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Runway Shows: Fall Fashion at Fashion Valley Mall

Sep 29, 2010  |   Contributor: Kristi Brooks

Fashion & Style: Fall fashion is looking fierce, and thanks to a fabulous show at Fashion Valley, I can't wait for the temperatures to drop! Riviera Magazine and Fashion Valley teamed up to give San Diegans a taste of autumn's killer trends.... Read More

Modul and Toke Integrated Design Studio

Sep 29, 2010  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Home Decor: Is it me, or is San Diego suddenly becoming a little destination of design? The latest evidence: Now open in Little Italy is Modul and Toke Integrated Design studio, a 2,000-square-foot playground packed with sleek kitchen designs, naturalistic furniture and chic, eclectic art.... Read More

Winery Review: Domaine Carneros in Napa, California

Sep 22, 2010  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Wineries in California: Gently rolling hills cascade endlessly away from Domaine Carneros Winery’s 18th-century château-style estate. Seated between the Mayacama Mountains and San Pablo Bay, the 36,900-acre property is rich in all elements favoring outstanding Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, two of the essential varietals in its award-winning portfolio of sparkling wines.... Read More

Winery Review: Murrieta’s Well Winery in Livermore, California

Sep 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Wineries in California: Springing from a tale as old as California itself, Murrieta’s Well Winery is defined by its distinctive blended wines, stunning location, and a rich heritage that began during California’s Gold Rush era. The feeling still resonates today in the beautifully restored old stone winery.... Read More

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: A Gourmet Playground

Sep 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Danika Quinones

Food & Spirits: On a Saturday morning when the weather is warm and the day is lazy, one of my favorite places to go is the Farmers Market at the Embarcadero. Not only is this a place to get inspired to find your inner Tyler Florence or Giada, it is a place to eat and sample some of the best fruits, cheeses, sausages, and well... Read More

G2O Spa & Salon Emerges on Newbury Street, Boston

Sep 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  1 Comment

Best Boston Spas: G2O Spa & Salon has just completed the final touches on its all new "green" location on Newbury Street. Located at 278 Newbury Street, the spa for men, women and couples offers the same treatments of its former location (hair, nail and skincare) but has introduced several new signature services, including Brine... Read More

Hermes Introduces Leather Floor and Limited Edition So-Black Collection

Sep 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

New York Shopping: In keeping with its rich heritage of leather goods, Hermes has introduced a new leather floor into its flagship Madison Avenue store, just in time to herald the arrival of the limited edition So-Black collection to the States.... Read More

Domus - Luxury Philadelphia Apartments

Sep 19, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Philadelphia Real Estate: Named after the Latin word for "home," Domus offers eight stories of luxury urban living in the heart of University City, home to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Residents enjoy all of the excitement and sophistication the city has to offer, while able to retreat to the serene surroundings of their homes.... Read More

Climb Aboard the Philadelphia Yacht Club

Sep 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Yachting & Entertainment: Originally founded in the 1850's, the Philadelphia Yacht Club grew quickly after the Civil War, as the sport of boating became popular. At its peak, the Club had buildings and piers on the Delaware River south of the Schuylkill River and the Navy Yard in the area west of Tinicum Island in Essington, Pennsylvania; it even had its own stop on the local railroad. In the days before air conditioning, members often used the Club as an escape from the city's infamously hot summers, actually staying at the Club's quarters on the weekends, where they mingled with friends, played games and of course enjoyed their boats.... Read More

Philadelphia Culture: The Mummers Museum

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Arts & Culture: Although the art of mumming has its genesis in medieval Europe, arguably there is nothing more uniquely "Philadelphian" than the Mummers. The Mummers Parade is held every New Year's Day in Philadelphia Local clubs spend months crafting intricate, elaborate, dazzling costumes (which can cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and weigh over 100 pounds) and moveable scenery to compete in one of four categories: Comics, Fancies, String Bands, and Fancy Brigades.... Read More

Milliken Creek Inn and Spa in Napa Valley

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Hotel Review: If I were to be up a creek without a paddle, I'd sure hope I'd make it to the shore of the Milliken Creek Inn and Spa. The stunning 12-room inn tucked deep in the busy area of Napa Valley... Read More

Poste Moderne Brasserie Favorite in Penn Quarter

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Gwen Mayes

Restaurant Review: Penn Quarter is definitely the "new" Georgetown of downtown DC. Bordered by the Verizon Center, National Portrait Gallery, Shakespeare Theater and National Building Museum, at the epicenter is Poste Moderne Brasserie, one of my favorite restaurants in downtown DC.... Read More

Kiskadee Worth a Detour to Del Ray

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Gwen Mayes

Day Trips: The charm of Del Ray's neighborhood is the turn-of-the-century cottages revamped to house specialty shops full of coffee, chocolate and vintage wines. My favorite for fashion and home furnishings is Kiskadee, a two-story curio of upbeat accessories, fine accents for the home and casual wear.... Read More

New Forest: Luxury Camping in London?

Sep 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Camping in London: "Glamorous camping" has always struck me as an oxymoron. Surely the two words are as polarised as Tiger Woods and monogamy or Simon Cowell and tact. However, seeing as it seems to have become such a global phenomenon, I decided to find out whether sleeping in a tent... Read More

Things to Do in Chicago: My Kind of Town

Sep 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Luxury Vacations: Sinatra had it right — Chicago is my kind of town. Less condensed than New York, more refined, I'd argue, than San Francisco, and friendlier than any Midwest town, Chicago is a stunning destination... Read More

Albrecht Tuebke Makes London Debut At James Hyman Gallery

Sep 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

London Culture: Coinciding with London Fashion Week, The James Hyman Gallery of London will present 14 original works from German photographer Albrecht Tübke's most recent collection of portraits. Opening for public view on September 15, the show runs until November 6, marking not only the kickoff... Read More

Eat, Pray, Love Writer Elizabeth Gilbert Makes London Appearance

Sep 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

London Events: She’s the most talked about author at the moment, and this week, Elizabeth Gilbert will be affording a London audience with an exclusive appearance. The Eat, Pray, Love writer... Read More

Green House Hotel: "Greenest" Luxury UK Hotel

Sep 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Luxury Hotels: It’s on a cold rainy day that we drive to the Green House Hotel – I’m hoping that, as the name suggests, it will be warm inside. The friendly staff certainly are as we are checked into our spacious room of this luxury hotel, which has a rather prestigious title to live up to.... Read More

Dragons of Walton Street: London Georgian Dolls’ House

Sep 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Home Decor: It’s something every little girl dreams of owning – and now, thanks to a London company, the humble dolls’ house is being brought into the 21st century with modern designs.... Read More

Baccarat Crystal Flacons Exclusively at London Perfume House

Sep 10, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Luxury Fragrances: A special edition of perfume in three Baccarat Crystal flacons is to go on sale exclusively in the UK at the Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie in Harrods, London. The rare impressive... Read More

Cape Cod Parasail Offers Endless Summer Fun

Sep 10, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Luxury Vacations: If you are looking for a quick escape from the city this summer, then head down to Cape Cod and book a ride aboard Cape Cod Parasail. The only Coast Guard inspected parasail boat on Cape Cod, this might be the most fun you will have all summer and it's guaranteed!... Read More

Redwood Room: San Francisco's Clift Hotel Hotspot

Sep 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Danika Quinones  |  1 Comment

San Francisco Nightlife: The Redwood Room at The Clift Hotel is by far one of my favorite lounges to go to when I want a fabulous start to an even better night.... Read More

Independence Seaport Museum: Philadelphia's Maritime History

Sep 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Arts & Culture: The Independence Seaport Museum, located at Penn's Landing, lets boating enthusiasts of all ages immerse themselves in the maritime history of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.... Read More

Crosby Street Hotel: Chic & Eco-Friendly in NYC

Sep 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Shandana A. Durrani

Luxury Hotels: Hotel chains are always opening new outposts in New York City. Properties are demolished to make way for new structures and some are built from scratch.... Read More

The Capital Grille: Boston's Top Steakhouse

Sep 7, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Boston Restaurants: Being a top steakhouse in Boston is a difficult thing but when you are The Capital Grille, quality, consistency and excellence comes easy. Upon arriving at the Newbury Street location after shopping along the city's toniest street, we knew we were in for a special evening.... Read More

St. Regis Monarch Beach Hotel Exudes Pure Luxury

Sep 7, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Hotels: Considering a stay at the St. Regis Monarch Beach? No need to think twice. Further South of Newport and Laguna Beach, the 172-acre resort, St. Regis Monarch Beach, will surely put your mind at ease and peace. Upon arrival, I was greeted by a valet attendant who was extremely... Read More

One Tough Cookie: Custom Cookie Creations

Sep 3, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Food & Spirits: Gail Dosik was in the fashion industry for 20 years before she decided what she really wanted to do was bake. Lucky she did, because One Tough Cookie has become a favorite treat.... Read More

Spirit of Philadelphia Yacht Charters

Sep 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Boats & Yachts: Want to host a beautiful, unique event that will thrill your guests and create memories to last a lifetime? Then climb aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia yacht! You and your guests will cruise down the historic Delaware River and take in stunning views of the city skyline... Read More

 
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