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August 23, 2004 Issue

Cover Story

Everyone Is A Model

Looking good in a city where the street is like a runway


Instant Cover Girl

No actual models were used to make this fashion issue.

Donna Karan’s Vision Quest

Donna Karan sold her design company and lost her husband in the same year. Now there’s a new Donna (with a thirtysomething boyfriend) being born. Portrait of a seeker in mid-voyage.

How to Be a Park Avenue Princess

Nan Kempner offers up her apartment, and her advice, to three bright young things

Human Shields

Almost 25 years after she appeared as an impossibly slender, untouchable Calvin Klein model, Brooke Shields is a New York mom just as vulnerable as her fellow passengers on the local train.

The Graduates

How four Parsons class of 2004 designers spend one ambitious summer.

Extreme Brand Loyalty

Meet three fashion obsessives, including one with 85 Chanel suits


Inside a Hamptons share house where the inhabitants care less about meeting the famous than about how much they tip.

Mister T

Dov Charney, American Apparel's unusual CEO, stretches his knit empire.

Fashion Detective

Playing detective in a search for fashion's next trend

Men on the Street
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, the duo behind the women’s line Proenza Schouler, dress six regular guys in variations on American classics

Across a Crowded Room
A trip into the lives of four fabulous New Yorkers we spotted at a party, minus that awkward morning after.

Field Trip
A visit to the country with fashion-forward creations—and the art students who might actually wear them


Letters to the Editor

Reades sound off on the Mailers' politics, New York seceding from the Union, and more.

Smart City

Floral Literacy

The art of giving flowers, updated

23 Best Bets

Tiffany Tahitian pearl necklace, Oscar de la Renta black satin boots, Boucheron sunglasses and more.

Skate Expectations

Only the finest shoes, boards, and boys’ toys at a skate store without attitude.

Dining Room

If you’re short on both space and money, the solution is Ikea’s Docksta dining table.

This Week's Top Sales: Dosa, Azalea, Michal Golan, Cath Kidston, Eva, Assets London, Diane Von Furstenberg, If, John Varvato and Intermix


Intelligencer Gossip

More Trouble for Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital... Beach Development Gets Celebrity Support...Political Art, Cielo For Sale

Raising the Barrier

Architects fight terror with style.

Rooney Tunes

Mickey and his eighth wife, Jan, put on a show.

Summer Time

Just how long do you have to wait for a table—or a drink—in August?

A Chef’s Taste Test

Bugs, Romans, Vatel, and other food facts

Party Lines

Protesters are torn between Burning Man and the RNC.

Liberal Arts

A guide to August 2004's politically inclined artistic offerings.


The Bottom Line

What to do with ailing drug stocks


Time Warner Center’s upscale food court’s falling apart.


Weary travelers, rejoice: Suddenly, JFK has two spas.

Test Drive

Unpacking storage spaces


Don't Look Now

On TV, as in life, surveillance is now inescapable.


Stephen Fry’s Bright Young Things


The Shaw Festival proves Canada has us beat on more than health insurance.

Classical Music

“Mostly Mozart” goes from largo to vivace.


This Girl’s Life clouds men’s minds


V Steakhouse gets few things right, and the meat isn’t one.

The Week

New on DVD

Movies Released on DVD this week include: Martin Scorsese Collection, Ella Enchanted, Mayor Of The Sunset Strip, Millennium Mambo, Da Ali G Show: The Complete First Season, Blind Shaft, Happy Days: The Complete First Season

Restaurant Openings & Buzz

Opening this week: Marco New York, Capital Grille, Pollo Campero, Banc Cafe and Tía Pol. Plus, Gael Greene visits Patsy’s Pizzeria and Chef Joey Campanaro finds Peace.

The Top Five Events at Downtown’s Howl! Festival

The best events at downtown’s Howl! festival make us want to holler.

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