Haute Secrets

Haute Secrets New York: Heather Thomson

Heather Thomson is more than a celebrity stylist and fashion designer; she is a woman’s best-kept secret. Thomson’s Yummie Tummie shapewear line is the answer to muffin-topped beauties everywhere—and, let’s be realistic—at some point in our lives, that accounts for about 90% of us, whether we’d like to admit it or not. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: David Stark

David Stark is a name that is synonymous with chic. Just ask Anna Sui or Anna Wintour. Founder of David Stark Design and Production, an international event design, planning, and production company, Stark is the go-to man for producing events for some of the world’s most elite brands. His extensive list of clients include Tiffany & Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, Zac Posen, Anna Sui, the Hearst Corporation, and Conde Nast Publications, just to name a few. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Heidi Lee

Heidi Lee is living the dream of art aficionados everywhere as a contemporary art consultant and appraiser. She is the founder of Heidi Lee Art Advisory where she provides modern and contemporary art consulting, and she is also founder/owner of EditionedArt, a limited editions art gallery. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Harry Slatkin

Currently residing in Manhattan and East Hampton, Harry Slatkin wouldn’t be where he is today without his sense of smell. As one of the top fragrance experts in the country, Slatkin is the founder and president of Slatkin & Co., the premier fragrance brand best known for its delectable scents and design aesthetic. The brand, which was originally launched at Saks Fifth Avenue in the early ’90s, has expanded to other luxury retailers over the years, including Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys, and well-known international stores, like Harrods, as well. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Tori Praver

Though most well-known for her Sports Illustrated swimsuit modeling, Praver is also an professional swimwear designer, who most recently debuted her third swimwear collection last weekend during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. Read More


Haute Secrets New York: Kiera Chaplin

At the ripe age of 28, Kiera Chaplin has experienced more than the average person does in a lifetime. Now residing in New York City, she spent the better part of her teenage years modeling in Paris. Chaplin has graced magazine covers and spreads; has appeared in campaigns for some of the most notable fashion brands—Asprey, Armani Exchange, and Tommy Hilfiger; and was featured on the 2002 Pirelli Calendar. And that’s only the beginning of it. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Simon Spurr

With more than a decade of experience in the men’s luxury fashion market, New York-based British luxury menswear designer Simon Spurr creates his luxurious Simon Spurr and SPURR collections with style and confidence. This young Brit started his career in fashion on a high working with leading names, including Yves Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren Purple & Black Labels and Burberry Black, so a move to begin his own collection appropriately ensued. Read More


Haute Secrets New York: Robin Wilson

Distinguished and powerful are two words that only skim the surface when describing eco-friendly interior design expert Robin Wilson of Robin Wilson Home, a New York-based firm specializing in sustainable living and design concepts. A native to Austin, Texas, Wilson Read More