October 2011

INSIDE THE OCTOBER ISSUE… AVENUEinsiderINTO THE STREETS AND IN LOVE Photographers Scott Schuman and Garance Doré have taken the fashion world by storm by capturing street style from New York’s Fifth Avenue to Paris’ Avenue des Champs-Élysées Top editors and sartorial stars alike have fallen in love with them, and subsequently, they with each other. By Delphine Barguirdjian THE MAKEOVER MAVEN June Ambrose is a mother, author, CEO and stylist with a fashion sense that’s impossible to duplicate. With a bevy of celeb clientele including Jay-Z and Kanye West under her belt—nay, turban—it’s no wonder why and how she’s made her dreams a reality. Equipped with an Hermès Birkin bag and her signature sunglasses, this fall Ambrose has her hands full as she stars in her own reality TV show. By Amy Smith Photographs by Juan Algarin Styled by Cricket Burns THE AVENUE A-LIST Another year, another round up of the personalities that have made the New York world go ’round. From fashion to film, finance to photography—these influencers are the power players of 2011. Illustrations by Matt Collins VIVA LA VENICE Peggy Siegal is back in Venice for the film festival, where Jessica Chastain is queen and George Clooney is king. AVENUEinsiderCHRONICLES New Yorkers reveal their favorite fall plans and pastimes. By Debbie Bancroft BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG PARTY Over the summer heat and bitter about the fun-ruiner known as Hurricane Irene, Carson Griffith still managed to head out East, celeb-spot at the U.S. Open and hit a few movie premieres. By Carson Griffith CRICKET’S CRUSH An alligator clutch to die for. By Cricket Burns SCANDALOUS SISTERS Divorce, diamonds and debt proved too much for this 1920s dancing duo, the Dolly twins. WORLD ACCORDING TO . . .The First Lady of New York, Diana Taylor, is passionate about this city—but also about international relations and women’s equality.