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BEYOND THE BALL: A WEEKEND OF ACTIVITIES IN PARIS WITH THE AMERICAN FRIENDS OF VERSAILLES

Social History
Part II of Sharon Hoge's Parisian weekend adventure with the American Friends of Versailles... READ MORE
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INTERNATIONAL VERSAILLES PATRONS CELEBRATE WITH A BALL AT THE CHATEAU’S GRAND TRIANON

Social History
Sharon Hoge reports on The American Friends of Versailles' 25th anniversary celebration with a full weekend of events in Paris, capped off with a gala... READ MORE
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AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME GALA 2023

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Sharon Hoge attends the American Academy in Rome's annual gala along with over 300 artists, writers, scholars, and supporters assembled to honor award... READ MORE
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Handbags run the gamut at the Hat Lunch!

Guest Diary
While flowers top the hat motif at the 41st annual Central Park Conservancy Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon, handbags run the gamut. Sharon Hoge... READ MORE
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The American Friends of Versailles Tour the Lakes of North Italy

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Sharon Hoge takes us on the voyage of the American Friends of Versailles for our edification, appreciation, and great pleasure as they tour the villas... READ MORE
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DON’T LOOK UP — Handbags at the 40th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon

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Hats? What about the Bags?! Sharon Hoge covered the Bags at Wednesday’s Hat Lunch in Central Park... READ MORE
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American Friends of Versailles Study Marie Antoinette’s Hapsburg Legacy in Prague, Part II

Social History
Part II of Sharon Hoge’s coverage of the American Friends of Versailles visiting Prague and its historical relationship to Marie Antoinette whose Ha... READ MORE
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The American Friends of Versailles in Vienna Visit Scenes of Marie Antoinette’s Childhood, Part I

Social History
Sharon Hoge takes us on the annual American Friends of Versailles fundraising visit this year to Vienna and Prague. Part 1... READ MORE
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Gathering in the Arabian desert for the Hegra Conference of Nobel Laureates

Travel
Sharon Hoge is back from an incredible sojourn in Saudi Arabia where Nobel Laureates, Saudi nobles, business executives, and scientists assembled in a... READ MORE
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THE AMERICAN FRIENDS OF VERSAILLES Tour the Marche Region of Italy

Travel
Sharon King Hoge takes us on the American Friends of Versailles tour of the Marche Region of Italy of the heritage of architectural and garden design ... READ MORE
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Boots, Bags, Baubles, Bracelets, Belts, Brooches, and Beaux at FIT Couture Council’s annual luncheon

Guest Diary
Sharon King Hoge attended the Couture Council luncheon on Wednesday with her camera capturing many of the baubles, bracelets, bags, belts, brooches, a... READ MORE
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American Friends of Versailles in Paris, Part 2

Travel
On Friday, we recounted several exclusive events from the four-day trip to Paris with the American Friends of Versailles (AFV), including visits with ... READ MORE
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American Friends of Versailles in Paris, Part 1

Travel
On a four-day visit to Paris, members of the American Friends of Versailles enjoyed several exclusive events, including roaming around the Élysée Pa... READ MORE

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