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Mercedes-Benz and Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Unite to Help the Youth of New Orleans

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

In lieu of the many recent economically crippling events that have devastated the United States, including a great recession, numerous natural disasters and a government absurdly in debt, America’s youth have received a hard blow to their futures. Budget cuts have put many adolescents at a three times higher... Read More

Naples Winter Wine Festival Gathers To Aid At-Risk Children

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Having raised more than $107 million, The Naples Winter Wine Festival has helped The Naples Children & Education Foundation expand their programs and reach hundreds of at-risk children in Collier County for over ten years. This year the Naples Winter Wine Festival will gather again to help benefit... Read More

A Different Side to The Ritz-Carlton | Succeeding Through Service

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

The Ritz-Carlton name is widely associated with high standards and plush accommodations. In fact, the luxury hotel chain has more AAA Five Star Awards than any other hotel brand: a total of 28 properties out of 80 hold the prestigious recognition, along with an additional 16 locations boasting a four-star rating. Many of those same properties are also recognized as the best in their region or even the world by Conde Nast, Travel + Leisure and more.... Read More

$250,000 Wedding at St. Regis Bora Bora on Auction at Upcoming Charity Event

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is partnering with Norwegian wedding-gown designer Cecilie Melli to create a personalized wedding program for hotel guests. Ms. Melli has designed a selection of original wedding gowns, which will be available for rent or purchase through the resort’s new Bridal Boutique program.... Read More

Futuristic Art Museum Will Feature Exclusive Collections

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

The Broad Art Foundation, created in 1984 by Eli and Edith Broad as a “pioneering lending library” is setting up shop in Los Angeles. Named “The Broad,” the fine art museum and headquarters will be right across Grand avenue from the Walt Disney... Read More

Help Kids Get High, The Natural Way

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

California is notorious for its relationship with illicit drugs. With Marijuana legalization being a huge controversy, and the Mexican Drug Cartels being in the backyard, drugs are pretty much inescapable. San Diegan, Jon Sundt, founder of The Natural High is on a mission to change... Read More

Billionaires Show Off Their Philanthropic Sides

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Bill Gates has been seen as the archangel of billionaires over the years, donating $28 billion to date to deserving charities and organizations. But in between dropping serious cash on the necessities—flashy cars they don’t drive, houses they never live in and clothes they probably look ridiculous in—plenty of other billionaires around the world are throwing certain percentages of their earnings to those in need.... Read More

Nigel Barker's Quest to Help Haiti

Sep 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

The TV-watching legions know Nigel Barker best from America’s Next Top Model, and most might guess that his biggest career concern of 2012 was getting hired onto The Face (the new Naomi Campbell-fronted show airing on Oxygen) after being fired from ANTM earlier this year. But the masses don’t know what makes this fashion “good guy” tick.... Read More

Change a Life | Alzheimer's Patients Need iPod's

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

Have you ever heard a song on the radio and and been sent back to a specific moment in time? Maybe The Eagles’ “Peaceful, Easy Feeling” provided the background music to your first kiss? Or "Oops!...I Did It Again" by Britney Spears reminds you of your eighth grade school dance? Whatever your story, nearly everyone is transported to the past when they hear a familiar song, and few people would dare contradict you when you mention the power of music. It is something, that though we don’t fully understand, we can all relate to. Dan Cohen, social worker and creator of the program “Music & Memory” seeks to tap into the universality of music, and the regenerative effects it can have on an individual’s memory.... Read More

Sweat it up in New York City October 13

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

For a lot of people, exercise is generally unpleasant, it puts a strain on your body, and all you get are sore limbs and a few endorphins out of it. So unless you are Michael Phelps, why bother? Well if you are in New York City on Saturday October 13, 2012, you'll find out. That day marks the first Sweaty Saturday, a day New York’s latest and most fashionable exercise studios have graciously agreed to devote to educating the public on how fun working up a sweat for a good cause can be.... Read More

Los Angeles Celebrates Fashion Week With a Touch of West Coast Swagger

Sep 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

As luxury fashion sweeped the Big Apple in the flurry of New York Fashion Week, Angelenos celebrated style in their own way—Hollywood style! Macy’s Passport Presents, Glamorama, The British Invasion: The Music Then.The Fashion Now! was THE fete drawing celebs and celebrating fashion while... Read More

Best Pick for NYC Brunch This Sunday | Aureole Oyster Social

Sep 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

New Yorkers, not sure where you’re luxury brunching this Sunday? Rub elbows with Charlie Palmer and feast on fresh seafood for a cause at the inaugural Aureole’s Oyster Social, a fundraiser for Citymeals-on-Wheels.... Read More

Gene Simmons and Wolfgang Puck to Host Rocktoberfest Charity Music Festival

Sep 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

You’ve probably been wondering what Gene Simmons has been up to lately; and that line of thought probably led you to wonder what Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck has been up to lately. Well, maybe not, but it turns out the two are conveniently up to the same thing.... Read More

Napa Valley Wine Gala Raises Nearly $4 Million for Cancer Research

Aug 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

“Don’t give up…Don’t ever give up,” was the mantra that NC state basketball coach Jim Valvano left audiences with during a speech he gave in March of 1993, just a little more than a month before he lost his battle with cancer. In that speech Valvano passionately told the audience that if they could do just three things, everyday—laugh, think,... Read More

Eco-Friendly Jewelry by MONIQUE PÉAN Uses Exotic Materials

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Monique Péan may just have stepped onto the luxury jewelry scene a few years ago, but in that short time she’s already made fashion news, establishing herself as a designer and garnering awards and praise from Vogue, Tiffany’s & Co. and Oprah. Not... Read More

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