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Roe v Wade

Dirty Dancing Star Jennifer Grey Shares the Story of the Abortion That Changed Her Life

The actress also said she is “heartbroken” about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, calling it “so fundamentally wrong.”
On the Scene

Pusha T Headlines the U.S. Debut for Kenzo’s Newest Creative Director, Nigo

To celebrate the brand’s newest drop, inspired by craftsmanship, Jaden Smith, Evan Mock, Julio Torres, and more filled the New Museum’s Sky Room.
From the Magazine

The Literary Inspiration Behind Maggie Rogers’s New Songs

Plus: Conan’s longtime assistant dishes on how not to work, Ottessa Moshfegh’s visceral fable, and more new books.
exclusive

“Lightning in a Bottle”: Broadway Goes Back Into the Woods

Vanity Fair has your first look at the starry cast of Broadway’s most anticipated summer show. 
In Conversation

Inside Traitor King and the Case That Edward VIII Was a Nazi Sympathizer

In his new book, historian Andrew Lownie marshals evidence from German documents to argue that Wallis Simpson and her husband who abdicated the throne were a big threat to Britain during World War II.
Read Receipt

Jhumpa Lahiri on Loving, But Not Yet Trusting, the English Language

The Pulitzer-winning author shares her reading list and reflects on working between languages while writing Translating Myself and Others, her recent essay collection.
Editor’s Letter

Radhika Jones on Dakota Johnson’s Big Summer

V.F.’s editor in chief introduces the July/August cover star, plus a vacation’s worth of stories on scandal and intrigue.
Well, Then

Rebeca Huntt Keeps Cool With Vipassana Meditation and Vintage Slip Dresses

In this wellness diary, the Afro-Latina artist behind the heralded debut documentary Beba, balances her New York premiere with workouts and steak dinner.
From the Magazine

Jason Brassard Spent His Lifetime Collecting the Rarest Video Games. Until the Heist.

The porn trilogy for Nintendos. Atari games from the 1980s. Pristine nostalgia, potentially worth millions, gone in a night. 
Music

Cate Le Bon Is a Slippery Tour Guide Through Time and Space

With an uncanny lyricism and synth-heavy tracks, the Welsh musician’s sixth album, Pompeii, grazes themes of disaster and renewal, in a soundscape wholly her own.
From the Magazine

9 New Books to Read in June

The can’t-miss novels and nonfiction to pick up this month.
In Conversation

Love the Internet? Hate It? Thank a Fan

In a new book, Kaitlyn Tiffany, culture reporter at The Atlantic, delves deep into a world that she’s intimately familiar with—boy band fandom—positing that you can’t fully understand the internet as we know it without first understanding Directioners.
In Conversation

Kelsea Ballerini Surprised the Spotify House Crowd With a Preview of Her New Record

Late Friday night, the country star went to the streaming service’s CMA Fest pop-up space to perform an acoustic set in silver cowboy boots.
broadway

How to Watch the Tony Awards 2022: Where to Stream

Ariana DeBose hosts Broadway’s biggest night, where shows like The Music Man, A Strange Loop, and Company are vying for big wins.
Power Lunch

Snowboarder Scotty James Is Officially Going For the Gold

Even in the off-season, the half-pipe silver medalist from this year’s Winter Games in Beijing is still keeping up with TikTok and joining the conversation about mental health in sports.
True Colors

Is the $100 Million Car the New $100 Million Artwork?

A rare Mercedes sold for $143 million, doubling the last record. Are cars worth that much, or are automobiles just the new asset where billionaires park their funds?
Hollywood

What Happens to Johnny Depp’s and Amber Heard’s Careers? Insiders Weigh In

“Johnny is part of a group of superstars that used to command these gigantic salaries. Any excuse Hollywood could use to not pay those figures, they’re gonna take it.”
CLOSING ARGUMENTS

Monica Lewinsky’s Verdict on the Johnny Depp–Amber Heard Trial: We Are All Guilty

Courtroom porn and social media have turned innocent bystanders into a mass of mudslingers.
True Colors

“Who…Are All These People?” Inside Balenciaga’s Unprecedented Fashion Show at the New York Stock Exchange

Kanye West, Megan Thee Stallion, Eric Adams, and a who’s who of the art world flocked to creative director Demna Gvasalia’s historic runway show, the first time the public has been allowed on the trading floor since 9/11.
Power Lunch

Zoo Day With Ed Yong, Resident Animals (and Pandemic) Sense Maker

In anticipation of his new book, An Immense World, the Pulitzer-winning science journalist accompanies Vanity Fair for an afternoon of sightseeing and “Edsplaining.”