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Charlotte Wilder
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Charlotte Wilder is a writer and photographer who holds court daily at her blog The Wilder Things. A recent college graduate based in Boston, MA, she also contributes to Boston Magazine, has written for the Departures Magazine blog, and as an undergraduate was a photographer and writer for Colby College’s magazine. Charlotte has been known to get far too enthusiastic about chambray shirts, graffiti on dilapidated buildings, and great literature and photography.

Blog Entries by Charlotte Wilder

I Am Grateful for the Pursuit of Happiness

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2012 | 3:49 PM

Years ago, when my family still had a kid's table where we young ones would mash together all of our Thanksgiving dinner and call it dog food, I asked a question. I asked each family member what they were thankful for. I don't think this was a ground-breaking exercise, and...

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On Nostalgia: It Doesn't Come in Cycles, and It Doesn't Mean We're Miserable

(12) Comments | Posted April 23, 2012 | 12:54 PM

I have a theory, which is that you know you're growing up when you read The New Yorker for the articles and don't immediately skip through to all the cartoons. It's like a man actually reading an article in Playboy (although let's get real, who even looks at Playboy anymore?),...

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Five Ways to Wear Neon (or) How to Blind Your Friends and Look Cool

(2) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 1:19 PM

This spring, fabulous bursts of neon are popping up everywhere. The bright trend isn't necessarily new; hunting stores all over the U.S. have offered neon caps for years, so you can make sure you don't get mistaken for a deer and meet an untimely end in the woods (maybe that's...

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My Day in the Fashion Week of Moda Operandi CEO Aslaug Magnusdottir

(2) Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 4:04 PM

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All photos by Charlotte Wilder unless otherwise noted

Gauzy tulle and weighty draped gold fabric played against the models' bodies at the Marchesa Fall 2012 Show. Red embroidery shaped their torsos and luminous brocades cascaded down their backs. The models glided down the runway...

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