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Endorsed: The Big Easy

One wrong hand signal-less turn after another led me far from home this weekend (a quick apology to all drivers in Cambridge, Belmont, Arlington, and, […]

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This Just Open: Kiehl’s, Burlington

Faithful Bostonistas-in-training know the quickest way to a new and improved look is a fresh-faced, rosy hue. And though a few of us differ on […]

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First Look: Bob’s Your Uncle Store

Bob’s Your Uncle is one of those companies that, as true-blooded American Anglophiles, we have no choice but to love: The Fort Point-based home goods […]

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A Bostonista’s Struggle: Gimp Chic

Typically, it’s we here at Bostonista who dole out the style advice. We’ve helped you with blue cues and collar capers and even cleared up […]

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Bostonista Loves: An Organized Purse

After sartorially struggling with a month of ambiguous weather, we’re relieved to finally ditch our (questionable) in-between-season ensembles. However, the arrival of legitimately sunny 60+ […]

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Mini-masochist: The $200 blowdryer

Our unrelenting quest for self improvement took a hair raising turn this week when, after two years of trusty service, our ionic Vidal Sassoon short […]

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Catty Picks from the Newest Bostonista

You love Joanie. You got to know Tyra. Now, it’s time you meet the newest member of Bostonista‘s feline family, Margie. We first fell in […]

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Stop. Text. Shop.

We’ve been known to succumb to Kit-Kats and bald Britney while awaiting checkout at Target or Stop & Shop. But with Amazon’s recent launch of […]

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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 […]