July 2010

INSIDE THE JULY ISSUE…

CROWN JEWEL
Countess Nathalie von Bismarck is not your everday German noble. The Canadian-born wife of Carl-Eduard von Bismarck is a designer, entrepreneur, author and mother of the next Prince. In this issue, she talks about her courtship with Carl, conversations with world leaders and an unexpected lesson in compassion.

Written by Janet Allon
Photographs by Gilles Bensimon
Styled by Cricket Burns

YES SHE CANNES!
Movie publicist extraordinaire Peggy Siegal takes her annual trip to the French Riviera for the Cannes International Film Festival where she mixes it up with the cast of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Mick Jagger and 40-year-old Naomi Campbell.

Written by Peggy Siegal
With photographs by Peggy Siegal and Others

REALTY SUCCESS STORY
Kathryn Korte, president and C.E.O. of Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. reflects on her company and her contributions to it.

CHRONICLES
Frantic socializing before summer and a well-deserved rest for aching feet.

By Debbie Bancroft

PYTs
Celebrating opera legends like Pl├ícido Domingo and haute couture with hot young designers. Only in New York…

By Peter Davis

OBJECTS OF DESIRE
Asian inspirations and neon dreams.

By Cricket Burns

SUMMER READS
New books from some of our favorite writers, including Danielle Ganek, Alexandra Lebenthal, Susan Fales-Hill and Christina Oxenberg.

By E.F. Ulmann

OLD NEW YORK
Skyscraper originals: The Woolworth Building and the Bryant Park Hotel.

By Barbaralee Diamondstein-Spielvogel

WORLD ACCORDING TO…
Artist Ross Bleckner