Stylish Bostonians

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From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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How a Boston designer just created a museum of American writers

A retired manufacturing executive began the Herculean task of creating a museum for American writers. To finish it, he needed Boston design guru Andrew Anway.

The One Thing

Little lovelies at Kodomo (annex)

Edgy fashions in miniature — plus a play area — define new Beacon Hill boutique

Ask Amy

He is suddenly making comments about her weight

Her male friend is having some health issues. The last few times she has visited, he has made disparaging and critical remarks about her weight. He has never done this before.

With its Naples certification, Posto, in Somerville, passes the craft pizza test.

Just how much craft pizza can Boston eat?

Artisan pizza shops are multiplying. Here are 11 telltale signs you’ve stumbled upon one.


Parents bemoan daughter’s Bridezilla transformation

Our 25-year-old daughter was a strong, compassionate, emphatic, loving person until her upcoming wedding turned her into a self-centered brat.

Ask Amy

Stepmother worries about student debt burden

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

The workspace at The Village Works in Brookline.

A co-working space grows in Brookline

Brookline Village gets a snazzy co-working space.

A little linen goes a long way

Slow fashion out of Portland, Maine, aims for women beyond 20-something.

Meet Miss Massachusetts 2017

Julia Scaparotti hosts NESN’s “Dirty Water TV,” has been a Patriots cheerleader for two seasons, and bungee-jumped in the Alps.

The colorful tale of Maggie Rogers

The tricky thing about going viral is that you have little control after the fact to calibrate your image. But singer Maggie Rogers was ready for her close-up.

Boston’s poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges will make an appearance at the Boston National Poetry Month Festival.

Festival aims to celebrate, spread the word on poetry

The Boston National Poetry Month Festival kicks off Wednesday evening and will feature 70 established and emerging poets during the four-day event.

Peter Edouard is the founder and CEO of Mathmatik Athletics, a sports apparel company based in Dorchester.

How Peter Edouard turned his keen sense of style into apparel company Mathmatik Athletics

When the top basketball players from the Boston Public Schools hit the court Saturday for the Boston City League All Star game, they’ll be wearing uniforms created by Mathmatik Athletics.

Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender (center), and Ryan Gosling star in “Song to Song.’’

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Malick in Wonderland with ‘Song to Song.’

“Song to Song” is a partial return to form for Terrence Malick, an improvement over the legendary director’s last two movies.

Ask Amy

Engagement puts strain on in-law relationship

It should be the happiest time of my life, but my future mother-in-law is giving me doubts.

From left: Jermaine “Wiggy” Wiggins, Ramiro Torres, and Melissa Eannuzzo broadcast Hot 96.9’s Ramiro, Pebbles, Melissa, and Wiggy morning show.

Hot 96.9’s morning show rises to the top – and stays there

Years after a morning radio shakeup in Boston, Hot 96.9 wins the battle against Jam’n 94.5.

Lorde premieres new single “Green Light,” announces sophomore disc “Melodrama”

A “Hunger Games” tie-in track aside, the new music marks Lorde’s first since her 2013 debut album “Pure Heroine.”

US First Lady Melania Trump arrives before US President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the US Congress on February 28, 2017, in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDSANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images

Melania Trump wore black to the president’s speech — and Twitter reacted

The black suit appeared straightforward enough. As it turned out, the choice was more contentious than it seemed.

Taraji P. Henson.

Taraji P. Henson wows in a simple, dark gown on the Oscars red carpet

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing? (Spoiler: Yes.)

President Trump spoke Saturday during a rally in Melbourne, Fla.

The newest topic of therapist couch conversation? Politics.

Since the election, mental health professionals in Boston and beyond have reported a jump in political anxiety among patients.

Katy Perry.

the grammys 2017

Lots of red, cleavage, and puzzling ensembles at the Grammys

There were some really weird outfits on the Grammys red carpet.

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.

Kellyanne Conway talked with Dan Quayle during the inauguration.

Kellyanne Conway tries a fashion revolution — and fails

President Trump’s senior adviser donned a $3,600 Gucci ensemble, trimmed with buttons shaped like cats. Yes, cats.

Four New England writers among finalists for PEN awards

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

Max Headroom

Thing Tank

From glitchy pundits to telling lemons, a review of the week in things

From glitchy pundits to telling lemons, a review of the week in things.

Melania Trump, center, and Ivanka Trump, right, at an event in October.

Who will dress Melania for the inauguration?

Due to political beliefs, a number of designers have indicated they have no interest in the job.


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?

Evan Rachel Wood smoldered in a fitted tux.

The Golden Globes red carpet had a lot of hits, fewer misses

Deep necklines were the order of the night, with Jessica Biel, Kristen Bell, Mandy Moore, and others taking the plunge.

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


Bibs for the fashion-conscious, if messy

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

“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.


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.

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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.