Every issue of Harper's Bazaar speaks to the varied interests of the discerning contemporary woman who seeks the best for her home, career and lifestyle.
The PURPOSE Issue
EDITOR’S LETTER • What does it mean to have PURPOSE?
FALLING FOR… • The new Winston with Love collection from famed jeweler Harry Winston celebrates the four facets of love.
WHY DON’T YOU…? • The Month in CULTURE and STYLE
CONTRIBUTORS • ON WHERE THEY LOOK TO FIND PURPOSE
WHAT TO BUY AND HOW TO WEAR IT • SERPENTINE GALLERIES CEO BETTINA KOREK on the EMOTIONAL SIGNIFICANCE of her LEATHER JACKET
Tall ORDER • Fall’s BEST LEATHER BOOTS have BLOCK HEELS and LONG SILHOUETTES
PORTRAIT MODE • Add whimsy to a cozy RIBBED SWEATER with playful LAYERED NECKLACES
Dialed IN • How ocean advocate ALEXANDRA COUSTEAU clocks her race against time
Extended PLAY • KNEE-LENGTH SHORTS become a multiseasonal staple when worn with HIGH BOOTS or SOCKS and HEELS
It Takes TWO • Messika’s DANCING ON AIR ANKLET is an elegant pas de deux, with a WRAP DESIGN and a set of PEAR-SHAPED DIAMONDS
Small WONDERS • BALANCE out a diminutive TOP-HANDLE BAG with sparkly COCKTAIL RINGS
Golden HOUR • A classic round TIMEPIECE with an ELEGANTLY DECORATIVE BEZEL is still the glittering standard
Practical MAGIC • This sleek new MULTIPURPOSE CASE from HERMÈS is the ultimate in FUNCTIONAL ELEGANCE, featuring INDIVIDUAL COMPARTMENTS that hold a phone, earbuds, credit cards, and lipstick
SHOPPING LIST: Transitional Staples
DRESS CODES • WHAT TO WEAR, WHERE? The pandemic has upended all of the usual wardrobe rules. Leandra Medine Cohen has some outfit ideas for our brave new working world.
The MIGHT of CORI BUSH • The MISSOURI REPRESENTATIVE always had a deep DISTRUST of POLITICIANS. That’s why she had to BECOME ONE.
DRESSING in LIMBO • For LAIA GARCIA-FURTADO, FASHION was always a SOURCE of JOY. But when the PANDEMIC and a MISCARRIAGE uprooted her sense of self and style, WHAT to WEAR became a larger, more PROFOUND QUESTION.
ANITA HILL Won’t Back Down • Thirty years ago, she helped usher in a NEW ERA in the FIGHT AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE. Her work, she says, is FAR FROM OVER.
GIVING BACK, the ITALIAN WAY • The FASHION INDUSTRY in ITALY has always been CLOSE-KNIT and FAMILIAL, with a deep connection to the COUNTRY and its PEOPLE. But as THE PANDEMIC revealed, those TIES are about MORE than CLOTHES.
JACOB COLLIER • For the prodigal 27-year-old MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST, making MUSIC is all about the ELEMENT of SURPRISE
NEWS FASHION AND CULTURE
DOUBLE Duty • When the PANDEMIC hit, old MAKEUP ROUTINES went OUT the WINDOW. In their place: MAKEUP that DOES MORE.
How to LOOK More AWAKE • LESS REST and MORE SCREEN TIME is a recipe for SLEEPY EYES. Luckily, there have never been more TREATMENTS and PRODUCTS to BRIGHTEN and TIGHTEN the AREA.
The SHARPER Image • A SOFTENING JAWLINE sent one writer in SEARCH of SOLUTIONS
The GOLDEN AGE of NICOLE KIDMAN • For most, prestige TV offers fantasy and escape. But for NICOLE KIDMAN, a resolute MOVIE STAR with the EXPERIMENTAL SOUL of an artist, it has sparked a STUNNING PERIOD of REAWAKENING and REINVENTION.
EASY Does It • Get comfortable in fall’s BEST KNITS, from MATCHING SETS to CHUNKY SEPARATES
TRUNK SHOW • In the 19th century, Parisian luggage maker LOUIS VUITTON founded a modern LUXURY BRAND infused with the SPIRIT of TRAVEL. To mark the 200TH ANNIVERSARY of his birth, the house has created LOUIS 200, a collection of its signature TRUNKS REINTERPRETED by 200...