After the movies get made come the people responsible for really making the movies
On a warm Wednesday night in September, sometime after 10 p.m., Andrew Saffir, the founder of modern-day movie salon The Cinema Society, strolled the room at The Top of the Standard hotel with intent, New York’s skyline twinkling dramatically through floor-to-ceiling windows on every side.
It was the thick of screening ... More
Luxury Swiss tobacco maker Davidoff announces Winston Churchill as the brand’s latest “cigar of character”
Shortly after D-Day on June 10th 1944, Winston Churchill landed in France, lit his cigar and walked ashore. “The cigar had to be relit by a French dock worker, but it was that moment where we could see the magic in his eyes,” Randolph Churchill said of his great grandfather. ... More
Fresh from his latest stint in rehab, hotel magnate and international gadabout Vikram Chatwal swears that this time he's left his party past behind
This past June, an invitation was sent by e-mail, beckoning a select group of desirable New Yorkers to frolic by the glass-bottomed swimming pool—a basin flanked by 4,800 square feet of imported sand and private cabanas—at Dream Downtown, a sceney hotel that’s perhaps better known as a nightlife destination than ... More
Netropolitan is a new social network created just for affluent internet users
If Facebook is starting to feel a little lowbrow for your high-end tastes, consider Netropolitan. Founded by Minneapolis-based composer James Touchi-Peters, Netropolitan is a virtual community that securely connects affluent individuals in one social platform. And with the tag line “The World’s Most Exclusive Online Community,” you better ... More
The media magnate says our pursuit of success is literally killing us. Here, she explains why balancing her life and planning for her death go hand in hand
Arianna Huffington wakes up every day with the weight of a booming media company resting on her shoulders. Yet somehow, despite the chaos, she commits to a full eight hours of shut-eye each night and sets aside at least 10 minutes each morning for meditation. It wasn’t always this way, though. ... More
The Bruce Weber-directed short for Barneys' spring 2014 campaign continues to inspire
“A fashion film that isn't good has a sell out date,” said former New York designer Diane Pernet, the former designer widely known as the woman behind A Shaded View on Fashion, one of the first fashion blogs on the scene. "That Kate Moss film was ... More
Raised in an evangelical household, she wasn't supposed to have a voice. Now, she is an advocate.
On a foggy winter morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts, inside a sprawling 19th-century house with 10 fireplaces, a Chinese terra-cotta warrior and a group of George Segals, 13 women from war-torn nations, including Afghanistan, Colombia, Liberia, Syria and Myanmar, gathered in ... More