Features: Nicki Minaj, life after modeling, the Clarins girls, Christopher and Tory Burch, Cindy Sherman's self-portraits, and more.
Trends: The season’s styles distilled into twenty distinctive looks, including short shorts, tall loafers, forestwear and seawear, chewy pink, playful pleats, daredevil wedding dresses, and the retro chic of Betty Draper and Daisy Buchanan.
Portfolio: A photographic portfolio, taken at the shows in Paris, Milan, and New York.
On the Cover: Nicki Minaj. Photograph by Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine.
The kaleidoscopic, schizoid, cyberpunk, hiphop genius of Nicki Minaj. By David Wallace-Wells
Three top models ponder how to retire gracefully from a ruthless industry. By Jada Yuan
Four French skin-care heiresses are, somehow, fashion’s most soulful “It” girls. By Andrew O’Hagan
Christopher Burch has a new store. Ex-wife Tory thinks it looks a little too familiar. By Jessica Pressler
The photographer’s sublime self-portraits are as mysterious and telling as Zen koans—including two shot specially for this issue. By Jerry Saltz
A portfolio of Beyoncé, Gisele, Salma Hayek, Julianne Moore, Catherine Deneuve, and a coterie of fashion-world designers, doyennes, and disembodied lips, shot in and around the runways of Milan, Paris, and New York. By Pari Dukovic
Timothy Dolan’s 35-year career as a priest has been highlighted by extensive study of Catholic history, political outspokenness, and many cornball jokes.
Jay-Z’s peerless social diplomacy.
The trials of airline design.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Behind the picket lines with the abortion-rights crusader as she plans her landmark new Queens clinic.
Obama’s reelection chances are looking good right now, but the next nine months are full of storm clouds.
Fendi’s Daisy clutch, Pilates ProWorks opens in the West Village, and more.
“Men’s shopping habits are most similar to mine—finding something you love and buying it in bulk.”
Acme serves up forager cuisine in a chic lounge setting.
The next time you’re in the market for a really jumbo egg, try the deep-green, pale-yolked ones laid by emus.
A forgotten classic steps into the haute-sandwich spotlight.
Justin Theroux has Hollywood all figured out. Except the part about being famous.
Return avoids every cliché of the coming-home-from-battle genre—and finds power in silence.
The immortal Simpsons reaches 500 episodes.
Noisy Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells return with a dreamy, speaker-blowing second album.
At MoMA, curators and architects seek a way out of the cul-de-sac.
New chef, new location for Kajitsu.
Readers sound off on Wall Street, Trent Arsenault, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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