The Americans: Robert Frank Images at Sothebyís
On 17 December, Sotheby’s will offer at auction an outstanding collection of images from Robert Frank’s The Americans, one of the most influential books of photography ever published. Collectors Ruth and Jake Bloom assembled this extraordinary group of iconic photographs over more than two decades, collecting 77 of the 83 pictures reproduced in the book.
Two for One Luxury at Viceroy Bali
Bespoke, exclusive, and luxurious, Viceroy Bali is a unique destination resort poised on a ridge overlooking the verdant Valley of the Kings in central Bali. Located just seven minutes’ drive from central Ubud, this tropical paradise feels like another world, with 25 Bali-styled luxury pool villas, bespoke amenities -- including a complete gymnasium and wellness-centered spa -- award winning restaurant, peerless service, and stunning surroundings.
$6.6 Million Rare Kashmir Sapphire at M.S. Rau, New Orleans
While droves of party revelers pour into New Orleans French Quarter each year in search of a bar crawl on Bourbon Street, there is a refined and sophisticated side of the city – often overlooked, that is steeped in history, creative culture and nearly priceless antiques.
World renowned for American and European antiques since 1912, M.
Anantara Embraces Traditional Emirati Wedding Rituals
Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa has revealed a new consumer trend in local wedding rituals and in destination weddings to Abu Dhabi, one that reaches back to traditional Emerati customs. The classic Henna Party, which forms part of the pre-nuptial rituals in Emirati traditions, is revived with modern touches.
One&Only Ocean Club Expands Romance
One&Only Ocean Club, the romantic luxury retreat in The Bahamas, has expanded its team of celebration, wedding and honeymoon specialists to highlight the resort's wealth of opportunities for special events and gatherings.
Led by the newly appointed Crystal Folz, the One&Only Ocean Club Weddings & Special Affairs Coordinator, the dedicated One&Only Ocean Club celebrations team oversees all weddings, honeymoons and special celebrations at the resort - handling every detail from assisting with wedding proposals, planning resort weddings of all sizes and ensuring a seamless honeymoon experience.
SLS Heats Up Vegas Off the Grid
The new SLS Hotel on the grounds of the former Sahara, is fully functioning now in Las Vegas and poised to be another big hit for Sam Nazarian and the SBE group who owns similar properties in LA and Miami.
Details synonymous with the brand include the whimsical design stamp of Philippe Starck and many of SBE's popular eateries, mainly from LA, such as Katsuya for sushi, Bar Centro for creative cocktails and Mediterranean themed Cleo (inside the Redbury Hotel in Hollywood), plus a new twist on The Bazaar by Jose Andres in the form of Bazaar meat.
City Spotlight: Weekend Getaway to Vancouver
One thing seems universally synonymous when looking at metropolitan West Coast cities to visit, everybody loves Vancouver. From the friendly locals, beautiful crisp weather, parks, museums and safe historic walking areas teaming with bars and cafes, it’s the perfect getaway for a romantic couple, family with kids, elderly tourists and true foodies - allegedly, they have more restaurants per capita than New York, Toronto and Las Vegas.
Rancho Valencia Celebrates 25 Years, Del Mar Track Extends the Season
One of our favorite getaways in the southland is driving down to the horse county estates surrounding Rancho Sante Fe with a stay at the sprawling 45 acre Rancho Valencia in one of the 49 villas or casitas. Celebrating 25 years, the resort has recently undergone a $30 million facelift while adding a new equestrian themed Pony Room that extends out to a cozy fire pit laden patio for evening cocktails.
Five Fun Things You Should Be Doing This Summer
Try "Dinner on the Stage" When you Stay at Loews in Hollywood
Here is our list of five fun and unique things to do around Los Angeles this summer that are not your typical (though beloved) Hollywood Bowl, Malibu hike or Santa Monica Pier pub crawl.
Barnsdall Art Park Wine Tasting
Beginning on Memorial Day weekend and running through Labor Day, a fantastic community event in their sixth year, is the alfresco wine tasting fundraiser at Barnsdall Art Park on the grounds of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House.
Paris Photo Recap and FIAC Coming Soon to LA
If you missed the successful Paris Photo exhibit at Paramount Pictures this past weekend, not to fret. The show will be returning this November 2014 and the wildly popular leading Parisian art fair FIAC has chosen LA for a May 2015 show.