Nantucket Style

The Blue Beetle

by Sarah McNamara

The Blue Beetle
The Blue Beetle

If you are searching for a store that is classic Nantucket, look no further than the Blue Beetle boutique on Main Street. Think grosgrain ribbon, monograms, nautical motifs, preppy
prints, navy blues and punchy pastels.

They stock an amazing collection of clothing, scarves, bags, jewelry, monogrammed items, and unique Nantucket gifts that you won’t find anywhere else.

Gathering her inspiration from art, travel, and fashion, owner Liz Hughes strives to make every customer feel like she’s the best dressed girl on Nantucket. This little boutique is sure to keep you looking stylish from head to toe to home!

Their product line ranges from comfortable and casual to classic and elegant, perfect for an island summer.

Blue Beetle
Some of Blue Beetle’s products (l to r): Starfish necklaces and earrings in silver and gold, starting at $25; Navy blue dress (l) available in a variety of colors, $148; Nantucket Island enamel charm with chain $70 (charm and chain can be purchased separately).









This one-stop shop will also accessorize you with eye-catching jewelry, a matching handbag, and shoes. If you’re looking for a unique gift for the    “hostess with the mostess” or creative ideas for bridesmaids and wedding party gifts, make sure you look here first.

The Blue Beetle is located at 12 Main Street, on the corner of Washington Street and is open daily in season. Also, if you can’t make it to the island, be sure to visit their website at

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