Fashion + Style


Impulse Buy: What a Stud

1. “Colorful Floral” hoop earrings, $65, J.Crew. 2. Metal-and-resin hoop earrings, $39.50, J.Crew. 3. Olivia Dar “Green Noto” earrings with glass beads and sequins, $140, […]


Fun and Funky Florals Are Taking Over Spring 2020 Fashion

Styling by Samantha Dowson Photographs by Karin Dailey Flowers by Flower Exchange Hair and makeup by Julie Silva/Anchor Artists Models:  Gabrielle Yvonne/Maggie Inc. Background images […]


The Lust Lineup: Warm Up to Fleece 

1. The trousers The Row “Ash” cropped denim pants, $620, Saks Fifth Avenue. 2. The coat Sandy Liang “Womp” jacket, $550, Covet + Lou. 3. […]


Impulse Buy: Off the Chain

From left: Gold belt with pearls, $18, Covet. Vintage gold belt, $200, Twentieth Century Limited. Brass chain belt, price upon request, Gucci. “Isla-Gold” brass belt […]


Object of Desire: A See-Through Plastic and Leather Tote

It took the humiliation of having to carry her personal items around a U2 show in a Ziploc bag for Laura Baldini, cofounder of the […]

Life & Style

Five Shops to Boutique-Hop in Downtown Needham

1. Covet + Lou Owner Tina Burgos has a reputation for knowing exactly what will be cool tomorrow. At her Needham boutique, the well-curated racks […]


Compare and Contrast: Boston’s Two Four Seasons Hotel Locations

One Dalton Best Hotel Room in the House: It’s the oldest rule in real estate: The higher the floor, the better the view, the more […]

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Must-See Holiday Markets Popping Up around Boston This Season

For a season characterized by carols promising good tidings, sleigh rides, and days on end of dancin’ merrily, the holidays are surprisingly stressful. Between finding […]

Life & Style

Seeking Locally-Made Treasures? Try Our New England-Made Holiday Gift Guide

1 Simon Pearce “Beachstone” stoneware bowl $195, Vermont, 2 Heart Grown Wild “Truth” face steam, $15, and “Moonlight” bath soak, $22, Vermont, 3 […]

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Five Massachusetts Stationery Stores to Shop Holiday Cards This Year

For Holiday Cards Loyal Supply Co. Get a head start on your season’s greetings now, and avoid feeling guilty when your mailbox fills up with […]

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Impulse Buy: All Tied Up

1. Cotton shirt, $1,100, Fendi. 2. Leather belt, $48, Brooks Brothers. 3. Ulla Johnson “Tali” leather clutch, $495, Dress Boston. 4. “Letrice 85” satin sandals […]

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The Lust Lineup: Easy Being Green

1. The A-line Prada painted-leather skirt, $2,980, Barneys New York. 2. The outerwear Wool coat, $695, Vince. 3. The carryall “Lee Radziwill” croc-embossed leather bag, […]


Object of Desire: Chic Leather and Shearling Sneakers

An extra-soft tee, jeans that hug in just the right places, and sneakers with scuffs that add character. It typically takes years to achieve this […]

Life & Style

With Reformation’s New Store Concept, the Perfect Size Comes to You

Fans of sustainable clothing brand Reformation know that their boutiques could never be described as hectic. But their new tech-driven retail concept in the new […]


Shop Distinctive Jewelry From These Boston Craftswomen

For the maximalist Nicole Fichera It began as a happy accident. Not wanting to waste materials while laser-cutting coasters as a thank-you gift, former Boston-based […]