August 5, 2015   
PARTY PICTURES
Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust's Midsummer Party; Southampton Hospital's 57th Annual Summer Party; Hamptons Kickoff for Alzheimer's Association's Rita Hayworth Gala; 2015 East Hampton Antiques Show.
ACROSS THE WORLD
San Francisco Social Diary. Jeanne Lawrence attends San Francisco
Opera Guild Fashion Night with Erdem and celebrates Kathy Hilton’s Birthday party on Nob Hill.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Remembering Longtime Friend and Famous Designer Arnold Scaasi.
SOCIAL DIARY
Warm summer days, referencing The Donald; a Mark Twain Walking Tour that will make you forget for a moment the world and its troubles; plus lunch with Joan Kingsley who's just co-written a book about All of Us, including you and me.
HOUSE
John Foreman plumbs the secret heart of the Big Old House,
specifically his own.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: No Mission Is Impossible for Tom Cruise — His Latest is the Greatest!  (And if you Don't Like Scientology, Fine — But We're Not Reviewing "Religion" Here.) ... A New Woody Allen Biography ... Divine Times at Le Veau d'Or. 
SOCIAL DIARY
Warm summer days, dog days even for the dogs; busy weekend in Southampton beginning at Jay McInerney and Anne Hearst's kick off party for Rita Hayworth gala; the BCRF Paddle for Pink day (and night); and the Southampton Hospital's 57th Annual Summer Party.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred. Blair Sabol has gone to the dogs -- namely the pet supply
warehouse for her favorite shopping; a lot of people agree, even Karl Lagerfeld.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Rock Hudson, Liz Taylor, and the Great Fight of Their Lives.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Ernie Smith of Penn & Fletcher in his Upper West Side apartment and in his factory in Long Island City.
BEAUTY
There's a nighttime routine, a morning routine, and a large variety of beauty
incidentals to consider, so here are some great beauty tips and products when packing for an overnight trip.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Friday's Fry-Up: Whitney Houston ... Liam Neeson ... Barbara Tober ... Claudette Colbert.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page: Paris, Part XIX. Bob takes a flight across the Atlantic to France and a train to Paris, for his very first visit to the City of Light, sketchbook in hand.
NYSD TRAVEL
"My Time in Saudi Arabia," Paige Peterson writes about and
photographs her recent month-long vist to Saudi Arabia.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: TV Nostalgia (the good, the bad, the Jesse Pinkman!) ... Mr. Trump's Thin Skin ... Harper Lee's "New" Novel.
SOCIAL DIARY
Hot muggy day leaves DPC thinking about The Donald and his current role in national politics; plus Ann Nitze returns from Aspen to give her annual summer cocktail on her Upper East Side wisteria-covered terrace.
PARTY PICTURES
The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation's 22nd Annual Summer
Benefit and Auction; The Parrish Art Museum's 2015 Midsummer Party.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Wednesday Wrap: Tom Cruise ... James Earl Jones ... Joan Collins ... Film Noir ... Angela Lansbury ... and the revival of Swing (on vinyl!)
HOUSE
John Foreman visits Sagtikos Manor, a little known Long Island mansion whose Indian name, unfortunately, means "head of the hissing snake."
ACROSS THE WORLD
Jeanne Lawrence attends the 51st annual San Francisco Debutante Ball
where twenty-four stunning young women made their bows.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Phoenix Rises — in Biloxi, Mississippi: Liza's Back! ... New York and the entire Cultural World Mourns the Loss of Ingrid Sischy ... The Ageless and Sexy Paul Rudd.
SOCIAL DIARY
Sunny weekend, a brief respite and reunion at Martha's Vineyard; The Watermill Center's 22nd Annual benefit; an Exhibition of Patrick McMullan's Collection at the Salomon Gallery; and the birthday boy takes the cake.
GUEST DIARY
No Holds Barred: Kiss Me Cait. Re last night's airing of the first segment of the Caitlyn Jenner reality TV show, Blair Sabol considers the whole matter of the man, the woman and the nature of transgender.
ACROSS THE WORLD
The new owners of Georgetown's Julia Child
House are as interesting as its namesake. Plus, a birthday celebration or two (or three).
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: New Years's Eve In Buenos Aires — A Little Bit of Star Quality ... The Latest "Big Bang" Theory.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit interior designer Kyle Timothy Blood in his Chelsea studio. With a name like that, how could it not be interesting?
BEAUTY
Tools and beauty recommendations (which you can purchase!) for this
weekend's Watermill Center Annual Benefit and OCRF's Super Saturday.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: The Glory of Raquel ... The End of "Tut" ... "The "Dames at Sea" Revival ... Iris, and Her Temple of Love!
SOCIAL DIARY
Beautiful sunny day in New York; lunch at Michael's with a girl from Los Angeles; the Horse Trials at Fitch's Corner; plus a dinner in the Hampton's for sculptor Arthur Carter now exhibiting at the Southampton Arts Center.
PARTY PICTURES
The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation's 6th Annual Unconditional Love Gala; A cocktail reception for Chess in the-Schools; LongHouse Reserve 2015 Summer Benefit; The Peconic Baykeers annual fundraising gala "Celebration of our Bays."
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Part XVIII. Bob takes Paul Bartel
to a performance of Barbra's show where he learns that Elliot Gould (the star in the show) is now in her life, too. Meanwhile, plans are made for Bob to go to Paris for a month.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: What's Really Doin' In The Ruins of Pompeii? ... Danger! Danger! Robots!! ... Keep Young and Beautiful ... Ryan Gosling is Stylin' ... The Art of John Lennon.

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