Byline: Aileen Mehle

All roads are leading to London for the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Pavlos of Greece and his lovely American sweetheart Marie-Chantal Miller on July 1 at the Greek Cathedral. A little advance celebration will take place right here in New York, where on May 23 the Forbes family (Steve, Bobby, Kip and Tim and their assorted loved ones) and Alexander Papamarkou will give the handsome couple a dinner dance aboard the luxe Forbes yacht The Highlander. Everyone will ship out to sea in black tie and sail back again three hours none the worse for wear. The Forbes yacht is not exactly a scow, you know.

Eben Pyne, the good-looking, much-in-demand widower hostesses just love to have at their parties, is off the market as a single. But he'll be back as half of a couple this summer when he marries Nancy Gray of Washington and Hobe Sound in Washington. They've been friends for years, and their friends for years say they were made for each other. How very nice of them. Who asked?

Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre BergA have been luxuriating at their magnificent house in Marrakech and will be back in Morocco in September for the 70th anniversary of the beautiful Art Deco Hotel La Mamounia where the rich and famous congregate from all over the world. From the hotel's great terrace during tea time, Robert BergA, the director, plays host to such as Jean Paul Belmondo, Bill Willis, the American architect who has one of the most splendid houses in the Medina, the polo-playing brothers Patrick and Xavier HermAs (no one can seem to decide which brother has the more beautiful house in Marrakech) and scads of others of that ilk. One of the most glamorous weddings of the year will take place in Marrakech on May 26 when Prince Jean de Poniatowksi's daughter, Sarah, marries Marc de Lavigne in a ceremony at his house. Guests from all over the world will fly in for the affair, and right after the reception the bride and groom will spend their wedding night in La Mamounias's "Suite Nuptiale." Ooooooooooh.

Surely you must have heard by now that, for the second year in a row, best-selling author Barbara Bradford Taylor has been named "the richest woman in England" on the list published annually by the Daily Mail. Queen Elizabeth, of course, is not counted. You can't stack anyone's lolly against hers. But, among self-made working "women of substance," a phrase she immortalized in the title of her very first book 15 years ago, Barbara just keeps going--and going--and going like...well, you know. Her newest book, "Dangerous to Know," comes out from HarperCollins in June, and she's already writing "Love in Another Town" for October publication. Her husband, Robert Bradford, who manages her career and produces her novels for television, estimates that five million copies of her books will be sold between June and Christmas in America alone. And then there's the rest of the world. Not too shabby for a woman who started life as a humble Yorkshire lass and just kept on going--and going, etc.On May 23, The Children's Storefront will celebrate its 30th year in Harlem by returning its street party and dinner dance to East 129th Street, where the storefront school is located and where the party started in the first place. Nan Kempner and Ahmet Ertegun are the honorary co-chairmen and being honored this year are the school's great patrons, Richard Meyer of Johnson & Higgins, Joan Ganz Cooney and Liz Fondaras. Everything begins at 5:30 with street performers, a big band, a festooned tent and a soul food supper from Sylvia's, the famous Harlem restaurant, guaranteed to make you eat till you pop and drop.

You read here recently that Prince Adam Czartoryski owns the only Leonardo da Vinci in private hands. Now it turns out there's another one in a private collection, that of the immensely rich Duke of Buccleuch, Johnny to his friends. Buccleuch's da Vinci is the "Madonna with the Yarn-winder," painted between 1500 and 1510. If you want to see what she looks like--and if you don't know Johnny--you can find a reproduction in the book "Feminine Beauty" by that great British authority Lord Clark.

Wolfgang Flottl, the international financier, and Anne Eisenhower Flottl are giving a party at Mortimer's on May 25 in honor of Susan Eisenhower to celebrate the publication of Susan's book, "Breaking Free." It's a memoir of love and revolution, and if they don't make the world go round, what does?

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