Our Top Ten Profiles of 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

In 2017, AVENUE and its online counterpart widened their focus, running profiles of subjects who define the breadth of society today, from an activist lawyer married to a movie star, through a model-turned-crusader for education, to a twenty-something countess marrying a hotel heir.  

February:  Asli Pelit looked at Amal Clooney in “The Awe of Gravity”

George and Amal Clooney Robino Salvatore/GC Images


March:  Kelly Laffey found Julia Restoin Roitfeld down to earth in “Julia Restoin Roitfeld Knows Where She Stands”

Julia Restoin-Roitfeld


March: Designer Lisa Kulson declared herself her ideal customer in Suzanne Weinstock Klein’s story, “Theory in Practice”

Lisa Kulson and her daughter Louise Juliette


April: The cover of our Philanthropy Issue featured Petra Nemcova and Kelly Laffey’s story, “The Power of Struggle”

Petra Nemcova



June: Karen Moline met with Ann and Mick, aka “Mr. and Mrs. Jones”,  just after their remarriage

Ann and Mick Jones


July:  Bob Morris learned how Audrey Gruss battles depression in “Beauty in the Ran”

Audrey Gruss


August:  In “Bi-Curious,” Ben Widdicombe learned how Patricia Duff stays non-partisan.  

Patricia Duff


October: Caroline Kennedy rode “A Carriage Named Desire” in Sharon Churcher’s unauthorized profile

Caroline Kennedy


November: Amanda Milner Fairbanks met “A Modern Rennaissance Man” named David Rockwell

David Rockwell
David Rockwell


December: Michael Gross climbed the family tree of Tessa Gräfin von Walderdorff, Paris Hilton’s future sister-in-law in “Another Hilton Hits the Jackpot”

Tessa Gräfin Von Walderdorff and Barron Hilton


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