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The Uniquely Articulated Experience: An Interview with GRADE New York Architects Thomas Hickey & Edward Yedid

Jul 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

To say that GRADE is a full-service architect/design firm doesn't quite get across the enormity of the company's wide range of talents. The partners at GRADE, Thomas Hickey and Edward Yedid, have proven themselves experts in most areas of architectural and interior design, creating townhouses, homes, restaurants, buildings, apartments, lofts, studios, retail spaces, and even furniture.

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Model Jessica Minh Anh Talks About One World Trade Center & How She Pulls Off Those One-of-a-Kind Runways

Jul 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Last week, Jessica Minh Anh made history again. The model and entrepreneur, known for producing outré fashion shows at some of the world’s most unconventional venues, staged her latest presentation at One World Trade Center. 

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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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Ombré Colors, Foil Detailing & Rare Laces Are the Newest Looks from Isabelle Armstrong Couture Bridal

Jun 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For most brides-to-be the wedding is really all about the love and special moments between friends and family, and—okay who are we kidding, it is literally all about the dress. Not a single woman could enjoy the day if she doesn’t feel like the most beautiful and important person in the room. And why shouldn’t she? It’s her wedding. 

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British Polo Day: The Duke of Argyll Discusses the Sport of Kings, Royal Salute Scotch and Life at Inveraray Castle

Jun 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Recently, British Polo Day descended onto Los Angeles for a day full of high-adrenaline sporting, Royal Salute whisky tasting and general revelry. Typically held in exotic locales like Abu Dhabi, India and Russia, it marked the first time this prestigious global event was held in the United States. The day was hosted by Lady Frederick Windsor and His Grace, Torqhuil Campbell, the dashing and personable 13th Duke of Argyll who also serves as a global ambassador for the spirit. 

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Daredevil Rare Car Collectors of Chrome Underground Give Buying Tips & Reveal Their Dream Autos

Jun 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

There’s nothing like the discovery of a valuable vintage automobile to rev the engine of a serious luxury car collector, but in today’s competitive market that’s become an unusual opportunity. Enter Yusuf Johnson and Antonio Brunet, rare car dealers from Texas who travel the globe to discover automotive treasures hidden deep inside dangerous, off-the-map places.

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Jane Weitzman Shares Her Love for Shoes, Charity and Her Husband Stuart

Jun 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We’re basically shoe fanatics. Do you know any women that aren’t? From flip flops to trainers we pretty much fawn over footwear like it’s the end-all, be-all of style—which it is. So when we had the opportunity to speak with Jane Gershon Weitzman—Stuart Weitzman’s leading lady—we couldn’t pass up it up (besides can you just imagine what her closet must look like?).

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Ketel One Distiller Bob Nolet Chats the Industry and the Impact of Trends

Jun 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Founded in 1691 in Schiedam, Holland, Ketel One distillery still stands as a monument today. Much expanded since its humble beginnings, the waterfront structures were ideally placed for grain trade, and remain a scenic location and destination. Complete with distillery, bottling, shipping, and storage facilities, the encampment is also home to an art gallery and rooftop bar. Several historic pieces are on display throughout the Ketel One property, with everything from original bottles to recent memorabilia exhibited.

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Q&A: The Milestone's Head Concierge Takes a Look Back at His 15 Years of Hotel Service

Jun 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

"No request is too large, no detail too small,” is the motto of the dedicated staff of The Milestone Hotel, London’s extraordinary the Grade II-listed, luxury boutique hotel with 24-hour butler service. Readers of Condé Nast Traveler voted it the very best in London and that maxim has earned the Kensington landmark an avalanche of praise and a five-star ranking for exceptional service. In no small part, that's because of London-born Head Concierge, Jose Pauco, one of the hotel’s most charming ambassadors for the past 15 years.

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Chief Development Officer Isaac Gilmore Explains How Montalvo Embarks to Change the Way You Drink Tequila

Jun 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With the explosion of craft cocktails and beer, people are expecting more from their liquor. Sure, it used to be acceptable to choke down whatever was cheapest and on offer, but not anymore. We want liquor from a brand that we like. We want the story and the hipster cool factor that comes with drinking something we know a little bit about. Several grassroots companies have found footing in this new era of drinking awareness, and Montalvo Tequila is one such brand. Not only it is a small powerhouse, it also presents a new kind of tequila, one that is triple distilled so you can sip it slowly, like you would with a fine whiskey or brandy. 

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Tamara Comolli Talks Gemstones, Inspirations and the Trends She Hates

Jun 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For most women, jewels are an adornment—a status symbol, a way to show their flair for fashion or their intrinsic personality—but for jewelry designer Tamara Comolli, jewels are meant to have a deeper connection, one that embodies a woman’s aura and sense of self.

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NBA Stylist Calyann Barnett Talks About Dwyane Wade, Off-Court Fashion and How to Dress Like a Basketball Superstar

Jun 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’re loving some of the styles that star basketball players like Dwyane Wade, Rajon Rondo, Josh Smith and LaMarcus Aldridge are rocking, then Calyann Barnett is about to be your new favorite person. 

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Colin Hanks Reveals What Makes Fargo Brilliant, Acting Through Frostbite & Finding the Funny Side

Jun 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff  |  1 Comment

Sweet-faced Colin Hanks stars in his toughest role yet in Fargo, the original FX adaptation of the Academy Award-winning feature film. Rather than attempt a remake, writer Noah Hawley reinvents Fargo with an all-new crime story featuring a new case and new characters — all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and “Minnesota nice” that made the film an enduring classic. Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton stars as Lorne Malvo, a rootless, manipulative man who meets and forever changes the life of small town insurance salesman Lester Nygaard, played by BAFTA winner Martin Freeman (SherlockThe Hobbit).

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Angelina Jolie Discusses Filming Maleficent, Her Daughter's Role & Her Next Directed Project

May 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The highly anticipated Maleficent had its big red carpet premier last night at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and is finally released today! Telling the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent explores the untold history of its classic villain and reveals the betrayal that turned her heart into stone. The vengeful multifaceted villain is one of Disney's biggest successes, oftentimes overshadowing the beloved princesses that always win in the end, and it's about time Disney told her side of the tale.

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Q&A: Sandals Resorts International Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart & Son Talk Brand & Family

May 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Sandals Resorts International, the pioneering all-inclusive brand whose cheery late-night TV commercials fueled American dreams of sun-splashed Jamaican vacations in the ‘80s and ‘90s, has enjoyed a brand renaissance in post-recession years. With founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart working hand-in-hand with his adult children including son Adam Stewart in the CEO role, the brand is attaining ever-higher luxury standards while expanding its footprint to a half-dozen other island nations.

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