Haute Author

  • NAME Laura Yarborough
  • BIO Laura Yarborough is an editor, writer, blogger and up-and-coming author who loves to inspire. She can usually be found writing about love, celebrity news, relationships, fashion, spirituality, luxury homes, interior design and so much more.

Articles By Laura Yarborough

Los Angeles

Dodgers Signed South Korean Pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin to a $36 Million Six Year Deal

On Sunday, the South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin agreed to a six-year deal worth $36 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The deal had to be made by 2 p.m. PST by the team and Ryu or else the team would have been refunded $25.7 million for the fee the Dodgers had paid for exclusive rights to negotiate with the left-hander. Also, without the agreement being met Ryu would have returned home. Read More

New York

The Most Expensive and the Biggest Art Auction Sales of 2012

Over this year, art sales have set records among three of the major auction houses: Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips de Pury’s, despite the international recession. This has been one of the biggest years in art sales compared to prior auctions. In November alone, Christie’s made nearly half a billion dollars off of contemporary art. Read More

Los Angeles

New Chef Reveals New Menu at Bouchon, After Three Years

After Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro opened its doors three years ago, back in 2009 Chef de cuisine Rory Herrmann has always presided over Bouchon’s menu, which for the most part is French inspired. However, over the years the menu has changed, along with the seasons, leading to a more veggie conscious menu with a variety of veggies and salads. It wasn’t until early October, when Hermann left Bouchon Bistro to explore other opportunities that there was hope for a new menu. Read More

Los Angeles

Preview of the Home of the Palm Springs Architecture and Design Center

Just in time for Modernism Week in February, the Architecture and Design Council have decided to house their Mad Men-themed fundraiser at a midcentury modern bank known as the old Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan building. Once the legendary space becomes the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion, it will be the home of many design, architecture and photography exhibitions. Read More

New York

Swarovski Crystallized Debuts Sparkling Holiday Window Display of Cimon’s LEGO Sculptures

Just in time for the holidays, Swarovski Crystallized concept store in New York will be showcasing a spectacular holiday window display filled with five of the most dazzling unseen sculptures by Cimon. This New York-based artist is infamous for his collection of fantastic and innovative LEGO sculptures. The five sculptures that will be on display in the window of Swarovski Crystallized Broadway store were created with over 1,000 Swarovski Elements and hand crafted by Cimon. Read More