Diane Clehane

Diane Clehane is a leading authority on celebrity and royalty who has written for Vanity Fair, People, and many other national outlets. She is a New York Times best-selling author of five books, including Diana: The Secrets of Her Style and Imagining Diana. She appears regularly on CNN.

An Interview with Charles Spencer by Diane Clehane

The ninth Earl Spencer, Princess Diana’s brother, talks about his new non-fiction book, The White Ship, and why it’s a tale he’s “always carried” in his heart. I first met Charles Spencer…

Lunch with Carrie Fisher Biographer Sheila Weller

It was the usual bustling Wednesday scene at Michael’s this week with a room full of suits and social types ratcheting up the decibel level in the dining room, so I was…

Michael’s 30th Anniversary Party

While every neighborhood in the city seems to have been overtaken by empty storefronts and with iconic spots shuttering at an alarming rate, one Manhattan landmark has survived, thrived and thumbed its…

Lunch with Designer and Author Jeffrey Banks

I have been looking forward to this week’s lunch ever since Jeffrey Banks invited me some weeks ago. I’ve chatted with him a few times when I’d seen him lunching at Michael’s…

Lunch With Ambassador John Loeb

Despite the dreary weather (Will spring ever stick around?), I made my way to Michael’s yesterday to check in with the power lunch crowd. Now that I’m doing the column twice a…

Lunch With ‘Duped’ Author Abby Ellin

I couldn’t wait to meet Abby Ellin for lunch at Michael’s Today. Earlier this week, I devoured her new book, Duped — Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost…