From procuring live monkeys with three hours notice to coordinating a lavish proposal, this company can make any idea a reality
For $15,000 a year, imagine getting any wish fulfilled—whether it be a last minute corner table at Nobu, tickets to the Oscars or a refrigerator filled with your go-to beverage wherever you travel. WGY Lifestyle makes it all happen.
Justin Keeperman and Luiz Hoinkis, co-founders of the luxury lifestyle management ... More
When planning your dream wedding, just anything won’t quite do for your “something blue.” Here, DuJour has found exquisite items in shades of blue that are nothing short of original and that, quite frankly, you’ll be tempted to use after the big day. From vintage cars to champagne flutes, these ... More
With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, famous donors and prestigious organizations tread carefully in their philanthropic pursuits
Last summer, a small upstate New York college became the site of a philanthropic firestorm when former Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill and his wife, Joan, revoked a promised $20 million donation. Considering the big-name donors and high financial stakes, what could possibly cause such a deal to go ... More
Experts share tips on how to maneuver the cutthroat application process at the top pre-schools and kindergartens
Requesting the Pope, Donald Trump, or Bill Clinton write a recommendation for a 5-year-old, hiring a handsome actor to portray your husband throughout a school admissions period, and sending 1,000 cupcakes to the admissions office. What sounds like the premise for an episode of a primetime sitcom are actual realities ... More
An excerpt from Melanie Benjamin's The Swans of Fifth Avenue
“I introduced you to him first,” Slim reminded Babe after that fateful weekend jaunt to the Paley’s home in Jamaica; that startling, stunning weekend when Babe and Truman had found themselves blinking at the first dazzling sunrise of friendship, still so new that they didn’t quite understand that ... More
Could Britain's most notorious clique be staging a comeback?
"It’s hard to describe how good it feels to be home.” That’s what Rebekah Brooks wrote to her staff in September when she returned to her old job running News Corp’s U.K. media operation. If roaming the halls of the company’s 17-story command center near London Bridge station was indeed a homecoming ... More
The owner of Jack & Rose Florist shares simple tips for elevating your holiday table
The holidays are the perfect time to impress your guests with an over-the-top floral centerpiece that’ll add dimension and natural beauty to your tablescape. To learn the intricacies of flower arranging, DuJour is looking to the experts at Jack & Rose Florist. The Long Island-based floral design studio has ... More
Is there still such a thing as a socialite? The answer is complicated, according to Tinsley Mortimer.
“The term might be a bit dated today, but I have come to embrace it,” she says, sipping Pinot Noir at Harry Cipriani on Fifth Avenue. “If it means a woman who is ... More
Tony Abrams has reinvented Gilded Age society. Will you get in?
Four hundred might be one of the only numbers that has a place in the dictionary. Its definition reads: "The social elite of a community." But it wasn't until the late 1800s that 400 had any real value.
Before The Real Housewives of NYC, Mrs. Caroline Schermerhorn Astor dominated Gilded Age New York society, throwing ... More