Avenue FEBRUARY 2014

INSIDE THE FEBRUARY ISSUE…

CANDY QUEEN Dylan Lauren is not only a modern-day Willy Wonka but a marketing genius who has forever changed the way little Manhattanites enjoy sugary treats. She’s expanded her eponymous Candy Bar to three locations beyond New York, including Miami, and her sweet empire shows no sign of slowing down. By Alexandria Symonds, Photographs by Arnaldo Anaya SHRAGER’S MOMENT Studio 54 legend Ian Schrager is redefining oceanfront living with his upcoming project—The Residences at The Miami Beach EDITION. By Haley Friedlich WHO’S THE NEXT MRS. ASTOR? As New York City’s under-the-radar champions of philanthropy, these benevolent stalwarts devote their time and money to the city’s grandest cultural, medical and literary institutions and landmarks. By Kat Huang IT’S ALL RELATIVE Carlos Rosso, Related’s president of development, reveals how the group is shaking up Miami’s skyline. By Haley Friedlich TOP OF THE LIST From the Upper East Side to Greenwich Village, we’ve handpicked the best restaurants Manhattan has to offer. By Helaina Hovitz CHRONICLES Members of the “literary brat pack”—Jay McInerney and Donna Tartt—reunite at a swinging holiday soirée beneath The Sherry Netherland. By Debbie Bancroft OBJECTS OF DESIRE A selection of fine jewelry—diamonds, gold and pops of pink- and red-colored stones—to keep your sweetheart smiling this February 14th. By Haley Friedlich MIAMI HOTSPOTS Our favorite locales in the two shopping destinations—Design District and Bal Harbour—heating up the chicest city in South Florida. By Haley Friedlich UNREAL ESTATE The first luxury hotel in Miami Beach, the Saxony, is being reborn—and is already attracting New York’s financial and cultural elite. By Michael Gross POSTCARDS FROM . . . Viceroy Hotel Group’s Bill Walshe takes us on a journey through the Middle East. By Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI Europe’s royals hit the slopes of Gstaad with Valentino, Madonna and, of course, R. Couri Hay. By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . Britain’s grand dame of retail, Lady Tina Green, reveals her favorite spots in and around Miami. Introduction by Charlotte Ross ON THE AVENUE The best parties of the month, including the Girls premiere at Lincoln Center, a holiday fête with the Ronson-Dexter-Jones clan and more. ARTS CALENDAR A look at what’s on view at museums, galleries and auction houses.