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Articles from Social Life Magazine The Luxury Magazine of the Hamptons

Jean Shafiroff

Jean Shafiroff / Photo By IKE UDE Family, giving back to the community, and animal advocacy are the foundations of Jean Shafiroff’s life. Married for 32 years to Martin Shafiroff, an investment advisor, the couple has two daughters, Jacqueline and Elizabeth. Jean is also a writer who’s working on a book about...

KELLY RUTHERFORD

Written by: Devorah Rose. Kentucky native Kelly Rutherford made her acting debut in “Loving,” and later drew acclaim on another daytime drama, “Generations.” Her star truly rose to fame as Megan Mancini in “Melrose Place,” but she is best known and adored by viewers around the globe as Lily van der...

Sharon Bush and Daughters

Written by Devorah Rose. At noon on a clear summer’s day, the penthouse at One Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue is all algow. Glints of sun move through a lattice vase, freckling the floor; honey beams of light glide over the bamboo shelves, along the polished marble tops, and shine on a cluster of exquisite orchids,...

Alexa Ray Joel

Written by Lizabeth Zindel. I climb the grand stairway to the dressing room where I find Alexa Ray Joel sitting at a vanity. In front of her, windows open to an expansive view of Oyster Bay with sailboats docked amid the fog. I’m introduced to her and then step aside as the stylist brushes makeup on Alexa’s...

Natalie Portman

Written by Matthew Berritt. A little-known fact about Natalie Portman is that for her very first acting job — as an off-Broadway understudy — she replaced Britney Spears. Needless to say, their paths have diverged greatly since then. For the most part, Portman keeps her personal life very private. She doesn’t...

Molly Sims

Written by Matthew Berritt. The Imperial Suite is bustling. It’s one of two magnificent penthouses at Sofitel Los Angeles. Timothy White, iconic photographer, and his team of assistants are setting up the first shot while Devorah Rose, our editor-in-chief, is being shown plans for the day’s shoot, and yours...

Christie Brinkley

Written by Devorah Rose. Iconic supermodel, stage and screen actress, photographer, illustrator, television personality, writer, designer, environmentalist, Hamptonite, and activist for both human and animal rights. It is irresistible to state the obvious: Christie Brinkley is more than simply beautiful on the...

Beth Stern

Pittsburgh born and raised, girl-next-door Beth Stern is not your average celebrity wife. Married to one of America’s best known personalities, Howard Stern, she is a woman of enormous compassion. She has built her life around working tirelessly on behalf of animals. Beth and Howard live in an impeccably designed...

MANHATTAN ART

CHAOS: “a state of things in which chance is supreme; the inherent unpredictability in the behavior of a complex natural system (as the atmosphere, boiling water, or the beating heart; a state of utter confusion; a confused mass or mixture.”   COUTURE: “the business of designing, making, and selling fashionable...

There’s nothing like a summer in the Hamptons to pique your equine interests. From the heart-pounding excitement (and boozy bliss) of the Bridgehampton Polo Club, to the glitz and glamour of the Hamptons Classic, there is no place like the East End to see some of the world’s finest horses in action. And, for...

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