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Project Gravitas Seeks to Empower Women, Donate to Charity and Perfect the Little Black Dress

Jul 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We love shopping, we love giving to charities and we love women empowerment, so any brand that can combine all three is already a favorite in our book. A new site called Project Gravitas is doing just that with a line of little black dresses that are hoping to be the most comfortable, wearable, transitional pieces in your closet.

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If Mermaids Could Speak: Susan Rockefeller on Protecting Our Oceans, Her New Jewelry Line and How it's All Connected

Jun 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Save the planet: a phrase so incredibly common that the words have been nearly bastardized into simply being the motto of hippies and Earth Month every year. It is easy to forget all of the things that are happening around us and how the things we do as a part of our everyday lives affect the world we live in.  

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Crown Princess Katherine & Prince Alexander Host Lavish NYC Fundraiser for Serbia Relief

Jun 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

To be a (real) Princess is more than a crown and a title. It requires grace, elegance, poise and a certain charisma. In the case of Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia, it also entails authenticity, compassion and heart. Princess Katherine and her husband Crown Prince Alexander were in New York City June 5, 2014 for a fundraiser for their charity Lifeline, benefiting the victims of the recent Serbian floods.

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Are You Invited to The Ultra Exclusive Karma International Masquerade Party?

May 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Located somewhere in Los Angeles at a secret location that's been described as a spot "with masterful architectural features reminiscent of a Venetian opera house," the sixth annual Karma Masquerade will take place. Promising to be one of the most impressive parties to date, the "Eyes Wide Shut" event will feature strolling performers, striking lighting exhibitions, surprise stage shows and living art displays.

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The Best Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands To Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Apr 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With Earth Day just around the corner you might be thinking about all the ways you can do your part to help out Mother Nature. Maybe volunteer at a local animal shelter? Pick up litter on the beach? Bike to work and leave the car at home? 

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Fashion Designers & Artists Create Masterpieces for the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now that Easter is just a few weeks away it’s time to break out the bunny rabbits, colorful eggs and tasty terrible Peeps to make it another epic holiday. But this year instead of rounding up the kiddies and going on an old fashion Easter egg hunt you can try your hand at the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt being held in New York City.

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People/Planet/Profit: The Impassioned Identities of Petter Stordalen

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Petter Stordalen is not a name that many Americans know well, except in hotel and hospitality circles. But in Scandinavia, especially in Norway, his name is almost a household word. He has taken the renowned Norwegian hard work ethic to astonishing... Read More

Legendary Musician Wayne Kramer Chats About Changing the World One Guitar at a Time

Mar 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Wayne Kramer is one of the greatest guitarists alive (just ask Rolling Stone) and he is doing everything he can to use that talent to leave the world a little better off than he found it. Many will know the 65 year old as the co-founder of the '60s Detroit rock group MC5 (Motor City 5), a huge influence on the future of punk rock and heavy metal.

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Dinner 695 Feet Above the Arabian Gulf Aims to Feed 120,000 Children

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The fine dining scene in the Emirates is about to get a major boost thanks to a special High Table dinner that is being set up on the Burj Al Arab helipad, around 695 feet above the Arabian Gulf. 

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Celebrities Come Together to Promote Philanthropic Work and Raise Money For Charities

Feb 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Some of the best things about our favorite celebrities are their ability to give back to those in need. During this year’s awards season, two new charity events will be taking place: Fame & Philanthropy and Unite 4 Humanity. 

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Pisco Portón and Not For Sale Host Charity Event at La Costanera Peruvian Restaurant

Jan 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Not for Sale is a non-profit organization in San Francisco tackling the under-the-radar issue of human trafficking. On Wednesday, January 22, the group will be gathering with Pisco Portón, a spirit’s distillery in Peru, to raise awareness and funds about modern day slavery. The event will be held at La Costanera Restaurant and 10 percent of the dinner and all auction proceeds will go towards Not For Sale’s programs around the world.

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Peyton Manning Accidentally Raises $24k for Charity by Shouting "Omaha!" During Broncos vs Patriots Game

Jan 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you have been paying attention to Peyton Manning lately, you probably noticed his continual shouts of "Omaha!" during the Broncos vs Chargers game on January 12. Well, he drummed up so much attention that the city decided to donate money every time Manning shouted their name during the Broncos vs Patriots game that took place yesterday. 

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Grammy Award Winner Ne-Yo Gives Back With Compound Foundation's Giving Tour

Dec 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

On Monday, December 3 the Children’s Aid Society in Harlem was visited by a very special guest. Grammy Award winning recording artist Ne-Yo was starting his whirlwind 7th Annual Giving Tour in partnership with The Boys and Girls Club of America with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Atlanta.

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Arizona Biltmore to Host the State's First Concours d'Elegance in January

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Every January, new world records are set in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area during the many major collector car auctions that take place. In Scottsdale in 2013 a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider sold for a record-breaking $8.25 million at Gooding & Co.’s sale. Likewise, RM Auctions set another milestone with the sale of a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione for $8.14 million on the same day.

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Over 30 Designers Get In the Holiday Spirit To Save the Garment District

Nov 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

During the holiday season it’s almost inevitable that there will be designers working on some type of special edition item—beauty collaborations, Christmas scarves, cookware—if you can imagine it, it’s likely been done.

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