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Six Things Gretta Luxe’s Gretta Monahan Is Loving This Month

1. The shoes “Everyone needs one statement boot for fall, and these make quite the entrance!” Paris Texas “Mama” wide-calf leather stiletto boots, $880, Gretta […]

Home & Property

Matsu Co-Owner Dava Muramatsu Dishes on Her Reopened Shop

When Dava Muramatsu and her husband, Masayuki, closed their Newbury Street boutique, Matsu, after a three-decade run, they were ready to take a break from […]

Life & Style

A Top-Flight Ring, Plus Four More of Sandy Edgerley’s Favorite Things

1. The Jewelry “Sharon Roop, who owns GemBox, always has the most beautiful pieces, like this ring. I would certainly wear it to the ’Quin […]

Home & Property

Wine Trailblazers Hadley and TJ Douglas Share Their Favorite Things

It’s early June and TJ Douglas, cofounder of the South End wine shop the Urban Grape, has just returned from a beverage conference in Texas. […]

Style

Sweet Sloops, and Five Other Treats Meredith Melling Is Craving This Month

1. The Necklace “Mckenzie Liautaud made me a fabulous face mask during COVID, and I also love this beautiful piece of jewelry.” Sapphire-and-pearl necklace, $525, […]

Style

Stackable Bracelets, and Five Other Things Kelly Brabants Is Dreaming About This Month

1. THE JEWELRY “I’m a true believer in manifestation and protecting your energy. This stack is what that’s all about. I could see myself wearing […]

Life & Style

Statement Sunnies, and Five Other Things Bethenny Frankel Is Coveting This Summer

1. THE SUNGLASSES “I’d wear these on a sunny day on Newbury Street for an outdoor lunch.” Bethenny “Catviator” sunglasses, $48, HSN.  2. THE BAG “I […]

Home & Property

Monroe Owner Donna Garlough Shares Some of Her Favorite Things

For years, Donna Garlough strolled past an abandoned antique shop dreaming of opening her own boutique in that same space. “[Starting a business] was something […]

Home & Property

East Boston Oysters’ Alexis Cervasio Shares Some of Her Favorite Things

Last March, when COVID-19 forced Alexis Cervasio to cancel East Boston Oysters’ coveted oyster and caviar parties—themed bashes thrown by her self-proclaimed “secret supper club”—she […]

Home & Property

Meet the Founders of Dove and Donkey and Tardy Donkey

If you asked the universe, it would likely consider uniting Jadine Greenaway (pictured left) and Sheila Galligan one of its greatest successes. The longtime friends […]

Home & Property

Poggenpohl’s Rosemary Porto Dishes on Skincare, Books, Wine, and More

Calling Rosemary Porto’s March retirement the end of an era for the Boston design community might seem like a stretch at first. But when you […]

Home & Property

Textile Designer Ellisha Alexina Shares Her Favorite Things

Ellisha Alexina learned the art of textiles “the way an old-school craftsman was taught,” the fabric designer says. The central-Mass. native became immersed in techniques […]

Home & Property

Knitting Boss Christina Fagan Pardy Shares Her Favorite Things

Before celebrities like Katie Couric started wearing her beanies, Christina Fagan Pardy only thought of her Boston-based knitting blog as a fun fact to share […]

Home & Property

Modern Relik’s Meg Kimball Shares Her Favorite Things

If there’s one thing that Meg Kimball learned from her father, it’s how to bring a space to life. From a young age, Kimball spent […]

Restaurants

Plan the Perfect Clambake with Chef Chris Parsons of the Oyster Club

As the Oyster Club in Park Square opens its doors, expert seafood chef Chris Parsons shares his must-haves for the quintessential Cape Cod clambake. Sip […]