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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

Luxury Shopping Aids Charity Inside Crystals at CityCenter

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Patricia Field, the luxury fashion designer responsible for the signature style of Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and The City and Meryl Streep’s character in the Devil Wears Prada is bringing her Emmy-Award winning visions... Read More

George Clooney Auctions His 2008 Tesla Roadster at Pebble Beach

Aug 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance's official auction house, Gooding & Company, will be auctioning off a very special 2008 Tesla "Signature 100" Roadster previously belonging to actor George Clooney. According to G&C, this groundbreaking roadster was the world's very first high-performance electric sports car when it debuted in 2008 and Clooney was personally invited to purchase the car number 0008 for himself.... Read More

NE-YO Aids Foster Children with Hampton Charity Event

Jul 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

On July 14, 2012 multi-platinum R&B singer, songwriter, actor & philanthropist, NE-YO and Celebrity Apprentice winner, Arsenio Hall, hosted the 1st Annual “Fostering A Legacy” Benefit for NE-YO’s charity, The Compound Foundation. The event was held at the East Hampton estate of CEO Bill... Read More

New England Warrior Benefit Military Fundraiser Tonight at Seaport World Trade Center

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

It’s the eve of the Fourth of July and we understand if you want to get your pre-Independence Day celebration on. There is no better place to show your true patriotic colors then at the New England Warrior Benefit being held tonight at the Seaport World Trade Center.... Read More

Yoga Classes Help International Women's Cause

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

On a Tuesday in June white roses and sun embraced the courtyard of West Hollywood’s luxury fashion store, Stella McCartney, as lululemon clad ladies tolled out mats in anticipation of yoga and a cold pressed juice tasting.... Read More

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