Touches of luxury, flashes of wit, the element of surprise: The X-factor in this season’s clothes is a feel-good elegance that will stand out in this most glamorous of cities. So leave the denim in the closet. It’s time to dress up your act. Here’s where to start.
Age of Elegance
In a culture saturated with pop-tart style, it’s a relief to report that grown-up glamour is back in a big way. Follow these pointers to fall’s polished looks—with an assist from the perennially chic Carolina Herrera.
Dramatic billowing dresses pump up the volume in Long Island City's Socrates Sculpture Park--and smolder the whole night long.
Ashley's Next Act
Fresh from filming De-Lovely, the story of Cole Porter, Ashley Judd is coming to New York to star on Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. "All I know," she says, "is that something wonderful is going to happen."
Look Like a Rock Star Taking time out from working on his fall 2004 menswear collection, John Varvatos talked to rocker Pete Yorn -- who will be on tour with R.E.M. in October -- about the elements of men's style. Mike Steele listened in. (Photos only in magazine)
The Italian Job
Bottega Veneta was a house in need of repair. Tomas Maier was the man with the plan. (Photos only in magazine)
Mod For Mandy
Shifting seamlessly from pop princess to stylish young star, Mandy Moore models the season's hip, sixties-inspired fashion. (Photos only in magazine)
Indie actor Kip Pardue puts fall's newfound sense of sophistication through its paces. Only in the magazine
The Coat Guard
Thirteen creative dressers prepare for the frost in the coolest new outerwear. Only in the magazine
When you're working fall's high-voltage look, every last detail counts
12 Perfect Gloves - Only in the magazine
Bold Bracelets - Only in the magazine
Men's Shoes - Only in the magazine