SOCIAL DIARY A beautiful day in New York with a busy evening, beginning at the Four Seasons restaurant and a book party for Larry Lederman; and then to the NY Presbyterian/Cornell Weill Medicine's annual gala at the Armory, Tuesday's dinner at Rockefeller University and the Harlem School of Arts 50th anniversary gala.
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit designer Janine Carendi MacMurray, who lives in that elegant, tranquil apartment we all want.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: "King Charles III" — The Latest, and Most Fantastical Version of British Royalty Coming to Broadway ... Donald Trump and America's "Fool's Paradise" in Vanity Fair ... Kelly Klein and her "Photographs."
PARTY PICTURES Mark Gilbertson's annual autumn cocktail party; The American Turkish Society's 2015 Gala; Career Transition For Dancers 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee; Harboring Hearts 3rd Annual Benefit.
GUEST DIARY Blair Sabol's "No Holds Barred" takes a long hard look at ascending of Hip Hop right onto the Broadway stage and history, as well as the worlds of luxury brands and the TV show "Empire" and its fashion, which she says has become everyone's personal FUN runway.
Schuenberg's Page, Part XXVIII. Bob is given an assignment for Women's Wear Daily sketching a party at a "chateau" in the country. But was glad to be back in Paris and at Chez Castel where the "discotheque" fever had set in with the jet set and the Beautiful People.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Chilly Thrills With "The Girl In The Spider's Web" ... Grace Jones, Still Pulling Up To Bumper," after all these years!
For a dramatic eye makeup look try M.B. York's Paint By Numbers Kit. All you have to do is follow the detailed diagram on the inside of package to apply each color in its proper place.
From France: To prolong that summer tan into fall try Institut Esthederm'sSun Sheen Light Self-tanning Face Cream and/or their Sun Sheen Light Self-tanning Body Lotion.
From the UK: Emma Hardie Body Beautiful is a collection of all natural ultra luxe body care. It contains a fantastic body cleanser, a rich body butter and oil as well as a hand and nail treatment.
SOCIAL DIARY Warm, sunny day; a newly spiffed up Sherman statue, a reader calls out the bikes; Mr. and Mrs. Simons honored at the Rockefeller University; Edible Academy Family Garden picnic, Jonah Bokaer hosts annual gala and Peter Duchin honored by Friends of the Upper East Side.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Keira Knightley and Judith Light Conquer Broadway in "Therese Raquin" ... Tea Leoni Commands TV as "Madam Secretary" ... Ron Galella rolls on as the world's most famous paparazzi ... Frankie Avalon Cooks!
HOUSE John Foreman bears amazed witness to the destruction of a grand Long Island manse.
Bewitchingly Dezia, for October 2015. Using your "key number" let Dezia determine the month ahead for you.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Tuesday's Tossed Salad: "The Martian" Is out of This World! ... Donald Trump Will Really Tell us How To Make America Great Again ... We Still ADORE Lucy!
SOCIAL DIARY A beautiful weekend in New York, cool and grey and windy one day, sunny the next. Plus the Hearst Castle Preservation Foundation held its 7th annual Preservation Weekend at the Castle in San Simeon.
PARTY PICTURES The fashion parade at the New York City Ballet's Fall Gala; and the red carpet fashions at the Opening Night of the Metropolitan Opera.
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Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt remembers Congressman Don Edwards, who died at 100. She also attends The Washington Post's new Power Post newsletter party and visits the new DC power spot, Tadich Grill, on its opening night.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: New York Remembers and Celebrates Fashion Great Arnold Scaasi ... Six Things We Don't Know About Donald Trump. (Do We Want To Know, Really?)
SOCIAL DIARY Busy days in New York: The Michael's Wednesday lunch, Susan and David Rockefeller's book party for Leslie Zemeckis; Alice Mason hosts a private dinner for 24; someone we all know has a birthday; and two tips on next week's calendar.
PARTY PICTURES LOOT 2015: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY gala benefit; LongHouse Reserve Landscape Awards Ceremony; 3rd annual Turtle Ball; "Champion for Change 2015" by Women's Voices for Change; Baryshnikov Arts Center's annual Fall Fête benefit.
Sian, Lesey, and JH visit KleinReid, a ceramics studio by James Klein and David Reid, whose work is known for its elegance and a deceptive simplicity.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Friday, At Last! With: Sarah Jessica Parker ... Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Rod Stewart ... and California's Dreadful Drought.
BEAUTY Bespoke Beauty: Delia von Neuschatz in London meets GeneU on Bond Street which she believes may be the future of skincare; products based on the genes that affect your skin's aging process.
Schulenberg's Page, Paris, Part XXVII. The artist with his sketchbook, taking in the high life, records foibles and the fabled identities (and the amusing ironies) in the Parisian nightlife.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Q magazine Celebrates the Divine Natalie Wood ... The Return of "Madam Secretary" ... Marilyn, Liz, and how they became Jewish.
SOCIAL DIARY Full Calendar last night in New York, cocktails, dinners, Awards, and a review of Frick Collection's Monday night Autumn Dinner.
New York Philharmonic's Opening Night Gala; 90th Anniversary Celebration of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library; Casita Maria's Pachanga Committee luncheon in celebration of Casita Maria's 2015 Fiesta Gala; Weedmaps and FCancer's first annual NYC benefit party and auction in Brooklyn.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Alfred Hitchcock — Murder, Music and Documentary! ... What to do With the U.N.? ... "CSI" Ends Happily ... The Great Charlotte Rae Writes Her Memoir and Sardi's Has Her!
SOCIAL DIARY A very busy night in New York with the annual Autumn Dinner at the Frick, the 90th Anniversary Celebration of the Schomburg Center of the NYPL; and Career Transition for Dancer's annual gala honoring Shirley MacLaine.
John Foreman strolls through a very different kind of garden.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Will Oscar Finally Ask Emily Blunt for a Dance?! ... Ali MacGraw and Ryan O' Neal reunited ... Do catch "Catch the Butcher" at The Cherry Lane ... Rosie O' Donnell and her Theater Kids do it again on November 2nd. (One of NYC's great events!)
SOCIAL DIARY Beautiful early Autumn weather, Pope exits to Philly and then back to Rome. Meanwhile last Thursday's Quest 400 party at Doubles and Lang Lang playing Grieg at the opening of the Philharmonic at the newly named David Geffen Hall.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: Celebrating "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" ... The "secret" of Jon Hamm's hair ... Keep Young and Beautiful! ... Remembering the Great Arnold Scaasi ... Good Talk at the 92nd Street Y.
HOUSE A look back to 2010 when Sian, Lesley, and JH interviewed David Mann, an architect with a sense of humor, who "never stops talking" but is" extremely shy on the inside."
GUEST DIARY Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the Opening Night Gala Premiere of "Otello" as Peter Gelb celebrates his tenth season as the Met's General Manager.
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Miami Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew covers the massive infusion of foreign capital in Miami. Everything's new in Miami, even Al Capone.
GUEST DIARY LIZ SMITH: The Kardashian Girls — Big Business In the Internet Age.