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The View from Here Did Henry Kissinger, now 99, ever meet a powerful world leader he didn’t like?

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Flier’s Remorse Gulfstream’s new G500 and G600 private planes offer every luxury—marble counters, living rooms, multiple sleeping areas—except the ability to land in wind

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Meltdown in Millbrook After leaving Eleven Madison Park, restaurateur Will Guidara set out to open a five-star hotel in New York’s Hudson Valley. The town has other plans …

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The Monroe Doctrine A new film about Marilyn Monroe starring Ana de Armas follows the release of two documentaries (and Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala wardrobe malfunction), confirming our 60-year obsession with the star

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My Favorite Things Interiors stylist Colin King is tapped by top design publications and brands for his ability to imbue spaces with difficult-to-pinpoint dynamism. Herewith, he shares his favorite items for both home and body

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Ibiza Tries a New Drug Following years of hard partying, the Spanish island is not only going back to its bohemian roots—it’s taking them a step further

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“I prefer ‘prostitute.’ ‘Media whore’ implies that I’m not getting paid.”

Arrivederci, San Lorenzo Princess Diana played out her love life at the London institution, but after 40 years of being the center of the scene, it’s closing

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Shop BonBon Regardless of your age, at BonBon, a Swedish candy store on the Lower East Side and in Brooklyn, you’ll feel like a kid. The shop was… Shop Bezel The phrase “watch person” should be reserved for someone who stands guard, not for a person who likes timepieces. However, for those… Wear Bamford We have officially arrived at that moment in summer when anything too constricting or complicated is non grata. Stylist and fashion director… Decorate Miwa Neishi In 2013, Miwa Neishi, who was born in Tokyo and learned to make ceramics in Japan, moved to Ohio to study sculpture. In Japan, “the art… Watch Amsterdam After dating for several years, two aspiring artists—Nadia, an actress who only books commercials, and Martín, a musician stuck recording cover… Wear Natalie Martin It has arrived: the season in which we are only truly comfortable in a gigantic Fiore dress from Natalie Martin Shop BonBon Regardless of your age, at BonBon, a Swedish candy store on the Lower East Side and in Brooklyn, you’ll feel like a kid. The shop was… Shop Bezel The phrase “watch person” should be reserved for someone who stands guard, not for a person who likes timepieces. However, for those… Wear Bamford We have officially arrived at that moment in summer when anything too constricting or complicated is non grata. Stylist and fashion director… Decorate Miwa Neishi In 2013, Miwa Neishi, who was born in Tokyo and learned to make ceramics in Japan, moved to Ohio to study sculpture. In Japan, “the art… Watch Amsterdam After dating for several years, two aspiring artists—Nadia, an actress who only books commercials, and Martín, a musician stuck recording cover… Wear Natalie Martin It has arrived: the season in which we are only truly comfortable in a gigantic Fiore dress from Natalie Martin

Going Seoul-O Boy band BTS has generated billions for the South Korean economy, but after nine nonstop years, its members are “exhausted” and ready to pursue separate careers

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Stephen Kroninger’s Sketchbook

Kat Norton The spreadsheet influencer has earned nearly 2 million likes on TikTok for her Microsoft Excel tutorials

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Has the Queen Buried Meghan? And other strange news about these curious days …

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“Do you want to order in or wither and die?”

The Summer of Discontent for the .1 Percent Their fancy private jets can’t land; they’re angry at an Eleven Madison Park co-founder … Life is very, very hard

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Open Book

The Dior Allure A new book tells the history of the couture house through its storied Paris headquarters

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George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook (1975) is the centerpiece of the first large-scale retrospective of Robert Colescott’s work since his death.

Rebel with a Cause

When Lowery Stokes Sims was a young curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a painting she loved was offered on loan to the museum. During a test run in the galleries, she gazed up at Eat Dem Taters (1975), Robert Colescott’s keen, bitter twist on Van Gogh’s The Potato Eaters. In Colescott’s work, Van Gogh’s glum diners are Black, grinning ear to ear with goggly eyes, and seemingly grateful for table scraps. Sims’s colleague, she recalls, said, “You can either hang this or you can have a quiet summer.” The year was 1979. Sims opted for quiet and took it down. But what will happen this summer? READ ON

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Callil Confidential For many years, Carmen Callil dominated London’s literary and feminist scenes. In a memoir, the outspoken Melbourne native travels back in time

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Imagine a City: A Pilot’s Journey Across the Urban World

by Mark Vanhoenacker
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“You couldn’t ask for a more honest friend.”

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Air Play

Spin the Bottle

Music is like wine: the more there is to go around, the better. Herewith, songs from long-playing records for long-lasting summer days, from Gene McDaniels, the O’Jays, Prince, and more

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In Memoriam

Richard David Story Peter Bogdanovich André Leon Talley Duncan Hannah

Issue No. 154
June 25, 2022
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Issue No. 154
June 25, 2022