May 2017

Exploring the garden

Revisiting the Russian Revolution


As the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution approaches and America’s relationship with Russia commands the headlines, Seymour Topping looks at Russia’s troubled present and a scary moment in its recent past.

The gardens of the Mediterranean


“But now it’s nearly summer and with the heady scent of jasmine, the bouquet of frangipani and the (literally) intoxicating smell of Dame de Noche, from May to September, it’s the gardens of the Mediterranean that most work their siren charms on me,” writes our Wanderer, Jeremy Wayne.

A British accent on fashion


Jane Wilson-Marquis is the British-born, Putnam Valley-based fashion designer known for her one-of-a-kind custom work. In our September 2016 profile, she spoke of a dream – an atelier in New York City – and it has now come true with oliver + jane on the Upper East Side.

Sunscreen and the American man


All right, men, it’s that time — warm enough to spend the days outside, whether it’s hitting the sports fields, barbecuing with your friends or perfecting your tan line. However, it’s important not to be in the summer sun without practicing proper skincare.