Stylish Bostonians

// 2015 Most Stylish Bostonians

From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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Catie Copley with Joe Fallon at an Animal Rescue League of Boston Summer Party in 2014.


Catie Copley Day declared in Boston

In addition to receiving formal recognition from Mayor Walsh, the Fairmont Copley Plaza’s late pooch ambassador was honored with a plaque at the hotel.

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Palmy weather

This leafy print serves up summer.

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Blending skill and chance

Yanan Sui says her photography skills are the result of hours of hard work and practice.

Linda Belkebir models jewelry by Ana-Katarina Vinkler-Petrovic.


Jewelry that celebrates fearless women

Ana-Katarina Vinkler-Petrovic has launched an “Iconic Women” campaign showcasing nontraditional models wearing her ornate, fair-trade jewels.

This milliner’s touch helps to top it all off

Decisions about the right one, however, can be fraught.

Joanne Chang

Chefs to dish on the industry at Milk Street

Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery, Tony Maws of Craigie on Main, and Susan Regis of Shepard will convene at Milk Street on June 15.

A New Hampshire lake scene from Jewels by Brookline’s Toni Strassler.


Jewelry designs drawn with wire

Toni Strassler specializes in cloisonné and favors landscapes that inspire.

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Capturing the images before his eyes

Neal Kharawala wants each of his photos to tell a story.

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Pass the crayons please

Don Carney and John Ross have created the first “PATCH NYC Coloring Book.’’

The Maine Beer Box, featuring Maine beers on tap, is headed to a festival in Iceland.


Maine sends a shipment of beer — in a truck — to Iceland

It was the brainchild of Maine Brewer’s Guild executive director Sean Sullivan, who hatched the idea over beers at a reception in Portland for a delegation from the city of Reykjavik in 2015.


Author Michael Ruhlman loves to check out grocery stores

Researching his new book, “Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America,” meant Michael Ruhlman got to do what he loves: Hang out in the grocery store.

Pastry chef Renae Connolly at Benedetto in Cambridge.

Dessert oasis: A new generation of pastry chefs emerges

In an industry undergoing a staffing crisis, their innovative techniques make these young chefs all the more valuable.

Ask Amy

Expatriate goes on a long guilt trip

Relationship advice from Amy Dickinson.

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One-of-a-kind dads

Made-to-measure masterpieces for your father’s big day


She built a better recycling bin

Recycling bins have long needed an upgrade. Whitney Ferrell, an environmental lawyer with an eye for design, has created a simple solution.

Buddy Cianci in 1999.

Other celebrity news

TV show about Buddy Cianci planned

A nephew of Cianci said that interest in the late former Providence mayor is high due to the recently concluded podcast ‘‘Crimetown.’’

How a Boston designer just created a museum of American writers

A retired manufacturing executive began the Herculean task of creating a museum for American writers. To finish it, he needed Boston design guru Andrew Anway.

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Little lovelies at Kodomo (annex)

Edgy fashions in miniature — plus a play area — define new Beacon Hill boutique

Yes, rompers for men are a real thing

A kickstarter is promising loads of fun to be had in adult onesies for men.

Ask Amy

He is suddenly making comments about her weight

Her male friend is having some health issues. The last few times she has visited, he has made disparaging and critical remarks about her weight. He has never done this before.


Parents bemoan daughter’s Bridezilla transformation

Our 25-year-old daughter was a strong, compassionate, emphatic, loving person until her upcoming wedding turned her into a self-centered brat.

Ask Amy

Stepmother worries about student debt burden

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

The workspace at The Village Works in Brookline.

A co-working space grows in Brookline

Brookline Village gets a snazzy co-working space.

A little linen goes a long way

Slow fashion out of Portland, Maine, aims for women beyond 20-something.

Meet Miss Massachusetts 2017

Julia Scaparotti hosts NESN’s “Dirty Water TV,” has been a Patriots cheerleader for two seasons, and bungee-jumped in the Alps.

Stand-up comedian Moshe Kasher gets his own talk show on Comedy Central.

TV Critic’s Corner

‘Problematic’ is true to its name

Comedy Central’s new social issue roundtable needs to figure out what kind of discomfort it’s going for.

A smiley rainbow from Snapchat’s World Lenses app brightens up an outside photo.

tech nomad

Augmented reality takes small steps toward magic leaps

Social media hubs like Snapchat and Facebook are offering peeks at augmented reality’s post-Pokemon future.

The colorful tale of Maggie Rogers

The tricky thing about going viral is that you have little control after the fact to calibrate your image. But singer Maggie Rogers was ready for her close-up.

Boston’s poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges will make an appearance at the Boston National Poetry Month Festival.

Festival aims to celebrate, spread the word on poetry

The Boston National Poetry Month Festival kicks off Wednesday evening and will feature 70 established and emerging poets during the four-day event.

Peter Edouard is the founder and CEO of Mathmatik Athletics, a sports apparel company based in Dorchester.

How Peter Edouard turned his keen sense of style into apparel company Mathmatik Athletics

When the top basketball players from the Boston Public Schools hit the court Saturday for the Boston City League All Star game, they’ll be wearing uniforms created by Mathmatik Athletics.

Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender (center), and Ryan Gosling star in “Song to Song.’’

Movie Review

Malick in Wonderland with ‘Song to Song.’

“Song to Song” is a partial return to form for Terrence Malick, an improvement over the legendary director’s last two movies.

Ask Amy

Engagement puts strain on in-law relationship

It should be the happiest time of my life, but my future mother-in-law is giving me doubts.

At the Dunleavy Boyle Connolly Academy of Irish Dance in Hanover, dancers rehearse.

Family-friendly ways to party on St. Patrick’s Day

Here are some family-friendly ways to mark St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

From left: Jermaine “Wiggy” Wiggins, Ramiro Torres, and Melissa Eannuzzo broadcast Hot 96.9’s Ramiro, Pebbles, Melissa, and Wiggy morning show.

Hot 96.9’s morning show rises to the top – and stays there

Years after a morning radio shakeup in Boston, Hot 96.9 wins the battle against Jam’n 94.5.

Lorde premieres new single “Green Light,” announces sophomore disc “Melodrama”

A “Hunger Games” tie-in track aside, the new music marks Lorde’s first since her 2013 debut album “Pure Heroine.”

US First Lady Melania Trump arrives before US President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the US Congress on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDSANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images

Melania Trump wore black to the president’s speech — and Twitter reacted

The black suit appeared straightforward enough. As it turned out, the choice was more contentious than it seemed.

Taraji P. Henson.

Taraji P. Henson wows in a simple, dark gown on the Oscars red carpet

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing? (Spoiler: Yes.)

President Trump spoke Saturday during a rally in Melbourne, Fla.

The newest topic of therapist couch conversation? Politics.

Since the election, mental health professionals in Boston and beyond have reported a jump in political anxiety among patients.

Katy Perry.

the grammys 2017

Lots of red, cleavage, and puzzling ensembles at the Grammys

There were some really weird outfits on the Grammys red carpet.

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Trump, at the White House Friday.


Ivanka Trump, who are you?

The first daughter is attempting a delicate balancing act, one that may not last.

Anna Wintour, sans celebrities, sat in the front row at the Brock Collection fashion show during New York Fashion Week on Thursday.

Where Have You Gone, Angelina Jolie? Celebrities Vanish From Fashion’s Front Row

Was it just a year ago that Katie Holmes, Jennifer Hudson and Lucy Liu snatched up most of the light and much of the air at Zac Posen’s fall show?


Cambridge company hopes to produce sunglasses that finally fit

Skelmet hopes to launch a line of custom-fit shades for the masses. No more pinching, slipping, or looking like Dame Edna.

There’s a bacon shortage. Just kidding!

Turns out, word of an American bacon shortage might have been a good, old-fashioned case of fake news.

Recent movie reviews

A snapshot of recent Globe reviews of movies in the theaters.

Kellyanne Conway talked with Dan Quayle during the inauguration.

Kellyanne Conway tries a fashion revolution — and fails

President Trump’s senior adviser donned a $3,600 Gucci ensemble, trimmed with buttons shaped like cats. Yes, cats.

Four New England writers among finalists for PEN awards

The honorees include Matthew Desmond, Luke Dittrich, Jane Kamensky, and Clare Beams.