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THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST
MOVIES THAT MATTERED • Clear your schedules: This is a BINGE-WORTHY time in cinema.
FUNNIEST MOVIE CHARACTERS OF ’18
ROMA WON’T WIN BEST PICTURE • PROBABLY. BUT ALFONSO CUARÓN’S PROUSTIAN EPIC DEFINITELY SHOULD.
THE TRUE BELIEVER • Errol Morris has interviewed murderers, torturers, and Holocaust deniers. This time, he sat down with STEVE BANNON—his most controversial subject yet.
A Hearst Special Event • Michelle Obama on the Art of the Swerve
THE ANTI-STARCHITECTS • Johnston Marklee gives a quiet power to HOUSTON’S new Menil Drawing Institute
AMONG THE BROS • Are frats too toxic to save? Alexandra Robbins infiltrated the secretive GREEK SYSTEM to find out.
THE FIVE BEST ALBUMS OF THE YEAR
ALL HAIL THE HIGHBALL • It’s the COCKTAIL for those who need a break from cocktails
COLOR COATED • An old CAMPUS CLASSIC gets a hit of in-your-face color
QUAD GOALS • This winter, the NEW GENERATION of COLLEGIATE STYLE is the smartest way to STAND OUT
THESE SNEAKERS ARE LIT • GUCCI reminds us that the best KICKS don’t need a GIMMICK
CLASH IS IN SESSION • Forget EVERYTHING you ever learned about MATCHING
SEIKO’S TOP SHELF • The watchmaker’s BEST-KEPT SECRET is about to hit the States in a BIG WAY
THE CHANGE AGENT • More than 30 years after defining minimal FRENCH COOL with A.P.C., JEAN TOUITOU is taking a new tack—and reading the tea leaves of a culture in conflict
A MAN’S GUIDE TO AGING WELL • Start thinking of your skin as a sports car: It’ll take you a lot further if you put in a little MAINTENANCE along the way.
UP YOUR SCREEN TIME
Danger Zones • Some telltale signs that your skin may not be holding up under pressure.
Crack the Skin-Care Code • Do you read the fine print at the drugstore? Or even just the big words on the front of the bottle? These are the ones to look for.
THE BEST NEW RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA, 2018 • Including: twenty restaurants, the best chef, a pop-up, and lots of caviar
SONGS OF HIMSELF • FOR MORE THAN FIFTY YEARS, HE’S TRAVELED DEEP INTO THE HEART OF AMERICA. BUT WITH HIS NEW NETFLIX SPECIAL—A FILM OF HIS INTENSE, POWERFUL ONE-MAN SHOW ON BROADWAY—BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN REVEALS THAT HIS BRAVEST JOURNEY HAS BEEN INTO HIS OWN SOUL.
ELON MUSK OUR DUBIOUS PERSON OF THE YEAR • Yay, Elon! He earned it! What an impressive résumé of accomplishments: Turn the page for Elon’s gracious and super-coherent acceptance speech!
Speech! Speech! Speech!
Small Hands, Big Love? • A forensic analysis of presidential PDA technique
A Man in Full Bloom • KIM JONES is arguably the most influential designer today, the man who merges the runway and the street. Now that he’s taken over DIOR, what can we expect?
KIM JONES • reminds us how rebellious the suit can be. “It’s elevated but effortless,” he says.
The RAPTURE Will Be TELEVISED • HOW DO YOU TOP MOONLIGHT? WITH THE FIRST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE FILM ADAPTATION OF A JAMES BALDWIN NOVEL. AN OSCAR-WINNING DIRECTOR RETRACES HIS NEARLY TWO-DECADE-LONG JOURNEY TO BEALE STREET.
BREAK OUT • WINTER BLUES GOT YOU READY FOR A CHANGE OF PACE? Follow actor Joe Alwyn’s lead — try out a MIX of GRAPHIC SWEATERS, ROOMY...