New York’s Village Halloween Parade

standard What We’re Swankful for in 2012

2012. What a year it’s been. While we might have just re-elected a socialist president (along with a buffoon of a veep), and Wall Street continues to function as a thinly disguised version of the modern mafia, swanksters like us still have a lot to be thankful – err, SWANKful for – this year. Don’t ever let the crap media’s version of life in America drag you down. Things could always be worse. You could be rotting away in a tropical hell of a jungle prison where guards shove bamboo shoots under your fingernails every hour on the hour and force you to watch Dora the Explorer all day long.
See what we mean? It can always be worse.
But, as the year draws to a close and we reflect …

standard Where to Party this All Hallow’s Eve

If cost is no object, and it never should be to swanky men and women who have been playing their financial cards right, there are a double-handful of perfecto Halloween bashes from coast to coast for you to participate in this coming Halloween. Chances are, you won’t have time to fit in more than one two or three of these world class soirée’s in one evening, even if you keep the private jet fueled up and idling on the runway, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying.
Here’s a sampling of great Halloween parties from coast to coast.
Fetish & Fantasy Ball (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Labeled as “One of the Top Ten Events in The World” by the Travel Channel, you wouldn’t expect anything less from a town that knows a …