Megan Reid

Get This: The Cloche

The natty, no-nonsense headgear for fall. Though oversize, ornately embellished hats livened up the spring 2008 runway collections, it’s the understated cloche that’s emerged as the current season’s topper of choice. Taking its name from the French word for “bell”—due…

What’s in Store: Greenward

A refreshingly creative boutique peddles an eco-hip smorgasbord. Finding Cambridge novelty shop Greenward isn’t easy: Four blocks off Porter Square, this “eco-modern” retailer, which opened last spring, is tucked around a corner and down a flight of stairs. But inside,…

Get This: Oxford Booties

After seasons of girly skimmers and playful wedges, designers from Moschino to Marc Jacobs have crossed over to the more grownup side of footwear. Like many of this fall’s looks, the oxford bootie takes inspiration from the masculine… After seasons…

Get This: Fingerless Gloves

Update your wardrobe with fall’s most fashionable paradox. They still have attitude, but fingerless gloves are no longer reserved for misunderstood youths and beer peddlers at Bruins games. In luxurious, neutral-colored knits like heather-gray cashmere and black mohair, this season’s…

Ethical Shopper’s Guide

Envi Specializing in trendy organic and refit clothing, this Newbury Street boutique redefines eco-chic. Their extensive stock includes of one-of-a-kind boleros, funky vintage blazers, and silky bamboo knits. 164 Newbury St., Boston, 617-267-3684, shopenvi.com. The Hempest This crunchy-cool shop carries…

Father's Day Gift Guide

For the Dad who should give the White Album a break: Paul McCartney’s latest, Memory Almost Full. $15.95 at Starbucks, all locations, starbucks.com. For the Closet Metro-Dad: Green tea facial $105, Violet’s Skin Boutique, 257 Newbury St., Boston., 617-262-7546, violetskinboutique.com….

Father's Day Gift Guide

For the Dad who should give the White Album a break: Paul McCartney’s latest, Memory Almost Full. $15.95 at Starbucks, all locations, starbucks.com. For the Closet Metro-Dad: Green tea facial $105, Violet’s Skin Boutique, 257 Newbury St., Boston., 617-262-7546, violetskinboutique.com….