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August 27, 2001 Issue

"The animosities are very real. A lot of the hostility actually gets played down."
-- Mary Carillo, tennis analyst, "Women on the Verge"

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FEATURES
FALL FASHION 2001 MAIN PAGE

A Few of Our Favorite Things
Well, if we have to choose: An overview of our obsessions for autumn, from Bulgari baubles to Dior cowboy boots to Hogan handbags you never knew you needed -- until now.

Shalom!
After ten years on the catwalks, Shalom Harlow has taken her flair for the theatrical to the big screen. Look for her in three new films -- and here, in this season's dramatic Russian clothes.

Combat Ready
Sharp suits, military details, distressed leather -- the newest urban-warrior gear packs a sexy punch that will take you to fashion's front line.

Feline Grace
Chan Marshall, the voice behind Cat Power, has seduced the fashion world with her music and her laid-back look. Who better to model fall's folk-inspired fare -- and make it sing?

Back in Black
The little black dress lives on: Eight inspired versions of the perennial favorite that's always at the front of your closet.

Role Models Four up-and-coming actors take a sartorial journey back to thirties New York. One look at their tidy coats, pleated skirts, and cloche hats, and you'll be tempted to follow in their footsteps.

Sure Shot
Meet the photographer behind Gucci's sexy new ad campaign: Terry Richardson, cheerfully capturing the fashion world's attention (and getting his subjects to take their clothes off) with a tiny snapshot camera.

Stylish Move
This fall, Salvatore Ferragamo, the venerable Italian fashion house, is debuting a new look and a sparkling new SoHo address. A behind-the-scenes look at the birth of a boutique.

Women on the Verge
BY CHRIS SMITH
Once upon a time, women played tennis like ladies: pleasant, polite, and predictable as a metronome. Not anymore. With the selling power and celebrity status of players like the Williams sisters, Anna Kournikova, and Jennifer Capriati reaching record levels (as is the fierceness of their rivalries), what was once a near-sideshow is now definitely the main event. For the women of the U.S. Open, it's still any woman's game, and the game, for them, has gotten personal.



GOTHAM

Real Estate: Christopher Bonanos

DEPARTMENTS
Intelligencer
BY MARC S. MALKIN

The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY
Fernando Ferrer's a happy man now that Sharpton is out of jail. But should he be?

This Media Life
BY MICHAEL WOLFF
Is Michael Bloomberg's mayoral bid nothing more than a massive media play?

Sex Matters
BY AMY SOHN
D.C. undercover: What life -- and sex life -- is really like for interns at the capital

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY RIMA SUQI
Montblanc meets Palm pilot; Smythson of Bond Street, SoHo-style
Plus: Best Bets Daily

Sales & Bargains
BY BRIDIE CLARK
With markdowns like these, you can look like a million bucks without spending nearly as many
Plus: Daily Sales Update

THE CRITICS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is off-kilter -- even for Woody

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS
At the Glimmerglass: Alden destroys one of Britten's best; Agrippina needs a few more rehearsals

Pop Music
ETHAN BROWN
Björk brings hope to a cynical world; Mary J. Blige tries, and fails

Restaurants
HAL RUBENSTEIN
Enjoying the anti-fabulous fare at Zoë

CUE
Movies
Music & Nightlife
Theater
Art
Kids
Classical & Dance
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