Haute Author Michelle Won
141 Articles from Michelle Won
As the air outside gets nippier, I’m sure you find yourself aching for some quality spa time to relax and rejuvenate. Well, we’ve rounded up your must-haves in a city known for some of the best spas in the country.
Brian Wolk and Claude Morais are the designers behind the critically acclaimed cult New York label Ruffian. The designers received the Fashion Group International Rising Star Award and have been featured in top fashion publications, including Vogue, The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, W, Elle, Nylon, Allure and WWD.
With the holidays comes presents, fireplaces, family… and of course, a reason to drink and be merry. And if the holiday spirit isn’t enough to make you want to imbibe some spirits… Kahlúa has come out with a new, delicious flavor just in time for the winter. The Kahlúa Peppermint Mocha gives you a wonderful mingling of flavors — coffee, peppermint and a decadent chocolate.
It’s said that dim sum is the oldest form of tapas; and it makes it to the “top-a” our list as one of our favorite ways to get the weekend going in New York. In a town where brunch is an occasion to break out your best heels and a new dress, we’ve got your round up of dim sum places from classy to divey. But of course, they all serve up Chinese small plates that will knock your Louboutins off.
Founder of the House of Givenchy, Hubert de Givenchy, once said, “Hair style is the final tip-off whether or not a woman really knows herself.”
We couldn’t agree more; and to make sure your hairstyle reflects the inner you, we spoke to Devin Toth, lead stylist at the Ted Gibson Salon, the hair destination for celebs like Anne Hathaway, Renee Zellweger and Zoe Saldana.
Cooking classes are usually hit-or-miss for me. I love the art of cooking and I love learning quick tips from experienced chefs, but often you find the chef making something you don’t care to learn, or the chef is not engaging and interesting.
You don’t have to just daydream about a trip to the European seaside. Feel like you are actually there by visiting some of the best Mediterranean restaurants the city has to offer. The next time you are craving a simple grilled fish with lemon or some charred octopus, check out our top picks for delicious Mediterranean fare.
If Spanx and Victoria’s Secret were to have a lovechild, the offspring would be the SLIM by Cynthia Rowley collection. The designer has come out with a new way to wear intimates.
So we’ve all heard the rumors, and some of us have gotten the invite. Yes, there is a Christian Louboutin sample sale headed to 306 W. 38th St. on the 14th floor. There is something about the thrill of the sample sale hunt that gets all of our adrenaline pumping, I know.
These top 5 raw bars in New York are all about seafood favorites without any doo-dads or fanfare. Whether you are in the mood for oysters or shrimp cocktail, at these eateries, baby, we like it raw.