| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:39 PM
You may think you know diamonds. Perhaps you’ve tried on your great-grandmother’s engagement ring or perused the counters at Cartier or Tiffany.
But nothing can prepare you for the experience of slipping on a rectangular-cut, 24.13-carat...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Two blocks of Rodeo Drive and Brighton Way in Beverly Hills claim to contain the largest concentration of luxury timepieces on the West Coast -- and maybe even outside of Switzerland.
For connoisseurs and novices alike, the city of Beverly Hills and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"I am beginning to think a royal family might come in handy. True, the endless, action-deprived run-up to the birth of George, Prince of Cambridge, might have reminded the dispassionate observer of the wait for the arrival of a new baby panda," writes...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Elton John held his annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala for the Elton John AIDS Foundation October 15 at Cipriani Wall Street. Attendees included Governor Andrew Cuomo, Billy Joel, Alec Baldwin and Hillary Clinton, who received the foundation's first...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Prince George's christening date has been set for Oct. 23, Kensington Palace announced Friday.
That will make the son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge -- born July 22 -- about 3 months old for the intimate ceremony in which his...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are officially engaged and Kardashian has a 15-carat diamond to prove it. [Los Angeles Times]
Elle has drawn some flak for wrapping zaftig actress Melissa McCarthy in a bulky coat on one of the four alternate covers of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:02 AM
LONDON -- Prince George, heir to the British throne, was christened Wednesday in a private ceremony attended by four generations of the royal family and a small group of family and friends.
The short private service for the 3-month-old prince was...
| Sep 1, 2013
The late summer of 1963, I was going on 15 when my father brought me a copy of "The American Way of Death" and asked me to have a look and report back to him. It was the buzz among his fellow undertakers, a must read. But he was busy and I was bookish and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Cracked The Canadian police drama...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The campy guilty pleasure suggested by the trailer to "Diana" proves a marketing mirage thanks to "Downfall" director Oliver Hirschbiegel's sensitive direction of an overly earnest drama. While mostly swerving past the pitfall of tastelessness, this...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ashlee Simpson is modeling for older sis Jessica Simpson's fall fashion ad campaign.
Sporting blond locks, Ashlee Simpson, 28, reminds us of a youthful (ahem, thinner), pre-baby version of Jessica, 33, in the latest video. Watch it above.