September 2013

INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE…

PARK AVENUE PRODIGY Charlotte Ronson reveals her uptown upbringing, her rise to success and the ways in which her family keeps her grounded. By Suzanne Weinstock Klein, Photographs by Lyall Aston 25 SEXIEST NEW YORKERS With their swagger and sultry looks, the New Yorkers who rank on our sexy list have that extra “it” factor. Introduction by Charlotte Ross FALL FORWARD Playing hooky in all of our favorite fall fashion threads. By Sam Yocum CARDINAL COUTURIER Winning the hearts of celebrities and socials fixtures alike, Zac Posen is poised to be the next enduring dressmaker. By Haley Friedlich HIPPIE SHAKE With her NoLIta store opening this month, Stephanie von Watzdorf makes her mark as the new purveyor of gypset-style. By Helena Gautier GLOBAL GLAMOUR International fashionistas go to Misha Nonoo for the clean lines and impeccable tailoring of her contemporary brand. By Suzanne Weinstock Klein BUILDING NEW YORK With a portfolio that ranges from DC to San Francisco, developer Don Peebles is honing in on New York’s skyline. By Haley Friedlich CHRONICLES The Hamptons’ most talked-about benefits. By Debbie Bancroft OBJECTS OF DESIRE Head-to-toe glamour suitable for NYFW’s front row. By Casey Brooks COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE A martini at The Mark with Henri Barguirdjian of Graff Diamonds By Daisy Prince POSTCARD FROM  . . . Dispatch from Mark Badgley and James Mischka’s Lake Placid hideaway. Introduction by Haley Friedlich UNREAL ESTATE Mickey and Paola Schulhof are trading out their apartment at 770 Park Avenue for $19.9 million. By Michael Gross JEWELRY BOX The Diamond District’s shining star: William Goldberg. By Haley Friedlich THE ESCAPE Jenny Ljungberg, c/o Hotels’ visionary behind the Hamptons’ revamped Maidstone, escapes to Tibet. By Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI The South Fork’s chicest galas and posh private parties. By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . A look at footwear guru Manolo Blahnik’s Manhattan. Introduction by Charlotte Ross ON THE AVENUE The best parties of the month in the city and out east. ARTS CALENDAR What’s on view at museums, galleries and auction houses.