September 2011

INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE… AVENUEinsiderA WHOLE LOTTA ROCK & ROLLWith a Rolling Stone for a dad and a former Norwegian model for a mom, Alexandra Richards was dealt a pretty solid hand. But this blond bombshell has paved her own way to “It” girl status (a title she finds quite amusing) as a sought-after model and DJ. Here, she comes out from behind the DJ booth and it’s all eyes on her—proving sometimes you can always get what you want. By Carson Griffith Photographs by Juan Algarin Styled by Cricket Burns DJS TURN IT UP These are six of the girls who get the parties started. Though most are fluent in fashion and regularly sport designer duds, many nights, headphones are their go-to accessory. By Carson Griffith Photographs By Juan Algarin Styled by Cricket Burns DECADES OF SOCIETY DIVAS New York’s most notable society girls of yesterday and today, and the scandals that inevitably surround them. Photographs by Patrick McMullan THE KOLB REPORT Former Executive Director, Steven Kolb was promoted to CEO of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. From orange turtlenecks to head-to-toe designer, Kolb talks about how his unfamiliarity with style landed him a job at arguably the most important fashion community in New York City. By Martin Marks Photographed by Sophie Elgort   AVENUEinsiderCHRONICLES Back to the city for fun and festive films, and even some “friends with benefits.” By Debbie Bancroft PYTs Hamptonites head to the Watermill Center for an afternoon of eclectic art and an anything-but-boring benefit. By Luigi Tadini CRICKET’S CRUSH You’ll be doing a let-it-rain dance after seeing this fancy footwear by Louis Vuitton. By Cricket Burns PETER’S PICK Stock up on this selection of hand-picked accessories for seasons of style. OLD NEW YORK One of New York’s most iconic and luxurious buildings, The Plaza Hotel. WORD ACCORDING TO …Author Cecily von Ziegesar writes about what she knows: New York. Here, she opens up about her love for the city and, surprisingly, its subway system.