You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Marilyn Riseman central to Boston’s chic society

Front-row seats are hard to come by during New York Fashion Week, even for the most connected fashion mavens. So when Stephen Courter, a partner at the design house Ohne Titel, got a call from his assistant that a woman from Boston named Marilyn Riseman had ­arrived at his show and should be seated in the front row, he scoffed.

“I said, ‘That’s not going to happen.’ And then I saw her,” Courter recalled. “We immediately made her front row.”

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week