“I feel like I’m in a bad episode of Gossip Girl.”
Meet the fabulous Brant Brothers.

“I feel like I’m in a bad episode of Gossip Girl.

Meet the fabulous Brant Brothers.

That’s Not a House, That’s a Home —A 27-Story Home | Ambani Residence in Mumbai, India  
Photograph by Jonathan Becker

Long ago, your Royal Watchers at VF.com always imagined that Kate would have the plummy, lusciously deep-ish inflection of a Rosamund Pike. Or maybe the syllable-savoring, tape-recorder-slowed-down languor of a Carey Mulligan.

What did you think she’d sound like?

Our grappling with the clipped, sunny tones of Kate’s speaking voice, here.

We go inside Le Baron Chinatown, André Saraiva’s new hotspot in Manhattan, having previously conquered Paris, London, and Tokyo with the club. Click to see interior photos and read our spotlight of the red-and-black-lacquered den of excess.
André Saraiva, Benjamin Moreau, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Andrew Richardson, Noemi Ferst, and Lionel Bensemoun, photographed at Le Baron Chinatown by Todd Eberle.

We go inside Le Baron Chinatown, André Saraiva’s new hotspot in Manhattan, having previously conquered Paris, London, and Tokyo with the club. Click to see interior photos and read our spotlight of the red-and-black-lacquered den of excess.

André Saraiva, Benjamin Moreau, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Andrew Richardson, Noemi Ferst, and Lionel Bensemoun, photographed at Le Baron Chinatown by Todd Eberle.

There’s something delightfully absurd about this that we just love.
Pet whooping crane attack at an English manor home, 1969. Photograph by THE Milton Gendel, darlings. For more.

There’s something delightfully absurd about this that we just love.

Pet whooping crane attack at an English manor home, 1969. Photograph by THE Milton Gendel, darlings. For more.

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When Freddie de Cordova, Johnny Carson’s longtime producer, died in 2001, his wife knew her big-caviar days were over. Their mansion would have to go. Then Janet de Cordova did something that shocked le tout Beverly Hills.

(This story is truly wild.)