More articles about: Society

 
Share
The collection is up for auction, and a private buyer could take it home for good.
Under the tutelage of legendary founder John H. Johnson, Ebony and Jet magazines were revolutionary. They published the image of Emmett Till's open casket that lit a fire under the civil rights movement, documented Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral, and showcased cultural icons ranging from ...
 
Share
This week, the birds on the Thames were checked and counted.
Being the British monarch comes with more than a few perks. In addition to a vault of jewels, and getting to celebrate your birthday twice a year, Queen Elizabeth is the technical owner of all "unmarked mute swans swimming in open waters" in the ...
 
Share
The banker and philanthropist donated millions to create a cutting edge agricultural research center. He was rewarded with a bag of peas.
Last year, Christie’s held an auction of the late David and Peggy Rockefeller’s personal possessions. Rare china, mahogany furniture, paintings, sculptures, and jewelry filled its New York City showroom. The sale netted over $800 million.One of David’s most prized—and arguably costliest—acquisitions, however, ...
 
Share
Wexner was Epstein's most prominent client—and bought Epstein his Upper East Side mansion, which the FBI raided last week.
On the heels of a new indictment against Jeffrey Esptein for sexual trafficking, renewed attention is being paid to the financial advisor’s past business relationships. One of Epstein’s most frequently mentioned former clients is Leslie Wexner, CEO of L Brands. Here's what ...
 
Share
Before it became infamous as Jeffrey Epstein's house of horrors, 9 East 71st Street was a gilded mansion with an illustrious past. How he came to own it remains a mystery.
The French neoclassical townhouse at 9 East 71st Street is on one of the most fashionable blocks on the Upper East Side. Bookended to the west by the Frick Collection on Fifth Avenue and the 1810 St. James’ Church just across Madison ...
 
Share
It's the first time the baby royal has made a public appearance.
For a brief moment, the Fab Four—that's Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle, for the uninitiated—reunited for a good cause. William and Harry took part in a charity polo match at Billingbear Polo Club, while Meghan and Kate supported ...
 
Share
There was a flash mob involved.
David Endriga and Catherine Tantoco Huang wed in a beautiful ceremony at Santuario de San Antonio in Makati on a Sunday in May, followed by a reception at the Shangri-La at the Fort.David, an orthopedic surgeon, and Catherine, the manager of the ...
 
Share
Town & Country has the exclusive details on the sale, which will include fine art, photographs, books, and jewelry once owned by the American style icon.
Lee Radziwill spent her entire life curating her aesthetic, and now, the American style icon's personal collection is heading to the auction block. Town & Country can exclusively report that Christie's will host a sale of Radziwill's possessions in October, and the ...
 
Share
Previously, the journalist said, "I don’t believe in inheriting money."
When his mother Gloria Vanderbilt passed away last month at the age of 95 from stomach cancer, journalist Anderson Cooper hadn't been expecting a large inheritance."My mom's made clear to me that there's no trust fund," Cooper once told Howard Stern in a radio ...
 
Share
Writer, researcher, father, socialist, politician, Isabelo de los Reyes lived a most charming life.
Ilustrados occupy a unique space in Philippine history. They combined the economic freedom of Chinese mestizos and the ideas of Western liberalism to direct the nation toward a whole new path, away from the colonialism of Mother Spain and into an “enlightened” age.There are a ...
 
Share
"I realize that there is an enormous parallel between Gloria Vanderbilt, her life, and the world that I write about in Crazy Rich Asians."
Before Kevin Kwan was famous for his hit Crazy Rich Asians novels, he was an editor—an editor who happened to work with Gloria Vanderbilt on her memoir It Seemed Important at the Time, helping her choose which photos to include in order to tell the ...
 
Share
The couple and their wedding party unsurprisingly went all out for the affair.
Dennis and Tessa Valdes first met in 1993, during an impromptu scuba dive in Anilao, Batangas, according to an interview with the Philippine Daily Inquirer. They went on their first date—an Italian opera in Hong Kong—six months later. Two months after that, Dennis ...
CONNECT WITH US
Close