Rachel Kashdan - Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Rachel Kashdan

Staff Writer

Rachel Kashdan is a staff writer at Boston, covering interior design and weddings online and within Boston Home and Boston Weddings. She studied journalism at Boston University and has previously written for ElleDecor.com, Veranda.com, and Metro.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Cool and Contemporary Beacon Hill Brownstone

The revamped dwelling features large expanses of glass that lead to a vast outdoor space.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Coastal Paradise in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Most waterfront properties pale in comparison to this quirky dwelling, set on a pier.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Beyond-Charming Colonial in Woodstock, Vermont

In the back of the home? A pergola-covered patio, complete with a stone pizza oven.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Modern, Boho-Chic Dwelling in South Boston

The recently-renovated home boasts an adorable yard and a roofdeck with harbor views.

bloom meadows wedding

This Fall Wedding at Bloom Meadows in the Berkshires Will Melt Your Heart

We’re not sure who is more adorable: this couple, or their dog.

boston harbor boat wedding

After COVID-19 Postponed Their Wedding, This Fun-Loving Couple Said “I Do” on the Boston Harbor

Their friends surrounded them aboard other vessels to watch the socially distanced ceremony.

Home & Property

Spaces: In Full View

A couple’s revamped master suite makes the most of the outdoors.


This Swampscott Micro Wedding Was So Chic You Wouldn’t Know It Was the Couple’s Plan B

After COVID-19 postponed their celebration, the bride and groom were married by their planner at his parents’ home.

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This Couple’s Micro Wedding at Del Frisco’s in the Seaport Had Maximum Style

The ultra-romantic restaurant celebration featured just 20 guests.

City Life

Seven Gift Ideas for a Socially Distanced Father’s Day

Loungewear, booze, and plenty of eats.


28 Black Wedding Vendors to Hire for Your Big Day

When it’s time to start planning, keep these talents in mind.

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City Life

How to Talk to Your Kids about Boston’s Police Brutality Protests

A child psychiatrist and a social-justice educator weigh in.

socially distanced bachelorette party

Nine Socially Distanced Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Ideas

From dropping off gifts and décor to live streaming an erotic dance class.


A New Wedding Planning Firm Brings a Big Dose of Style and Ease to Small-Scale Affairs

Known as the Mainstay Collective, a group of top local vendors is joining forces to offer dreamy elopements and intimate celebrations.

wedding dress shopping

Six Places to Get a Wedding Dress Right Now

Even though COVID-19 has temporarily closed your favorite local boutiques, it’s actually pretty easy to get a gown.