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Our Top Ten Profiles of 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

In 2017, AVENUE and its online counterpart avenuemagazine.com 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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