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Ray's & Stark Bar's Hangover Helpers on the New Year's Day Menu

Dec 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

The first meal of the year isn't always the most memorable but it doesn't have to be that way. Ray’s & Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is showcasing a New Year's Day menu designed to start the new year off with happy taste buds and a full belly.... Read More

Morton's of West Palm Beach Serves Up Quality Steaks and Attentive Service

Dec 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Not all Morton’s are created equal. While the restaurant brand prides itself on quality steaks and enormous sides, exceptional service can also make a location stand out, which is what we discovered at Morton’s The Steakhouse in West Palm Beach.... Read More

Dry Rub BBQ in Philly at Le Cochon Noir

Dec 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Located in the up-and-coming Parkside section of Philadelphia, the city's newest upscale barbecue restaurant, Le Cochon Noir, is arguably one of the centerpieces of Parkside's gentrification.... Read More

New Year's Eve Dinner Parties at Los Angeles' Best Restaurants

Dec 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about 2012. Especially where you’ll be when ringing in the new year. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled this list of some of the best New Year’s Eve parties at fantastic restaurants around Los Angeles, so no matter where you decide to go, you’ll be starting the new year off in style.... Read More

Gooding & Co.'s Scottsdale Auction to Feature $3.8 Million Ferrari and More

Dec 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Top automotive auction house Gooding & Co. is offering some multimillion-dollar collector cars at its stunning Scottsdale sale in Arizona on January 20 and 21.... Read More

The Colonnade Hotel's Ideal Location and Pet-Friendly Amenities

Dec 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Imagine a hotel with a smart car available for your use, pet-friendly accommodations and a rooftop pool. That’s exactly what you will find at The Colonnade Hotel in Boston.... Read More

Coworth Park Hotel | A Calming Retreat from the City

Dec 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

The Dorchester Collection is synonymous with grand, iconic hotels in some of the world’s most desirable destinations, with each hotel as stylish and sophisticated as the next.... Read More

Lady Gaga Caught Touring Amish Country Home

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

This certainly doesn't look like a house that the wild and wacky Lady Gaga would be interested in, but she was recently seen checking out this $1.7 million home in Lititz, Pa. according to Curbed.com. Perhaps swaying her decision is who lives next door.... Read More

Trump SoHo Haute Night Out New Year's Eve Package

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Are you in need of New Year’s Eve plans? Trump SoHo New York and Rent the Runway are teaming up to bring an unforgettable experience ringing in 2012.... Read More

Spa Treatments at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles Perfect for the Holidays

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Amidst the hustle and bustle of countless holiday parties, get-togethers, travel and shopping, it's easy to feel overwhelmed this season; and at JustLuxe, we're firm believers in pampering ourselves as soon as stress hits.... Read More

Disney on Ice's Treasure Trove Skates into Boston December 27

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

With Christmas just a few days behind us, there is no better way to celebrate with a young one than a day at the TD Garden to see Disney on Ice’s Treasure Trove show that is coming to town December 26-29, 2011.... Read More

Vegan Cuisine Surprises in Primrose Hill at Manna

Dec 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Posh Primrose Hill is an upmarket area in London most known for its A-list celebrities and million-pound homes. Wander along the high street and it’s a smorgasbord of one-off boutiques and luxury finds. Tucked away in a quiet corner is the delightful Manna — a vegan restaurant which has been running for more than 44 years.... Read More

Spice Up New Year's Eve at Some of London's Best Indian Restaurants

Dec 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Spice up your New Year’s Eve with Indian-style celebrations across London.... Read More

Vintage Vibe at Volupte For New Year's Eve Party

Dec 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

If vampy vintage and sexy supperclubs are your thing, you’ll love what London's Volupté has in store for New Year’s Eve.... Read More

Harrods Celebrates Chistmas in Style With Luxurious Hampers

Dec 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Nothing says Christmas in London quite like Harrods. One of the world's most famous luxury department stores, inside is heaving with everything from beauty products and perfumes to home goods and toys.... Read More

Sam Adams Introduces Limited Release Utopias

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Sam Adams is well known in Boston for a flavorful selection of classic and seasonal brews, but what you may not realize is the brewery has created a unique beer called Utopias that is reminiscent of a deep, rich vintage port, fine cognac or aged sherry.... Read More

A Closer Look at Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Lots

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Back in September the theme for the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival was announced: "Believe In The Magic." Each winter the wealthy convene in Naples, Florida for a weekend of ultimate luxury and one of the wine world's most lavish auctions.... Read More

Go Stompin' at The Savoy for New Year's Eve

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Ensuring 2012 gets off to a glamorous start, Stompin’ At The Savoy will return on New Year’s Eve for what promises to be an exclusive, decadent celebration.... Read More

Holiday Gift Ideas For Foodies

Dec 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

It's coming down to the wire for getting all of our holiday shopping done. If you still have more to buy and are stumped as to what to get your friends and family, these foodie gift ideas might be just what you've been searching for.... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide For Men From London's Top Brands

Dec 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Christmas shopping can be a hectic experience and buying for everyone on your list can be stressful. We have come to the aid of last minute holiday shoppers by compiling some great gift ideas for what's on offer in London this festive season for the man in your life; be it father, brother, cousin, husband, boyfriend, or friend.... Read More

Christmas Eve Dinner Menus Offered at Los Angeles' Best Restaurants

Dec 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, there are feasts aplenty this Christmas Eve to set your dreams dancing with sugar plum fairies and jolly old Saint Nick. Here are a few of the most delicious options from around town.... Read More

Kardashian Khaos Store Opens in Mirage Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Dec 16, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Kardashian family empire is taking the world by storm. They have their names on so many different products that they decided to turn their various endorsements into yet another business venture.... Read More

St. Regis New York Unveils the Dior Suite

Dec 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

One of the world’s most stylish hotels just got even more fashionable. The legendary St. Regis New York has recently unveiled the Dior Suite, an ultra-luxe, 1,700-square-foot space on the landmark’s 12th floor.... Read More

Rent Oprah's Chicago Home for $15,000/Month

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Oprah owns a couple properties in Chicago and is letting you rent this 4,600-square-foot home for $15,000 a month, as reported by TooFab.com.... Read More

Stylehaus | The New Members-Only Clothing Boutique on Melrose Place

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Step inside the newly-opened stylehaüs on Melrose Place and you’ll suddenly see shopping in a different light. If you’ve ever been in desperate need of a flawless cocktail dress ASAP or found yourself frantically searching for inspiring essentials to pack on your next exotic getaway only to come up empty-handed, take note of this new hot spot and watch your wardrobe worries disappear!... Read More

Prada Opens Store in Atlanta's Lenox Square Mall

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The space, designed by Architect Roberto Baciocchi, occupies about 450 square metres on a single level, and carries Prada ready-to-wear, bags, accessories and footwear collections for both women and men.... Read More

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Women From London's Luxury Brands

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

For some, Christmas shopping can be a stressful time. What do you buy for the person who has everything? Well, fear not, help is at hand. We have compiled the best of what’s on offer in London this festive season. So, whether you’re looking for something special for a partner or a stocking stuffer for a friend, you’ll find it in our guide.... Read More

The Shop Barneys Holiday Package at NYC's The Mark

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Mark Hotel on Madison Avenue in Manhattan has long been treasured by well-heeled travelers who prize discretion as much as elegant accommodation. Of course it’s also perfectly situated for guests to shop at Madison’s famed luxury boutiques.... Read More

Step Back in Time This Christmas at Betty Blythe Fine Food Pantry

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Afternoon tea is a quintessential English tradition and riding the wave of vintage style which is continuing to grip the capital is Betty Blythe — a fine food pantry in west London.... Read More

Ducati and Bentley on the Scene at Art Basel with Duncan Quinn

Dec 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The contemporary masterpieces weren’t confined to the Miami Beach Convention Center during the recent Art Basel extravaganza in Miami. Down in the Design District the dashing Duncan Quinn, gentleman’s outfitter, bon vivant, and connoisseur of all things stylish, hosted a series of events in an uber-cool, pop-up boutique decked out with Ducatis and the beautiful new Bentley Continental GTC.... Read More

The Shave Beverly Hills Offers Customized Services For the Man in Your Life

Dec 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

The barber's trade can be traced back thousands of years, with these individuals being some of the most highly respected in their communities. The art of barbering continues today, with businesses popping up all over that specialize in giving men a great shave and other complementary high-end services.... Read More

Breakfast at Tiffany's Manhattan Townhouse for Sale at $5.8 Million

Dec 14, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you are in the market for a new Upper East Side home, then you might want to take a look at this one.... Read More

London RIB Voyages Offers an Alternative Christmas Tradition

Dec 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Sitting on Santa’s knee is so last year. Now, young children and big kids alike have the chance to meet the big guy on an adrenaline-fueled adventure.... Read More

Holiday Shopping on the Festive Streets of Milan

Dec 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Sandra Cemulini

Milano is illuminated for the Holidays, from the neighborhood storefronts to the designer boutiques. Shopping in Milano is an exhilarating experience any time of year, but it offers an array of options come the Holiday season.... Read More

Daniel Craig & Rooney Mara at 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' World Premiere

Dec 12, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The highly anticipated movie, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo made its world premiere today at The Odeon Leicester Square in London. Even with Daniel Craig next to her, all eyes were on Rooney Mara and her gorgeous Givenchy Couture dress. The white color contrasted nicely with her jet black hair and the sexy cut outs and lace showed off a softer exterior compared to her Dragon Tattoo character.... Read More

Etude Wines Made From Eco-Friendly Practices in Carneros, California

Dec 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Aptly named “etude” after the classical music term for a focused study or technical exercise to perfect technique, Etude Wines is dedicated to mastering the craft of winegrowing. The winery was founded 25 years ago by Tony Soter who firmly believes that great wines are grown and not made.... Read More

A Gift for the Person Who Has Everything | Seatholdership at The Elevens

Dec 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

It's a difficult task buying a gift for the New Yorker who has everything. It has to be smart, sophisticated and completely unheard of before. So what to do? Purchase them lifelong "seatholdership" at a bar that has yet to open, but is sure to become an instant favorite with stylish, savvy New Yorkers.... Read More

Luxury Hotels in San Diego | JustLuxe's Travel Guide

Dec 9, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As one of the top 10 largest cities in America, San Diego has a long history of providing some of the best of old and new in luxury experiences. ... Read More

Claridge's Unveils Christmas Tree by Lanvin's Alber Elbaz

Dec 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Claridge's, the ultra-luxe Art Deco landmark in London's Mayfair, considered by many to be the world’s most glamorous hotel, has unveiled the latest in its seasonal interpretations of Christmas trees from famed fashion designers.... Read More

Ghurka Relaunches with New Manhattan Flagship

Dec 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Designer Marley Hodgson founded the Ghurka leather goods brand in Connecticut in 1975, taking inspiration from some colonial British items he acquired at auction.... Read More

Holiday Pop-Up Shops and Gourmet Gifts Around Los Angeles

Dec 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Thanksgiving has come and gone, your relatives have returned home, and the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has subsided. That means it’s time to get down to some serious holiday shopping.... Read More

Avila Restaurant Delights with Modern Mediterranean Fare

Dec 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

The sister restaurant to the popular Back Bay Davio’s, Avila warms the soul with its Mediterranean fare, featuring influences from Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, and Greece.... Read More

Stay in Customized Comfort at Manhattan's Affinia 50

Dec 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

When I visit Manhattan I always stay at the same West Side hotel. Not because it's particularly wonderful, or that I get a great rate or anything, but because it's geographically desirable — right across the street from my sister's apartment.... Read More

Lavish Layover Package at the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey

Dec 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

So you've had a lovely vacation in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, or Vietnam; but now you're facing the grueling, tiresome, seemingly endless flight back to Boston, New York, Baltimore, or Atlanta (you get the idea).... Read More

5 Bites of Plymouth

Dec 5, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

History buffs and food lovers are sure to cross paths in Plymouth, Mass., affectionately known as “America’s Hometown Thanksgiving.” As the town gears up for Turkey Day, take a stroll through the historic area of Plymouth Center and head towards the waterfront for a glimpse of the Mayflower II.... Read More

Boston's Famous Phillips Candy House Offers Up Sweet Holiday Confections

Dec 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Most Bostonians have been to the famed Phillips Candy House; the small house located on Morrissey Boulevard, which continues to churn out artisan chocolates by hand in small batches. If you haven’t yet been, with the holidays now approaching, there is no better time to go.... Read More

Seascape Beach Resort | A Couples Retreat in Monterey Bay

Dec 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Located along 17 miles of secluded beach on the north shore of Monterey Bay, Seascape Beach Resort offers guests an ideal retreat when exploring the Northern Central Coast wine country.... Read More

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