Jonathan Adler opens second Boston-area store, this one in Chestnut Hill

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Breaking out of mall mode, Chestnut Hill retail has gotten a serious revamp, with open-air set-ups blossoming on both sides of Route 9. Potter-turned-lifestyle guru Jonathan Adler, four years after unleashing home décor happiness on Newbury Street, has just opened a second outpost at The Street. The shop includes a few perks not seen in Boston proper, including a Gift Bar proffering present inspiration, and a dedicated area for the brand’s new fashion accessories. One of Adler’s personal favorites is this new, matte porcelain vase, a cone held elegantly aloft by a lady’s hand, complete with Elizabethan ruffle sleeve. “I-Scream” vase, $68 at Jonathan Adler, The Street, 33 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, jonathanadler.com

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