September 2012

INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE…

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Designer, pop art aficionado and new first lady of Barneys, Lisa Perry, talks about her burgeoning fashion empire, her husband’s innate fashion sense, and gives a tour of their apartment–the former home of legendary socialite and style icon C.Z. Guest.
By Nandini D’Souza Wolfe, Photographs by Carlos Ruiz

25 SEXIEST NEW YORKERS
New York is brimming with style, glamour, beauty and brains. But to rank on our sexy list, one must have that little extra “it” factor that makes it all sizzle. We take a look at the 25 sexiest New Yorkers–at least in our ever-so-humble opinion.
Introduction by Haley Friedlich

THE ONE AND ONLY OSCAR
Oscar de la Renta adds yet another accolade to his incredible list of accomplishments, as the Museum at FIT’s Couture Council honors him with a celebration of his life and work. AVENUE takes an exclusive look at the forward-thinking renaissance man of fashion.
By Haley Friedlich

NOUVEAU NOIR
Fall fashion from Versace, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Maxmara and others features a variant on the classic femme fatale.
By James Weber, Styled by Rory McDonough

THE BEST OF TIME
Just in time for the Timecrafters exhibition at the Armory, watch expert Laurie Kahle takes a look at the Swiss masterpieces making their way to Madison Avenue this fall.

CHRONICLES
The Cinema Society fetes two of the summer’s lesser-known, must-see films.
By Debbie Bancroft

SOCIAL SAFARI
The Hamptons chicest galas and posh private parties as summer comes to a close.
By R. Couri Hay

OBJECTS OF DESIRE
Less certainly isn’t more when it comes to the ornate fashions we’re wishing for this fall.
By Amy Michelle Smith

UNREAL ESTATE
Less notorious than 740 Park, 834 Park still packs quite the scandalous punch.
By Michael Gross

SCANDAL SHEET
Former New York Yankees Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson shared a lot more than a baseball diamond.
By Brittany Berliner

TRAVEL
Dispatch from Nicole Miller’s St.-Tropez hideaway.

WORLD ACCORDING TO…
Fashion designer and social “it” girl Charlotte Ronson gives a taste of her New York City.

ON THE AVENUE
The best parties of the month clsoe out the scorching summer.

ARTS CALENDAR
A look at what’s on view at auction houses, galleries, museums and art fairs this month.

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