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Harper's Bazaar October 2020

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.

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United States
10 Issues

in this issue

1 min
welcome to the issue

IN FASHION, fall is traditionally a time of renewal, when designers present their visions for the future in the form of the season’s collections. This year, of course, they, like many of us, have been wrestling with how to make sense of the present: a period when a global pandemic, movements for racial justice and equality, a deepening climate crisis, and a pivotal election season have all transformed the way we live, see ourselves, and think about our lives. It’s a moment of change that can feel thrust upon us but also a rare one when we have the opportunity to invent a better future—for ourselves, others, and the world. If there is a theme that runs through this issue, it’s that the sparks that ignite real change—whether you’re a…

1 min
neutral territory

The MONK STRAP SHOE Stay grounded with a chunky double-buckle brogue. The WOVEN BAG Up the visual intrigue with a richly textured carryall. The PLATFORM SHOE Stand tall in ’70s-inspired heels. The POINTED BOOTIE Sharpen your look with monochromatic footwear that cuts a strong silhouette. PRODUCTION: MATHIEU BERTHEMY AT 360PM; SET DESIGN: SOPHEAR…

1 min
luxurious escape

Your next trip to California just got extra luxurious thanks to The Webster’s new boutique located at the Rosewood hotel in Miramar Beach. Shop a creative curation of the best in fashion in a gorgeous, retro-inspired space that you won’t want to leave. ALL STILL LIFES AND RUNWAY IMAGE COURTESY OF THE BRANDS AND DESIGNERS. HEADSHOT: CAMILO RIOS. STORE IMAGES: COURTESY OF THE WEBSTER.…

1 min
the hero

If you’re looking for the warmth of a puffer without the cumbersome bulk, our Hero from buzzy brand Alex Mill is the solution. We love every thoughtfully designed detail and so will you: quilted exterior, soft jersey lining, easy cropped length, versatile olivegreen color, functional chest and side pockets (you can never have too many pockets), and 100% recycled filling. PHOTOGRAPHER: KILIAN SON. ASSISTANT: MARDI SUH. STYLING: JESSICA RAWLS. MODEL: KRISTINA ELISE/FENTON MODEL MANAGEMENT. JEANS: SLVRLAKE; TOP: KOTN; TURTLENECK: WOLFORD; EARRINGS AND RINGS: JENNIFER FISHER.…

2 min
fabulous at every age

20s Give breezy palazzo pants an edge with a leather bomber 30s Channel the ’80s in pleats and puffy sleeves. The Best Fall Denim 40s Master the art of the mix in patchwork flares and an argyle sweater. 50s Add polish to a wide-legged silhouette with structured tailoring The Best Fall Denim 60s Cozy up in distressed jeans and shearling outerwear. 70s Keep it casual with raw denim and a classic crewneck. RUNWAY: DAN & CORINA LECCA. STILL LIFE (JEANS, 20s SHIRT, AND 30s LIPSTICK): RICHARD MAJCHRZAK AND JEFFREY WESTBROOK/STUDIO D. ALL OTHERS: COURTESY. STYLING: ANITA SALERNO AND MIAKO KATOH. RUNWAY, FROM LEFT: DAN & CORINA LECCA; ESTROP/GETTY IMAGES. STILL LIFE (40s BLOUSE AND NAIL GEL, AND 50s COAT, JACKET, AND JEANS): RICHARD MAJCHRZAK AND JEFFREY WESTBROOK/STUDIO D. ALL OTHERS: COURTESY. STYLING: ANITA SALERNO, MIAKO KATOH, AND JESSIE LIEBMAN. RUNWAY, FROM LEFT: DAN &…

3 min
amanda gorman

I’ve always deeply admired Maya Angelou. As they say, if you can’t see it, it’s hard to become it. Seeing Angelou’s star in the sky made my faraway dreams seem all the less remote. I am the descendant of a slave, also named Amanda, who would’ve been severely punished for reading and writing. The fact that I can write and create with joy and audacity is a gift that I try to pay forward. I have a thick book of Kerry James Marshall’s art on my coffee table. There’s something about his work, and how it places Black life and love at the forefront, that never ceases to amaze. I’m a Black woman with a powerful pen and a big heart, and I like my look to reflect that pride. I love loud,…