In 2010, the legendary Avedon muse and fashion icon China Machado (center), then 80, kicked up her heels for Bruce Weber with grandson Malcolm, daughter Emmanuelle, son-in-law Tommy, grandson Monty, and husband Riccardo Rosa (from left).
With the patriarch busy campaigning for president in 1976, we visited Jimmy Carter’s extended family at their Plains, Georgia, home.
The acclaimed director—no stranger to intense family bonds—relaxed with daughter Romy on the set of her film Somewhere at the Chateau Marmont in 2010.
In 2004, with her daughter (fathered by her new husband, Coldplay singer Chris Martin) about to debut, the actress posed for a decidedly eye-catching photo.
Caroline (in pink dress) and John F. Kennedy Jr. (in blue shirt) motoring with friends around the Greek island of Lefkas in 1972.
The model and philanthropist hit the town with Lucas, her eldest son, in 2011.
First Lady Nancy rode a tandem bike with son Ron on a path near the South Lawn of the White House in 1981.
The Material Girl stepped out in 2010 with her daughter, then 14, at Macy’s to promote the family’s juniors clothing line.
In 1973, W interviewed Philippe and Pauline de Rothschild at Engestofte, the Danish estate where they vacationed.
The artist Brice Marden (far right) at home in New York in 1999 with the cool kids: son Nick and daughters Mirabelle and Melia (from left).
In 2010, Heigl left Grey’s Anatomy to focus on raising her adopted daughter, Naleigh, whom she posed with for our December cover.
All formal, hardly normal: siblings Stephen, Alec, and Billy Baldwin (from left) out on the town in 1992.
Silvia Fendi (standing) with son Giulio Cesare, daughter Leonetta, mother Anna, and daughter Delfina with her daughter Emma (from left).
The supermodel—very pregnant with Presley Walker, her son with Rande Gerber—went au naturel for us in 1999.
The designer at her Connecticut escape, Cloudwalk Farm, in 1978 with her children Tatiana and Alexandre.
With 11 kids, family outings required more than one car—though here in 1972, the matriarch had just a fraction of them on her hands.
The actress brought her precocious kids to William Styron’s book party for Sophie’s Choice on Martha’s Vineyard in 1979.
In Florence in 2010, Roberto Cavalli with granddaughter Mariacarla (center), son Robin, son-in-law Joseph, daughter Rachele, granddaughter Maria Eva, wife Eva, daughter Cristiana and her fiancé Francesco (from right).
Scottish peer John Colum Crichton-Stuart prefers to go by the prosaic “John Bute,” but his home, Mount Stuart House on the Isle of Bute, is fit for a king. He posed in the dining room with his wife, Serena Solitaire Wendell, and their daughter, Lady Lola Affrica Crichton-Stuart, in 2006.
Ottavio and Rosita (seated, far left) persuaded their entire extended brood to model looks from the house for our 1993 profile on the closely knit family.
Though this 1973 story was Ryan’s only appearance in W, daughter Tatum graced our pages again in 1973, when she was a flower girl at Tina and Michael Chow’s wedding.
Colin Tennant, the third Baron Glenconner, sat with his grandson Evan in the family’s tented compound on the West Indian island of Mustique in 1999.
Salvatore’s heirs (from left): Leonardo, Jerry, Massimo, Giovanna, Fiamma, Ferruccio, and, seated, mother Wanda, in 1981.
Gloria Vanderbilt at home in Southampton in 1982 with sons Anderson (left) and Carter Cooper.
Mark (seated right) and Domitilla (seated front, center) entertained a host of friends and family at their Tuscan compound outside Siena
The kid is all right: The writer-director (center) and her partner, musician Wendy Melvoin, with their son Calder, 4, in 2010.
The artist Jeff Koons posed for a rather sedate family portrait in 2010 with his wife, Justine, and their kids, Sean, 9; Eric, 2; Scarlet, 3 months; Blake, 4; and Kurt, 7 (from left).
Six and a half months pregnant with her first child with Orlando Bloom, the model posed for us at a studio in Paris.
The actress with her 19-month-old twins, Jesse (left) and Journey. “The moment I wanted to have kids, I quit,” the queen of porn told us about her former profession.
The R&B singer at home with son Naviyd, 2 (Usher Raymond V, 3, was running around behind the scenes).