April 28, 2015   
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful, sunny chilly Spring day in New York with many members of the fashion industry, the print media, and prominent New Yorkers attending the Memorial Service at the Church of the Ascension for John Fairchild, pace-setting brilliant publisher, creator of WWD and W magazine.
HOUSE
John Foreman shares deep thoughts about big changes in big houses.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Bruce and The Kardashians — No More Jokes ... Chita Rivera Vs. The Coffin ... Remembering Betsy von Furstenberg.
SOCIAL DIARY
A nice Spring Weekend in New York, but a big weekend of media social activity in our nation's capital, dredging up old memories as well as a Memo from Carol Joynt, our Washington correspondent who can't resist ...
PARTY PICTURES
The American-Scandinavian Foundation's Spring Gala; Guggenheim Kids Club's annual Spring Fling; African Rainforest Conservancy's 24th Annual Artists for Africa Benefit; Storefront Academy Harlem's annual spring gala; Sixth Martha Stewart Center for Living 2015 Gala.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary. Alison Minton was on the hunt at
three important causes which brought out both fashion conscious and charity-minded attendees.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: A Fabulous "Visit" With the One and Only and Incomparable Chita Rivera!
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful yet chilly day in New York, with both DPC and JH separately taking a ride (and a walk in the park in all its early spring glory).
ART SET
Loving Los Angeles. Charlie Scheips is out there working on a project and taking in the jacarandas in bloom, the art openings, a tour of Tony Duquette's legendary Dawnridge property; Gräf and Lantz's studio in Silver Lake, plus the Los Angeles County Museum's 50th Anniversary Gala.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred: Blair Sabol writes about a Whole
Lotta Sunshine, Sunshine being the poodle that Blair has adopted and is now learning how to live with and vice versa. A primo primer for a first time dog-owner.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Maggie" — She Ain't Heavy, She's My Zombie. My Daughter. She's my Zombie AND My Daughter! ... Julie Budd ... JK Simmons.
PARTY PICTURES
Save Venice hosted their annual Un Ballo in Maschera, Il Piacere dell'Amore; Youth America Grand Prix's "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" Gala; Central Park Conservancy's Taste of Summer Kickoff Party at Sirio Ristorante; Let's Get Ready hosted its 9th Annual Gala.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: New York, Part VI. Life in the big town, Barbra at the Bon Soir; the fledgling art director learns the ropes of the advertising business in the '60s and looks around his new home town.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Augustus Mayhew, traveling in Italy, photographs and
writes about the magnificently restored Villa Pliniana on Lake Como, as well as visiting many other spectacular restorations in northern Italy.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Remembering a great photographer — and a divine, sexy friend! — Ernst Haas ... Suzy and Jack Welch — still in business after all these years ... PR Titan Dick Guttman finally tells all.  Or most. 
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful Spring Tuesday in New York; and Monday night's Inaugural Dinner and First Look black tie gala for 400 at the new Whitney Museum of American Art.
PARTY PICTURES
American Museum of Natural History's 2015 Museum Dance,
Masquerade Retrograde; 10th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards; An intimate Supper Club performance at the Park Avenue Armory; Marymount Manhattan College's President's Medal Dinner.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Kill Me If You Must — But, I Love Roger Ailes. Even If We Agree to Disagree ... The Latest Quest ... Cole Rumbough ... Iris Apfel on Film ... The Friars Want Joan Collins. (Who Doesn't?)
PARTY PICTURES
Fifth annual Brooklyn Artists Ball, the Brooklyn Museum's annual fundraising gala; NYPL's 2015 Library Lunch; Lenox Hill Neighborhood House "Garden of Eden" Spring Gala; The New York Center for Children's 20th Anniversary Spring Cocktail Reception.
HOUSE
John Foreman completes his mansion trifecta on Fifth with a visit to 1026
Fifth Avenue, the third of Marymount School's three great houses on the Avenue.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Zombies ... Sophia Loren ... The Civil War ... Too Much Blu-Ray Detail! ... Ava Gardner ... Seth Sikes.
SOCIAL DIARY
A beautiful, sunny (even very warm) weekend in New York with the pears suddenly in bloom and everybody's out with the flowers.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. The weather, the sudden appearance of
Springtime inspires the sense of community, and Carol Joynt waxes grateful for her Georgetown neighborhood.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Time Magazine's Odd Cover Choices for Their "Most Influential" Issue ... Is Kim Kardashian the Marilyn of Our Time? I. Don't. Think. So. Brian Grazer's "A Curious Mind" Receives Raves.
SOCIAL DIARY
Busy days and busy nights here and there, plus what's been happening in the auction market, upcoming events, the Michael's lunch; Dame Helen in "The Audience;" Lenox Hill Neighborhood House gala; some guests at Un Ballo in Maschera last Friday night; a cocktail and dinner party for India Hicks in LA.
PARTY PICTURES
12th Annual Authors In Kind to benefit God's Love We Deliver; MoMA's Jazz Interlude Gala; S.L.E. Lupus Foundation and the Lupus Research Institute's annual New York Lupus Handbag Luncheon; Publicolor's annual Stir, Splatter + Roll gala.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit artist and go-to furniture
restorer Karl Kipfmueller in his Clinton Hill townhouse and studio around the corner.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Malice in France's Great Palace — Will "Versailles" Conquer America? ... A Dazzling Night for Literacy Partners.
GUEST DIARY
Accessories Diary: Springing Back Into Event Season. Alison Minton goes accessory hunting at parties for AMNH, the New York City Mission Society, and New York International Auto Show.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Augustus Mayhew covers the flora and fauna at Garden Club of Palm
Beach members nurture their roses and orchids, the group's Garden Club of America Flower Show titled Hort Couture.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Golden Age of Entertainment? — I Think It's Right Now! ... Lily Tomlin honored ... "Mamma Mia" To End Its Broadway Run ... Rand Paul — Sexist, or Just Unpleasant to Everybody? 

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