8 WONDER WOMEN
As the second season begins, they’re officially an international phenomenon
11 WELCOME TO WISTERIA LANE
Find out who lives where with this handy guide to the neighborhood
12 INSIDE THEIR HOMES
How the houses reflect their owners; plus, where to buy their stuff
22 SHOWING THEIR TRUE COLORS
Redecorating? We’ve got all their paint chips!
25 GUESS WHOSE PICTURE
Try matching these paintings to their owners
26 HOT WHEELS
They all have nice rides, but Gabrielle gets two!
29 BURNING QUESTIONS
Answers to what you’ve been wondering about all summer
43 HOW THEY STAY IN SHAPE
What works for these stars
48 HUSBANDS, HUNKS & CADS
Where would the women be without the men who spice up their lives?
56 THE MEN BARE (ALMOST) ALL
Hey, nice change! On this show, it’s the guys who shed their clothes
58 THE TEENS OF WISTERIA LANE
They’re nothing like the young weirdos they play
60 THE ORIGINAL DESPERATE HOUSEWIFE
A talk with series creator Marc Cherry and the woman who inspired the series, his mother, Martha
64 WHAT’S REAL? WHAT’S FAKE?
The show’s props and sets are an artful mix of the true and the trumped up
66 EPISODE GUIDE
Missed a crucial scene? We’re happy to help
68 NEIGHBORS AND OTHER STRANGERS
Some favorites are returning, while others…you’ll just have to wait
71 WHO’S NEW?
Get to know three new arrivals
72 THE HOUSEWIVES MUSEUM
If these objects don’t bring back memories, you’re not a true fan
76 SECRETS OF THEIR STYLE
The women’s distinctive looks; plus, where to buy them
84 NO MORE MOM JEANS!
The wives know how to work hip, fitted styles
86 FABULOUS OVER 40
Sexy and stylish—the show’s actresses never looked better
88 AMAZING COINCIDENCES!
Funny how the DH cast members have been running into—or narrowly missing—one another during their careers