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LOURDES LEON gets into the groove
Screen QUEEN • TRACEE ELLIS ROSS—star of Black-ish and Mixed-ish—likes her sneakers luxury and her martinis extra dirty
Captured by THE CASTLE • In a diary she kept while living on the Windsor estate during WW II, ALATHEA FITZALAN HOWAR D, friend to Queen Elizabeth II, describes anguish beyond the idyll
Getting GONE • Four new books offer trips across time and space By Keziah Weir
Family BUSINESS • Right before our very eyes—from reality TV to TikTok—the KARDASHIAN-JENNER clan reshaped the beauty industry
The Other K-Beauty: A Primer
Wicked GOOD • A minimalist palette with maximalist impact takes inspiration from Disney’s most fashionable baddie—“Miserable, darling, as usual; perfectly wretched!”—proof that even the very worst intentions are sometimes best-dressed
Call My AGENT • How did writers manage to bend the almighty agencies, and what did Hollywood learn from its civil war?
How Trump FADES AWAY • Media domination doesn’t last forever. Just ask Sarah Palin
CONTI NENTAL RIFT • Two brothers, alike in dignity, among the British monarchy where we lay our scene, are grappling with ancient grudges. Will it—should it—be mended?
The FALL of THE HOUSE of HAMMER • ARMIE HAMMER’s life seemed beautiful from the outside—perfect wife and kids, sparkling Hollywood career. But a glimpse into his family’s dark past reveals how the shocking allegations of rape and abuse may be the latest chapter in a fraught legacy
LOST AND FOUND • Last August, a devastating explosion in Beirut demolished thousands of homes, including many of the city’s opulent 19th-century villas. As the city rebuilds, one young photographer is determined to preserve its history
Blue NOTES • AS MOONLIGHT DIRECTOR BARRY JENKINS TURNED COLSON WHITEHEAD’S AWARD-WINNING NOVEL THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD INTO A TV SERIES, HE UNRAVELED HIS OWN STORY
SHOT CHASERS • In the Trump administration’s final weeks, a secretive effort to vaccinate essential federal workers bred suspicion, infighting, and “shameless” attempts to jump the line
PHANTOM THREADS • The artisans behind Chanel’s MÉTIERS D’ART collection can spend years training to make the perfect stitch, the sleekest boot, the tweediest jacket. Leah Faye Cooper peeks into the ateliers
The King’s Gambit • You know STACEY ABRAMS as the founder of Fair Fight and a leading light of the Democratic Party. Now Vanity Fair excerpts Abrams’s first political thriller, While Justice Sleeps, a tale of conspiracy, biotech schemes, and an irascible member of the Supreme Court
BRAT, UNPACKED • In his new memoir, Brat: An ’80s Story, actor ANDREW McCARTHY recounts his early days in Hollywood, from a (brief) stint as Jacqueline Bisset’s roommate to the reshoots that made Pretty in Pink a classic
SHARON STONE • The actor, out with her memoir The Beauty of Living Twice, on her passions for singing badly and reading Capote over dinner