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Celebrate The Holiday Season With The St. Regis San Francisco & "The Velveteen Rabbit"

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

There’s nothing like the holiday season to help spread not only good cheer, but the willingness to lend a hand to those in need. This year the St. Regis San Francisco will host Holiday Magic with The Velveteen Rabbit in an effort to benefit the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. On December 9th, the ODC Dance Company will perform... Read More

Fontainebleau Miami Puts on Benefit for United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As part of the resort’s BleauLive performance series, music icon Dionne Warwick will be performing at the legendary Fontainebleau hotel to benefit the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund. The impact of Hurricane Sandy on Warwick’s home state of New Jersey, paired with the resort’s personal understanding of these types of natural disasters, transformed this scheduled performance into a recovery effort following last week’s devastation. In addition to a seated cabaret-style concert by Warwick and surprise guests, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of live auction experiences to further benefit the families and individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including dinner for 20 by Fontainebleau’s Scott Conant, signature chef of Scarpetta. This event marks the first Ble... Read More

Tackle Cancer With New England Sports Stars December 3 at Gillette Stadium

Nov 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Boston sports stars, Gillette Stadium and a benefit to beat cancer. What more do we need to say to entice you to come out to the fifth annual New England Celebrities Tackle Cancer Gala, hosted by the Joe Andruzzi Foundation on December 3 at Gillette Stadium?... Read More

Adopt a Gargoyle, Save a Cathedral

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

The Duomo Cathedral in Milan is making interesting headway on their quest for preservation funding. As Milan's city budget tightens with the struggling world economy, the cathedral is in danger of losing its luster. According to CBC, Cathedral management decided to make a few sacrifices to prevent that from happening.... Read More

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Drives Home $1.25 Million for Charity

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Automobile enthusiasts really revved up their engines to send donations over the $1 million mark at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This yearly event is the world’s premier luxury auto show, spotlighting the cr?me de la cr?me of collectible autos, and also unveiling high-end concept cars. Not just a parade of expensive showpieces, the Concours d’Elegance also donates proceeds to support local charities.... Read More

Discover Bhutan with Remote Lands Bespoke Travel Design Services

Nov 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  3 Comments

Remote Lands is “the world’s foremost" bespoke travel agency focused on Asia alone. With over 20 years of traveling experience under their belts, founders Catherine Heald and Jay Tindall created the agency to bring luxury travelers to areas that have been left relatively untouched by modern society. The company specializes in unique, difficult to arrange trips that require extensive insider knowledge and attention to detail.... Read More

Pippa Small Jewellery Inspires With Humanitarian Efforts

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Pieces from luxury jewelry brand Pippa Small Jewellery may be stunning to look at, but it’s the designer’s motivation behind her brand that makes them even more inspiring and beautiful. Looking at the pieces, one is at once in awe of the sheer quality, size, and design of the stones— all of which are semi-precious and set in 14-22k gold. But when learning that these gorgeous gems are all ethically produced with fair-trade practices, it makes us commend the designer even more.... Read More

1959 Lefty Les Paul Guitar Fetches $194,500 in Auction to Benefit Fraud Victims

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

One of only two 1959 left-handed Les Paul guitars ever made sold for $194,500 at Heritage Auction’s Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Signature Auction. The musical instrument is just one of four left-handed guitars from the 1,600 produced between 1958 and 1960. More than $1.24 million in sales were reported for the event that occurred on October 27, 2012. 

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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

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