What a Turn On

Let there be light: Shop for retro, rebuilt, and brand-new lighting designs.

01/04/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Dress Code

Whether you go long, short, vivid, neutral, soft, or loud, it’s all about the dress this season.



Make a Break for It

Catch the sunshine if you can, and coax it along with sunny colors.

01/04/2009 By Kate Caplis

Look Sharp

Happy 300th

Far 4 celebrates three centuries of Meissen Porcelain.


Style Counsel

Top Model

Questions for Terri Morgan, founder and director TCM Models and Talent.

01/03/2009 By Laura Cassidy


World-Class Gifts

Go exotic, go quixotic, go all-the-rage, or go fair-trade, just be sure you go to these five globally sourced gift shops next time you’re feeling generous.

01/03/2009 By Rachelle Robinett


Petal Pushers

It's May Day every day, as new flower-power patterns blossom around town.

01/03/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Carry On

More great-looking, take-em-everywhere, never-use-another-cruddy-plastic-bag-again bags.


One Size Fits Most

Fashion Forecasting


Town and Country

Born in the USA



For the Record

Get a fresh spin on vinyl and go analog at these sound emporiums.

12/28/2008 By Paul Fontana

Style Counsel

If the Shoe Fits

A conversation with Assaf Ziv, executive creative director for Report Shoes.

12/28/2008 By Laura Cassidy


Slide Show: A Midsummer’s Daydream

In rich neutrals, soft metallics, and deep jewel tones, you'll make summer last and last and last.



That ’80s Show

A conversation with Laced Up owners Cassius Belair and Jaycee Coleman.

12/28/2008 By Laura Cassidy


A Midsummer’s Daydream

In rich neutrals, soft metallics, and deep jewel tones, you’ll make summer last and last and last.



Best of the City 2008

Faced with a place that is busting with “bests,” how do we choose what’s the Best of the City? We focus on the new and the newly discovered—183 shops and services, activities and eateries that offer fresh, exciting viewpoints on the city and force us to d

12/28/2008 With Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, James Ross Gardner, Leah Finn, Laura Cassidy, Ben Schock, Stefan Durham, Christopher Werner, Roger Brooks, Lee Fehrenbacher, Rachelle Robinett, Sarah Anderson, Kelly Huffman, Erin Pursell, Laura Peach, and Wilson Diehl Edited by Jessica Voelker

Style Counsel

In Living Color

A conversation with Maureen Doherty: legal secretary, Reiki master, and world traveler.

12/27/2008 By Laura Cassidy


Bare Markets

When it’s too hot to get dressed, don’t.

12/27/2008 By Rachelle Robinett

Home Shopping Network

Merry Christmas, 1979


Style Counsel

Make Yourself at Home

A conversation with Sheila Mulvihill, cofounder of Plover Organic.

12/20/2008 By Laura Cassidy