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‘Rich Kids of Instagram,’ the Book!

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Not to be outdone by the E! upcoming reality series, Rich Kids of Instagram, based of the Tumblr: Rich Kids of Instagram. Coming summer 2014, from Gallery Books a division of Simon and Schuster, a dishy and hilarious tale about the intersecting lives of the world’s most extravagant, unapologetically uber-rich teenagers. Avail for pre-order now on Barnes & Noble or Wal-Mart.

The Kate Moss Playboy Issue

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We picked up a couple copies of the new Kate Moss Playboy issue (stocking stuffers) whilst at bookmarc on Melrose Place hier soir for Anjelica Huston’s book signing for her recently published memoir. This Playboy issue marks the 60th Anniversary and is a double issue – meaning two diff covers.  K-moss has an 18-page spread, shot by…

Links on the Web

There have a been a few stories we loved this week that we thought we should point out!

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The Winklevoss Twins are getting the gang back together — using their Facebook settlement money, they have backed their Harvard classmate Divya Narendra, an ally in their Facebook legal battle, in SumZero, his network for professional investors.  [THR] Over the weekend, the COR Conference in Santa Monica celebrated the purchase of Legent Clearing by L.A. based private…

Radar: Global Special

Calvin Klein‘s 22-year-old ex bf, and L.A. transplant Nick Gruber, planning reality show. “The show is basically about me being in a relationship with Calvin,” Gruber told the New York Post last week of the show that he’s set to start filming in January. “It’s also me trying to figure out who I am as a process of…

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Zooey Deschanel & Sasha Spielberg are on Hello Giggles today doing a duet ‘Love Hurts’ (Hello Giggles) John Terzian and Brian Toll, the guys who brought you SHOREbar and Bootsy Bellows, have purchased The Beverly and, starting soon, will transition the evening haunt into a pop-up party experience. They plan to eventually overhaul the space and reopen as a…

Radar: FNO and MTV VMAS 2012

MTV VMAs:: The MTV VMAs are tonight and so are the parties …. House of Hype’s VMA event will be held at the Bev hills hotel w/ a dinner starting at 10pm, Kaskade to be honored — the official name of the party is Esquire Magazine Power Players Event. Meanwhile over at the Chateau, In…

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Happy Birthday Porsche Design! Tonight in Los Angeles, Porsche Design is hosting a champagne toast at one of their stores before whisking guests off to a private residence where 40 years of Porsche design are displayed in installations by decade. Pippa, Balazs: ‘flirt central:’ Pippa Middleton has been in New York meeting with publishers for her…

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CHATEAU MESS: :: A spokesperson for hotel Chateau Marmont today said(Thursday) they are ‘horrified’ that details of their private correspondence to Lindsay Lohan were made public and pointedly blamed the leak on a member of the actress’ entourage. In the leaked letter to Lindsay obtained by TMZ, hotel general manager Philip Pavel wrote: ‘As you are aware from…

Radar: Party Report (Los Angeles)

PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER :: LEARJET 85 will make a promotional stop at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood in a few hours … guests will be able to have an exclusive tour of the Learjet 85 cabin mock-up-the first FAR Part 25 certified business jet built. BOOTSY BELLOWS DINNER THEATER :: This week David Arquette…

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In Town: :: Our Truffle Hunters spotted European social clan Eugenie Niarchos, Stavros Niarchos, Theo Niarchos (who is  a pro surfer for RVCA), Jessica Hart (Stavros girlfriend), and Bianca Brandolini d’Adda at the Beverly Hills Hotel pool on Sunday, and again later in the afternoon at Earth Bar on Santa Monica Blvd. with PRISM gallery owners Jared Najjar and PC Valmorbida. Reading List:…

Vogue’s New Book ‘The Editor’s Eye’

A new book, Vogue: The Editor’s Eye, celebrates the work of Vogue’s boundary-pushing fashion editors. Throughout its 120-year history, Vogue has been creating arresting images intended to make the reader’s eye stop. These are images that evoke desire—for something as real as a dress or a lipstick, or as intangible as a whole new body language,…

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RESTAURANT NEWS :: After two years of construction, the new Nobu Malibu is open. Almost every seat has a view of the water, the menu is the same filled with Nobu classics like yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno, and a few new dishes by exec chef Gregorio Stephenson. And what of the original Country Mart location?…

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In Town :: A Small World Social network founder Erik Wachmeister was in town over the weekend visiting friends prior to the launch of his new social network launching next Monday (August 27th, 2012), Patek Philippe president Larry Pettinelli visiting their Rodeo Drive boutique, Thomas Keller in town for Bouchon’s turn up at bat last night for 5 x…

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NEW IN TECH:: Instagram’s New ‘Photo Map’ feature [Forbes] NEW IN L.A.:: New Sundance Sunset Cinemas moving into former Laemmle Sunset 5 on Sunset Blvd [CRBD] L.A. ROADS:: Space Shuttle ‘Endeavour’ Prepping For Its Move to LA [CRBD] LOCAL CELEBRITIES:: ‘On The List with Brett Gursky’ – Ep. 1 feat. Ben Savage [PODCAST]

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L.A. FASHION NOTES:: :: H&M Scattering Statues of David Beckham Around LA [RKD] PRIVATES SCHOOLS:: :: L.A. City Council approves a $40 million tax-exempt bond to Buckley this week — Buckley alumni includes: Alyssa Milano, Nicollette Sheridan, Laura Dern, Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton and Kim and Rob Kardashian. [LAW] L.A. REAL ESTATE:: :: Tour Brad Pitt’s Malibu Home…

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:: Johnny Ramone tribute scheduled for the the weekend in Hollywood … [DT] :: St. Vincent will be at the Chateau this week for Vena Cava party … [DT] :: L.A. Fastion Blogger Rumi Neely gets Coveteur’d [CVT] :: Melissa Magsaysay hosts a screening of Devil Wears Prada at The Grove this Thurs! [DT]

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:: Twitter accidentally deletes @NikkiFinke account [DL] :: The Academy and the Mary Pickford Foundation Launch Multi-year Partnership Promoting the Silent Film Era [FB] :: Ryan Lochte will have an upcoming cameo on ’90210′ [THR] :: Ahmet Zappa’s ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’  in theaters August 15th [IMDB]

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:: Michelle Obama fundraising in Hollywood with Barry Meyer and Gwen Stefani [DL] :: Hedi Slimane in his Beverly Hills home [Vanity Fair] :: A Day in the Life of a Hollywood Paparazza [CR] :: Party house (venue of countless Bolthouse parties, Soho House Oscars pop-up, House of Hypes, product launches, ticketed parties, and most…

Morning Radar

:: Mr. Chow moving into old Nobu space in Malibu [THR] :: Route revealed for cross-L.A. space shuttle trip [CBD] :: Justin Lin to direct ‘L.A. Riots’ film for Universal with Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer producing. [DDL]

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:: Kevin Hart hosting the 2012 VMAs [MTv] :: Kate Bosworth engaged to long time boyfriend Michael Polish [SFGate] :: How Olympic Blvd. was created during the Los Angeles Olypimcs games [Curbed] :: Party photog William Galindo (aka Kid Paparazzi) has come out of ‘retirement’ — he announced last night via Instagram “Decided to start shooting again after…

Morning Radar

:: Playboy Opens World Headquarters in Beverly Hills [Patch] :: H&M clothes Brent Bolthouse’ new spot The Bungalow [THR] :: Dough Rollers, the band belonging to Malcolm Ford (son of Harrison Ford) and Jack Byrne (son of actors Ellen Barkin and Gabriel Byrne), to play Bootleg Bar this Sunday, August 19. [Ticketfly]