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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 […]

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Update: Alpha Omega Goes Dark

Phoning in from the Pru, gymrat71 reports that the lights are out at the Alpha Omega outpost there. Calls to stores in Burlington and Harvard […]

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Alpha Mail: AO Issues a Statement

Late yesterday afternoon, Bostonista obtained a copy of a memo addressed to ‘The Alpha Omega Team,’ dated December 19 and issued by Robert A. Joy, […]

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Breaking News: Alpha Omega Family Flees U.S.

Over the past few weeks, rumors of financial strife and internal chaos have swirled around Boston-based, nationally renowned jewelers Alpha Omega. Now we hear that […]

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Maid to Order

Choosing a bridal gown is stressful enough, but just wait until you have to find one dress to flatter six women. Six women with six […]