Get your pallets into culinary shape with the NYC Summer Restaurant Week will from July 21 to August 15.  The season’s offerings will include three courses of fresh summer menus at New York’s most critically acclaimed restaurants for both lunch and dinner. From Cipriani to Le Cirque, uptown and down, diners will have their pickings of cuisines from all around the world. To make a reservation at any of the 300 participating restaurants across the

On Saturday, August 2, summer fun will seem boundless at The Southampton Hospital 56th Annual Summer Party, Endless Summer.   Surf’s up at 6:30 pm  for a festive evening of cocktails, a silent auctions, and  dinner by Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs, and you’ll be hanging ten to the sound of the Alex Donner Orchestra.   The beachy-keen evening will benefit the  Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department. With emcee, Chuck Scarborough and Fashion Chair, Michael Kors, the evening

On Saturday, July 26, The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation will celebrate its 21st Annual Summer Benefit at the Watermill Center in Water Mill, New York. This year’s event will honor art patron, Shaikha Paula Al-Sabah, with the accompanied theme of One Thousand Nights and One Night: Sleepless Nights of Sheherazade, a tale about a courageous and clever Persian Queen. The event, which calls for a dress code that is “Bazaar Chic,” will showcase over

The 4 pairs that everyone needs in their summer wardrobe.   Having suffered through a few years of the seemingly unending string of low rise jeans, we are thrilled that mid and high rise have come back around.  This is the perfect time of summer to take advantage of the one day sale at J. Brand to replace your too-well-worn jeans.  You know the signs – it’s when they just don’t hold you in,

     Here are the stories that caught our eye this week.  I share a birthday with the Prince, or shall I say, the Prince shares a birthday with me and look forward to our co-celebrating throughout the years.
VOGUE: Prince George’s First Step Towards Fashion: 10 Regal Baby Looks 

The Luxury Channel: Royal Ascot – The Highlight of “The Season”

Inside Hook: Lost Photographs of Marilyn Monroe on Display

Don’t miss the most fabulous feast of the season! Benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, The Tenth Annual Hamptons Happening, on Saturday, July 26, will feature delectables from celebrity chef David Burke, and honor iconic fashion designer Betsey Johnson and Paul Ridley, co-founder of Row For Hope.  An elegant and lively affair, A Hamptons Happening treats the Hamptons set to a scrumptious celebration of New York’s finest cuisine, personally presented by the top

This year’s Southampton Animal Shelter’s Unconditional Love Dinner Dance will honor  GEORGINA BLOOMBERG for all of her work with animal advocacy.  Jean Shafiroff, Chairwoman, Jonathan W. McCann, Board President, and Alex Donner, Maestro, have put together an evening of Bond themed intrigue. Former Bond Girl, animal lover and SASF adopter, Rachel Grant, who played Peaceful Fountains of Desire in the movie “Die Another Day” will be a special guest. The location is top secret, so you must buy a

Spectators Luncheon in a Perfect Sun Dress – don’t worry about a hat, you can get a perfect one at The Mad Hatters Booth at Fitch’s Market 

For more information and to purchase, please click on the links.   Elie Tahari Maren Dress $398.   /   Shoshanna Jacquard Eden Dress $385.   /   Black Halo Kellie Floral-Print Dress $435.   /
Blue Jean Ball Pagodas and Pearls

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Here are the stories that caught our eye this week!

FASHION WEEK DAILY: The Parrish Midsummer Party’s 10 Artiest Looks 

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART: Charles James Birthday Celebration 

NY SOCIAL DIARY: Congratulations to Frederick and Dimitri Anderson

GUEST OF A GUEST: Announces Peter Davis as Editor-in-Chief



On Friday, July 18, please join our friends and Co Founders Andrea Van Beuren and Nancy Donahoe at the newportFILM 5th Annual Summer Benefit.  The festivities take place  International Tennis Hall of Fame Horseshoe Rotunda  with Cocktails and Savories from 6 to 8 pm.  NewportFilm believes in the power of documentary film to inspire, motivate, entertain and create change. More than a festival, newportFILM brings year–round programming and dialogue on the issues that matter  Following