Vermont retreat shakes off its formal past

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.

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More than 200 guests recently attended the 100th anniversary celebration and book party for ‘’The Boston Foundation in the City of Idea.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/23/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/jones2--90x90.jpg On Oscar red carpet, white takes the night

Contrary to the experiences of weather-weary Bostonians this last month, Sunday night’s Oscar Awards made a strong case for the snowy shade.

fashion

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As celebrity kids become ambassadors of the family brand, any photo op is a good photo op, even mid-tantrum.

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The photographer’s experience ranges from her concept-friendly studio to dreamy high fashion to the muddy paths and hangouts of competitive bikers.

the one thing

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In 2013 Monika Ramizi launched a collection of hand knit pieces, including chunky scarves, capes, and sweaters.

All About that look

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/18/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/si2lAboutThatLookGao-2_arts--90x90.jpg Alice Gao on her Harajuku-meets-fairies look

Alice Longyu Gao loves college life, but the Boston University junior isn’t a fan of the casual student uniform.

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.

“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.

Adrienne Schlow at work on a piece.

Their art adorns restaurant walls

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

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All About That Look

Christopher Chaun Bennett’s style demands a double take

Style is in the details for Christopher Chaun Bennett, and his wardrobe is full of them.

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The Eye

Peabody Essex Museum’s ‘I’m a Lumberjack’ party

The Peabody Essex Museum turned into hipster central for an early celebration of “Audacious.”

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.

Past coverage

Annie Selke sells American style from bucolic Berkshires location

Along with Pine Cone Hill textiles, Fresh American accessories, and Dash & Albert rugs, Selke plans to launch a luxury brand this year.

the one thing

Alexander Wang looks to home decor

The New York fashion designer takes his signature urban aesthetic out of the closet and into the living room.