AVENUE April 2014

C1AVE0414-TOCINSIDE THE APRIL ISSUE…

BIRD OF PARADISE: IRIS APFEL The inimitable, stylish American businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon lets us into her New York City apartment (and her closet) and dishes on her design philosophy and inspirations. By Suzanne Weinstock Klein, Photographs by Keith Major OSCAR DIARY PR maven Peggy Siegal is a seasoned veteran of the Academy Awards; in this month’s issue, she dishes on what really went down in Hollywood on that star-studded night. By Peggy Siegal RED CARPET ROCKS Just in time for galas and premieres, a look at some of the exquisite jewelry trends for the upcoming season. By Haley Friedlich HEIRS & HEIRESSES OF REAL ESTATE Meet the millennials in New York’s top real estate dynasties and the eligible bachelors and bachelorettes who are set to inherit these empires.. By Hamish Kettler HAMPTON READY It’s not too early to start getting your house summer-ready. So, consult AVENUE’s checklist (and directory), and let the prep begin! By Robin Phillips CHRONICLES All the familiar faces gather at the Museum of the City of New York’s annual Winter Ball. By Debbie Bancroft OBJECTS OF DESIRE Noted interior designers choose their favorite home objects that you need now. By Haley Friedlich COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE Holly Peterson, author of The Manny and the upcoming Idea of Him talks to AVENUE. By Daisy Prince UNREAL ESTATE An investigation of a Beaux Arts landmark building and former carriage house, at 165 East 73rd Street, designed by George L. Amoroux and built in 1903. By Michael Gross POSTCARDS FROM . . . The Save Venice Enchanted Garden Ball’s co-chair Alexandra Lind Rose writes us an insider’s guide to . . . Venice! (Where else?) Discover the beautiful cultural gem of a city from her unique lens. By Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI Out of Africa, tracking British princes, Clintons, Laurens, LeFraks and the Big Five By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . Miles Redd, interior designer extraordinaire, on running his own design firm and what he does on his down time in New York City. Introduction by Mi Mi Chloe Park ON THE AVENUE The calm after the storm of Fashion Week, benefits and balls to celebrate Larry Gagosian, the Guggenheim Young Collectors Ball and the NYCB. ARTS CALENDAR Find out what’s happening on the stages, in the museums and galleries around the City.