Haute Author

  • NAME
  • BIO After 18 years growing up in the suburbs of Philly, Sherri Balefsky decided to travel out west for college at the University of Southern California where she majored in communication. In addition to attending dozens of football games, Sherri dabbled in entertainment at MTV, fashion at Yaya Aflalo, and marketing at Equinox Fitness before realizing that writing was her true passion. After spending a year in New York City, she found her way to Florida for more permanent warm weather. When she’s not writing or researching all things luxury for Haute Living, Sherri can usually be found doing crossword puzzles, watching reruns of Friends, or simply out and about exploring Miami, her new home city.

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Exclusive Offers From the Ritz-Carlton

Thanks to our friends at Elite Travel International, we’ve got the scoop on some exclusive offers from several of our favorite Ritz-Carlton properties that can only be found when booking through Elite Travel. Read More

Lagasse’s Stadium: The World’s Ultimate Sports Bar

Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo Las Vegas is the supreme fan haven for catching all of your favorite sports teams go head to head. It is a quintessential sports bar, however its added appeal comes from the fact that at its helm is the legendary celebrity chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse. The unique 24,000-square-foot space features a multi-level theater and dining room with stadium-style seating and cocktail tables. All high-profile sporting events are projected on their 9 by 16-foot floor-to-ceiling video wall above the sports book betting counter. There are also 109 high definition TV screens throughout including two 103-inch plasma screens. Plus, there’s even an outdoor Patio with high-def TVs that offers street-level access from Las Vegas Boulevard. Read More

Haute Event: Graff Jewelers and Rolls Royce Affinity Tour

On Sept. 29, Graff Jewelers and Rolls Royce held an exclusive event for the launch of the luxury motorcar brand’s newest model, Ghost. As a special treat, guests test drove around downtown Chicago in the elegant new car followed by a private viewing of an exquisite selection of Graff diamonds inside the Graff salon on East Oak Street. Read More

Justin Timberlake Announces New William Rast for Target

Justin Timberlake certainly knows business. The former boy-bander has grown from a teenage heartthrob into a multimillion dollar business mogul over the past decade. The mega-talented singer/songwriter is also a respected music producer, film actor, and restaurateur. To add to his impressive career resume, JT also boasts the title of luxury fashion designer, thanks to his popular denim-based clothing line, William Rast. Read More

Macy’s to Debut Madonna’s New Line, Material Girl

On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 200 Macy’s locations nationwide will unveil the new clothing line for junior girls, Material Girl. Material Girl was created by Madonna, along with her 13-year-old daughter Lourdes (aka Lola). Madonna, who is quick to say Lola is “much more fashion forward and savvy than I am at this point,” also notes that the two have very similar tastes in clothing, which makes it easy for them to collaborate with one another on the line. Read More