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Elena Clavarino

Elena Clavarino is an Associate Editor for AIR MAIL. Born in Milan, Clavarino lives in New York, where she writes about culture, travel, fashion, and food.

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Amateur Hour

An unexpected side effect of house music’s stratospheric rise? Everyone and their mother thinks that they, too, can be a D.J.

All Roads Lead to Paolo Di Paolo

Ahead of a new movie by Bruce Weber on the forgotten photographer and chronicler of postwar Italy, we collect some of his most memorable pictures

Maria Sole Ferragamo

The young jewelry designer behind So-Le Studio uses her family’s signature fabric—leather—to make accessories that double as works of art

Isaiah Barr

The saxophonist and co-founder of Onyx Collective, an experimental group of artists, is taking on fashion and filmmaking

A Night at the Odeon

Jay McInerney, Emma Cline, and Iké Udé gathered at the Tribeca restaurant in celebration of AIR MAIL’s Downtown Set



Shyan Zakeri

The Los Angeles native is bringing his favorite childhood burgers—greasy, thin patties—to New York City with his pop-up concept, Shy’s Burgers

The Biggest Designer You’ve Never Heard Of

For decades, Sabyasachi Mukherjee has dressed Bollywood’s stars and India’s wealthiest families. Now he’s betting on a new market: New York

Poster Boy

The illustrator Paul Davis’s subtly Surrealist posters for theaters, movies, and museums get their own show in Italy



Keeping Up with Bill Owens

The chronicler of small-town America is out with a new book, corresponding to the 50th-anniversary exhibition of his seminal work, Suburbia

Caio Twombly

The 26-year-old curator spotlights young artists at his new East Village gallery

Fernando Casablancas

The model and artist makes his TV debut in a reality show about downtown Manhattan’s creative class

The Rummage Sale of the Century

One-of-a-kind pieces in the late Italian Vogue editor Franca Sozzani’s wardrobe, on sale in Milan, offer a slice of fashion heaven—if you can fit into them

Is That Fungi?

The hottest luxury bags and shoes are now made from a high-tech derivative of mushrooms

When Menus Were the Main Event …

A delicious new book offers a visual history of menu design from 1800 to the present

Cynthia Addai-Robinson

To step into J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantastical world for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings prequel, the actress found common ground with her royal character

Revolutionary Roadsters

John G. Zimmerman’s photos of fantastical taillights, wraparound windshields, and spaceship-inspired fins, collected in a new volume, chronicle America’s fascination with cars from the 50s through the 70s

In Sifnos, Eating the Food of the Gods

Greece is known for many things, but food is not one of them. An unpretentious Cycladic island with ancient culinary roots is changing that

Floral Tribute

A dazzling new coffee-table book explores the flower in contemporary photography

Twenty-One Glimpses of London from Above

Jason Hawkes’s aerial photographs are an homage to his favorite city

The Draper Touch

The 20th-century decorator Dorothy Draper transformed the interiors of Manhattan’s Carlyle hotel, West Virginia’s Greenbrier, and more with her signature Hollywood Regency style

Spring Breakers, Italian–Style

The young European upper class’s version of spring break in Florida? Panarea in August

A History of Cool

Slick Rick, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, LL Cool J … Janette Beckman photographed them all, chronicling New York’s creative set from the 80s to today