August 2011

INSIDE THE AUGUST ISSUE… AVENUEinsiderCHEZ SEAN Hotelier Sean MacPherson brought hislaid-back (yet sophisticated), surfer stylefrom Malibu to Manhattan and Montauk.His hot spots such as the Waverly Inn, theCrow’s Nest and the Jane are among thechicest and most exclusive, but the manbehind the magic remains approachableand accessible. Here, MacPherson talksabout his “accidental” business—and his undeniable success at dominating the hotel-club scene. By Mickey Boardman Photographs By Juan Algarin Styled by Cricket Burns WHO, WHAT, WEAR A guide to the young designers you needto know—and wear—now. Who they are,what they do and how they do it so well. By Amy Smith THE 39 BEST DRESSED MEN In our selective list of New York’s moststylish gents, age ain’t nothing but a number, so this round-up includes the young and the young at heart. Let’s hear it for the boys. Photographs By Patrick McMullan   AVENUEinsiderCHRONICLES Keeping cool at the summer’s hottest happenings. By Debbie Bancroft PYTs Fashion-forwards flock to Ferragamo’s Resort 2012presentation, arty-parties and an exhibit by Persol. By Luigi Tadini CRICKET’S CRUSH The most dapper men will be adorning their collarswith this not-so-traditional bow tie. By Cricket Burns PETER’S PICK Stock up on this selection of hand-picked accessories for seasons of style. OLD NEW YORK Once a no-girls-allowed gentlemen’s club, the McKim, Mead and White-designed University Club remains one of the city’s most prominent social organizations. WORD ACCORDING TO … The emperor of fashion, Valentino, talks about the fashionable ladies in his life and what he loves about New York.