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hi society …. if you’re at all like me, you’re always scrambling at the very last second to snag those adorable, oh-so-perfect gifts for all of your fabulous girlfriends.  why? cause affordable and incredibly cute is a hard combo to find.

well, ladies … have no fear, the society is here. we uncovered some of the cutest (and most affordable) last minute girly gifts in boston. check these out:

Belle Fleur candles – with boston all snowy, cold and GROSS, you can treat your galpals to a little mini scent-cation (get it!?). you can find these fragrant beauties at Anthropologie. they come in awesome scents, like “Mayan Tuberose,” “White Orchid Tea,” and “Jasmine Verbena,” and their packaging is adorable!

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Sephora gifts – you CANNOT go wrong here. there’s a laundry list of great girly-finds that your pals are sure to adore. Nars Multiple Orgasm (now who wouldn’t want that!?), sephora’s fab lip gloss ring (super cute and actually free if you enter GLOSSRING at checkout on dot.com purchases! hey now…), and great sequin clutches (perf for a night out).

nars-multiple-orgasm.jpg         sephora-lip-gloss-ring.jpg     sephora-sequin-bag.jpg

lil studio – snag a custom (and most of the time, made on the spot) fabric make-up bag, tote or purse. adorable and affordable designs and fabrics.

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chanel – i know, you’re thinking “not affordable” but you’re wrong! chanel on newbury has the coolest cocktail rings on sale right now for around $100 a pop.  timeless and classic … make a fab gift!

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have a beauty-full holiday!

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BGS’S BEST OF BOSTON holiday-style

’tis the season … to entertain, celebrate, indulge.  and, if you’re looking to spend some time entertaining, celebrating or indulging in boston proper, the society’s here to help.  we’ve only been up and running for a few weeks now, but between 1) tips being submitted by society readers and 2) comments and ideas from society contributers, we managed to pull together a great little “hot-list” for the best in boston this holiday season

getting ready (aka. “groomed”) for the holidays

best nails: my nail salon (huntington & w. newton st.)

best hair: blu salon (newbury st.)

– best get-a-dress-that-will-knock-their-socks-off: jasminesola (newbury st.)

impressing the in-laws

best brunch: tremont 647 (tremont st.)

best window-shopping: charles st. (beacon hill)

best coffee joint: south end buttery (shawmut)

playing host

best wine: federal wine & spirits (state st.)

best cheese/prepared foods: formaggio (shawmut)

best gourmet goodies: flour (washington st.)

entertaining

best atmosphere: toro (washington st.)

best live music: beehive (clarendon & tremont)

best sushi: haru (huntington ave.)

seasonal activities

best shopping: natick collection (natick, ma)

best boutiques: tie! charles st (beacon hill) & tremont and shawmut (south end)

best skating: frog pond (boston common)

best lights: beacon hill

best holiday “stuff”: aunt sadies (union park st.)

the aftermath (aka. re-couping)

best massage: emerge (newbury st.) *ask for gidget!

best yoga: south end yoga (shawmut)

… happy holidays, society!

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SOCIETY POLL – tell us who you think is the sexiest Red Sox Player from the 2007 team.

ok, ladies … i know each of you formed your opinion on this juicy topic at some point during this past season.  i mean, how could you not when you have the team stripping down to their skivies and doing the jig after every win?

simply click on the name below to cast your vote!

  Who’s the Sexiest Red Sox Player?
1) Josh Beckett
2) Manny Ramirez
3) Jonathan Papelbon
4) Mike Lowell
5) Dustin Pedroia
6) Jacoby Ellsbury
7) J.D. Drew

 
 

some photos for your reference (i know, i know … not nearly as good as the skivies shots, but oh well…)

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Beckett             Ramirez            Papelbon

mike-lowell.jpg dustin-pedroia.jpg jacoby-ellsbury.jpg

Lowell              Pedroia             Ellsbury

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  Drew

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THE DETAILS – about the society

coupleawning.jpg  guys are always complaining that girls gossip too much.  well phewy! guys love a good dirt session…especially if it involves “guy” topics. Let me introduce my boston guy, the ‘societymayor‘ … a new contributer to bostonian gossip society.

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