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L.L. Bean’s Fall Collection Has a Fresh Spin on the Classics

If you’re the type of purist who thinks the Bean boot couldn’t possibly be improved upon, consider turning the page now. But if you believe […]

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The Lust Lineup: Shine Bright

1. The ring: 18-karat-white-gold band with black rhodium finish and micro-pavé white diamonds, $8,600, Adamas Fine Jewelry. 2. The shoes: Clergerie “Paige” leather boots, $695, […]

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Five Stylish Winter Coat Options to Improve Your Wardrobe for Cold Weather

FOR SKI GEAR Alps & Meters Tired of the usual ski-gear options? Consider something a little less RoboCop and a little more 1960s St. Moritz […]

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Five Trendy Spots To Finish up Your Back-To-School Shopping

FOR CLOTHES WITH A CONSCIOUS Kodomo Part of the slow-fashion movement, this chic boutique features clothing made by designers hand-selected for their ethics and business […]

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How Did the Shoe Industry Get to Be So Big in Massachusetts?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] Question:  […]

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Five Outdoor Gear Suppliers for Every Kind of Summer Adventure

FOR BEACH CHAIRS Cape Cod Beach Chair Company This is it—this is the summer you finally ditch that vinyl nightmare of a beach chair that’s […]

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Shop Custom Boards at New Hampshire’s Cedar Surf Company

There’s a perception that surfing in New England is an inaccessible sport: It takes a lot of skill, the boards are expensive, and—perhaps the biggest […]

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What’s the Future of Boston’s Retail Storefronts?

It was early March BC (Before COVID-19) when I found myself with the sudden urge to buy a certain Bottega Veneta square-toe pump that had […]

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4 Reasons Why CambridgeSide is the Perfect Summer Day Destination for the Whole Family

Parents know planning a family outing everyone can agree on isn’t easy. Whether some want to shop, relax or play, there’s a summer oasis just […]

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As Retail Reopens, Shop These Black-Owned Stores around Boston

Phase Two of the grand reopening plan for Massachusetts rolled out last week, and that included the cautious return to in-person shopping at nonessential retail. […]

City Life

Seven Gift Ideas for a Socially Distanced Father’s Day

Finding a gift for Dad is always a challenge. Finding one during a global pandemic, in a city that has only begun to reopen? Even […]

City Life

As Reopening Continues, a Not-Quite-Normal Mall Experience Awaits

Even before the pandemic forced CambridgeSide to close its doors for a little over two months, the East Cambridge mall as we knew it was […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scoring One-of-a-Kind Local Pottery

For Trays and Vases Jill Rosenwald You can spot an original Jill Rosenwald from across any room: All pieces feature a luxurious yet understated 14-karat-gold […]

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Out with Fast Fashion, in with Sustainable Style in the Seaport

When it comes to clothes, Bostonians are smart shoppers—we appreciate the opportunity to dig into the “how” and “why” behind our purchases. And while the […]

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Will Boston’s Indie Boutiques and Salons Survive the Shutdown?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been noticing the steady drip of emails from national retailers touting what you need to wear to “WFH.” […]