Haute Secrets

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

Haute Secrets New York: Jordan Nadler

This 22-year-old aspiring actress has got the looks and the talent. She recently graduated from The Neighborhood Playhouse, an NYC conservatory whose alumni include Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Steve McQueen. And although her desire is to one day grace the stages of Broadway, she's currently having fun as a "Real Weather Girl" for a new iPhone app that has taken the internet by storm. Read More

Haute Secrets New York: Eli Wilner

As the owner of Eli Wilner & Co., this “Frame Sommelier” is one of the world most skilled framer. He is recognized as the foremost American authority of period framing, specializing in the 17th through 20th centuries. He has hand-crafted masterpieces for some of the most prestigious art institutions in the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Smithsonian, Christie’s and Sotheby’s Auction House and even The White House. Read More