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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Red Sox players (front, from left) Chris Young and Travis Shaw play cribbage before a recent game at Fenway Park, while teammates (back, from left) Deven Marrero and Marco Hernandez play cards.

News peg: Cribbage makes a comeback

Here’s a sampling of regional clubs and tournaments, as well as shops that sell unique cribbage boards, including Red Sox boards.


California purveyor of boho chic coming to Boston

Johnny Was’s first Northeast boutique will occupy roughly 1,200 square feet at the Prudential Center.

Poised Taupe is Sherwin-Williams’s Color of the Year for 2017.


The (color) forecast for 2017: a taupe that mopes

It might just be the perfect hue for 2017: cautious, reserved, subdued.

Recent movie reviews

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

Fluffernutters sandwiches at the Annual Fluff Festival.

Celebrating Fluff in Somerville’s Union Square

In 1917, Archibald Query invented sticky, whiter-than-white creamed marshmallow spread at his home nearby, and now there’s a festival to celebrate it.

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights


Bundling up for the coming chill in luxury parkas

Montreal designer Nicole Benisti’s jewel-toned, sleek parkas come lined with fur in bold shades

The exterior of the “This Old House” project, a 1909 Arts and Crafts style home in Arlington.

‘This Old House’ goes to Arlington

Kicking off its new season at the end of the month, the long-running PBS home improvement show renovates a 1909 Arts and Crafts style home in Arlington.

Christian Siriano (center) with models backstage at his Sept. 10 show during New York Fashion Week.

Christian Siriano, a designer for all body types

Pamela Anderson and Christina Hendricks, both wearing Christian Siriano at the show, praised the designer’s ability to dress different women.

The Solo, which has two wheels in the front and one in the rear, will be classified as a car in Canada but as an autocycle in 41 US states.


A different kind of three-wheeler

The Solo could go on sale as early as November pending approval by US and Canadian regulators.

The family room mixes old and new — a timeless wood coffee table with a contemporary art piece above the fireplace.


An open floor plan in a brick Belmont Colonial

When the owners bought this spacious home, an ill-conceived addition had already been done, but the homeowners craved an open floor plan.

Serving a monthlong NFL suspension, Tom Brady could get lonely.

He doesn’t know it yet, but Tom Brady and I are about to become best friends

My plan is pretty simple. First, Tom and I will meet in some really fun, organic way.

The pressure is on — to look good — when you land front-row seats.

What it’s like to score front-row seats at New York Fashion Week

There are only so many front row seats.

Bloomingdale general manager Matt Dunphy with Tiffany Ortiz.


Turning Red Sox wives into models sans runway

Boston’s biggest glam get-together is “From Fenway to the Runway,” a fashion show to raise funds for Red Sox Foundation, the team’s official charity.

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

US highway fatalities see biggest increase in 50 years

US highway deaths spiked to 35,092 last year on the highest one-year increase in the tally since 1966, the Transportation Department said.

Best Dressed owners Vicky and Nikoleta Lirantonakis.


Charlestown cocktail-dress rental boutique offers emergency service

Best Dressed has launched a service where a stylist will materialize at a time-strapped client’s doorstep (or office) armed with dresses for a one-hour styling session.

The interior was made comfortable for contemporary living with period-appropriate detailing and as many original elements as possible.

Breathing new life into an aging Andover beauty

When an offer that Jim Buhrer put in on a residence in downtown Andover fell through, he looked at the house directly across the street.

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Frollz rolled ice cream

One of many door knockers found on Beacon Hill.

Peripheral vision

Knockin’ on Beacon Hill’s door. . .

Photo essay of Beacon Hill door knockers, by David Ryan

There’s an app for that

Facebook app Lifestage takes social media back to school

“The young people” aren’t as smitten with Facebook as once they were, and Facebook will do anything it can to lure them back.

by Marni Katz | globe correspondent

Color me easy

Online painting service supplies everything you need, even the painter


Some advice on what your tie says about you

In an era of business casual, what happened to the natty gents of yore? They still exist in profusion.

Instructor Brent Trail conducts classes for participants at the Team O’Neil Rally School in northern New Hampshire. After lessons in the classroom, participants get in rally cars and take them out on the road.


N.H. racing school teaches the basics of controlled mayhem

The school’s main purpose is to impart the integral skills of rally racing, an off-track motorsport.

The sounds of emotions

Sunflower risotto, from chef Charles Draghi at Erbaluce.

Those sunflowers look delicious

You see pretty yellow blossoms. Chefs see tasty new possibilities.

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights


Making a back-to-school checklist

A quick primer for parents, expecially the anxious and the inexperienced.

David Dalzell picks the music for Logan Airport from his computer at home in NorthProvidence.

Meet the man behind the music at Logan Airport

What’s played over the speakers at Logan originates in a room in a yellow house in North Providence.

Chef Evan Hennessey forages for plants with his son, Kaden.


Foraging for that unique flavor

Chef Evan Hennessey forages the land — and sea — to find plants and other natural treasures to add to his menu at Stages restaurant in Dover, N.H.

“Nike Chariot Earring” poster.

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Indie film fest at Brattle features docs, table reads, and celebration

Yes, movie megaplexes can be posh — those chairs! those cocktails! — but there’s nothing quite like an indie flick at the Brattle Theatre.

Peripheral Vision

Safe, no more

Safe deposit boxes are already an endangered species, as people increasingly keep their documents in so-called “digital vaults.”

Match book: Adventuresome reader looking for authors who make their nonfiction hard to resist

Reader: Anonymous, Newton


How a writer’s reckless sexual tourism put Olympians at risk

A story by Nico Hines for The Daily Beast potentially outed and jeopardized the safety of multiple athletes.


Seeing pop culture through nails

Stylists say nail art has reached new heights of intricacy and creativity, driven by pop culture.

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Lions and tigers and beers

You know what pairs extremely well with beer? Frolicking with exotic animals.

Cargo shorts have become an object of Internet debate this week.

A Very Important Post about … cargo shorts

For some reason, the bulky shorts with pockets sewn into the sides have prompted some furious Internet debate.

Take 2: Jason Bourne

Newport’s Vanderbilt Grace offers a dog room-service menu.

More hotels are letting the dogs in

We are bringing the pup along on vacation more often, and some hotels are OK with that.

Hilary Marino of Hello Caroline


Shopping with millennials in mind

This generation has priorities, and brick-and-mortars have to take notice to succeed.

London’s taxi drivers staged a protest against Uber in 2014.


London’s black cabs bet future on 119-year-old technology

London’s iconic black cabs are banking their future on a 19th century technology: the electric motor.

A lookout in the Berkshires


Road trip time

Three memorable journeys through New England provide rich rewards.


Barrel House Z’s different approach to brewing

A key variable in Barrel House Z’s plan is barrel aging.

Hillary Clinton’s outfit at the convention may have been a nod to the suffragist movement.

Was Clinton’s outfit a political statement?

Hillary Clinton’s white pantsuit, quietly yet clearly, made reference to history of the women’s movement.


Children’s clothes with softness, simplicity in mind

Kodomo will focus on small-produced, ethically-sourced clothing that’s soft, subtle, and natural.