A South Shore boutique specializes in youthful fashions for the whimsical, wicked and wild. Text and photography by Kate Rogan of Ellie Finn Photography Model: Emma Sullivan “Fashion,” says Mary Marathas, owner of Cattivo, “is a way of speaking without saying a word.” For the Chicago native, whose first job at 16 was working as an assistant … Read more

Nectar Collective

A Plymouth native opens a clothing boutique focused on empowering women. Photos and story by Kate Rogan Maryann McClellan Nectar Collective 170 Water St, Plymouth Village Landing Marketplace 508-591-7664 @shopnectarco Situated in Plymouth’s bustling Village Landing Marketplace, Nectar Collective is a women’s clothing and accessories boutique with a strong sense of community. Every Monday, … Read more

Just Add Salt Water

A passion for community and coastal living inspired a Kingston couple to create 3N3 Apparel and the Salty Harbor Shop. By Kate Sheehan  As the summer season kicked off in July—a mere four months into a global pandemic—Brandi and Jared Waitkus made the unlikely choice to leap into entrepreneurship by launching a boating-inspired apparel and … Read more

A Fresh Look for Spring

Photography by Kate Rogan Want to say goodbye to drab “quarantine” hair? Charles “Buddy” Dudley, acclaimed hair color expert and cofounder of Charles David Salons & Spas in Hanover and Plymouth, has got you covered. Check out his helpful tips and hair color trends for golden blondes, smoke-show brunettes, gorgeous gray, and more. Sun-Kissed Blonde … Read more

Pretty Fly For a Birdhouse

By Maria Allen With angular sloping roofs, fluted side panels and geometric cutouts on their walls, Chirp Birdhouses are modern dwellings designed for native bird species in New England.The business was launched last summer by 10-year-old Mina Yadollahpour of Weymouth and her father, architect Nima Yadollahpour, owner of the Boston design firm ONY Architecture. The … Read more

Fruit Center Marketplace

Fruit Center Marketplace For catering and holiday gifts, the Fruit Center Marketplace is your local one-stop shop. Discover all our holiday options by visiting our stores in Milton and Hingham. Peruse the outstanding produce selection and gourmet foods department offering unique and delicious specialty items. 10 Bassett St., Milton, 617-696-5274 79 Water St., Hingham 781-749-7332  

Strand, the Boutique

Strand, the Boutique A curation of fun, fresh and exclusive women’s clothing & accessories. An intersection of West Coast meets East Coast style; with a goal of making every woman find joy in something beautiful. Our goal at Strand, the Boutique is to bring fun, fresh & exclusive fashion to our customers for all of … Read more

Fedele’s Chocolates

Fedele’s Chocolates Fedele’s Chocolates opened in 1987. Making high quality confections, using a collection of recipes dating back to the early 1900’s, the shops have received the “Best Chocolates on the South Shore” award several times over the years including 2020. They ship chocolates all over the country and also offer curbside pick-up. 95 Church St., … Read more

Seoane’s Garden Center

Seoane’s Garden Center Walk through our nine acres and see for yourself what the attraction is all about. Seoane displays a great variety of quality shrubs, trees and perennials. Everything can be seen using the walking paths that were created to allow people a better view of the greenery. Our goal is to create an attractive atmosphere that stimulates the imagination – while still meeting … Read more

Coastal Treasures

Coastal Treasures Opening in 2018, Coastal Treasures features local artists and crafters, as well as carefully curated regional and national brands with coastal and nautical flair. Alongside our resident photographer, Jim McIntyre Photography, we offer a monthly guest space to help highlight our artistic friends from across the south shore. 2000 Ocean St., Marshfield Facebook:  @coastaltreasuresma Instagram:  @coastal_treasures_marshfield  

Bounce Box

Bounce Box Give your child the gift of resiliency! Filled with fun activities to teach your child how to BOUNCE back from anxious thoughts. Perfect for bonding and creating better behavior in kids ages 3-10. Created by South Shore child therapist, Alice Kearney. The Bounce Box contains fun toys and tactics that correlate with a colorful storybook and help initiate change and reward your … Read more