How did the most American of retailers get mixed up with a hoity-toity Parisian boutique?
The current darlings of the bubbly set, these boutique growers make Champagne from grapes grown on their own small estates.
Indeed, Limato was practically a boutique business unto himself.
If you live in California and you want to buy a sweater from a boutique in New York, you go their website and buy it.
Instead, they waited until it was over before visiting a boutique near the duomo to buy underwear for Amanda.
Mrs. Kennedy went to a boutique on the East Side to order the outfit.
The science of intentional drug use for enhanced athletic performance is a boutique business, says Kent Sepkowitz.
And what revelation so awful as that he has stood in a—in a—boutique?'
It was merrier in the boutique to chat with customers, yet she started fairly, and for a week earned a franc a day.
While I was in the boutique of a little jeweller, the Princess Bariatinski came in, with one of her female attendants.
"fashion shop," 1953, earlier "small shop of any sort" (1767), from French boutique (14c.), from Old Provençal botica, from Latin apotheca "storehouse" (see apothecary). Latin apotheca directly into French normally would have yielded *avouaie.