January 2010

INSIDE THE JANUARY ISSUE… HOUSE OF HANNANT Designer Douglas Hannant rose from window dreser to international brand in just over a decade. Now that he’s opened his first stand-alone boutique at the Shops at The Plaza, he has a window of his own. Written by Jill Fairchild Photographs by Douglas Friedman Styled by Cricket Burns 300 YEARS OF ATTITUDE When Tatler magazine recently celebrated there centuries of covering and commenting on Britain’s social elite, Tina Brown and Diane von Furstenberg threw a bash in New York City. Legendary photographer Roxanne Lowit chronicled the fun, and AVENUE collected a few Tatler tales. Photographs by Roxanne Lowit PALM BEACH A-LIST The island emerged from a tough year battered, but stronger than ever. Here, our annual list of Palm Beach’s outstanding residents. Introduction by RenĂ©e Morrison CHRONICLES 12 days of holiday merriment. By Debbie Bancroft OLD NEW YORK A fresh look at two great and architecturally distinct hotels: the Anosonia and the Knickerbocker. By Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel BOOKS TO LOOK AT The new definitive biography of W.Somerset Maugham. By Edward Ulmann WORLD ACCORDING TO … Beloved Palm Beach and New York resident Emilia Fanjul talks about her favorite memories . . . in both towns she calls home.