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Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Jimmy Iovine & Raphael Mazzucco Collaborate on Culo by Mazzucco

Sep 21, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Music impresario and entrepreneur Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine, and fashion photographer and visual artist Raphael Mazzucco have aligned to head up a vanguard of an art movement that focuses on the beauty of the female backside. Combs, a man confident in his knowledge of defining sexuality, served as the exec editor for this 248-page, full-color coffee-table book titled Culo by Mazzucco.... Read More

Celebrity Swag | The Scoop Behind the Emmy Awards Gifting Lounges

Sep 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  2 Comments

The 2011 Emmy Awards honored television’s brightest stars, but trophies weren’t the only things they took home to revel in their glory. As most of you know, with awards season comes an abundance of gratis gifts, ranging from fashion and beauty items and entertainment access to upscale liquor and travel accommodations.... Read More

Heritage Auctions $20 Million Worth of Coins and Collectibles

Sep 19, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Heritage Auctions’ recent Signature World and Ancient Coins Auction at the Long Beach Coin, Stamps & Collectibles Expo realized more than $20.5 million. The sale of a 1909 Korean gold-coin set for more than $1.39 million was the most expensive lot sold at the two-day auction held September 8-9, in Long Beach, California. The $20.5 million total sales established a record for a single auction in this category, which had began 11 years ago.... Read More

Fernand Léger Art Celebrated in New Book from Assouline

Sep 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

French painter Fernand Léger gets his full due in a new luxury book from boutique publisher Assouline. The limited edition volume, part of Assouline’s Ultimate Collection, includes a carefully- curated selection of Léger's iconic pieces. Each piece is hand-glued onto the page.... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Ivy League Style

Sep 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Next month Rizzoli will publish the ultimate guide to the Ivy League look. Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style by designer Jeffrey Banks and journalist Doria de La Chapelle takes a coffee table-worthy gaze at the long and colorful history of prep style.... Read More

Nike Debuts New VR Pro Limited Edition Forged Driver

Sep 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

November isn't traditionally golfing season but Nike's new VR Pro Limited Edition Forged driver - which will be available for purchase on November 1 - might want to make you throw on a sweater or two and hit the course (of course Nike Golf athletes Paul Casey and Anthony Kim already have it in their bags).... Read More

Book Reviews | Slow Love by Dominique Browning

Sep 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Do we want to see our idols laid bare? For years I admired Dominique Browning, her cool light-eyed gaze showing calm reserve from her monthly editor's letter for House & Garden magazine. I imagined her life full of wine-soaked adventures with professional bon vivant Jay McInerney; long days spent poring over beautiful photographs; travels around the world and encounters with notable celebrities. But what happens when the woman who seems to have it all loses the magazine that is the center of her universe? First, we learn, she eats, then she wallows a bit, then she at last she remakes her own life. Slow Love, recently out in paperback is the chronicle of that passage.... Read More

Polara Ultimate Straight Self-Correcting Golf Balls Are Back

Sep 13, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

If these golf balls work as promoted, it is understandable why this product would not be permitted for use in USGA-sanctioned events. A golf ball with a design that enables it go straighter than other balls 75 percent of the time would certainly provide a competitive edge. The balls were indeed banned by the USGA in 1981. However, after taking the product out of the U.S. market in 1985, Polara has since received a new patent is back selling its balls in the USA.... Read More

St. Regis to Launch New Polo Championship in Greenwich

Sep 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

On September 17, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts will host its first-ever North American polo match at the Greenwich Polo Club in Connecticut, featuring St. Regis Connoisseur Nacho Figueras, the Ralph Lauren model and international polo star.... Read More

Book Reviews | The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak by Randy Fertel

Sep 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

The Ruth's Chris Steakhouse chain has been celebrated in rap songs and is famous around the United States for the massive entrees including steaks rich with butter. With over 100 restaurants around the country, Ruth's Chris is the biggest luxury steak company in the U.S. The story of the legendary founder Ruth Fertel is one best told by her son, Randy, whose memoir is equal parts bitter and sweet.... Read More

 
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