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Meet Boston Street Style

Yes, our city has been described as “America’s Bad-Taste Storm Sewer,” where “all the worst fashion ideas from across the country flow there, stagnate, and putrefy.” Thanks GQ. But two locals beg to differ: Krista Casey and Dave Kavaler set…

Legs for Days

Don’t let the frigid Boston weather stop you from showing a little leg with sheer, opaque, patterned or thigh-high stockings — the Mad Men-inspired office vixen look is in for winter and your stems couldn’t be happier. Let them steal…

Holiday Shopping Calendar

(Last year’s South End Shopping Night / Courtesy of Jennifer Effron, Washington Gateway Mainstreet) Take a few hours out of your busy holiday schedule — procuring presents, preparing for relatives, and baking cookies, oh my! — to revel in the…

Winter Tips for Every Skin Type

(Altrendo Images/Stockbyte) If there’s one thing that irritates me, it’s winter. Specifically, it’s the menacing combination of cold, harsh winds, and extreme indoor heat that literally irritates my skin. I asked three dermatologists from our “Top Doctors” list for tips…

Testing: Ciaté Velvet Manicure

(Photo by Caroline Hatano) When the rust-colored leaves fall, pumpkin spice lattes lose their novelty, and autumn begins its gradual transition to winter, it’s inevitable that our oversized sweaters and scarves will make their way to the front of our…

Dr. Martens Open on Newbury Street

The British brand's first Boston store fulfills all our wildest middle school fantasies.

Make Plans For Fashion's Night Out

Unless you’ve been living under a very unfashionable rock, you know that tonight is Fashion’s Night Out. Newbury Street will be closed to traffic to make way for 80 luxe vehicles from Herb Chambers, performances by local bands like Sweet…

Want a New Bracelet? Just Press 'Print'

Customization is king in 3D printing.

Ten's a Trend: Pants With Panache (For Men)

Neon has spread from the runways to racks at women’s clothing stores — it was only a matter of time until men jumped on the bright pants bandwagon, too. No longer do dapper dudes have to choose from brown, black,…

New Flash-Sale Site for Beauty Lovers

On Gloss48, Miniluxe's founders offer chic goods for a steal.