer. We went on a Sunday and watched in absolute horror as the owner angrily shoved several older ladies out the...More

7  Thank twograyboys
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Fun to look through the clothes; sometimes you can find a real gem. However, beware: the owner is astonishingly rude, as other reviewers note. No eye contact, dismissive, treats you like you're a bother. I'm one of those people who just has trouble spending money...More

6  Thank 25countries
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Designer jeans for $49.99, what's not to like? All brand names - Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Missoni, Prada, etc, etc. Plan on spending an hour here easy. Loved the experience of shopping at the Closet! Will definitely make it a permanent stop on my travels to...More

1  Thank Wtravel66
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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