Even though we’re well beyond back-to-school, we automatically start thinking fall come mid-August. Thankfully, New Haven still boasts a strong collection of independent boutiques that have a distinct point of view and a handle on their customer. We always head here for fall shopping jaunts and have profiled a few of our must-sees for this list. Also, we’ve got a Booklover’s Guide, lots of fun things to do, and we’re reluctantly sharing our new favorite wine bar (because there are only 17 seats). Enjoy! Read the entire newsletter here.