Fashion & Style

Madison shoe store Shoo proclaims itself “the definition of footwear.” Its dozens of varieties of classic and funky footwear for men and women represents a unique selection of shoes — many not readily available elsewhere in the state — but they also sell accessories, clothing and local artwork.

State Street boutique Citrine sells a dress for any occasion. Owner Ellen Despins opened the boutique in 2007 in the former home of The Jewelers Workshop, an artist’s gallery and studio that had been open since the 1970s. Despins tore out the drop-ceiling and discovered spacious, vaulted cei…

At local boutique Twigs, every item has a story. Owner Jen Van Wart and her store employees are happy to share that story with shoppers, offering a personal connection to a number of American designers featured in the store.