Haute Author

  • NAME Jilian Sanz
  • BIO Jilian Lourdes Sanz, Haute Living’s National Fashion Director, has enjoyed some five years of great success in the fashion media industry. Having gotten her feet wet at Lucky Magazine and subsequently acting as Style Director at Florida International Magazine from the age of 21, Jilian has been able to cement herself as a notable figure amongst the style-set. Catch Jilian giving style advice on NBC’s South Florida Today, Plum TV, Telemundo, or on Univision where she acts as a fashion expert on a panel for the Spanish version of the fashion police, Escuadron de la Moda. Follow Jilian around the globe as she meets with the world’s top designers and attends stellar runway shows to deliver the latest in what’s haute in the world of fashion. For sneak peeks, updates, and some can’t-miss tips, follow her on twitter at http://twitter.com/jiliansanz

Articles By Jilian Sanz

Hospitality and Entertainment Visionary, Seth Greenberg Dishes on What’s Haute at 1500 Degrees

From posh nightclubs to restaurants that fall amongst the upper echelon of east-coast dining options, Seth Greenberg’s had a hand in it all. Most recently, he’s turned his attention to 1500 Degrees; a steakhouse-cum-farmhouse concept nestled in Miami Beach’s Eden Roc hotel, just past the Peter Tunney-lined wall that Greenberg calls the “silent corridor.” Read More

What a Girl Wants: Fendi Continues to Deliver the Gift of Choice Through their Latest Release, The Crazy Carats Collection

To hear of a new release out of the gilded doors of the house of Fendi that didn’t either push the envelope or absolutely reinvent it would be almost categorically unheard of. The brand, which stands strong on a foundation cemented in originality, creativity and reinvention, always has something new up its perfectly tailored sleeve. Read More

Market America Acquires Shop.com and a Social Shopping Movement is Born

This morning, Internet retail giant, Market America announced what promises to be the icing on the proverbial cake of a notable year for the brand. Strides made in 2010 have included the launch of such stellar programs and incentives as the ma CashBack program, where Market America pays customers up to fifty percent cash back when they purchase products through the site and one half of one percent to customers for referring others to the site. To round out the year, Market America has acquired Shop.com, the Bill Gates-backed online comparison-shopping engine whose strengths lie in strong technological advances and stellar merchandising that meet the needs of both the customer as well as those of the merchandisers. Read More

The Finer Things: White + Warren Celebrates the Holidays in Style

Attention Haute shoppers: who’s up for a little cashmere and champagne? On behalf of www.HauteLiving.com I would like to cordially invite you to experience the holiday sale of White + Warren hosted by Dana Farouki, Marie Douglas and Anne Pasternak, tomorrow, Wednesday, December 15th, in New York City. Read More

Salvatore Ferragamo Expands with an Opening in The Gardens Mall

The recent opening of the Salvatore Ferragamo boutique at The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens warranted a soiree as elegant as the brand’s aesthetic. So Ferragamo partnered with Town & Country magazine to fete their newest outpost with an exclusive presentation of both the Men’s and Women’s 2011 Spring Summer runway collections as realized by the brand’s creative director, Massimiliano Giornetti. Read More

It Was All a Dream: Art Basel Week Ends at Casa de Sueños

Art Basel is always a whirlwind of top-notch gallery openings, events, star-studded parties and the like. Fashion brands partner with artists, socialites, and celebs to blur the lines between art and fashion; design and technology; music and the like. And while every night ends in a toss up, leaving attendees unsure as to which happening they enjoyed most, the week always culminates with a dreamy Saturday night at Casa de Sueños, the phenomenal compound which is home to Market America’s Loren and JR Ridinger, for the annual Vogue fashion event. Read More

Furever Vollbracht: Designer Michael Vollbracht Makes a Special Appearance at Saks Fifth Avenue

When Michael Vollbracht hung up his needle and thread last, he was at the helm of storied American brand, Bill Blass. Since, the designer has embarked on a new design journey; creating a collection of exquisite furs under an eponymous label. The pieces, each an intricate jewel, speak to the talent of this fashion strong hold who understands the importance of individual appeal when it comes to such a special purchase as fur. Read More

Hope Floats: Denise Rich Gives Back

Denise Rich’s blood runs blue; in the music industry rank, she reigns supreme among song-writing royalties. Her body of work has been recorded by the very best, including Celine Dion, Marc Anthony, Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Patti LaBelle, and Natalie Cole. She is on the board of The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music, and through her New York City-based publishing company, Denise Rich Songs, she continues to produce music that transcends across boundaries—in four languages and in several genres. Read More

Fall at the Forge: Dining Among the Stars

When it was announced that Miami Beach's The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar would be setting up shop in James Beard’s kitchen for their "Fall in the North and South" dinner, major buzz ensued. What followed was an evening attended by a glowing group of celebrities and VIP’s who anticipated that anything orchestrated by Forge proprietor, Shareef Malnik and Exectuvie Chef Dewey Lo Sasso would be a gathering not to be missed. Read More