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This is What Happens When Wolfgang Puck Meets American Horror Story Freaks

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

There was no ‘or’ about it; tricks and treats were plentiful at the spooky pre-Halloween world premiere of American Horror Story: Freak Show. JustLuxe was invited to celebrate with FX and special guests for craft cocktails and a multi-course dinner by Wolfgang Puck that sent chills down our spines and warmed our foodie hearts.... Read More

The Global Journeys Spa Packages: New Combined Therapies at the Delano Las Vegas

Oct 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

In general, hotel spas, or those inside of high end branded hotels, are usually very good, but one I just experienced went beyond what I’ve experienced before. I’ve previously written about the new Delano Las Vegas, a hotel whose vision is to bring the essence of the desert inside, through the great interior design including the 150,000-year-old boulders in the entryway, and a memorable, though enigmatic, hanging stone sculpture by Jaehyo Lee in the lobby.... Read More

How To Do New York City in 48 Hours

Oct 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

If you don't have time for full weeklong vacation, visiting New York City for a quick 48-hour trip could be the next best thing. The Big Apple remains one of the few places on the planet that can fill up nearly every hour of a two-day excursion and then some. Here are my latest finds during one such fast and furious weekend marathon:... Read More

Talented Italians: Our Favorite Five Famous Italian New Yorkers

Oct 13, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There shouldn't be a doubt in anyone's mind that Italian immigrants have had a massive influence on the United States. Still, nowhere else in the country can claim to be as steeped in Italian culture as New York City, where immigrants landed and created a new home that has flourished for generations. In fact, many of our favorite and most influential American celebrities not only come from the streets of New York, but also claim Italian ancestry; some of them might even surprise you. These Italian-Americans are some of the most celebrated in their industries:... Read More

LA's Best Italian-Inspired Art Galleries and Exhibits

Oct 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

A true melting pot of all the backgrounds and cultures that make up the United States, Los Angeles features a massive variety of places to visit when trying to learn about or embrace another culture. This is especially true with Italian culture. One unique way to experience and understand the country's history and lifestyle is through the work of Italian artists, and whether it's classical museum-worthy pieces or contemporary paintings in rotating exhibits, LA has some spectacular locations to appreciate Italian art.... Read More

Fashionable Fabrics: A Guide to the Most Luxurious Italian Textiles

Oct 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fueled by the beginning of Italy's conquest to take over the fashion industry in the '60s, the country's superb textiles began to receive recognition by more than garment producers and became adored by a worldwide population of savvy fashionistas. Nonetheless, the quality and beauty of Italian textiles goes back much further than a few decades ago as Italy's fabric industry has been seen as a world standard since the Middle Ages and continues to this day.... Read More

Italian Masterpieces: Where to Find the Best Artwork for Your Sicily-Inspired Home

Oct 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Italy has, without a doubt, some of the richest and most thought-provoking artwork. With Leonardo da Vinci, Donatello and Michelangelo paving the ground for centuries of beautiful artwork, it makes perfect sense that we line our homes with works inspired and created by Italians. Four mediums stand out above the rest when it comes to Italian art: paintings, sculpture, furniture and architecture. While renovating your home to reflect Italian architecture can be rather intensive, incorporating the other three is pretty easy. For those of you in and around New York City, the search is even easier.... Read More

A Guide to Shopping Italian Designers on Rodeo Drive

Oct 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Along the west coast, the premier shopping destination is Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills as noted by the street’s pop culture relevance, especially in movies and music. There's a good reason for that, the shopping on the famed street is unbeatable. Not only does the location sell the hottest trends in fashion and accessories from around the world, the region's weather makes it one of the best outdoor shopping experiences in the United States.... Read More

The Finest of Fine Dining: Meet 5 of the Most Luxurious Restaurants in Paris

Oct 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Josie Sampson

Boasting some of the most supreme cuisine in the world, Paris is the epitome of luxury and glamour. If you’re looking for some seriously fine dining, you need not look any further than the City of Light. Here are our 5 top picks.... Read More

3 of LA's Best Markets for Authentic Gourmet Italian Ingredients

Oct 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

If you’re planning a night in with some homemade Italian food, you’re going to want to visit an Italian market for the most authentic gourmet ingredients and sides. And although Los Angeles isn’t known for having a large Italian population like those found in New York or New Jersey, the City of Angels has some great purveyors of Italian flavors. ... Read More

How to Recreate Dishes From Your Favorite Authentic New York Italian Restaurants

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Whether you're planning to entertain or simply intend on treating yourself to an unforgettable meal, choosing an Italian recipe will most likely make for a delicious evening. We've gathered three of our favorite recipes pulled straight from the kitchens of some of New York City's finest Italian restaurants. So, gather up the ingredients, don your Baci il Cuoco! apron and get ready for some of the best food to grace your table!Buon appetito!... Read More

An Intro to Italian Fashion Icons & Where to Buy Their Designs in NY

Oct 6, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Generation after generation, Italian designers continue to dominate the fashion world through inventive use of fabrics and an unmatched ability to create new trends. As a collection, Italian fashion houses are the most significant force in the world of luxury design. Individually, their styles range from sexy and wild to classy and glamorous. Since New York City is the fashion capital of the United States, the selection of Italian fashion icons to choose from is unparalleled across the country, as evidenced by the designers below.... Read More

5 Classic Italian Dishes &  Which LA Eateries Serve Them the Best

Oct 6, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As one of the most beloved cuisines in the world, it's almost a challenge finding a bad dish that originates from Italy. Nevertheless, the search for the best of the best, especially in a city as large and diverse as Los Angeles, can be an arduous — albeit scrumptious — journey. We've made things a little easier for you, though, in rounding up the most delectable Italian dishes in the city.... Read More

A Guide to Shopping Italian Designers on Fifth Avenue

Oct 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

New York City's Fifth Avenue is a legendary shopping district that has become an icon in luxury fashion. Of the many high-end shops along the prestigious street, 10 of them are Italian brands. This comes as no surprise when you consider the notion that, instead of streets, entire cities in Italy are regarded as having the best shopping on the planet. Luckily for us, these Italian fashion houses are stateside so we can get our fix right in our own backyard.... Read More

Bringing Italy to Your Own Backyard: Lavish Landscaping Ideas to Turn Your LA Home into a Rome-Inspired Oasis

Oct 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With its spectacular year-round weather, Los Angeles is a magnificent place to live. One of the best ways residents can take advantage of the city's sunny disposition is by creating one-of-a-kind backyards with stylish décor and design. And, considering the allure of Italy's rustic scenery, there's not a better inspiration for outdoor settings than the streets of Rome, Naples and Sicily.... Read More

SOFA CHICAGO Design Fair Kicks Off its 21st Year at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall

Oct 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Celebrating its 21st anniversary, SOFA CHICAGO—the world-renowned art fair dedicated to sculpture, objects, functional art & design— will kick this year’s event off with a preview party at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall on November 6. Running from November 7-9, the full affair will showcase installations, design competitions, lectures, select works and more.... Read More

5 Dishes That Originated in Italy & Where to Get the Very Best of Them in the Big Apple

Oct 2, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Italian food is a global favorite and because of its deceptively simple ingredients, the beloved cuisine is pretty easy to find just about anywhere you go. While some of the most popular dishes originated in Italy, chefs throughout New York have perfected the creations. For our favorite incarnations of the most beloved dishes, check out the restaurants below.... Read More

New York's Best Italian-Inspired Art Galleries and Exhibits

Oct 2, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There are few things more beautiful than the Italian countryside. Over the years, Italian artists have captured the romanticism and splendor of the destination through their works of art, whether its contemporary sculpture or traditional canvas painting. While you may not be able to visit the inspiration itself, if you're in New York you can easily stop by any one of these art galleries to catch a glimpse their collections and and maybe even take a piece home.... Read More

Talented Italians: The Top 5 Most Successful Italian Actors in Los Angeles

Oct 1, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Los Angeles is traditionally where people flock to when they're trying to make it big in show business, and why not? Major film studios, producers and A-list actors all seem to congregate there, and that's made SoCal the place to see and be seen. And, though it's not quite the hub of Italian-American influence like New York City, it is home to five of the most successful Italians in the movie industry.... Read More

 
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