November 2013

INSIDE THE NOVEMBER ISSUE…

COSMO GIRL Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles reveals how she’s shaking things up in Hearst Tower—by adding politics and career advice to the magazine’s traditional “bedroom” mix. By Kyle Pope, Photographs by Matt Jones SUPERIOR SIX These select interior designers take us inside their favorite spaces—from outdoor gardens to pied-à-terres at The Plaza. By Haley Friedlich and Charlotte Ross, Photographs by Jessica Nash and Clint Spaulding CULMINATING WORK Designer Ellie Cullman explains it’s “all in the details” in her just-released book. By Haley Friedlich DIPLOMATIC GIFTS Tread lightly: In the world of diplomacy, the art of giving is a tricky enterprise. By Christopher Lawrence WOOLWORTH’S WUNDERKIND Ken Horn of Alchemy Properties is reinventing the wheel with the storied building. By Haley Friedlich CHRONICLES Brushing shoulders with the city’s who’s who at New Yorkers for Children, California’s Hearst Castle Foundation and more. By Debbie Bancroft HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Whether shopping for your mom, dad or furry best friend—our gift guide covers every special recipient on your list. By Casey Brooks and Haley Friedlich COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE A drink at Swifty’s with the “Prince of Chintz”—Mario Buatta. By Daisy Prince IN MEMORIAM We take a moment to remember the late English artist Julian Barrow. By Daisy Prince UNREAL ESTATE With a relocated Le Bilboquet and the new La Goulue—real estate is a revolving door for the mainstay restaurants of the East 60s. By Michael Gross SOCIAL SAFARI Behinds the scenes of fall’s most-talked-about red calendar events. By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . Upper East Side-bred Patricia Herrera Lansing reveals her go-to Little Italy places Introduction by Charlotte Ross ON THE AVENUE The best parties of the month, from Casa Lever to John Demsey’s living room. ARTS CALENDAR A look at what’s on view at museums, galleries and auction houses.