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COUP Boston, the manual for stylish living which launched earlier this year, put out its Holiday 2012 issue on Monday with an optimistic and newsworthy letter from the editor, Alexandra Hall. Namely, the magazine is making the leap from quarterly digital publishing to ten print editions yearly, starting just a few weeks away in January. Whether this newsstand newbie will clash with already established institutions like Boston Magazine, Stuff, and the Improper is still to be seen—but when it comes to exploring our city's style scene we say the more the merrier, right?
With a festive cherry red cover, the current issue taps creative personalities including the owners of Patch NYC and Alison Barnard (owner of in-jean-ius and Twilight boutiques) for their holiday gift recommendations. Dazzling prints, metallics, and layered textures merge for a covetable editorial titled "Haute for the Holidays" and an intimate look at Gretta Monahan proves that even moguls have to plan their toddler's birthday. Delve into the issue.
· COUP Boston [Official Site]