My Instagram: Charlotte Wilder

Porter Square resident Charlotte Wilder’s Instagram is a plethora of pretty things of the culinary kind. Wilder is an editor at “America’s Test Kitchen.”

The one thing

// Melamine tray that’s as pretty as it is practical

You can find high-quality pieces, such as this 15-by-19-inch serving tray by French brand Artiga.

// Blake Lively’s website has style, maybe too much

Blake Lively has launched her new lifestyle website Preserve, a pretentious thing of overstylized beauty.

// Summer’s cafe characters

Cafes harbor their own cast of summer characters, attracted by temperate climes, edgy muzak, and speedy Wi-Fi.

// Parkour classes test strength

Parkour Generations Americas offers 10 classes a week for a range of ages, including options for either indoor or outdoor instruction.


// Backyard makeover gives Chestnut Hill family year-round space

The renovation at Elizabeth Benedict’s home in Chestnut Hill turned a not-so-useful hill into a patio.

“Raleigh” platform heel, $227.50 at Diane von Furstenberg, 73 Newbury St., Boston

Cork platforms give any outfit a little lift

Enhance your summer style.

// You gotta wear shades?

Do you wear sunglasses at night or inside? You might want to rethink your look.


// Do you wear short shorts?

As the micro-shorts parade continues, fashionistas hunt for an term to describe a variation on “butt cleavage.”

the one thing

// A sundress that fits in everywhere, all weekend long

Stroll over the dunes in this bohemian, espresso-and-white-striped beauty swishing around your knees.

// Party Lines: American Ireland Fund Nantucket Celebration

More than 150 guests recently attended the American Ireland Fund Nantucket Celebration honoring Anne Finucane of Bank America.

Bargain Bin

// Weekend of specials at Coolidge Corner sale

Ami Albernaz rounds up ways you can live stylishly on a budget.

Style magazine

special section

// Spring fashion

Our list of Most Stylish Bostonians, three trends to watch, and more in the Style Magazine.

Your home


Enjoy the Globe Magazine’s Your Home issues? Catch up here.


//[1]-1422--90x90.jpg Happily ever after

A storybook celebration in the Berkshires, find your wedding style, and a view from the front lines of same-sex marriage.

Globe Magazine

// Best of the new: Shopping & services

Thirty-three ways to check everything you need — and want — off your list.

Past coverage

Dana and Michael Arnold’s post-wedding reception celebration in 2011 included fireworks (top) and treats from an ice cream truck.

Call the planner: We need a wedding after party

The average wedding cost nearly $30,000 last year. With more couples adding after parties to the celebration, expenses seem sure to rise.

New, larger kitchen keeps a few elements of the old

The Milton home built in 1810 is cherished for its origins while the kitchen is now functional for a modern family.


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