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Mounjaro injection pen on display
Weight Loss

The Skinny Shot

Mounjaro was my secret to vanquishing that last 10 pounds.

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte’s expansive estate on the outskirts of Paris.
Property Porn

GOLDEN HANDCUFFS

What it’s really like to inherit a castle, according to Alexandre de Vogüé, one of the heirs of Vaux-le-Vicomte.

The New York Junior League hosted its Most Outstanding Volunteer Party for Amy Phelan at Pink Elephant on January 23, 2010. (Photo by CLINT SPAULDING/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
The New Twenties

The End of Excess

The Pink Elephant’s former GM says the debaucherous consumption his notorious nightclub pioneered in the aughts would never fly today.

CUEUP supporters protested a closed-door Council session that was expected to approve making sheds permanent with signage including a succinct: “NYC to Residents: STFU.” (The session was ultimately postponed.) Photo courtesy of Peter S. Green
Activism

Ladies Who Don’t Lunch

These New Yorkers are fed up and want to kick restaurant sheds to the curb.

Illustration of a man ready to carve a holiday turkey
Hosting

The Carver’s Handbook

16 essential tips to host, plate, and serve your best Thanksgiving dinner party yet.

A bar mitzvah celebrant is thrown in the air at his party. Photo courtesy of Chad David Kraus (@chadkrausphoto, www.chadkraus.com)
Trending

It’s My Party And I’ll Kvell If I Want To

The return of the big ticket bar mitzvah.

Milla Jovovich. Photo: Chris Floyd
Photography

Picture Perfect

Legendary British photographer Chris Floyd has photographed everyone from Paul McCartney to Anthony Bourdain to Cate Blanchett. And he has stories, too.

Humor

The pleasure of selecting a coffin

Have you ever had the occasion to shop for a coffin? It needn’t be such a gloomy affair.

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Social Media

Better in the Garbage than on your Hips

Our Gen X parents’ Instagram habits are fueling a new wave of body anxiety in teenage girls, reports DP's new High School Correspondent.

Gallery assistants hold an artwork entitled Nymphéas, temps gris (Water Lilies, Grey Weather) by French painter Claude Monet during a photocall for 20th/21st Century: London to Paris Sale Series at Christie's auction house in London on June 22, 2022. - The artwork was estimated to be sold for GBP 20-30 million (EUR 23.2-35 million, USD 24.4-36.7 million). (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Art

Paris is Burning

Could Paris reclaim the European art capital crown from London for the first time in decades?

Princess Beatrice speaks at the Women4Tech keynote and diversity panel as part of GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. (Photo by Miquel Benitez/Getty Images)
Succession

Princess Beatrice’s Time to Shine

With King Charles III’s ascent to the British throne, there’s been a shake-up in the royal order of things. Will Princess Beatrice be the new star player in the Royal Charm Offensive?

A sign warned Queue-goers to anticipate long waits and asked for patience. Image courtesy Simon Conway.
QEII

The Queue

It’s a curious business, the death of a Queen.

Hotspot

Is Lucien the New Elaine’s?

Manhattan’s hottest reservation right now is an East Village bistro that opened in the ‘90s.

Family Matters

When Push Comes to Shove

Who says a little sister-in-law rivalry can’t be productive? The Vanderbilt and Kennedy women clearly benefited. The Windsor SILs appear to be, too.

Revelers party under the light of the arch, with nary a policeman in sight. Image courtesy of Daisy Prince
Downtown Vibe

Agita in Greenwich Village

The pandemic brought heroin and all-night ragers to Washington Square Park. What’s next?

The facade of 1228 Madison, a new residential project designed by Robert A. M. Stern, expected to be complete in 2022. Image courtesy of StreetEasy.
Moving On Up

The Gilded Age of NY Condos

What’s old is new again at a slew of new Upper East Side condos redefining Pre War luxury for the 21st century.

Noted collector and author Fritz Karch perused the wares at Brimfield. Photo courtesy of Andrew Nodell
Picker’s Delight

The Thrill of the Hunt

For East Coast collectors, finding a hidden gem amongst the bric-a-brac at Brimfield counts as competitive sport.

Kids taking photographs of each other at Buck’s Rock summer camp. Image courtesy of Buck’s Rock
Summer Camp

Teenage Utopia

Diane von Furstenberg’s 22-year-old granddaughter is recreating her summer camp memories as the new owner of artsy Buck’s Rock camp.

The Wyoming Teton mountains overlaid with a Sold sign.
The Great Migration

Westward Ho!

The top one percent have ditched fancy city townhouses for wide-open spaces. The American West will never be the same.

William Klein, Auto-Portrait, 1993. © William Klein, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery
Photography

A New York Homecoming

A major retrospective celebrates artist William Klein’s 65-year career capturing the vivacity and complexity of New York City.

Trends

An Rx for the Ultra Rich

If health is wealth, medical clubs are the new gold standard for the elite. And privacy counts as currency. 

One of the luxury yachts in charter company IYC's Mediterranean fleet.
Trending

Au Revoir, Oligarchs

What will summer in the South of France look like without the Russians? Hint: Full of rich Americans.

Gull in the city, photo by Sparrow Santo
Pastimes

Central Park Has Gone Bird-Zerk

Covid gave New Yorkers a reason to go outside and enjoy nature. Now Central Park is home to new flock of birdwatchers.

One of NYC's toniest buildings, 740 Park Avenue.
Apartment Living

Holy Smoke!

The Devil’s Lettuce has come to Park Avenue. More pungent than cigarettes, pot smoke is now the subject of co-op board meetings. But what can really be done about it?

Detail of a rare drawing by Brancusi, featuring two babies facing each other
At Auction

A Rare Brancusi Comes to Christie’s

Owned by art impresario Rue Carpenter, cofounder of The Arts Club of Chicago, the drawing traces its provenance to the master’s groundbreaking 1926 show in New York.

Peter Frankopan, Historian
First Person

How Did We Get Here?

A renowned historian—and descendent of royalty—is concerned about the state of the world.

Philanthropy

Giving à deux, then saying adieu

When the rich and powerful split, what happens to the causes they have devoted a marriage to?

Back view of Erchless estate
Property Porn

The Barbarians at the Gilded Gate

Long Island’s Gold Coast is glittering anew. Not everyone is happy.

Military flags fly in front of the Equestrian Hotel and a statue of Sergeant Reckless, the great American equine war hero.
Equestrian News

Ocala’s Trifecta: Land, Love, and God

What are the odds that a Disney-style Equestrian Center will give Wellington a run for its money?

People

Poolside Revisited

The story behind the ultimate symbol of the Post War American Elite

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