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Stan D’Arde is the perennial voice of The Standard Hotels, having started his martini soaked career with the birth of The Standard, Hollywood. Now, he brings you all the insider intel from The Standard family and beyond. Follow Stan on Twitter to stay up-to-date on all of it!

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Suit Yourself

Stan's extremely brief history of men's bathing attire More »
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Brunch With Me on Top!

Although you can't stay through the night, you can return for an elegant afternoon delight. More »
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Beyoncé's Late-Night Video Shoot at The Standard, High Line

Before she surprised the world with her new album, she surprised us in the hallway ... More »
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Highlights from Stan's Vodka-and-Sun-Soaked Basel Days

Another year, another Art Basel has come and passed. Some made it through. Others didn't. More »
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Brunch, Bubbles and Beats

When people say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we laugh in the face of adversity! Bring on the brunch! More »
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Stan D'Arde Runs Down the Art-Filled Week

For the past 7 years, The Standard Spa has played host to the art world's biggest and brightest, and this week we're doing it again. More »
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Café Standard is Open!

The perfect place to have your first meal of the day. Mine is usually around 2pm. More »
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Fashion Week X: I'm Still Stan'ding

With the closure of our tenth fashion week season, Stan looks back and shares some highlights. More »
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Fashion Week X: The Deluge

When September hits, it's time for...Fashion Weakness. More »
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Our Warby Parker Love Affair Goes On

Announcing a new store in Hollywood and artists-in-residence program More »
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Suiting Up For Swim Week

The Standard splashes into Miami Swim Week 2013. More »
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New York's Toughest Food Critics Rate the Standard's Pizza

A crew of pint-sized gourmands held a summit in The Plaza. Will our 'za stack up? More »
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Playboy's Big Reveal

60 years young, Playboy toasts the re-fashioning of their iconic brand at The Standard, High Line. Our man Stan explains how a 40-foot bunny ended up in the Texas desert. More »
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Meditate On This

Our favorite music guru and holistic mistress is bringing her own special mode of meditation to The Standard, High Line. More »
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Pretty Pretty Peggy Moffitt

When CrushFanzine announced its next issue containing Rudi Gernreich's fashion muse, Peggy Moffitt, we had to invite them to Hollywood to throw a party. And I got an interview with the icon along the way. More »
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DESTINATION 2013: Shelter Island

Our little summer beach property, opens today. If you haven't been, you must book. If you have, then we'll see you there! More »