Tag archives: Ben Soleimani

High Goal Season Off to a Bucking Start
By Richard Mineards   |   July 19, 2022

Social gridlock reigned when, after a two-week hiatus, Santa Barbara Polo Club launched its highly anticipated high goal season with four top teams playing in the roster at the Carpinteria equine paradise through September. The 20-goal culminates at the end of August with the Netjets Pacific Coast Open, the biggest tournament on the Left Coast, […]

From Royal Rugs to Interior Design
By Richard Mineards   |   June 27, 2019

Santa Barbara Polo Club patron Ben Soleimani is becoming quite the interior design entrepreneur. Iranian Ben, 44, has recently debuted a furnishing brand making rugs and accessories, with plans to expand into a complete line of furnishings by the end of the year, and is featured in the latest issue of Architectural Digest. The entrepreneurial […]

Ben There, Done That
By Richard Mineards   |   December 7, 2017

Santa Barbara Polo Club patron Ben Soleimani is front and center in the latest issue of the society glossy Town & Country. Ben, Iranian-born and London-raised, has been dubbed the “Mayor of Melrose” by the Los Angeles Times, given all the properties he owns on oh-so chic Melrose Avenue,  including one of my favorite watering […]