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“DON’T BE SCARED," says Nick Penna Jr. We’re at Salon Capri, and his hands are full of glittery holographic tinsel — which he’s about to affix to my hair. Hair tinsel is the hot thing in coif couture; it’s been…

Recipes: Rialto’s Saffron Peppers

Looking for something to get you through the rainy season? Get a taste of sunnier climes with chef Jody Adams’s signature saffron peppers. Full of pungent spices, they’re perfect as a pick-me-up on dreary days. Ingredients 4   Sweet red peppers…

Powerful Women in Philanthropy

Income and education levels are the biggest determinants when it comes to philanthropy. So it only makes sense that in a city filled with smart and high-earning women, ladies here have huge philanthropic profiles. Take BARBARA HOSTETTER: She’s president of…

Register: Patch NYC

BUSINESS KEEPS BOOMING FOR JOHN ROSS AND DON CARNEY, since moving their label, Patch NYC, to Boston five years ago (Carney’s a native), their intricate, gypsy-inspired merchandise has found its way to an impressive number of retailers. Carney’s ink drawings…

Register: Elisha Daniels

ELISHA DANIELS’S JEWEL BOX of an accessories shop definitely has a preppy vibe. But, just like the proprietor herself, the merchandise is a touch quirky, too. After spending a decade as fashion director for local line Sara Campbell, the Boston…

Health Q&A: Leandro Carvalho

Behind every great man is a great woman, and behind every great woman… there’s a man checking out her behind. In that regard, some of the best views in the world have been perfected by Leandro Carvalho, the Equinox fitness…

Person of Interest: Nothing But Knit

John Pletzke knows exactly who his ideal woman is: fashionable but not too trendy, family-oriented but holding down a career, someone "whose life is not simple by any means," he says. While that description might sound like eHarmony fodder, for…

The Hunt: The Perfect Winter Coat

AH, FALL: GAZING AT THE burnished leaves; breathing in the crisp, cool air; burrowing under the blankets in mortal dread of the looming winter months. This is hardly the time to indulge in early hibernation, though, not with the fashion…