JEZE September 2013 : Page 16

editor’s note Talk about the ultimate #ThrowbackThursday— doesn’t get much than a private better performance meet-and-greet and the Backstreet with Boys! Photo taken at the JEZEBEL office by Dylan York Hair by John Teitter, Bang! Salon 16 Legends of the Fall Even though fall is clipping at the heels of summer, the heat index on fall fashion is hotter than ever. So, as the season prepares for a quick change, so do we, with 12 pages of catwalk-worthy looks featuring of-the-moment ensembles to inspire your autumn debut (“Taking the Fall”). Of course, this is in addition to a bounty of other fashion coverage. From varsity jackets, tantalizing teal and gilded garb to animal-motif accessories and ultrachic plaid and houndstooth patterns, we literally have you covered from head to toe—and if the fashion forecast proves accurate, you’ll be looking absolutely spectacular. Because you’ll be dressing up, JEZ is dressing down your closet with the help of pro organizer and decluttering queen Susan Kelly (“The Clutter Cutter”). Her tips will help you make way for the season’s top trends: Trust us; you’ll need that extra room. (Have you seen the latest coats? They’re huge—and hugely essential.) So, as long as your look is fresh, why not give your abode the same appeal? After all, what good are designer duds if your digs don’t follow suit? This month, we’re reinvigorating your space with language-laden pillows from Alexandra Ferguson (“Say What?”), decking out your nest in the latest pattern (“Quatrefoil Couture”) and providing design inspiration with a peek into a local interior designer’s pad (“Master in the Making”), so you can pull it all together with ease. Embodying the power of transformation is superstar Jennifer Hudson, who, gracing our cover and cutting a superfine figure in this month’s feature, “Just Jennifer,” is styled in edgy, dramatic designer looks. Truly a woman in full, not only is the Grammy-and Oscar-winning singer-actress recording new tunes, she’s scoring big with new film forays, including taking on the title role of Winnie Mandela in the much buzzed-about Winnie Mandela . She’s also expanding her Weight Watchers ambassadorship to other areas like health care—an issue about which she is passionate and with which she is passionately involved (she recently stopped by the White House to chat about the issue with President Obama). And, yet, despite her meteoric rise, Hudson remains ever humble, a star still gracefully grappling with the spotlight cast upon her. We also catch up with the breakout talent fronting Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (“Amazing Grace”), and snagged the tab for A-list hottie Bradley Cooper, whose been chowing down at Sapori di Napoli with his fam and—sorry, ladies—girlfriend ON THE COVER IS Jennifer Hudson Black one-sleeve dress with silver spikes, $2,325, at Versace; Hudson’s own diamond stud earrings by Neil Lane. Photography by Gomillion & Leupold Styling by Eric Archibald Hair by Kiyah Wright for Muze Agency Makeup by Shannon Pezetta with Dion Peronneau (“Check, Please!”). From there, we steam ahead to Mike Blum’s new Westside concept, Yum Bunz, and Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter Hotel’s Portico. We even share the crib sheet to the city’s underground supper clubs. So, by all means, make plans—and don’t forget to don your very best. @beth_weitzman

Editor’s Note

Legends of the Fall

Even though fall is clipping at the heels of summer, the heat index on fall fashion is hotter than ever. So, as the season prepares for a quick change, so do we, with 12 pages of catwalk-worthy looks featuring of-the-moment ensembles to inspire your autumn debut (“Taking the Fall”). Of course, this is in addition to a bounty of other fashion coverage. From varsity jackets, tantalizing teal and gilded garb to animalmotif accessories and ultrachic plaid and houndstooth patterns, we literally have you covered from head to toe—and if the fashion forecast proves accurate, you’ll be looking absolutely spectacular. Because you’ll be dressing up, JEZ is dressing down your closet with the help of pro organizer and decluttering queen Susan Kelly (“The Clutter Cutter”). Her tips will help you make way for the season’s top trends: Trust us; Talk about the ultimate #ThrowbackThursday— doesn’t get much better than a private performance and meet-and-greet with the Backstreet Boys! You’ll need that extra room. (Have you seen the latest coats? They’re huge—and hugely essential.)

So, as long as your look is fresh, why not give your abode the same appeal? After all, what good are designer duds if your digs don’t follow suit? This month, we’re reinvigorating your space with language-laden pillows from Alexandra Ferguson (“Say What?”), decking out your nest in the latest pattern (“Quatrefoil Couture”) and providing design inspiration with a peek into a local interior designer’s pad (“Master in the Making”), so you can pull it all together with ease. Embodying the power of transformation is superstar Jennifer Hudson, who, gracing our cover and cutting a superfine figure in this month’s feature, “Just Jennifer,” is styled in edgy, dramatic designer looks. Truly a woman in full, not only is the Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer-actress recording new tunes, she’s scoring big with new film forays, including taking on the title role of Winnie Mandela in the much buzzed-about Winnie Mandela. She’s also expanding her Weight Watchers ambassadorship to other areas like health care—an issue about which she is passionate and with which she is passionately involved (she recently stopped by the White House to chat about the issue with President Obama). And, yet, despite her meteoric rise, Hudson remains ever humble, a star still gracefully grappling with the spotlight cast upon her.

We also catch up with the breakout talent fronting Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (“Amazing Grace”), and snagged the tab for A-list hottie Bradley Cooper, whose been chowing down at Sapori di Napoli with his fam and—sorry, ladies—girlfriend (“Check, Please!”). From there, we steam ahead to Mike Blum’s new Westside concept, Yum Bunz, and Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter Hotel’s Portico. We even share the crib sheet to the city’s underground supper clubs.

So, by all means, make plans—and don’t forget to don your very best.

@beth_weitzman

Read the full article at https://digital.modernluxury.com/article/Editor%E2%80%99s+Note/1495987/173522/article.html.

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