THIS WEEK: Clive Christian Wine Event, Miami Art Party, Exclusive Spy Escape & much more…


Dance Lessons

MOCA Party


WINE: Indulge Your Senses with Quintessentially Wine, New York City Back To The Top

Quintessentially Wine is teaming up with Clive Christian, creator of a sumptuous range of perfumes, handcrafted bespoke furniture and interior architecture, for a very special evening of indulgence. Please join us at the prestigious Clive Christian showroom from 6:30-8:30pm on Wednesday, September 23rd, as Victoria Christian talks us through her three decadent perfumes (for men and women), while Ed Gerard pairs some fine wines to match.

The price to attend is USD 55 for Members, USD 65 for non-members. RSVP to or call +1.646.607.5753.


EVENTS: John Varvatos Event, New York City Back To The Top

Legendary rock photographer Mick Rock will be at the John Varvatos SoHo store on Fashion’s Night Out, Thursday, September 10th, shooting portraits from 7-10pm. Quintessentially Members will receive our ongoing 20% discount upon presentation of their membership card, and 10% of all the proceeds made on the evening will be donated to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

Spend USD 300 and have your portrait taken by the iconic music photographer at this exclusive shopping evening. Mick Rock will even be signing photographs exclusively for Quintessentially Members.

Please email to RSVP.


ASKQ: NY Partner Dance Lessons, New York Back To The Top

Learn to dance with fun and focused private dance lessons at NY Partner Dance. NY Partner Dance has recruited top professionals in all styles of dance, offering customized lessons in everything from Ballroom and Latin dances to partner dances and contemporary styles. With flexible scheduling, beautiful studios, and a superb staff, this is the place to learn how to dance.

Quintessentially Members enjoy USD 25 off the first private lesson, a free hour of studio practice time, and complimentary refreshments. Quintessentially Members are also invited to join NY Partner Dance at the annual Ballroom Foundation Fundraiser Ball at the Czech Consulate on November 13. Please email to sign up or RSVP to the ball.


ASKQ: Temperley & The Rug Company Trunk Show, The Hamptons Back To The Top

Quintessentially Members are invited to attend a Hamptons trunk show featuring the boho-luxe wares of Temperley London and The Rug Company Boutique. Join in the fun at the East Hampton Temperley London store on Saturday, September 5th from 5-7pm, and help celebrate the show in true Hamptons summer style with lemonade and cupcakes. Please email to learn more.


ASKQ: Eden Luxury Villa, Barbados Back To The Top

This five-bedroom private property is truly stunning: a magnificent center hall features marble stairs leading up to a gallery, which leads into a lounge with a high pine ceiling. Three sets of doors open from the lounge onto an enormous covered terrace, providing incredible views of the Caribbean Sea, as well as the in-house pool and gardens. Dining takes place on a handcrafted ebony table on the covered upper terrace, while sofas and easy chairs entice you to sit back and enjoy all this idyllic tropical paradise has to offer.

Quintessentially Members who book a stay at Eden will receive VIP arrival service, as well as a three-hour private catamaran cruise including drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Visit to learn more, and email to book.


EVENTS: Jubilee Center Charity Event, Miami Back To The Top

Quintessentially Members are invited to attend the first annual Jubilee Center Charity Ball, taking place on Friday, September 4th at the Delano. Come out from 8-11pm in support of the Jubilee Center, a non-profit corporation that serves the poor and homeless. Tickets cost just USD 20, and include open bar, food, and surprise silent auction items. Please email to RSVP.


EVENTS: Museum of Contemporary Art Party, Miami Back To The Top

Join in the fun at the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art’s Mystery Dates kick-off party on Thursday, September 3rd. Taking place from 7-9pm at Club 50 in the Viceroy, this party will be the premier kick-off event for MOCA’s Mystery Dates series, featuring intimate dinner parties at some of Miami’s most glamorous residences starting Saturday, November 7. A portion of all proceeds will benefit Mystery Date’s mission to raise funds to support MOCA’s exhibitions of emerging and experimental artists.

To RSVP or to learn more, please email


EVENTS: International Churchill Conference, San Francisco Back To The Top

Sir Winston Churchill’s granddaughter, Celia Sandys, and great-grandson, Randolph Churchill are pleased to invite Quintessentially Members to join Churchillians and world history admirers at the 26th  International Churchill Conference, taking place Thurday – Saturday, September 10-12. The three-day conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel will feature world renowned speakers, journalists, and current and former elected officials in attendance for a series of tours, luncheons, dinners and panels.

Join US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, former Secretary of State George Shultz, presidential historian Michael Beschloss, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, and many other prominent panelists and lecturers in honoring the admirable Sir Winston Churchill.

Quintessentially Members will receive a 15% discount for registration or tickets to any of the gala events. If you purchase the full conference registration, you will also receive a one-year membership to The Churchill Centre.

Please email to learn more.


EVENTS: Targa Trophy 2009 Championship Finale, Los Angeles Back To The Top

Los Angeles will host the highly anticipated finale of the Targa Trophy 2009 Triple Crown Road Rally Event Series, presented by Modern Luxury and Quintessentially, on Friday, September 18th and Saturday, September 19th. The two-day finale will begin Friday night with a pre-registration event at the Roosevelt Hotel, combined with a VIP rally kick-off party at Hollywood hotspot H.Wood. On Saturday, the Grand Finale will commence from the Roosevelt Hotel with an impressive route out to Big Bear Mountain and back. An elaborate dinner, awards ceremony and massive blow-out after-party poolside at Tropicana Bar will follow.

Targa Trophy is open to all makes of exotic and specialty sports cars, including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Bentley, and many more. Over USD 30,000 worth of amazing prizes are up for grabs for the winner of the Triple Crown Championship, as well as the top seven finishers in Event #3.

The entry fee is USD 795 for Quintessentially Members (entry fee covers driver and navigator). To reserve your spot or for more information, please contact  Spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.


ESTATES: Quintessentially Estates Management Back To The Top

Quintessentially Estates offers an exclusive and comprehensive maintenance and operation service, ensuring that your home and grounds are maintained, organized and supervised to a high standard all year round. Take advantage of a wide range of services, from cleaners and gardeners to interior decoration and controlling administration. If you are jetting back from overseas work and want your property prepared for your arrival, or need cleaners/gardeners to be supervised while you are away, or just want all your bills administered, we are on hand 24 hours-a-day to attend to your needs. We also offer expert advice in maximizing the value of your property: from restorations to running costs, we will ensure that your property is reaching its full potential.

Our bespoke service is tailored to your specific requirements, and we would be delighted to discuss with you further. Please email or call +1.646.215.2171 to learn more.


ESCAPE: Quintessentially Escape: Smoke and Mirrors Back To The Top

Have you ever wanted to be an undercover agent? Now is your opportunity to get inside the mind of a secret agent, as your own espionage specialist transports you back in time to uncover military writings, interpret counter-intelligence, and identify a hostile intelligence operative. Complete the mission and be debriefed at headquarters, before your chauffeur takes you home as a full-fledged undercover spy.

For more information, please contact or call Kelly at +1.646.607.5749.


TICKETS: Ticket Tally Back To The Top

For premium tickets to sporting events, concerts, Broadway shows and more, e-mail

US Open Tennis
Now thru September 13 @ Flushing, New York

Tickets available for games across the country

NFL Football Crosses the Pond

Patriots vs. Buccaneers, Sunday October 25 in London 

September 12 @ Soldier Field, Chicago

September 20 @ Gillette Stadium, Boston 

September 23, 24 @ Giants Stadium, New York

Bruce Springsteen – Final Shows at Giants Stadium!
September 30 & October 2, 3, 8, 9 @ Giants Stadium, New York

Broadway Shows
Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys, Wicked, West Side Story, South Pacific and more!


BENEFITS: Latest Benefits Back To The Top

Revitalize mind, body, and spirit with the luxurious five star spa experience that is the Peninsula Spa by ESPA. Ideally located on Fifth Avenue within the peerless Peninsula Hotel, the Peninsula Spa is a rooftop oasis offering an ideal retreat from the city streets. This sanctuary of seclusion and peace offers lavish body treatments and sublime skin care based on the combined Asian, European, and Ayurvedic philosophies. With 12 serene treatment rooms, sensual Finnish saunas, and decadent Aromatherapy steam rooms, the Peninsula Spa provides the ultimate in relaxation in an environment of unmatched aesthetic bliss. For further information, please visit Gyms, Sports & Spas/ US/ New York – The Peninsula New York.