SOCIAL DIARY This particular day is anniversary of my mother's birth in 1906. Recalling that as I started to write today's Diary, I found myself immersed in memories of her and how I got here.
PARTY PICTURES Asia Society Hosts 'Season of India' Gala in Celebration of Landmark Exhibition of Modern Indian Art; La Fête de Jeanne d'Arc: Celebrate Summer in Joan of Arc Park; Horsepower that Heals at Bridgehampton Benefit for Give Back for Special Equestrians.
TRAVEL Part II of the American Friends of Versailles trip to Paris, with the trip's high point being a private time at Versailles Palace touring the premises, ending with a black tie evening dinner served in the palace chamber. By Sharon Hoge and Jeanne Lawrence.
SOCIAL DIARY A re-visit to an American Friends of Versailles trip to Paris and Versailles, fourteen years ago in 2004 including the restoration of fountains built for the Sun King, followed by a dinner dance in the orangerie with Jimmy Buffet and his band performing.
TRAVEL The American Friends of Versailles Part I, celebrating a four day visit to Paris, including the Elysee Palace with France's first lady Brigitte Macron; cocktails with US Ambassador Jamie McCourt at the American Residence; private visits to the Palace of Versailles and a black tie reception in the Hall of Mirrors. History, other worldly and Paris!
PARTY PICTURES Marie Unanue launched her children's book, "The Adventures of Phatty and Payaso: Central Park" and accompanying #LetsAllBeKind campaign in partnership with Same Sky.
GUEST DIARY No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol sums up Fashion Week for herself and whoever else agrees, and includes Serena (yes, that match), Medina (oh, you don't know her?) and let's not forget the fashion icon of them all, a legacy, Aretha!
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page, New York, Part CLXXVI. It's the beginning of the '70s and Bob's eye is on the art that's inspiring the illustrator, plus the goings and comings of relatives, friends and new acquaintances.
SOCIAL DIARY Rains come to cool us off and prepare for Autumn's ways; meanwhile Fashion Week in New York took DPC to the Dennis Basso Show as only Dennis could do it.
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the opening night of Simone Leigh's multi-media exhibition at Luring Augustine.
GUEST DIARY Denis Ferrara: The Lady Macbeth's of "Ozark" ... Why So Sad Jack Ryan/John Krasinski? ... The charm of Burt Reynolds ... and a pause to remember this day in history.
SOCIAL DIARY Autumn dipped in for a quick hello-I'm-coming yesterday; plus Fashion Week is upon us and today we consider Charles James plus that fashion legend in her own time, Babe Paley; where it came from and where it went.
SOCIAL DIARY Horrible heat beaten by quick heavy rains late in the day; meanwhile considering the magnficent Morgan yachts and the lessons therein.
SOCIAL HISTORY Another look at "the tragic life of the Corsair IV," the fourth of the JP Morgan magnificent yachts; a history of its life on the waves.
SOCIAL DIARY The Fall social season in New York was launched yesterday at the Couture Council of the Museum at FIT luncheon at the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center honoring designer Narciso Rodriguez.
GUEST DIARY Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part CLXXV. Jessica Robinson who writes about guns; Tony Perkins starring off-Broadway in "Steambath," a scene on the crosstown bus; and lunch in Central Park with a friend in from Paris; the Summer of '70.
SOCIAL HISTORY Looking back at luxury travel, we re-visit the 20th Century Limited, the train of tycoons and stars that ran nightly between New York and Chicago (and was the first lap from Manhattan to Los Angeles for 65 years of service).
SOCIAL DIARY Singing songs of September with warm memories of a lady whose birth anniversary was this past Saturday, who left us 12 years ago just 12 days after her 73rd ... Ann Richards.
GUEST DIARY What to Wear gurus Karen Klopp & Hilary Dick ditch the flip-flops and slink back into stilettos for the energy and excitement that is The Couture Council Luncheon and Award for the Artistry of Fashion.