The revivified Christie Brinkley, beacon of smiling all-American wholesomeness among the moody stick figures.
On the Cover: Photograph by Ruven Afanador for New York Magazine. Lanvin dress, $4,370 at Bergdorf Goodman. Hair by Italo Gregorio for Bryan Bantry. Makeup by Leslie Lopez for ArtistsbyTimothyPriano.com. Manicure by Elisa Ferri at See Management. Styling by Harriet Mays Powell.
The usual spring-to-fall fashion mood shift was particularly pronounced this year.
Playing it safe: not something our cover model, Rafael Nadal, does.
How reality TV turned former Elle colleagues Nina Garcia and Anne Slowey into fierce rivals.
Juergen Teller has little patience for most fashion photography.
Some people feel strongly about where they keep their clothes.
Another way in which ripped, raffish Rafael Nadal and his cardigan-wearing Swiss rival aren’t anything alike.
How tennis influences fashion, and vice versa.
Fashion can alter the exterior, but our true selves can’t be concealed.
Because we’re still dressed up from last night.
There’s something a little dark about the girl next door this fall.
Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.
No fair hogging the tuxedos!
Jagged edges, aggressive shapes, fur on the edge of civilization.
Dresses that will still look good a century from now.
One photographer, a group of friends, and three weeks to play with a pile of fall fashion.
Tennis in this country has been falling behind the rest of the world, without a new generation of stars. The USTA’s answer? Tennis boot camp.
The Jets’ new quarterback is not just a football player; he’s a cultural icon, a major celebrity.
Bloombergers are gaming the numbers, activists say.
Let Bloomberg keep the job!
All that glitters …
Nanny unemployment up.
And Van Cleef says thanks.
The envelopes, please.
Gas fell to $4 a gallon in the city last week.
A retreat for kids with asthma.
What Georgia’s president learned as a New York lawyer.
How the global war on terror helped fund the expansion of a hipster-bar mini-empire.
New stadiums are going to cost you.
The price tags aren’t recession-friendly, but one big piece can carry an outfit.
"I can wear short dresses because I have nice legs, but that’s beside the point."
Jean-Georges’s haute-Chinese emporium turned haute soba joint misses the mark.
Basil, the sweet and pungent summer herb, is at its fragrant peak right now.
Sheridan Square chef Franklin Becker inherited a dysfunctional work-in-progress.
Week of August 25, 2008: Pomegranate and White Star.
When Di Fara’s Dom De Marco was shut down by the Department of Health last year, the one thing that irked him above all else was their insistence that he wear a hat.
Is there such a thing as a hot dog that’s delicious, possibly organic, and maybe even homegrown?
How do you sell an apartment that comes with a distinctive odor?
The Discovery Channel finds its playboy.
The miraculous Katrina documentary Trouble the Water. Plus: The Rocker never quite rocks.
In a small role in Hamlet 2, Elisabeth Shue plays herself.
If there’s a quirkier pop star than Canadian violinist Owen Pallett, we’d like to meet him.
Steven Bochco’s Raising the Bar lowers it further.
You still haven’t been to an outdoor festival this year?
If there is such a thing as a typical New York upbringing, Michael Agovino knows nothing about it.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Pete Seeger and grandson sing out.
You don’t need a herd of dairy cows to make cheese.
Readers sound off on race and the presidential campaign, Sex Diaries, and more.
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