1. PhotoRolf Tietgens, “Patricia Highsmith” (1942).
    CreditRolf Tietgens, Courtesy Keith de Lellis Gallery, New York

    T Book Club

    The Many Faces of Patricia Highsmith

    As the subject of no fewer than three biographies since her death in 1995, the popular writer lived a complicated, if fascinating, life. What was she really like?


    1. PhotoFrom left: <strong>JOHNNY DYNELL</strong>, D.J. and producer, 66; <strong>MICHAEL MUSTO</strong>, columnist, 65; <strong>SUSANNE BARTSCH</strong>, event producer, age withheld; <strong>FLOTILLA DeBARGE</strong>, actor, singer and drag performer, age withheld; <strong>MICKEY BOARDMAN</strong>, editor at large of Paper magazine, 54; <strong>PATRICK McMULLAN</strong>, photographer, 65; <strong>CHI CHI VALENTI</strong>, producer, 66; <strong>BETHANN HARDISON</strong>, fashion advocate and brand consultant, age withheld; <strong>LYNN YAEGER</strong>, writer, age withheld; and <strong>LAURA WILLIS</strong>, owner of Screaming Mimis vintage boutique, “60-something.” Photographed at Julius’ in the West Village, Manhattan, on Jan. 25, 2021.
      CreditDonavon Smallwood

      Friends Who Saw It All

      In good times and bad, a group of tried-and-true New Yorkers have found comfort in one another.


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      On The Verge

      A New Line Inspired by Dancehall and Handicraft

      The designer Rachel Scott has honed her skills at brands in Milan and New York, but when it came to creating her own label, Diotima, she looked homeward to Jamaica.


  1. PhotoFrom left: <strong>RINA SAWAYAMA</strong>, singer, 30, in a <strong>Versace</strong> bra, $10,450, skirt, $795, choker, price on request, bracelet, $495, and shoes, $1,295, <a href="https://www.versace.com/">versace.com</a>. <strong>ELTON JOHN</strong>, singer, 74, in his own <strong>Gucci</strong> clothing and his own accessories. Photographed at John’s home in Old Windsor, England, on March 1, 2021.
    CreditPhotograph by Harley Weir. Styled by Robbie Spencer

    New Friends

    The rising star and established icon who've discovered they have a lot in common.


  2. PhotoOne of the friend groups photographed for T’s Culture issue, from left: <strong>PENÉLOPE CRUZ, <strong>ANTONIO</strong> <strong>BANDERAS, <strong>PEDRO ALMODÓVAR</strong></strong> </strong>and <strong><strong>ROSSY DE PALMA.</strong></strong>
    CreditPhotograph by Carlota Guerrero. Styled by Alicia Padrón

    Making a Magazine in the Time of Covid-19

    A behind-the-scenes look at T’s 2021 Culture issue, an ode to friendship and a logistical feat, for which we followed ever-changing protocols in countries worldwide.


  3. The T List

    PhotoFrom left: Yayoi Kusama’s “My Soul Blooms Forever” (2019) and “Ascension of Polka Dots on the Trees” (2002-21) at the New York Botanical Garden.
    CreditLeft: Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Victoria Miro and David Zwirner. Right: collection of the artist. Photos: Robert Benson.

    The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week

    Yayoi Kusama at the New York Botanical Garden, ethically sourced housewares from Mali — and more.

  4. The 212

    PhotoSome of the dishes, places and people that feature in Reggie Nadelson’s book “Marvelous Manhattan” and that she recently revisited over the course of a week.
    CreditClockwise from top left: Donovan Smallwood; Alamy; Nina Westervelt; Paul Quitoriano (2); courtesy of Keens

    A Long-Awaited Return to Eating at Beloved New York Restaurants

    As the city’s sense of optimism grows, one author stops by her favorite Manhattan institutions, and orders a dish or two at each.


  1. The Artists

    PhotoCalida Rawles, “Echo My Moonlight” (2020).
    CreditPhoto by Marten Elder. Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul and London

    Beneath the Water’s Surface, a Moment of Repose

    Calida Rawles talks about creating this portrait, which is by turns photo-realistic and impressionistic, and for her evokes a sense of peace.


  2. T Book Club

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    CreditBridgeman Archive, Everett Collection, Getty Images, Photofest

    Do Patricia Highsmith Novels Make Good Films?

    The author’s oeuvre has long been the subject of cinematic preoccupation, inspiring over 20 screen adaptations and counting. Here, a close read of four of the best and worst of them.


  3. On beauty

    PhotoClockwise from top left: <strong>The Laundress x Aromatherapy Associates</strong> Forest Therapy Signature Detergent, $45, <a href="https://www.thelaundress.com/forest-therapy-signature-detergent.html">thelaundress.com</a>. <strong>Maja Njie</strong> Nordic Cedar, $145, <a href="https://www.museexperiences.com/product-page/nordic-cedar-eau-de-parfum-50ml">museexperiences.com</a>. <strong>Target</strong> Made by Design Balsam Fir Essential Oil, $18 for set, <a href="https://www.target.com/p/33-fl-oz-3pk-100-pure-essential-oil-relax-set-lavender-balsam-fir-relax-blend-made-by-design-8482/-/A-53846566#lnk=sametab">target.com</a>. <strong>Kate McLeod</strong> Grounding Stone, $38, <a href="https://www.katemcleod.com/products/grounding-stone">katemcleod.com</a>. <strong>Saint Olio</strong> Body Refresher in Sitka, $24, <a href="https://www.saintolio.com/three/body-refresher">saintolio.com</a>. <strong>The Nue Co</strong>. Forest Lungs, $95, <a href="https://www.thenueco.com/products/forest-lungs">thenueco.com</a>.
    CreditMari Maeda & Yuji Oboshi. Photo: Everett Collection. Market editor: Caitie Kelly

    How to Create an At-Home Forest Bathing Ritual

    With a little know-how, aspects of shinrin-yoku, the calming Japanese practice of spending time among trees, can be approximated indoors.


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T's March 28 Design Issue

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  1. PhotoAllium, foxglove, chives, alchemilla and roses grow in Jasper Conran’s tangled garden.
    CreditSimon Upton

    In Dorset, Jasper Conran’s Garden Runs Wild

    Set against the lush English countryside, the designer’s 17th-century home and its riotous plantings of magnificent blooms both defy and inspire his restrained elegance.


  2. PhotoA seating area in the apartment’s upper level is anchored by a candy pink silk rug, Marcel Breuer chairs and tables, vintage band posters and Sciò’s many art and design books.
    CreditDanilo Scarpati

    The Rome Apartment a Hotelier Calls Home

    Marie-Louise Sciò bounces among her family’s three hotels — including the legendary Il Pellicano in Tuscany — but her own flat is a different sort of retreat.