Post Tagged with: "Valentino"

Arts & Culture, Books

Pocket Venus – The Rise, Fall & Rise Of A Hollywood Starlet

Pocket Venus – The Rise, Fall & Rise Of A Hollywood Starlet

Mildred Shay was an American film actress of the 1930s. Although never a Hollywood leading lady, this never stopped Mildred living like one. The eldest daughter of a wealthy lawyer, Shay came from a comfortable background of West Palm Beach old money, and when she was 19 years-old, the family […]

by × December 17, 2018 × 0 comments

Conversations

The Tim Mendelson Conversation

The Tim Mendelson Conversation

Tim, you were Ms. Taylor’s Executive Assistant for more than twenty years, what a great honour that must have been for you. Can you tell us a little about how this role came about, and how you were first introduced to each other? Working for Dame Elizabeth for all those […]

by × September 7, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

The Alpina – Gstaad, Switzerland

The Alpina – Gstaad, Switzerland

Gstaad is no stranger to luxury and glamour, in fact it’s synonymous with both. It has always been the ski resort of choice for high-class society and the international jet set. Elizabeth Taylor, Valentino, Roger Moore, Roman Polanski, Julie Andrews, Grace Kelly and Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone have all owned homes […]

by × March 15, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Hearst Castle: A Californian Fairy Tale

Hearst Castle: A Californian Fairy Tale

Every time we visit California, we always have good intentions to visit the Hearst Castle in San Simeon, but for one reason or another, never seem to make it. This time however, we were determined to behold the romantic vision of the publishing magnate whose lifestyle, eccentricity and art collection influenced the film often […]

by × February 24, 2012 × 0 comments