Brittany Jasnoff

The Ultimate: Fish & Chips

With St. Pat’s on the horizon, there’s a good chance you’ll find yourself in a pub sometime this month—and nothing pairs better with a pint than fish and chips.

The Planner: Picture This: Engagement Photos

"Funky" is how both Miminos and Derksen describe STUDIO NOUVEAU‘s images. "If you’re looking for photographers who’ll put you in unconventional settings, definitely consider them," says Miminos of Boston shutterbugs Lara Woolfson and Kate Harper. The couple explain that certain…

Wedding Hairstyles: The Mane Dilemma

OVAL Tim Robishaw An oval shape is versatile because it’s proportional: There’s no need to hide a high forehead or downplay a sharp chin. While you can get away with almost any look, a surefire option is a chignon or…

Covet: Mikko Nissinen pursues the grandest piano

Settling into the Boston Ballet’s new performance home at the Opera House has kept Finnish-born artistic director Mikko Nissinen on his, ahem, toes. The historic space, at which the 52-member company debuts this fall, is perfect—minus one key piece. Eight…

Take it Off

PREP WORK  Beaucage Salon’s Katherine Silva recommends making the pilgrimage to an aesthetician once a month, starting six months before the wedding. "You want your body to be used to the treatment," she says. Resist the urge to tweeze or…

One Last Thing: The Head of the Charles's Floating Traffic Cops

Even as the crush of its 300,000 cheering spectators ties up traffic on nearby roadways, the world-renowned Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18–10/19) transforms Boston’s normally serene river into something of an aquatic autobahn. Helping keep its 7,500 rowers in…