Prepare To Be Alarmed, But Unsurprised, By The "Princess Bedroom" Trend

We can't take our eyes off photos the Wall Street Journal published in its recent exploration of the pricey, Disney-inspired "princess bedroom" boom ... nor can we scrape our jaws off the floor at the dollar amounts quoted therein. $35,000 for a wee carriage-shaped bed, you say? » 2/06/15 6:00pm 2/06/15 6:00pm

Bourgeois Survivalism Hits Wall Street

Ever since the subprime mortgage crisis hit, Gordon Gekko types have been understandably jittery. But this? On Sunday the New York Times ran a story about a new wave of survivalism sweeping the upper classes as they hunker down in their penthouse apartments and beach houses in the Hamptons, waiting for the big one —… » 4/08/08 1:20pm 4/08/08 1:20pm