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Jewelry & Handbag Preview Sat 9/20 & Sun 9/21, Auction 9/22 & 9/23

September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction - Beverly Hills #5190

Heritage Auctions, right here in Beverly Hills on Beverly Drive and Olympic, is hosting a two-day preview on Saturday & Sunday for their upcoming jewelz auction this Monday, Sept. 22, and their bag auction the following day on Sept. 23. Anyone who wants to see the items in person is welcome to go by. We stopped by the VIP preview on Friday night at Soho House to see a selection of the items on the block.


Week of 9/15:

New $9,000 social-networking site for the rich ‘Netropolitan’. [Vice]

Larry Ellison retires from Oracle

Jonah Hill and Spike Jonze wrote a play for Opening Ceremony #NYFW

Jennifer Lawrence will Co-Chair the 2015 Met Gala [THR]

The Guy Who Built the $85M Spec House in Beverly Hills, Also Bought the ‘Wells Fargo Party Pad’ in Malibu

A theater, a wine room, a $200,000 candy bar and pre-stocked Dom Perignon …. all perks in this new $85M home was built on spec by Bruce Makowsky who is the same guy who wound up buying the Malibu Colony home in 2010 where a mortgage officer from Wells Fargo has been squatting after it was seized by the bank from Bernie Madoff victims who could no longer pay their mortgage.

How Many Millennials Made Vanity Fair’s ‘New Establishment’ List?

vanity-fair-new-establishment-list-2014How many billionaires? How many Harvard graduates? How many new entries? Vanity Fair breaks it down on their annual New Establishment list by — founders of hot topics in tech from Tinder to SnapChat, entertainment names like the siblings David and Megan Ellison, along with the obvious — Beyonce — are included among others. [Vanity Fair]


Week of 9/15:

People StyleWatch at The Line Hotel

Hammer Benefit at Alexander McQueen [THR]

VIP Preview of Parachute at JF Chen

Online boutique PiperLime’s “25 Days of Influencers” at SmogShoppe

Shopping App Spring Debuts with The A List

IMG, who Produces NYFW, is Planning an LA Strategy

“We just want to approach it in a different way — not with a traditional fashion week. LA is a market we want to expand into. We’d love to do something consumer-facing there — kick off awards season with a show of cocktail clothes and gowns and invite stylists, celebrities, editors and bloggers.” — Catherine Bennett, Senior VP at IMG Fashion, which produces New York Fashion Week. IMG was acquired by WME for $2.3 billion in January. [THR]

How Young Tech Millionaires Invest

mike zhang young millionaire
Spoiler alert: It’s our friends over at Bel Air Investment Advisors. Mike Zhang 23, became a millionaire recently after he sold an online company he started at the age of 14. Bel Air, which primarily manages money for very wealthy individuals, has been getting a number of new clients like Zhang lately: young, newly-made tech millionaires. Bel Air’s younger clients are putting a sizable chunk in hedge funds, master limited partnerships and real estate as well as safer, income generating assets like bonds. The entrepreneurs also like to keep between 10% and 15% of their assets free to invest in their own ventures or other start-ups. [CNN Money]

Marlon Brando’s, ‘The Brando,’ north of Tahiti’s main island

Marlon Brando’s granddaughter, Tumi Brando (26), shows his private atoll ‘Tetiaroa’ in French Polynesia — 30 miles north of Tahiti’s main island that Brando discovered while filming ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ in 1960. It now houses ‘The Brando’, an eco-resort Brando had envisioned years ago.


PORTER Issue 4/August14


Altuzarra for Target launches today — See the lookbook!

My Dad Just Got a Phantom Drone

My Dad Just Got a Drone from Phantom. It locks onto seven satellites to hold it’s place so we can seat it at the dinner table and it keeps hovering while the Earth turns. The drone is currently hovering over our deck in Malibu and acts as a watch dog for passers-by. 

L.A. Hot List




  • Kate Mantalini (May 2014)
  • Hamburger Hamlet on Sunset
  • Enoteca Drago (Canon Drive)




The Palm is Coming to Canon Drive


Originally Published on: Feb 26, 2013: Heard: The Palm Restauant Moving to Beverly Hills! A little birdie tells us the Palm is moving to Bev Hills! This is unconfirmed but we are finding out more. We shall be cutting out the walls if they dont take them with!! UPDATE (8/20/14): We were right! Palm is coming to Canon…