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Beloved Martha’s Vineyard Boutique the Great Put On Opens in Boston

The fashion-forward Edgartown mainstay comes to the Seaport.


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Mini-Masochist: Hypnosis for Weightloss

Psychoanalyst and Harvard med school prof Jean Fain claims that self-hypnosis can help over-eaters lose weight by changing their attitudes toward food through directed trances. […]

All Aboard the Audissey

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s nearly 70 degrees out and, according to our typically (in)accurate weatherpeople, the rest of the week calls for more […]

The Perfect Lip Balm

Every other winter, my lips get seriously chapped. This time around, my dermatologist blamed it on my dry apartment, and sent me home with some […]

Blogging Project Runway: We Want Candy!

SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen episode 5 of Project Runway, Season 4, you might want to stop reading now. After we waited as calmly […]

Worth its Weight In Cotton

Hanging in my closet at this moment are a few too many items that I have worn once and resented for years, pieces of clothing […]

Cold-Weather Porn: Turtle Bay Bedding

Shoving off the comforter at 6:30 a.m. required more willpower than, um, not perusing UsWeekly at the airport yesterday (New Year’s resolution!). After braving the […]


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Shopping

Shopping

Here’s where to go and what to get right now.

Impulse Buys

Impulse Buys

We came. We saw. We bought.


Mini-Masochist: Mug Shot

A hydrating mask called Mug Shot, from favorite men’s skincare line Nickel, claims to be right for “After a long journey, when you are tired, […]

Holiday Makeup Tips From Our Intern Beauty Expert

Bostonista loves many things about Intern Liz : her smarts, her sunny attitude, her willingness to run out in the cold and round up items […]

Faux Faux Fur

I have a winter coat with a big furry hood that I wear all the time. The fur is fake, but it looks very real. […]

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Lawyer: We Are Working to Put the Company Back Together

Alpha Omega stores remained closed today, four shopping days before Christmas. At the Natick store, posted signs read ‘Closed for Inventory,’ but stores at other […]

Buddha Backlash: Local Green Troupe Chastises PR Diva

Just moments after Pete the Boston mag mailroom guy dropped off today’s mail at our desks—and before we had time to actually open any of […]

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Objects of Desire

Objects of Desire

Our picks for the most beautiful buys in town.

Best of Boston 2022: Shopping

Best of Boston 2022: Shopping

Including vintage furniture, dog onesies, and gourmet edibles.


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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, […]

Bostonista Writes Back: BYOB

Style-strapped locals often look to Bostonista for advice on a wide range of topics, such as what to wear, how to decorate, and which area […]

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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 […]