Take a cue from our little black book and get to know the movers and shakers to watch in the coming year
As the age-old saying goes, “you’re only as good as the company you keep.” These sentiments are especially true here at DuJour, where our friends and peers across all industries are often our go-to sources for the type of important, insider access and information we strive to deliver day in ... More
Somewhere outside Sequoia National Park—and somewhere inside a yurt—a group of more than 50 turban-adorned women, clad in all white, are laughing uncontrollably. One of them is kicking drugs. Another is reeling from the dissolution of her 25-year marriage. Two are pregnant. And then there’s the famous face in the ... More
It's possible to break that premarital agreement—DuJour finds the loopholes
Just how fraught is the whole issue of prenups? Ask George Darren (not his real name) a prominent L.A. media executive. Darren loves his second wife very, very much. Only she is not his wife, despite the lavish Beverly Hills wedding. Virtually no one knows the truth—not friends, family, coworkers or children. The ... More
It's no easy task to go from life behind a desk to life behind bars, but a good prison coach can make all the difference
For plenty of C-suite executives, having a consigliere—whether to assist in greasing wheels in Washington or counsel on the intricacies of international expansion—is a necessity. So, when Masters of the Universe find themselves facing time behind bars, many of them hire a prison coach.
Los Angeles–based consultant ... More
5 tastemakers share their favorite ways to spend time on the East End during cooler months
Summer is certainly the season in the Hamptons, but it’s a matter of debate whether it’s the best. The fall, when the crowds dissipate and the air cools, is, if not the most delightful time of a year, then at least a uniquely delightful one. The water is still warm ... More
An unorthodox form of protection from poachers, cruel circuses and kill shelters
This spring, 33 lions were flown on a chartered wide-body jetliner from Colombia and Peru to Johannesburg. Last year, 10 rhinos—the most ever on a plane at one time—were boarded onto a four-engine cargo plane in South Africa and transported north to Botswana. Up to three times a week, a ... More
This hard-charging matrimonial lawyer, who's as charming as he is smart
When Ivana Trump famously advised women everywhere “Don’t get mad, get everything” in the ‘90s dramedy The First Wives Club, she wasn’t entirely kidding. The original Mrs. Trump’s oft-repeated catchphrase refers to the Donald’s scandalous affair with Marla Maples and the resultant divorce that saw the Trumps battle it out over the ... More
Bernie Kerik, Jack Abramoff and Dennis Kozlowski—three of the most high-profile men to be on the inside—smash the perception that prison life is anything like "Club Fed"
If there were ever a person who might be able to clue you in on what life in a white-collar—or minimum-security or "country club"—prison was actually like, it was this guy. You know this guy. How many former New York City police commissioners, former overseers of Rikers Island, former consultants ... More