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VANITIES • Wherever he goes, LEWIS PULLMAN is in his element
Filthy Business • Ahead of “John Waters: Pope of Trash,” at LA’s Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the auteur dishes on three memorable items.
Back to THE FUTURE • A debut makeup line from the house of PACO RABANNE honors the late designer’s iconic metalwork and prompts an experimental streak
Power Plants • A trio of new serums taps ingredients from the botanical world, refashioning them with the help of lab science.
Bloom DAYS • With Art in Flower, out in October, floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates famous works into lush arrangements. Here, an ode to Willem de Kooning’s 1972 abstract, La Guardia in a Paper Hat
Bleak MIRROR • A recent spate of horror-tinged novels reflects a shared fascination: the hypnotic dystopia of the beauty-industrial complex
In the Pink • As Glossier navigates an evolving market, a new book takes stock of the brand.
Skirting THE ISSUE
Ace of DIAMONDS • JENNIFER FISHER, who built an empire of bijoux, makes a case for monochrome
Inside the HIVE • Tune in each week for fresh takes and exclusive insights from host Brian Stelter, VF journalists, and special guests as they tackle the latest news in politics, media, and entertainment.
Auteur’s NOTES • In saved ephemera, SOFIA COPPOLA leads a luxurious tour behind the scenes of her films
SIX PACK • A trove of new novels from award-winning authors
Up and Away • A former Obama aide gives her take on the American Dream.
The PLAYER • The Barstool Sports brand is known for its bro-ish excess, but the company has a woman to thank for driving its $550 million sale: CEO Erika Ayers Badan
LIFE OF RILEY • DAISY JONES & THE SIX PROPELLED RILEY KEOUGH TO STARDOM EVEN AS SHE COPED WITH THE DEATH OF HER MOTHER, LISA MARIE PRESLEY, AND A LEGAL BATTLE WITH HER GRANDMOTHER, PRISCILLA. NOW THE ACTOR, FILMMAKER, AND NEW MOTHER IS CHASING PEACE AND CLARITY AND, IMPROBABLY, FINDING THEM
PICTURE PERFECT • A new volume of portraits by photographer Slim Aarons, including never-before-seen work, reanimates a lost world
THE AMERICANS • On the eve of the US Open, VF catches up with the next generation of tennis stars
THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE CARDBOARD BASQUIATS • A show of “lost” works by the celebrated artist Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Orlando Museum of Art was meant to be a blockbuster. Then the feds came knocking
Just Kids • In 2013, a bunch of unknowns made a tiny movie called Short Term 12. Ten years later, a shocking number have become stars, Oscar winners, superheroes, or all of the above. BRIE LARSON, RAMI MALEK, LaKEITH STANFIELD, STEPHANIE BEATRIZ, KAITLYN DEVER, and writer-director DESTIN DANIEL CRETTON dish about the undersung drama that launched their careers
THE DOPPLEGANGER EFFECT • It was more than a decade ago when writer and cultural critic NAOMI KLEIN first realized people were confusing her—and her work—with another writer and cultural critic: Naomi Wolf. In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Klein grapples with a phenomenon she’s started to see repeated in the culture all around us
SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL • IN 1981, MARGY PALM WAS FORCED INTO HER CAR AT GUNPOINT BY A SERIAL KILLER SUSPECTED OF MORE THAN 30 MURDERS. WHAT HAPPENED BETWEEN THEM OVER...