Haute Secrets

Haute Secrets New York: Ballet Dancer Irina Dvorovenko

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Irina Dvorovenko began her ballet training at the Kiev Ballet School at the age of ten. She began her professional dancing career in 1990 as a soloist with the National Opera Ballet of Kiev and quickly rose to the rank of principal dancer in 1992. Her impressive repertoire includes a number of leading roles in many of the great classics, including The Queen of the Driads and Mercedes in Don Quixote, Odette-Odile in Swan Lake, and the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, among many others. Read More

Haute Secrets: What Your Favorite Celebs are Up To in Your City

For in-depth information on insiders’ favorite haute spots in the world’s top cities, look no further than Haute Living’s Haute Secrets. Exclusive interviews with your favorite celebrities, restaurateurs, socialites, and more grant you VIP access to the favorite things about their locale, such as restaurants, clubs, shopping, events, museums, and much more. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Music Producer Swizz Beatz

Bronx native Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean is truly a renaissance man. A renowned music producer, he is also a rapper, painter, CEO, entrepreneur, new father, husband to R&B superstar, Alicia Keys, and the United Nations’ Music Ambassador for World Peace. He was recently given the title of NYU’s first ever Producer-in-Residence at the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at the Tisch School of the Arts, where teaches students through one-on-one sessions, group lectures, and songwriting critique. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Fashion and Beauty Expert Mary Alice Stephenson

Born in Winston-Salem, NC and currently living in New York, Mary Alice Stephenson is one of the world’s most renowned fashion and style experts. Her ability to analyze trends and contextualize style has granted her a position as fashion and beauty commentator for several well-known networks and shows, including MTV, VH1, E!, The Style Channel, and CNN. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Celebrity Hairstylist Valery Joseph

Valery Joseph who has been in New York for more than 16 years, has been running his salon out of its New York location since July 2002. He started up one of the most exclusive Salon’s on Madison Avenue, on one of the most exclusive Avenues in New York; servicing New Yorker’s and society alike. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Rebecca Minkoff

Born in San Diego, CA, Rebecca Minkoff has established herself as an industry leader in casual luxury handbags, accessories, and apparel. Her playful and subtly edgy designs have received acclaim both in the US and abroad. Her passion for fashion design started at a young age as Rebecca grew up designing and sewing clothing. She moved to New York after her high school graduation to pursue a career as a designer. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Nicholas V. Perricone

The acclaimed dermatologist has been on shows with Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters, his books "The Wrinkle Cure" and "The Perricone Prescription" have both shot up to No. 1 on the New York Times best-seller list, and he has managed to secure a national audience to view his PBS specials twice a week. So what’s his secret? Passion. “It’s incredibly fulfilling,” he says. Read More