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'Hippie Chic' at the MFA; Natural Skincare in the South End; More

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It's time for On the Racked, this week's blisteringly hot fashion news from Racked Boston.
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FENWAY—This week marked the highly anticipated opening of "Hippie Chic" at the Museum of Fine Arts, an exhibit on the fashion of that late 1960s and early 1970s subculture. It's two years and over fifty ensembles in the making!

SOUTH ENDFollain is Boston's newest (and pretty much only) spot for natural skincare. Read up on owner Tara Foley, her refillable castile soap concept, and the brand roster.

BROOKLINE—In our latest Know Your Neighborhoods post, we've touched down in Brookline. Here we've mapped our favorite spots for everything from strollers to mystery novels, handcrafted jewelry to handmade soaps.

NORTH END—A lot of things in the North End come from Italy—pasta, espresso, gelato—but new boutique Officina 189 can guarantee that no one else is stocking its Italian imports: leather goods, custom bikes, and a crazy good fragrance selection.

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