Get away from the snow without going far

There are places you can go where you can pretend winter and snowbanks do not exist. Here are eight choices.

Out With Kevin Chapman

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Chapman, like many of the characters he plays, seems like someone for whom the trappings of Hollywood have little allure.

All About That Look

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The clinical psychologist always wears dresses or skirts — a preference born out of a rebellion to the clothes her mother chose for her as a girl.

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More than 900 guests recently attended the seventh annual Boston Winter Ball, held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel.

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With a traditional and formal interior, the feel of this Stowe, Vermont, retreat didn’t suit the current homeowners at all.

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Metal light fixtures never overwrought.

My Instagram: Holly Darling

Style blogger and jewelry designer Holly Darling, 27, couldn’t have a more appropriate last name.

the one thing

Get a grip on knobs

Knobs shouldn’t be an afterthought, especially when they look like this.

Duo set to open cat social club

The first cats are already getting acclimated to Calico Nook in Franklin, which officially opens March 14.

Adrienne Schlow at work on a piece.

Their art adorns restaurant walls

Three artists whose work at restaurants should never be mistaken as decor.

“Dip Dye” scarf, $39.50 at Loft, 200 State St., Boston

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Resort styles will have you dreaming of spring

Getaway style is chic and breezy, in sunset hues.

Weddings

The Weddings Issue

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The doctors-in-training made their vows in a Harvard Square ceremony.

Style magazine

special section

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Hot red and checks from the runway, sassy slogan sweats, and more.