This Week’s Best Boston Happenings

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Boston’s most fashionable crowd attended the opening of Barbour Boston at 79 Newbury Street. The popular store relocated from 134 Newbury Street where it was situated for a decade. The newly expanded shop now offers classic designs for men and women from the British retailer Barbour International, Barbour’s Motorcycle inspired brand, as well as the Heritage and Lifestyle collections. The women’s collection includes a full line of jackets, skirts, dresses, long and short sleeved shirts, shorts, and even a nice selection of shoes and bags. For men, the waxed jackets and motorcycle collection are most popular. Trendy men love Barbour’s polo shirts, trousers and stylish sweaters. Barbour Boston is open daily Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BarbourPhoto Credit: Barbour

On Wednesday night, the Boston Pops hosted A Celtic Sojourn at Symphony Hall. The Irish performance that includes music, dance and storytelling is always a favorite at Christmastime when held at the Cutler Majestic Theater. This year, creator and host of WGBH’s A Celtic Sojourn, Brian O’Donovan held the Celtic performance at Symphony Hall combining music from the Boston Pops’ Grammy nominated “The Celtic Album.” The event took a look at the effect of Celtic music on America and included performances by Carlos Nunez, Karan Casey, Irish step dancers and bagpipers.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Symphony Orchestra

Photo Credit: Boston Symphony Orchestra


Roche Bobois hosted a spring celebration with Fashion Group International of Boston. Guests sipped on cocktails and canapés and had a chance to check out some of the latest trends of the season. A fashion exhibition included Isoude by Kate Brierley, accessories by Chic to Chic, with Laura Mercier makeup and hairstyles by Boston’s own Patrice Vinci Salon. The Parisian furniture store also recently unveiled its 2015 spring and summer collection, which includes a gorgeous Ellica bed in leather designed by Phillippe Bouix, an APPROCHE sofa design by Sacha Lakic and a glass Astrolab dining table designed by Roche Bobois Studio. Roche Bobois is located at 2 Avery Street at the Ritz-Carlton Towers.

Roche Bobois
Roche Bobois

Photo Credit: Roche Bobois

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