Several hotels (and one very special fine jewelry flagship) pay tribute to Grace Kelly through their gorgeous interiors .

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How four face masks are providing support—and jobs—to out-of-work theater artists.

The Monégasque specialty you'll want to introduce to your dinner party repertoire. 

Meet the Princess Grace Award winning designers in this new edition of our "Sunday Spotlight."

Our series explores the most meaningful relationships Grace Kelly formed throughout her life.

Princess Grace's Philanthropic legacy and the origins of The Princess Grace Foundation - USA.

Princess Grace definitely knew how to throw a legendary fête.

Patron of the arts, prominent figure of Parisian salons, literary muse, American. The life of Alice, Princess of Monaco, is gilded with legend.

Discover Hermès' most elusive variations--and the lucky individuals who own them.

Our roundup will have you rethinking the classic stone.

It's still a few months away, but the theme--sustainability, without sacrificing an ounce of style--has been established.

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It's All About the People...

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Brisa Carleton

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Brisa is a two-time Tony Award winning Broadway producer/investor, a "40 Under 40" award winning sports and luxury entrepreneur, and CEO of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA and Grace Influential on behalf of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. She has the personal distinction of being one of only 100 investors in the smash hit, Hamilton. She built a successful multi-million dollar investment portfolio that has been involved in financing over 30 Broadway shows and global live entertainment properties. Her Broadway investment activities have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the Financial Times.

 

Prior to joining the Foundation, Brisa served as Director of Innovation for a billion dollar live entertainment company. She also hosts a national radio show featuring live entertainment entrepreneurs on Sirius XM and has served multiple terms as a theater selection panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts. She has a degree in music, an MBA in finance, and a certificate in Sports & Entertainment Business from Harvard Business School. 

Executive leadership experience managing some of the world’s most highly regarded brands, brand evolution and re-positioning, project development and operations in luxury fashion/marketing, real estate, and in several public institutions.  Proven ability to manage complex campaigns and guide brand management projects.  Experience in concept development and execution for national/international teams incorporating multiple corporate and brand partnerships/stakeholders.  Highly effective public relations skills with a proven track record of public speaking and development in partnership with consulting, advertising, and marketing professionals.

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Kevin Thompson

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

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Lindsey Champagne

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DIRECTOR OF PR &
COMMUNICATIONS

Lindsey is an experienced and influential communications and marketing leader with 12+ years of driving communications strategies for some of the world’s most admired and well-respected companies spanning various industries from luxury real estate to beauty to food and beverage.   

Prior to joining the Foundation, Grace Influential and Grace de Monaco, Lindsey led a global marketing team, delivered programs and tools to strengthen the brand’s equity, and executed public relations initiatives for the Sotheby’s International Realty brand and its 1,000+ affiliated offices in over 70 countries.   

Lindsey enjoys optimizing teams to deliver impactful results and building dynamic partnerships with like-minded companies. While not at work, Lindsey is passionate about spending time with her family in the great outdoors, health and wellness, and serving her community.  

Ann-Marie Albrechtson is the Chief of Staff at Princess Grace Foundation (PGF), Grace Influential and Grace de Monaco. She oversees their financial and operations functions including financial reporting, business planning, compliance, and management of staff. She is also the Foundation and Grace Influential's in house Princess Grace historian. She holds a MA in Connoisseurship and the History of the Art Market (1850-Present) from Christie's Education, New York and a BA from the University of Wisconsin in Public History. Ann-Marie is passionate about the arts and history and in her free time, you can find her at the family lake house in Wisconsin, her golden retriever Keeley always by her side.

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Ann-Marie Albrechtson

CHIEF OF STAFF

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Christopher Lacy

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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Gucci, Omega, Donna Karan and Barneys New York are just a few of the well-known brands Christopher has worked with in his 20+ years. He has developed a specialty for creating meaningful customer experiences especially for affluent clients. Lacy is the Founder and President of Christopher Lacy Consulting a firm dedicated to building strategic operational and leadership programs. His deep industry knowledge of leadership, sales coaching, CRM data, and operational expertise help to elevate brand profiles and client experience.

 

Christopher is also Assistant Professor at Parsons School of Design in the Fashion Management graduate program as well as Curriculum Developer for Parsons New School Executive Education Program. In addition to teaching at Parsons, he is also Co-creator and Host of Retail Revolution Podcast which features in-depth conversations with experts in omni-channel retailing with myriad perspectives: technology, consumer engagement, data analytics, merchandising and more. He is the Co-founder of Sustainable Fashion Tech and serves as a mentor for Black In Corporate. Christopher has shared his knowledge and industry outlook by facilitating workshops for Polimoda, writing articles for WWD, providing insight to Business Insider and participating on multiple panels including Fashinnovation NYC.

That house--the one Slim Aarons made famous--just went up for sale. 

What Grace Kelly taught the world about being a royal.

Prince Albert II officially unveiled the portrait by renowned Brazilian artist Marcos Marin.

The Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at the legendary Manhattan boarding house, where Grace Kelly lived before she graced the silver screen.