Follain South End

Store Director Hilary’s Favorite Boston Spots

Store Director Hilary’s Favorite Boston Spots

Follain South End

Our South End location in Boston was the first-ever Follain store to open. It was a labor of love, as founder and CEO Tara Foley worked on all aspects of the store and even hand painted the walls. The store officially opened for business in 2013 and since then, it’s become a staple of the neighborhood, which is known for its small businesses. Here, Store Director Hilary Falcon dishes on her favorite places in the South End and beyond. 

Meet Hilary

Hilary is an inspiration seeker, passionate about creative expression in photography and interior design. Creating health and wellness rituals is also important to her: She loves cooking, brewing herbal teas, diffusing essential oils at home, and setting aside time to take a bath, light candles, and put her phone away. She strives to cultivate peace and beauty in every facet of her life.


Favorite Places in Boston

Down Under Yoga

Best Places for Wellness in Boston: Down Under Yoga

“I’ve been practicing yoga for nearly 15 years, and when I’m not in my at-home studio space, I’m taking classes with Down Under’s Gregor Singleton to calm and reset.”

Formaggio Kitchen

Best Places for Wellness in Boston: Formaggio Kitchen Boston South End“It’s no secret I visit this European-style gourmet food shop nearly every day. It carries all of my favorite indulgences, from artisanal cheeses and wine to small batch jams, pastas and chocolates.”

Armory Park

Best Places for Wellness in Boston: Armory Park

“I love living next to this wide-open space with epic sunset views. There’s nothing like a walk and a beautiful sunset to clear my head.”

Patch NYC

Best Places for Wellness in Boston: Patch NYC

Don Carney and John Ross’ textile designs, prints, and homewares are consistently striking and original. I’ve been visiting the design duo’s shop in the South End for years.”

Viola Lovely

Best Places for Wellness in Boston: Viola Lovely

Image: Racked

I used to work in fashion and appreciate Lisa Cancelli’s sharp edit.”

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Best Places for Wellness in Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

“Sauntering through the plant and light-filled courtyard of a world-renowned art collector never gets old.”

ER Butler
Best Places for Wellness in Boston: ER Butler

“A showroom for refined, elegant hardware and jewelry featuring designers I covet, such as Ted Muehling and Gabriella Kiss.”

When you’re in Boston, come visit Follain at our South End or Beacon Hill locations. And for more local Boston recommendations, check out our Pinterest board.

December 3, 2018

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