Town & Country features the latest in luxury, from beautiful homes, sumptuous dining to exotic locations. In 11 gorgeous annual issues, Town & Country covers the arts, fashion and culture, bringing the best of everything to America's trendsetters
Times Like THESE
The GOLDEN AGE
PULL UP a Chair • And come meet the man some say has the best taste in town.
A NOVEL Space • Where does a Nobel Prize winner do his best work? In a custom-built London study, of course.
What DREAMS Are Made Of • Black designers imagine a virtual show house that proves the future is now.
Paris. Milan. ZAMUNDA. • Her work takes her around the world, but for costume designer Ruth E. Carter, every project begins at home.
THEY’RE WAITING For Their Room • Say what you will about Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette—a new hotel at Versailles gets into their heads.
The Sovereignty of GRACE • Is fashion’s most academic young designer also its future?
The DNA of DIY • Breathing new life into old clothes is not just for Etsy evangelists anymore. Upcycling has officially gone high-end.
PASTICHEURS PAR EXCELLENCE • A potpourri of reworked pieces that made us do a double take.
They All DRESS UP for Audie • How did bespoke suiting become the antidote to fast fashion? One leg at a time.
Star Maps Here • Begin at this lapis necklace and follow mystery-set rubies to a “dazzling elsewhere.” The key, below.
Never Underestimate a PEARL • As they make their way back onto the world stage, a timeline of the secret powers of these mollusk prizes.
The COMEBACK Kid • Fawaz Gruosi, erstwhile king of the Cannes red carpet, makes his triumphant return to high jewelry.
skin•i•mal•ism • The newest trend in skincare is scaling back. But is it at odds with a beauty industry that believes more is more?
Is that INCENSE, dear? • For those who wish to move beyond the scented candle, we have a suggestion.
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO Cocktails at CALIGULA’S! • History’s original animal house is finally open to all after a nine-year excavation, and it’s our first stop on a par ty crawl through time.
Where the TIKTOKCRACY HOLDS COURT • Social media’s latest swans don’t hobnob at exquisite homes designed by Billy Haines. They throw ragers at empty McMansions in L.A.’s toniest enclaves. The neighbors are not pleased.
Gather Around Now • There are always those houses, aren’t there, the ones that become the designated party places, where friends and even enemies fraternize. Are the owners just more fun, or is there a design secret behind this merriment and debauchery?
The Provocateur’s RETREAT • Dressed up with nowhere to go, a Broadway prince plots the year ahead in culture from his newly decorated creative bubble.
CHEZ MOI • At one point in history there was something called a hostess gown: part caftan, all glamour. Now seems like just the right moment for a remake.
HOW TO SAVE A HOUSE • RESCUING—AND LIVING IN—A 60-YEAR-OLD MASTERPIECE OF MODERN DESIGN TAKES A BIT OF IMAGINATION, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU LEARN THAT THE ARCHITECT MEANT FOR THE WINDOWS NOT TO OPEN. WELCOME TO YOUR DREAM HOME?
THE RUDOLPH CANON • One of the last century’s most renowned architects is coming back into fashion.
Make Yourself a Drink… • …and at home. Because the recipe to a great night in Rome—and a great Negroni—starts here. Cin Cin!
A POETRY of BROOCHES • Four odes to the season’s elaborate collars, in which jewels get the last word.
MAKE ROOM, MONA LISA • Is Paris ready for another museum? How about one located in a historic building that has been exquisitely reimagined by Tadao Ando and houses works from the legendary collection...