High Life

Taki’s Guide to Good Girls

Taki’s Guide to Good Girls

Here is my Christmas gift to Takimag readers, one that applies mostly to unmarried...

High Life

A Dearth of Characters

A Dearth of Characters

Except for sickness in one’s family or the loss of a life, is there anything...

High Life

Elegance Is Not a Sin

Elegance Is Not a Sin

The leaves are falling nonstop, like names dropped in Hollywood, and it has...

High Life

A Special Snobbery

A Special Snobbery

To the grand Herrera house on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for lunch in honor...

High Life

The Real Deal

The Real Deal

Aleko Goulandris is my oldest and closest friend. We met in the summer of 1945, at...

High Life

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

To Newport, Rhode Island: smallest state in the Union but one of the most...

High Life

Autumn in New York

Autumn in New York

Autumn in New York, they even wrote a song about it that was a great hit sixty...

High Life

Where Has All the Talent Gone?

Where Has All the Talent Gone?

I have always believed that the mission of post-Fred & Ginger movies has been to...

High Life

A Case for Nostalgia

A Case for Nostalgia

An intelligent letter from a reader, Stanislas Yassukovich, CBE, warms my heart....

High Life

Neocon Cowards and Russian Ingrates

Neocon Cowards and Russian Ingrates

The time-honored saying that England’s great battles have been won on the...

High Life

Not a Bad Place to Die

Not a Bad Place to Die

This is about life up high. A Brit rapscallion and mischief-maker gossip...

High Life

The Cradle of Kleptocracy

The Cradle of Kleptocracy

Athens—This grimy, semi-Levantine, ancient city has its beauty spots, with...

High Life

The Lucky Goatherds

The Lucky Goatherds

Next time you read about an auctioneer’s gavel coming down on a...

High Life

Foul Fumes at the Regatta

Foul Fumes at the Regatta

Ibiza—This island is the Spanish equivalent of the Greek sex rock of Mykonos,...

Page 1 of 24 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›