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Golden Ticket: The Community Charge Card

One of the major highlights of our grade school existence was a fundraising program that let parents purchase gift certificates to major retailers with the […]

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Fashion Victim Smurf

Back when it was perfectly acceptable for a kid to spend hours in front of the television, I was an incredibly dedicated Smurfs devotee. Why […]

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Tripolina? Oh, Si!

Our lives simply are not poignant enough to make millions of people tear up in unison. That’s why we’re not waiting by the door for […]

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Mini-masochist: The Booty Pop

I’ve been having a hard time lately—as anyone who’s seen me around town in the same outfit again and again can attest to—and, as a […]

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Bostonista Loves: Recession-Friendly Fashion

Talk of possible recession has left some of us over here at Bostonista quivering in our Prada flats. Blowing your rent money on a dress […]

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Bostonista Loves: HauteLook.com

Designer sample sales may be a rarity in the Hub, but thanks to the web, we can get the goods without ever stepping foot in […]

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Rip-Off: A Consignment Shopping Horror Story

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a sucker for designer threads at cut-rate prices. So when my editor asked me to scope out the […]

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Cooz in Effect

I tend to buy new sneakers once a year, and, to my wife’s eternal amusement, tend to spend several months searching for the right pair. […]

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Whole Foods Vs. the People

Recently, I ran into a friend who was carrying one of those fabric grocery bags. This is a guy who regularly sneaks aluminum cans into […]

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Getting the Perfect Valentine’s Day Deal at Alpha Omega

The guys over at Alpha Omega are really considerate. They go out of business just in time for Valentine’s Day, proving liquidation sales really are […]

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Alpha Omega Liquidation Sale Begins Tomorrow

Late last month, Boston Daily spoke to Michael O’Hara, the chief restructuring officer for Alpha Omega. He told us that the troubled jeweler’s liquidation sale […]

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The Little Mermaid

There was a time when I could spend hours, days, even entire vacations, shopping for myself. I could make lists and lists of things without […]

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Breaking: Victoria Beckham Coming to Boston

We here at Bostonista have grown to love Victoria Beckham. While we once scoffed at her comically-large breasts and dour expression, somewhere along the way […]

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Bostonista Loves: Simply Vera

Yes ma’am, I’m strutting my stuff in Vera Wang. Designs that I previously only pouted at are now hanging in rows in my closet. And […]

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Spotlight: Jade Moran

Long before SoWa was even a twinkle in local artists’ eyes, Jade Moran was creating intricate wedding rings, necklaces, and the occasional tiara in her […]