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Samuel Anderson

Culture Editor

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Samuel Anderson is the Culture Editor at DuJour. He has written for Vogue.com, Vulture, and New York magazine. One time he almost made Mariah Carey chuckle. Follow him at samanderson.co or on Instagram at @s_m_nderson.

Recent Articles
  • Behind the Exhibit: Celebrating Royal Fabergé

    Behind the Exhibit: Celebrating Royal Fabergé

    The father of Fabergé eggs had a cabinet full of non-egg-shaped curiosities

    Peter Carl Fabergé may be best known as the father of Fabergé eggs—those nonpareil Easter eggs originally commissioned by Russia’s emperor—but the jeweler’s work in fact comes in a vivid array of shapes and sizes. A selection of it can be found at the forthcoming exhibit “Celebrating Royal Fabergé – ... More

  • Jacob & Co. Reopens on Billionaire’s Row

    Jacob & Co. Reopens on Billionaire’s Row

    Jacob the Jeweler celebrates the return of his Upper East Side flagship with Carine Roitfeld

    Last night, Jacob & Co. celebrated the reopening of its flagship store on 57th between Park and Madison (a.k.a. Billionaire’s Row) in characteristically flashy fashion. With a fleet of sports cars parked out front and a celeb-studded crowd inside, including Debra Messing and Adrian Brody, founder of Jacob & Co. ... More

  • Room Request! Inn at Dos Brisas

    Room Request! Inn at Dos Brisas

    This lush ranch outside Houston is the perfect destination for Texas tycoons and cowboys alike

    Founded by Houston tech tycoon Doug Bosch in 2000, the lush Texan hideaway Inn at Dos Brisas is a cross between an authentic ranch and a state-of-the-art relaxation mecca. Set on 300 acres outside of Houston, the property is comprised of nine Spanish-style bungalows nicknamed “casitas,” a.k.a. duplexes, or ... More

  • Karamo Brown’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Karamo Brown’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Queer Eye's culture expert coaches Trump supporters in Netflix's inclusive reboot

    As the first American television program to feature an entirely openly gay cast, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy broke many societal barriers, one sass-laced makeover at a time. However, while watching the mostly white cast coax straight men toward metrosexuality may have been radical for 2003, the show was ... More

  • Inside the Reign of Alan Faena

    Inside the Reign of Alan Faena

    The prince of Miami looks ahead to his beachside empire's summer offerings

    If Miami’s Faena Hotel has a mascot, it may be the gold-plated woolly mammoth statue parked on its steps. But the hotel’s eponym, developer Alan Faena, is just as much a visual representation of the opulence and grandeur inside. With his signature white suit and hat (which ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: “Walk This Way” at NYHS

    Behind the Exhibit: “Walk This Way” at NYHS

    Legendary shoe designer Stuart Weitzman's encyclopedic shoe collection is now open to the public

    Shoe collecting has become a competitive sport among hypebeasts and Real Housewives alike, but few closets can live up to a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society. “Walk This Way,” opening today at the Society’s recently christened Center for Women’s History, is comprised of 135 pairs of shoes ... More

  • Nathan Stewart-Jarrett’s Guide to Los Angeles

    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett’s Guide to Los Angeles

    To prepare for his role in Angels in America, this rising theater star threw shade with Andrew Garfield

    Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America, which recently returned to Broadway after 25 years, was a stark and hallucinatory portrait of gay life in the ‘80s when it first debuted in 1993. The Marianne Elliott-directed revival, which originated in London and stars Andrew Garfield as the AIDS-stricken protagonist ... More

  • Inside the Marciano Family’s Fashion and Arts Empire

    Inside the Marciano Family’s Fashion and Arts Empire

    After building a global fashion brand, the brothers Marciano are changing the face of L.A.'s art scene

    Last November, 48-year-old Jennifer Lopez became the new face of Guess – setting a record as the oldest model to wear the Guess Girl crown. Looks aside, Lopez was the perfect fit; both she and the California denim brand represent wellsprings of youth and longevity – notions have animated ... More

  • The Renaissance of Elaine Wynn

    The Renaissance of Elaine Wynn

    Following her recent clean break from her embattled ex-husband, the billion-dollar hotel doyenne is betting on the art world

    Every day, thousands press their luck at properties codeveloped by Elaine Wynn, cofounder of the Bellagio, the Mirage and Wynn Las Vegas. But Wynn’s unwavering reign as the Queen Bee of Las Vegas has little to do with luck; since her 2010 break with her husband and business partner Steve ... More

  • The Most Eye-Catching Visual Art at Coachella 2018

    The Most Eye-Catching Visual Art at Coachella 2018

    These trippy installations took center stage in the festival's famous arts programming

    It’s no easy task for a visual artist to make a splash at one of the biggest musical extravaganzas of the year. But Coachella, with its desert sprawl and otherworldly environs, has always doubled as an incubator-like exhibition space site-specific, large-scale art. In the past, monumental works like Gustavo Prado’s  More