SOCIAL DIARY Another beautiful last of summer weekend in New York. Reviewing the 20th annual Quest 400 List, and recalling some of the characters and personages who led the list two decades ago.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: 18 Years Ago Today, A Great Light Went Out: Remembering Diana.
HOUSE Sian, Lesley, and JH visit architect Douglas Wright in his lovely, quirky 1920s home in Maplewood, NJ.
Summer is NOT the time to relax on maintaining your hair. Ishi tells you what you need to know and what to buy for your hair care regimen.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Friday's Fry-Up — Classic Dietrich ... Lily Tomlin's Big Hit ... Michele Lee is "Morrible" on Broadway ... Darlene Love's New CD ... Criterion Remasters "Dressed to Kill."
SOCIAL DIARY Yesterday was National Dog Day and DPC was reminded of all the good things they can do for us, and help us recover from just by their presence in our lives.
BEAUTY Want to look bright eyed and bushy-tailed first thing in the morning? Then, semi-permanent makeup may be for you. Delia von Neuschatz fills us in.
Schulenberg's Page, Paris, Part XXII. Bob is in Paris for the first time in his life, doesn't know the language but is a kid in a candy store of life. PS, today, August 27th is Bob's birthday, fifty-two years later.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: What I Want From the Emmy Awards. (Not That I'll Likely Get What I Want!) ... The Memoir of Mary Louise Wilson ... Hola! to The HOLA Celebration.
PARTY PICTURES Opening day of The 40th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show; The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons' annual GET WILD Summer Gala; UJA-Federation's annual Summerfest Concert; An after-party to celebrate the L.A. premiere of "Michael Des Barres: Who Do You Want Me To Be?"
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: I Think I Invented the Trumps, Part III.
SOCIAL DIARY An obituary of the 18th Earl of Devon of Powderham Castle who devoted his earldom to the survival of the family castle that has belonged to the Earls since 1891.
John Foreman visits the elegant enclave of Llewellyn Park, New Jersey, and tours a honking big house.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: I Think I Invented the Trumps, Part II.
SOCIAL DIARY A beautiful summer weekend in New York; plus a New York Times article on the legacy of David and Helen Gurley Brown; and Alex Hitz gives an annual dinner in Beverly Hills.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Has Carol Joynt stumbled upon a possible successor to Washington's storied Jockey Club? Maybe. It's called The Riggsby.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: I Think I Invented the Trumps, Part I.
SOCIAL DIARY Warm summer days cooled by the tremors of Ashley Madison, the Walmarts of the Marriage Infidelity Industry, whose secrets have been exposed by internet hackers. And what our readers think.
ACROSS THE WORLD Leading up to this year's Burning Man Festival, which begins on August 30th, Jeanne Lawrence takes us through the history of the elaborate and colorful art spectacle like no other in the world.
The recent wave of hot, sticky weather is cause for alarm for our hair and skin. Fear no more as NYSD Beauty has you covered thanks to our favorite multitasking product from Japan.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Director Max Joseph, a Star Is Born — And I Really Know Him! ... Stamps of Excellence — Ingrid Bergman and Paul Newman ... The importance of air conditioning in a very hot world.
SOCIAL DIARY Fame and politics, the subjects are Mrs. Trump, Ms. Trump, Ms. Clinton and all the Presidential children who came before.
PARTY PICTURES Annual Artists & Writers Charity Softball game; Opening night of ICP's ¡Cuba, Cuba! exhibit at the Southampton Arts Center; A Hamptons cocktail party for NYSPCC; UJA's Manhattan Women's Philanthropy Hamptons Trunk Show.
Paige Peterson's final entry of "My Time In Saudi Arabia, Part IV," which includes interviews of four Saudi women talking about their lives and their careers.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Lily Tomlin — She is SO NOT your mother's "Grandma."