Rachel Slade

Life & Style

Scenes From a Mall

Local retailers are fighting back against the rise  of e-commerce—by selling you something you can’t get anywhere else.


The Conversion of Bob Rivers

Eastern Bank’s chairman and CEO wants to make sure the city’s next generation of leaders don’t look anything like him.

Into the Light

A couple transforms a 19th-century Beacon Hill townhouse into a contemporary masterpiece.

Wellfleet Solstice

In the hush of the off-season, a midcentury modern Nathaniel Saltonstall home, updated by Hammer Architects, is the perfect backdrop for winter’s cozy cardigans and edgy accessories.

Real New England Weddings

Draw inspiration from these stylish local celebrations.

Real New England Weddings: Andrea Servidone & Jules Pelto

May 19, 2012, Mass MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts.

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In with the New

For generations, if you wanted others to know you’d made it in this town, you decorated in the stuffy Brahmin style. Not anymore.

Boston Home: Kitchens

What’s hot in culinary design these days? Soapstone, butler’s pantries, and, of course, plenty of counter space. Explore five thoughtfully crafted kitchens that will no doubt inspire your own renovation...and get you cooking.

Urban Pioneer

Folk-art details and complementary hues create an inviting culinary setting in Cambridge.

On Holiday

Created for a young couple that loves to entertain, this vacation home in Kennebunk boasts a generous kitchen with exquisite millwork.

Red and Ready

The kitchen goes glossy in a sunny East Cambridge loft brimming with music and art.

Summer by the Sea

With its stone-faced walls, heavy exposed beams, and large farm table, this seasonal kitchen takes its cues from Provencal homesteads.

Modern Embrace

A slick addition featuring Italian cabinetry works surprisingly well in this 19th-century Duxbury home.


All The Pretty Horses

Equestrian pursuits abound in Massachusetts, fueled by adoration for the steed and enough money to run a small country.

Photo Extras from "All the Pretty Horses" Shoot

Outtakes from the photo shoot for our feature story "All the Pretty Horses"