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Jeffrey Slonim (1960 – 2016)

America’s answer to Nigel Dempster went to school with Julianne Moore and later attended Yale University. A preppy entertainment reporter, Jeffrey Slonim was considered...

Oliver Rothschild (AKA “The Fake Rothschild”)

A regular on the party circuit in London, self-described “International Man of Excellence” Oliver Rothschild was exposed by The Telegraph as a “fake Rothschild”...

The Ranting Crasher

A lover of parties in Central London, little else is known of The Ranting Crasher. Prone to fits of shouting if photographed and most...

The Inspector Clouseau lookalike

A new sidekick for David Pun in 2016, The Inspector Clouseau lookalike is undoubtedly also a fellow lover of free champagne. Sighted at events...

Sabine Getty (née Ghanem, AKA ‘Sabine G’)

Born to a Lebanese financier and an Egyptian interior decorator in Geneva, Sabine Getty is a jewellery designer and socialite. Her 2015 marriage to...

Maya Henry (AKA “The It Girl with a Heart of Gold”)

Not afraid of lavish gestures, American socialite Maya Henry was treated to a £1.4 million 15th birthday party by her personal injury specialist lawyer...

Judy Taubman (previously Judith Mazor Rounick, née Jehudit Mazor)

The widow of the disgraced and briefly jailed owner of Sotheby’s, A. Alfred Taubman (1924 – 2015), found herself back in the news in...

Danielle Rollins

Described as being “vivacious” and a “tastemaker”, Danielle Rollins admits to having been a “very odd child”. Married to Glen Rollins – a member...

The Iain Duncan Smith lookalike

Hailing from Hertfordshire and a lover of free bubbly, the Iain Duncan Smith lookalike is seen at all the best bashes. Known for his...

Lara Asprey (AKA “Lady Lara”)

The founder of The Sloane Arranger describes herself as a “VIP matchmaker … to people who, let’s face it, are a little bit Sloaney”....

Debbie Bancroft

Debbie Bancroft spends her days amongst the upper echelons of New York and Southampton yet considers the word “socialite” to be “meaningless”. She takes the...

Alexandra Tolstoy FRGS

The daughter of the contentious author Count Nikolai Tolstoy, divorcée Alexandra Tolstoy is a woman who ridiculously claims to struggle to live on £10,000...

Lady Elizabeth Anson

The Queen’s party planner since 1960, Ladbroke Grove based Lady Elizabeth Anson is tee-total and doesn’t smoke. In 2012 the founder of Party Planners...

Charlene Marshall (AKA “Miss Piggy”, née Charlene Detwyler Tyler and previously Charlene Gilbert)

Despite her late mother-in-law detesting her and referring to her as “that b***h”, Charlene Marshall managed to get her claws into $14.5 million of...

Thomas Gilbert Jr.

Privileged and 6’3” tall, Princeton graduate Thomas Gilbert Jr. stands accused of the January 2015 slaying of his hedge fund manager father Thomas Gilbert...

Lynn Wyatt (née Lynn Sakowitz)

The Houston home of the “ageless wife” of the once jailed Texan oil baron Oscar Wyatt became known as the “Wyatt Hyatt” after becoming...

Peter Cary Peterson (AKA “PC”)

The grandson of the Blackstone Group co-founder, billionaire and former US Secretary of Commerce Peter George Peterson and the creator of Sesame Street Joan...

Sara Vestin Rahmani

The Swedish born founder of the Bespoke Bureau staff-to-the-super-rich agency claims to “sound like one of the most British people you’ve ever met”. Described...

Hermé de Wyman Miro

A Palm Beach based Austrian native, Hermé de Wyman Miro and her first husband Rene de Miro founded The International Society of Palm Beach...

Kathy Prounis

This interior decorator began her career in commercial design with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York. Kathy Prounis is married to the lawyer...

Elyse Newhouse (née Elyse Applebaum)

This New York based philanthropist married the grandson of Advance Publications founder Samuel I. Newhouse, Sr. (1895 – 1979) in 1988. Together with her...

Manthe Penton Harrap

Featured on the BBC documentary Modern Times: Welcome to Mayfair in February 2015, Manthe Penton Harrap tells her Twitter followers that she believes “health...

Denis Doble

This party loving, gift bag collecting sort hails from SW18 and is often spotted at the very same gatherings as his Facebook friend David...

Justin Fichelson

San Francisco based realtor Justin Fichelson.

Lady Annabel Goldsmith

The hostess of “the event of the season”, mother of six Lady Annabel Goldsmith’s summer garden party at her home, Ormeley Park on the...

Bienvenida Buck (AKA “The Spanish Firecracker”, born Bienvenida Perez-Blanco)

Thrice married and best known as the mistress of the Sir Peter Harding, Chief of the Defence Staff during the Gulf War, self-styled femme...

Randy Harris

The son of businessman King Harris and publishing heiress Anne Hearst McInerney, Randy Harris celebrated his 21st birthday party at the ‘21’ Club in...

Marcus Prinz von Anhalt (born Marcus Edward Eberhardt)

Having started his career as a butcher, this eccentric moved into the nightclub business and is described as “one of the largest and most visible...

Solomon Akhtar

More “party boy” than “business man”, Exeter graduate Solomon Akhtar, himself, was the first to admit he’d have been more suited to appearing in Made...

David West (also known as “Dave West” and “Lord David West of the Manor of Hollesley”, 1944 – 2014)

This larger than life character loved distinctively coloured clothing, crocodile skin shoes and luxury cars. Romford born David West was a businessman who made...

Brian Crawford ( – October 2014)

A director of Jermyn Street’s famous Tramp nightclub, affable Brian Crawford trained at Kensington’s Royal Garden Hotel and also worked at the Dome and...

James Gartshore-Boulter

Born in 1993, James Gartshore-Boulter describes himself as a “change manager”. The brother of the tennis player Katie Boulter began his career co-founding the...

Alessandro Carnicella

As head of brand promotion at Bugatti, Alessandro Carnicella is a man whose job is the envy of many. This Italian was formerly employed...

Cole Rumbough

Dubbed “the truest American royalty” by one fan, jazz singer Cole Rumbough grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut and is the grandson of the actress...

Ivan Pun

Oxford educated Ivan Pun is plainly someone the party crasher David Pun would love to be. He features on Town & Country’s ‘Most Eligible...

Fernande Grudet (AKA ‘Madame Claude’)

Quite possibly the most famous madam ever, Fernande Grudet was the head of a French network of call girls in the 1950s and 1960s....

Christie Brinkley

The world’s third richest model, Christie Brinkley was born in Monroe, Michigan and has been married four times. A mother of three and a...

Scott Harvey-Nicholls

He shares a similar sounding name with a department store but Scott Harvey-Nicholls is instead co-founding partner of Romelle Swire, a London and New York...

Sally Farmiloe-Neville (1954 – 2014)

This Hampshire born actress, model and author embodied the spirit of a true trooper. Having starred in the 1980s drama series Howards’ Way, Farmiloe-Neville...

Nicky Rothschild (née Nicky Hilton)

The sister of Paris Hilton met James Rothschild at the 2012 wedding of Petra Ecclestone and married the banking heir in July 2015.Nicky Rothschild...

Mr Frizzy

A regular on the art gallery circuit, this frizzy haired character appears on the list of suspected gatecrashers circulated by London art galleries. He...

The art loving duo

This pair never miss an art gallery opening night. Prosecco surely flows through their veins.

Lady Joan Oliphant Fraser

She wrote a book called The Champagne Diet and is often spotted in Pimlico. A partying sort, Oliphant Fraser is regularly found at London...

Ruth Madoff (née Ruth Alpern)

The wife of the biggest Ponzi schemer in history claims she had no knowledge of what her husband – whom she’s since disowned but...

Grant Harrold

A former under butler to Prince Charles, Lanarkshire born Harrold has morphed into “a Jeeves for hire”. He agreed an out of court settlement...

Denise Eisenberg Rich

Rich by name, rich by nature. This US-born Grammy nominated singer-songwriter’s billionaire ex-husband, Marc Rich, received a pardon on President Clinton’s last day in...

Tamsin Lonsdale

A Brit who redefined the concept of supper clubs in London, L.A., Miami and New York, Tasmin Lonsdale is the dynamo daughter of the...

“Lady” Sandra Bates

This voluptuous art dealer and public relations consultant goes by the name “Lady Sandra” and claims to have been “born in The Playboy Club”....

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