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Classy Castoffs

A vintage shop with Newbury Street style



ne person’s trash is another’s treasure. And Castanet, lying low in the basement of a Newbury Street brownstone, is a treasure trove of gently worn luxury clothing and accessories. Castanet’s unique consignment inventory is a testament to the good taste of Bostonians—especially the ones who shop in this neighborhood (and their famous Brahmin thrift). You’ll find everything from vintage Dior bags and contemporary Chloe to jewelry reminiscent of your grandmother’s heirlooms.


Fifteen percent of Americans shop at a consignment shop in a given year, compared to 11 percent who shop in a factory-outlet mall and 21 percent who shop in a major department store.