May 2010

INSIDE THE MAY ISSUE… QUEEN OF THE BEACH READ Novelists Jill Kargman has her finger firmly on the pulse of the Upper East Side’s social trends. Her new novel, Arm Candy, is about an aging model who falls in love with a much younger man. Interview by Bettina Zilkha Photographs by Pamela Berkovic Styled by Cricket Burns PEGGY SIEGAL’S OSCAR DIARY The ├╝ber publicist makes her annual trip to Tinseltown to report on the behind-the-scenes party crawl during Oscar week. In a groundbreaking year for Oscar, Peggy spots a record number of celebrities and shares indelible moments just off the red carpet. Written by Peggy Siegal Photographs by Patrick McMullan THE HAMPTONS A-LIST Our annual account of bold-faced names out east. Introduction by Peter Davis CHRONICLES As winter turns to spring, parties heat up. By Debbie Bancroft PYTs New labels are springing into fashion. By Peter Davis ART Art world stars revive surrealist game le cadavre exquis to benefit Armitage Gone! Dance. By Lorinda Ash OBJECTS OF DESIRE Wearable art gems and household objects inspiried by nature. By Cricket Burns OLD NEW YORK The Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges connect boroughs and wow the eye. By Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel WORLD ACCORDING TO … Native sons Jay and Kevin McLaughlin.