It was Bethenny Ever After that revealed the sprawling, lavish and beautifully decorated Tribeca apartment of the SkinnyGirl, Bethenny Frankel. The unit #5B that she purchased in April 2011 for $4.995 million was originally purchased by the previous owners for $3.725 million in the year 2006. It had been listed for sale at a very exorbitant $11.25 million!
Location: The house if located on the 5th floor of the building recognised as 195, Hudson Street in the famous Tribeca neighborhood.
Accommodation: The sprawling condo that the reality TV star purchased is really plus-size for a couple with more than 2,300 square feet of living space. It has a master bedroom and three other bedrooms. There is an extra large master bathroom and two other bathrooms with one being shared by two bedrooms.
Features: A long corridor leads to the living room which is king-sized or queen-sized shall we say? With more than 800 square feet furnished with large, lavish couches and a gigantic television screen, the living room surely makes life larger than 'reality'. The dining area can easily seat eight people and it is located close to the modern and most elaborate kitchen. There is a wet bar which can be neatly pulled out of a customized cabinet whenever the occasion demands. One small room has been converted into a make-up station while another has been transformed into a 'mancave' for Jason. The master bedroom has been wallpapered in French style and it has extensive wardrobes to store and stash.
Neighborhood: Tribeca neighborhood is studded with celebrities galore. Bethenny Frankel has celebrity neighbors who lived at 195, Hudson Street itself - rapper Jay Z and his wife, Beyonce.
The kitchen hall
The living area
In June 2009, the reality TV star, Bethenny Frankel was spotted at a very unexpected place - the parking lot! She was reversing out her equally skinny car, the Beetle from Volkswagen, at the wineries of Wolffer Estate where she had spent time autographing her lifestyle book - Naturally Thin. It seemed like a perfect choice of a car for a star who seems to forever be on a fitness and thinning drive. With a 73-year long history, the Beetle is one of the most popular small-cars ever and has increasingly become a feminine car with more than 75 percent of current owners being female.
The iconic personal transporter has donned a highly improved avatar though it comes with the same front-engine, front-wheel drive system. The 3-door, 4-seater hatchback boasts of a 170 hp power capability and 177 lb-ft torque which gives it a top speed of 130 mph - a tremendous one for a car that small. Maneuverability in the city is a piece of cake with its excellent steering, small size and its best mileage of 29 mpg. The interiors are neat and very sporty. They have been given that feminine touch to appeal to the growing customer-base among the fairer sex. Though priced at a small $19,765, the Beetle has come to symbolize style and flavor among many female celebrities.
Bethenny Frankel spent almost a week vacationing in the sea resort of Montauk in the first half of September 2012. The reality TV star was accompanied by her husband Jason Hoppy and the couple’s fifteen month old son Bryn. Frankel utilized holiday to spend quality time with her family. She also tanned her body under the hot sun clad in a red two piece bikini and even found time to try out a tough aquatic sport like paddle boarding.
Location: The beach resort of Montauk is a part of Suffolk County in the American state of New York and is a part of the Atlantic coastline.
Accommodation: Montauk offers a choice of approximately a dozen luxury hotels. Five star accommodations like "Gurney's Inn Resort, Spa and Conference Center", "The Ocean Resort Inn" and "Ocean Surf Resort" can charge up to $500 to let out a room for a day during the prime holiday season.
Main Attractions: The unspoiled natural beaches running for several miles serve as the biggest tourist draw of Montauk. The beach is a great place to have a great sunbathing experience and also offers superb facilities for aquatic sports like paddle boarding, surfing and kayaking. The Montauk Point Lighthouse offers spectacular views of the entire coastline. The five state parks of the place possess a very impressive collection of wildlife in their natural environment. Anglers have christened Montauk as the “Fishing Capital of the World” due to the rich catch of fish one can net during a fishing expedition.
Enjoying the vacations
Show off her bikini body
Bethenny Frankel on Montauk Vacation
Frankel spent five days vacationing in the exotic beach resort of Miami in February 2012. The TV star was accompanied by her husband Jason Hoppy and the couple’s infant son Bryn during the entire duration of her vacation. Miami is one of Bethenny’s favorite holiday destinations and this was her second trip to the city. Frankel opted to spend the bulk of her time off by tanning her body under the hot sun sporting a two piece bikini.
Location: The beach city of Miami is situated off the Atlantic Coast. It is one of the largest cities in the American state of Florida.
Accommodation: More than a dozen luxury hotels in Miami serve the rich and famous traveler. 5 star hotels like “King and Grove Tides” , “The Ritz-Carlton South Beach” and “The Setai” can charge around $1,100 to let out a room for a day during the peak holiday season.
Main Attractions: Millions of tourists from around the world visit Miami every year to enjoy its world class beach resorts where visitors can relax by trying out aquatic sports like scuba diving and sampling fresh seafood. South Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Miami and preferred by many tourists for its carnival atmosphere. The Miami Seaquarium showcases aquatic mammals like dolphins. Jungle Island offers the chance to visit exotic tropical birds in an exact replica of their natural environment. Miami Zoo hosts some of the best collection of animals from Asia, Australia and Africa.
Taking Sun Bath
Enjoying the vacations
On the sea shore
Los Cabos Vacation
Reality TV smudges the line between what is real-life and reel-life. That was the case when Bethenny Frankel took a vacation to Los Cabos as part of "Paradise Found" in the show Bethenny Ever After. The actress was with Jason Hoppy as they arrived at the Pamilla Resort in April 2012. The couple of them celebrated Bethenny's 42nd birthday at Los Cabos.
Location: The municipality of Los Cabos is located at the tip of the Baja California Peninsula, towards the south in Mexico.
Accommodation: Some of Mexico's finest hotels and resorts are present in Los Cabos. The Pamilla Resort into which the actress arrived will rank high along with Capella Pedregal, Cabo Azul Resort and Casa Dorada.
Main Attractions: Being a seaside resort, Los Cabos offers beaches aplenty for lounging and water sports. Playa Acapulquito, La Ribera and El Estero are some of the famous beaches and one could go kayaking, canoeing, jet-skiing, yachting and surfing apart from sunbathing. Los Cabos also abound in land sports like biking, horse-riding, ATVs and tennis. Pick out a luxury yacht and enjoy a leisurely and unforgettable cruise if you are an avid photographer. You could also relax through a game of golf or an afternoon of fishing. The ultimate in relaxation, however, would be a visit to a wellness spa. Those with a taste in history should visit the 12th century Aztec art or 7.500 years-old rock murals at Los Cabos. There are also a host of modern art galleries to visit. Since the place if having deserts, mountains and seas, eco-tours are popular and worth their cost. Nightlife is rich and vibrant with bars and restaurants in plenty. Finally, there are loads of jewelry, arts and crafts on offer for those that wish to shop.
Frankel has heavily campaigned to support this charity. The NGO helps to change the mindset of the youth of America towards teen pregnancy. It raises awareness among teenagers to prevent teen pregnancy by encouraging them to delay pregnancy by exposing the real plight of a teen parent.
Children’s Health Fund
Bethanny has raised money to support this charity. Since its inception in 1987 it has worked to provide substantial health care facilities to the nation's underprivileged children suffering from grave health issues. Their main aim is to provide development of superior medical care programs and access to proper medical facilities for all children.
Bethanny has posed nude in support of this animal rights group. Started in 1980 it is one of the leading animal right organizations in the world. It promotes the right of all animals to humane treatment by vigorously campaigning against needless medical experimentation involving them and also to stop the practice of using their body parts in garment industries.
There is no doubt that Bethenny Frankel is in love with her pooch, Cookie, who's often allowed to cuddle along with Bethenny's daughter, Bryn and even enjoys road trips with her. When Cookie suffered a bout of vomiting, Bethenny was all worried and devastated, and shared her concern via the tweets. however, she took the pooch to the vet.
Tory Burch Marion Tweed Jacket
Walking on the pavement in New York City, reality star Bethenny Frankel was spotted in her fab looks with a tweed jacket from Tory Burch along with a matching knit sweater. The collarless blazer from the award-winning American fashion designer features hook-and-eye closures, enameled beading and patch hip pockets.
A.L.C. Zoe Blazer
Though it was late in the evening and darkness had descended, Ms.Frankel looked as fresh as a flower donning her mint and black blazer by A.L.C. The blazer arrives from the creative genius of designer Andrea Lieberman who mixes perfect basics and chic modular separates with daring silhouettes.
Brian Atwood Maniac Pumps
Arriving for The Today Show in NYC, a smiling Bethenny Frankel was seen covering her soles with what have been termed as the maniac pumps from Brian Atwood. The pumps were 'nude' colored, blending into her legs. Made in Italy, the pumps arrive with a gorgeous sheen, padded insole, 40mm platform and 140mm heel.
Chanel Jumbo Flap Bag
On numerous occasions Bethenny has used the jumbo flap bag to accompany her on her shoulders. The bag is a distinctly shaped product from Chanel and arrives with golden hardware and a typical but larger CC closure. It has been styled from caviar, lambskin and patent by the Parisian fashion house.