November 2012

INSIDE THE NOVEMBER ISSUE…

AVENUEinsiderPADMA ON TOP
Top Chef host, author, model and entrepreneur Padma Lakshmi takes AVENUE from the Emmy red carpet to her Thanksgiving dinner and opens up about her much-talked-about relationships.
By Nandini D’Souza Wolfe, Photographs by Tiffany Walling McGarity and John McGarity

A VISUAL FEAST
Interior design gurus Richard Mishaan, Geoffrey Brad- field, Bunny Williams and a selection of New York’s tastemakers, curate the ultimate table settings for holiday parties.
Compiled by Haley Friedlich

BROTHER AND SISTER ACT
Paperless Post founders James and Alexa Hirschfeld on what inspired them to create their innovative electronic invitation company.
By Haley Friedlich, Portrait by Sophie Elgort

ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT
Developer Daniel Brodsky has had a huge impact on Manhattan’s cityscape and its cultural institutions that make the city truly great.
By Haley Friedlich

CHRONICLES
The New Yorkers for Children Fall Benefit kicks off the fall gala season, and Creel and Gow celebrate their launch in style.
By Debbie Bancroft

HOLIDAY MUST-HAVES
An exclusive selection of the season’s most-wanted items for everyone on your list.
By Haley Friedlich and Amy Michelle Smith

COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE
Sitting down with Egyptian businessman and Orientalist art collector Shafik Gabr.
By Daisy Prince

UNREAL ESTATE
The histories of photographer Richard Avedon and designer Roy Halston’s Upper East Side townhouses.
By Michael Gross

JEWELRY BOX
The incredible, soon-to-be-auctioned collection of Mrs. Jane Wrightsman.
By Alison Burwell

TRAVEL
Jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane takes us on a trip to Venice, Italy.

SOCIAL SAFARI
Fall fêtes for the Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, and the City Ballet.
By R. Couri Hay

WORLD ACCORDING TO…
Fashion designer and philanthropist Lorry Newhouse.

ON THE AVENUE
The best parties from the past month.

ARTS CALENDAR
What’s on view at auction houses, galleries and museums.