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Issue No. 118

The View from Here Fuel shortages, empty supermarket shelves, and bleak holidays ahead: in London, Brexit is finally making itself heard

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The Modern Art of Divorce What’s bad for billionaires Harry and Linda Macklowe is very, very good for art collectors

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Chic Korea Squid Game, Parasite, BTS—there’s a “K-” revolution afoot, and for once that prefix isn’t followed by “ardashian”

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We’ll Always Have Fabio How does a certain bronzed male model with free-flowing golden hair stay relevant? By remaining every bit himself … and sleeping in a hyperbaric chamber

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Underneath the Velvet Underground Todd Haynes turns to documentary to get at the heart of Lou Reed’s 1960s New York City band

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In London, Love (and Much More) Is in the Air Frieze returns to town and gets the city hopping


Space Cadet William Shatner goes where no actor has gone before

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My Favorite Things After spending more than 20 years as a special correspondent for Vanity Fair, Amy Fine Collins is now synonymous with high fashion. Herewith, the AIR MAIL Editor at Large shares her top shopping picks of the moment

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In Good Time From Ryan Gosling to race-car-inspired limited editions, our new resident watch expert pulls back the curtain on the chronometer industry’s sexiest scoop

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Italy’s Best Pizza Isn’t Where You Think It Is Welcome to Caiazzo, home of the inside-out-margherita restaurant drawing crowds from all over the world

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Hidden Gems

While on a trip to Russia in 1911 to court new clients, Louis Cartier sent a letter to his father, Alfred, writing, “It seems to me that the selections of new items we should offer for sale must inevitably be the Russian or even Persian style.” By this time, Louis had been collecting Islamic art for several years, having seen the exhibition of Islamic art at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 1903, in Paris, and an important 1910 exhibition of Islamic art in Munich. READ ON

Among the treasures going on display at Paris’s Musée des Arts Décoratifs next week are a Cartier bib necklace in gold, platinum, diamond, amethyst, and turquoise, commissioned in 1947 by the Duke of Windsor for the Duchess of Windsor, and a sketch proposal for a Cartier powder box.

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Cheetah Cheaters in Saudi Arabia And other strange news about these curious days …

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The Podcast You Need to Hear From scheming patriarchs to the world’s best pizza, we’ve got it all this week

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Air Mail Jr.

Susan Soon He Stanton The playwright and screenwriter takes us into the Succession writers’ room

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The Gilded Edge: Two Audacious Women and the Cyanide Love Triangle That Shook America

by Catherine Prendergast
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12 Bytes: How We Got Here, Where We Might Go Next

by Jeanette Winterson
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He’s More than Logan Roy In his new memoir, Brian Cox recounts his journey from growing up poor in Scotland to ruling Succession

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“We need to find another school for Jessie. One of her classes is called ‘So-Called Science.’”

Around the World with Oscar Wilde Following in Wilde’s footsteps, from his birthplace of Dublin to the Peloponnese, the American Midwest, and the prison he spent the better part of two years in

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Sparkle David Yurman In the event that you are a) looking for new jewelry, and b) looking to support breast-cancer research, David Yurman has just the thing… Layer Ralph Lauren We know, we know. It’s only October. But unrepentant shoppers are aware that the very best winter coats hit the racks early and sell out quickly… Listen Culm We’re always on the hunt for the perfect nightcap. Enter the new podcast by comedians Noah Weiner and Landon Lichtenstein Reserve Evelyn’s Table Perhaps the best ingredient for a new restaurant opening in London is three talented brothers all under the age of 30. Luke, Nathaniel, Apply RMS Beauty In the mid-2000s, after decades working as a fashion-world makeup artist, Rose-Marie Swift became quite ill with a sickness… Spread Big Spoon Roasters The question that keeps me up at night is not which brand of nut butter is the best, because it is, without a doubt, Big Spoon Roasters Sparkle David Yurman In the event that you are a) looking for new jewelry, and b) looking to support breast-cancer research, David Yurman has just the thing… Layer Ralph Lauren We know, we know. It’s only October. But unrepentant shoppers are aware that the very best winter coats hit the racks early and sell out quickly… Listen Culm We’re always on the hunt for the perfect nightcap. Enter the new podcast by comedians Noah Weiner and Landon Lichtenstein Reserve Evelyn’s Table Perhaps the best ingredient for a new restaurant opening in London is three talented brothers all under the age of 30. Luke, Nathaniel, Apply RMS Beauty In the mid-2000s, after decades working as a fashion-world makeup artist, Rose-Marie Swift became quite ill with a sickness… Spread Big Spoon Roasters The question that keeps me up at night is not which brand of nut butter is the best, because it is, without a doubt, Big Spoon Roasters

Turning Heads on St. Barth’s On an island that does not lack for hotels, there’s something special about Le Toiny

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Guilty Treasures

Allow yourself to indulge in these songs from Carly Rae Jepsen, the Guess Who, Stephen Bishop, Cher, and more

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“I wanted to get away from my computer and focus on doing something different. Just mixing various fabrics on the canvas gave me a playful feeling of dressing up without actually putting clothing on.”
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In Memoriam

Richard David Story (1952–2021)

Issue No. 118
October 16, 2021
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Issue No. 118
October 16, 2021