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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.

Four New England writers among finalists for PEN awards

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


Succulents add greenery indoors

While it’s fun to perk up your place with flowers, their short lifespan can be tiresome. Splurge instead on a succulent garden.

Ryan Seacrest at the Golden Globes.

Will 2017 be the dawning of nameless fashion?

We all know a new era dawns in Washington on Jan. 20, but why should Hollywood wait?

Diego Luna stars in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

Movie stars

Recent movie reviews

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

From Mariah’s meltdown to an unholy McDonald’s, the week online

From Mariah’s meltdown to an unholy McDonald’s, a review of the week in things.


From happy rats to robot butlers

A review of the week in things

“Heatzone 1000 TurboDown” parka by Columbia Sportswear, $650, at

When did parkas go from being a wardrobe workhorse to a status symbol?

Like jeans before them, parkas are transitioning from a utilitarian item to a status symbol.


Bibs for the fashion-conscious, if messy

Easton’s Rebecca Turley manufactures a stylish line of protective-wear for grown-ups.


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Holidays in the time of Trump. Even the gifts have been weaponized.

Tensions are running so high that even the world’s blandest gift -- a candle -- threatens to become a flash point.

Parents want to limit screen time, but not for themselves

Kids are facing limits on their time sitting in front of devices. That’s not the case for the grown-ups.

the one thing

Cavort with cast members of the Boston Ballet

Celebrate the holiday with a dose of make-believe

Jewelry maker Emily Scott


Tips on picking an engagement ring

Jewelry maker Emily Scott’s new nuptial line debuts this season with engagement rings and wedding bands for men and women.

Note to self-driving cars: Rage will take you far in Boston

How tough are Boston drivers? Let’s just say that even our automated cars will need some attitude.

Gifts aplenty at Harvard ceramics sale

For devotees of the exquisitely handmade, the Boston area does not disappoint.


A spritz with shimmer

There’s no question that buying clothes for someone at the holidays can be a dicey business. So maybe skip that altogether and concentrate on beauty and grooming products instead.

A very Wes Anderson holiday ad

Wes Anderson has directed a short holiday film starring Oscar-winner Adrien Brody for discount clothing retailer H&M.

Is Cyber Monday all that special?

Condensing hours of holiday shopping into a series of clicks is an attractive option.

the one thing

Showing solidarity

When a pin won’t work, try a necklace


Drop on in. The shopping’s fine.

Nantucket pop-up boutique TownPool promises to be probably the least fussy, most entertaining shopping experience in the Back Bay.

Katherine Waterston and Eddie Redmayne in ‘‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’’

‘Fantastic Beasts’ soars to the top of the box office

The Harry Potter spinoff cast a spell over audiences in its debut.

The dress worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang

$4.8m for dress Marilyn Monroe wore for JFK birthday song

The star’s breathy rendition of the birthday song has been broadcast repeatedly since 1962, adding to the icon’s lore.

2017 models on display included the Mazda CX-5.

As America shifts to SUVs, so does the L.A. Auto Show

America’s shift from cars to SUVs is starting to look permanent, and automakers are scrambling to meet the demand.

Susan Kanoff


A boutique for women who need a lift

Susan Kanoff’s Lawrence boutique enables women — often domestic-violence survivors or low-income parents — to feel powerful through fashion.

FILE - This Sept. 28, 2015, file photo shows Italian-style roast turkey breast in Concord, N.H. If you're not feeding a crowd for the holidays, then roasting a turkey breast could be the way to go. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)

2016 politics may make Thanksgiving table feel uninviting

Thanksgiving has always been a potentially perilous time for families. This year, it’s even more so.

Republican President-elect Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump arrives at Trump Tower in New York, New York, U.S., November 11, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Ivanka Trump’s company pitches product after TV interview

Journalists received an email touting “Ivanka Trump wearing her favorite bangle from the Metropolis Collection on ‘60 Minutes.’”

iMaschine 2 lets you sample and record your own beats on touchscreen pads.

tech nomad

A wide world of music-making apps put a studio in your palm

The beat goes on, and a wide world of music-making apps are here to help.

ask amy

Wife frustrated by husband’s employment

She’s resentful that her husband is often without work while she has to work 40 hours a week. She says it’s not what she signed up for.

Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally Nov. 4.

The pantsuit marches on

Hillary Clinton lost the election. But her signature ensemble has a newfound power.

“Exhibitionism — The Rolling Stones” at Industria in New York is billed as the largest collection of the band’s stage outfits, musical instruments. and memorabilia ever assembled.

How the Rolling Stones became fashion icons

On May 4, 1963, the Rolling Stones, then a scrappy quintet known mostly for banging out Chuck Berry covers, gathered for their first official photo shoot on the streets of London’s Chelsea district.


Maritime-inspired accessory shop to pop up in Back Bay

Twenty-nine-year-old Andover native Mike Lamagna wants to corner a niche market with Long Wharf Supply Co.

Quote of the day: Beyoncé

‘I want my daughter to grow up seeing a woman lead our country and know that her possibilities are limitless.’ BEYONCE , introducing Hillary Clinton at Jay Z’s concert to mobilize voters in Cleveland

Science for kids, delivered

Just in time for the holidays: Blue Moon Box hopes to appeal to young, would-be scientists.

Gwladys Hopkins holds a bird carving by A.J. King that she repaired.

They hatched a plan for a unique exhibit

“The Art of the Miniature: Rare Carvings by the Masters” is a display of exquisite works by six of the best American wood carvers of the 19th and 20th centuries.

The One Thing

Men at work

The Tie Bar pops up on Newbury Street offering neckwear and more through December


Arlington novelist’s debut to become indie film

Sovereign Films, an independent production company based in London, recently acquired the rights to Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut novel “We Love You, Charlie Freeman.”


Decor, design, and no shortage of inspiration

Visit the Boston Home Décor Show. A Pinterest board can only take you so far.


Looking good, feeling comfy

Call Avra Myers the doyenne of haute cozy couture.

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights for Oct. 31, 2016

Daily guide of TV and radio highlights


From social worker to jeweler to the stars

Six years ago, Beth Miller left a long career in teaching, social work, and as a concierge to become a jeweler.