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Fashion: Dress like there’s no tomorrow

Eve of Destruction
Eve of Destruction
By MIKE PECCI  |  December 21, 2012
Talkin' bout regeneration

Talkin' bout regeneration


Old goods find new life at MagpieThey say one gal’s junk heap is another’s treasure— or something like that. If that’s the case, Magpie (416 Highland...
By Liza Weisstuch  |  July 25, 2008

Hot and frugal: Sale racks on Newbury Street


In this city full of an increasing number of highend shops (and an increasingly bad economy), we worried that we’d never find a bargain again....
By webteam  |  July 21, 2008

Set Sale, July 15, 2008


Alo (58 JFK Street, Cambridge, 617.576.0948): ongoing, 20 to 70 percent off all labels. Diseño (35 Fay Street, Boston, 617.423.2008): through August 31, 20 to...
By Erica Corsano  |  July 11, 2008
Now hear this

Now hear this


 Amplify your style with hip headphonesWhen it comes to accessorizing, few details escape your attention: belts, bangles, bags, eyewear, earrings, and shoes all factor into...
By Liza Weisstuch  |  July 10, 2008
Hair today: Wake up blah, boring tresses with these fun-to-use products

Hair today: Wake up blah, boring tresses with these fun-to-use products


We like the sound of "cotton-infused shampoo" - it evokes images of soft, full tresses lightly mussed by a gentle breeze. Leave it to the...
By Heather Bouzan  |  May 05, 2008


Kir royale

Kir royale


Ever found yourself wishing that the owner of your favorite housewares shop would come over and outfit your entire place for you? We've often entertained...
By Heather Bouzan  |  May 05, 2008
Shoes or lose

Shoes or lose


When you step into new South End shoes-and-accessories boutique Leokadia (667 Tremont Street, Boston, 617.247.SHOE), the first thing you'll probably do is recognize owner Jessica...
By Heather Bouzan  |  May 05, 2008
Style Spy: Keeping an eye on Lisa Proulx

Style Spy: Keeping an eye on Lisa Proulx


I'm an observant girl. I love to people-watch, and I’m always checking out the outfits on just about everyone around me. No, I don’t do...
By Erica Corsano  |  May 02, 2008

Set Sale: Alo, Boutique Fabulous, Firefly Jewelry & Gifts, Runway Salon, and more


Alo (58 JFK Street, Cambridge, 617.576.0948): ongoing, 25 percent and up off select Nicole Miller dresses; up to 75 percent off all shoes. Boutique Fabulous...
By Katelyn Harding  |  April 23, 2008

Set Sale: Alo, Betsy Jenney, Ku De Ta, Twilight, and Velvet Fly


Alo (58 JFK Street, Cambridge, 617.576.0948): ongoing, 25 percent off select Nicole Miller dresses; up to 75 percent off all shoes. Betsy Jenney (114 Newbury...
By Katelyn Harding  |  April 07, 2008


Talent Scout: Bless Mazarura of Bless by Bless Couture

Talent Scout: Bless Mazarura of Bless by Bless Couture


VERY SELDOM does a clothing line inspire. (By "inspire," we're not referring to the rush that some of us get after purchasing a fabulous new handbag...
By Erica Corsano  |  April 07, 2008
Mirror, Mirror: You’ll be the fairest of them all with these stunning compacts

Mirror, Mirror: You’ll be the fairest of them all with these stunning compacts


CONSIDER YOURSELF warned: if you stop by Luna Boston (205 Newbury Street, Boston, 866.910.3900) to pick up these gorgeous Bellissima mirrors (just minor splurges at...
By Heather Bouzan  |  April 07, 2008

Grab bag


What's the fun in breezing through a department store in search of this season's It Bag? Sometimes we prefer the intrigue of an eBay browse,...
By Heather Bouzan  |  April 07, 2008

Set Sale: Boutique Fabulous, Crush Boutique, Float, and more


Boutique Fabulous (1309 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, 617.864.0656): through April 1, 25 percent off select jewelry. Crush Boutique (131 Charles Street, Boston, 617.720.0010): through March 31,...
By Katelyn Harding  |  March 10, 2008
Sacked Out: Put that fall handbag away and start fresh this Spring

Sacked Out: Put that fall handbag away and start fresh this Spring


WHEN IT comes to swapping out your fall handbag for a spring one, there seem to be two distinct schools of thought. One believes in...
By Erica Corsano  |  March 10, 2008


Street style

Street style


Hilken Mancini, formerly of Honeyspot and, before that, Punk Rock Aerobics, has joined up with vintage shop Gumshoe, now known as 40 South Street (40...
By Heather Bouzan  |  March 10, 2008

Rock the runway


Looking for a departure from your average big-ticket charity fashion show? The fifth annual Rock City Music & Style Show, happening on March 20 at...
By Heather Bouzan  |  March 10, 2008
Just Shoe It

Just Shoe It


From our strappy sandals to our sky-high stilettos, Nordstrom splurges to Filene's Basement finds, we love all of our footwear equally. Luckily, there are others...
By Heather Bouzan  |  March 10, 2008
Fan-fugging-tastic

Fan-fugging-tastic


Yes, we realize we should be reading up on more pressing issues, but we refuse to apologize for our celebrity-gossip-blog addiction. Gofugyourself.com, one of our...
By Heather Bouzan  |  March 10, 2008
'Head of the Class: A Back Bay green boutique outfits the eco-friendly with élan

'Head of the Class: A Back Bay green boutique outfits the eco-friendly with élan


 IT'S BEEN a few months since we last checked in with Carol Smith Miller, who opened gifts-and-housewares boutique Fiddlehead (292 Newbury Street, Boston, 617.247.1120) in...
By Heather Bouzan  |  February 25, 2008


Set Sale: Black and Blues, French Dressing, La Perla, Okw, Parlor, and Wolford


Black and Blues (89 Holland Street, Somerville, 617.628.0046): through February 29, mention Stuff@night and receive 10 percent off entire purchase. French Dressing (49 River Street,...
By Katelyn Harding  |  February 06, 2008
Get Stoned: You don't need diamonds to sparkle

Get Stoned: You don't need diamonds to sparkle


IF THERE were a local support group called Accessories Anonymous, I would be its president. I'm obsessed with accessories - namely shoes, bags, and jewelry....
By Erica Corsano  |  February 06, 2008
Pac it in: Laptop cases get funky

Pac it in: Laptop cases get funky


CALL US work-obsessed, but it's practically every day now that we lug around our laptop along with our cell phone, designer sunglasses, and dozen tubes...
By Heather Bouzan  |  February 06, 2008
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?


 We're forward-thinking feminists as much as the next girl, but there's something hot about having your significant other take a little ownership of you. Let...
By Heather Bouzan  |  February 06, 2008

Set Sale: Dress, History, Injeanius, Ku De Ta, Matsu, Mint Julep, and Twilight


Dress (221 Newbury Street, Boston, 617.424.7125): ongoing, up to 75 percent off select fall and winter clothing. History (1693 Mass Ave, Cambridge, 617.500.0868): through February...
By Katelyn Harding  |  January 28, 2008


Cruise Control: Resortwear for your sunny weekend getaways

Cruise Control: Resortwear for your sunny weekend getaways


IF YOU haven't skipped this page to read about booze, food, or some dude's Saturday-night adventures, you're probably interested in fashion. You're probably also aware...
By Erica Corsano  |  January 28, 2008
Ain't life Grand

Ain't life Grand


It's an LA lifestyle boutique, only more approachable. It's New York City exclusive, but down home and neighborhood-friendly. Grand (374 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, 617.623.2429), the...
By Heather Bouzan  |  January 28, 2008
Make a Habit of it

Make a Habit of it


When it comes to fashion, freedom of choice is everything. Unfortunately, sometimes men get cut out of that particular equal-rights equation. Thankfully, the women over...
By Heather Bouzan  |  January 28, 2008

Set Sale: Betsy Jenney, Diseño, Injeanius, Ku De Ta, Matsu, and more


Betsy Jenney (114 Newbury Street, Boston, 617.536.2610): through January 31, 50 to 75 percent off all fall and winter clothing. Diseño (409 Harrison Avenue, Boston,...
By Katelyn Harding  |  January 08, 2008