October 2010

INSIDE THE OCTOBER ISSUE…

AMERICAN DREAMER
New media queen Arianna Huffington talks about her new book on the declining middle class, how to save it and what’s coming up for The Huffington Post.

Interview by Mika Brzezinski
Photographs by Stephen Elledge
Styled by Cricket Burns

THE INFLUENCERS
Meet the New Yorkers who are setting the tone, defining the styles and changing the conversation in a city that constantly reinvents itself.

Illustrations by Matt Collins

PEGGY SIEGAL IN VENICE
Another glamorous film festival dispatch from the ├╝ber-publicist … and a missing Verdura ring.

THE GIRL EFFECT
Women and Island expert Isobel Coleman talks about how helping women in the Middle East helps U.S. foreign relations.

Interview by Holly Peterson
Photographs by Eric Striffler

CHRONICLES
Fall starts with a bang, a non-stop week.

By Debbie Bancroft

PYTs
On the beach with Rachel Weisz, then back in the city at the Tribeca Grand Hotel.

By Peter Davis

OBJECTS OF DESIRE
Men in black and animal prints.

By Cricket Burns

BOOKS TO LOOK AT
Jamee Gregory wrote the book on how to throw a party, now out from Rizzoli.

By E.F. Ulmann

OLD NEW YORK
Two McKim, Mead & White masterworks: the Brooklyn Museum and Low Library.

By Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel

WORD ACCORDING TO …
TV show host Joy Behar on her love of mani-pedis and her spousal equivalent.