Sascha de Gersdorff

The perfect nose. The perkiest breasts. For more and more teens, achieving the ideal look means scheduling time under the plastic surgeon’s knife.

Designer Caroline Morson mixes luxe materials, rich textures, and neutral colors to decorate a sun-drenched living room at the Ritz-Carlton Residences. Her main objective? Keep the space warm and inviting—and focused on the spectacular view.

A husband-and-wife design team outfits the family home with found objects and vintage décor.

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The Seamster

Tailor every detail of your wedding--especially the dress.

Domestic Bliss

Four romantic honeymoons in America.

Just outside the Berkshires, a family finds peace and quiet—and 360-degree mountain views—in a contemporary summer house.

South Boston’s Guido Frames uses traditional methods to make gilded edges au courant.

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It’s A Piece of Cake

Let them eat wedding cake.

Covet: A $3,000 Östen Kristiansson hunting chair

Covet: A $3,000 Östen Kristiansson hunting chair

Covet: A $7,000 Goyard trunk

A downtown district, revitalized.

Tummy-tucking, thigh-slimming, bust-lifting shapewear abounds. But can they really stand in for workouts and willpower? We slipped on four body shapers to see which ones deliver a flawless figure.

Boston’s original party wagon rolls on.

All Aboard the Cool Bus

Why throw the same old stationary shindig when you can show your guests a good time by sea or by air? We compare two high-end movable venues: the newly redesigned yacht Odyssey and the sky’s-the-limit local Sentient Jet.

Luxury Liners