Fred Leighton bought by Kwiat Enterprises

The assets of bankrupt estate jeweler to the stars, Fred Leighton, have just been purchased by Kwiat Enterprises, LLC and two partners for $25.8 million in a deal that many believe will align the two brand names for a match made in high-end jewelry heaven. Read More


Michael Mina Takes Atlantic City

Award-winning chef Michael Mina was in Atlantic City last week for the Savor Borgata Event where he cooked for an amazing 700 people (and I thought Thanksgiving was stressful!); just another day in the office for this legendary chef. Read More


Wine Bars and Back Rooms–Sounds Like the Holidays

You know the bouncer, you’re with the band, and you can be seen in the back room. Going private has always had a special place in your heart. Your holiday parties should be no different–why share your heartfelt toast with an entire restaurant of revelers when you can say what you really mean in private? Read More


BCBG Mastermind Max Azria Sells Beverly Hills Home

The mastermind behind the infamous and beautiful BCBGMAXAZRIA fashion heaven is selling his Beverly Hills, California home for $6,899,000. But unlike many of the newsmakers these days, Azria isn’t selling due to financial woes; he’s selling to move into his comfortably larger mansion which he and his wife have been overhauling for the past few years. That’s right, he’s upgrading. Recession what? Read More


Pin Ups Love Sugar Lilie Dessous Prives

When you feel the need to dress as a pin-up, you really need to dress like a pin-up. Whether it’s accidentally running into your ex, or purposefully wearing nothing more than lingerie and a trench coat for a current beau, this is no laughing matter. Read More


Haute Living Los Angeles ONLINE!

Love Haute Living? Now you can view the Los Angeles edition online! Here's what you can expect. On the Cover: Sir Richard Branson - Rarely shying away from life’s greatest challenges, the mega mogul behind the global Virgin brand reveals the exciting new plans he has on the drawing boards for the coming year. Read More


A Taste of Perfection

The former Riot House has evolved into Andaz West Hollywood, a haven for luxury complete with some of the finest dining in town. Read More

W Hotel & Residences to Grace Hollywood

The W, by far one of Starwood’s most elite and eccentric family of properties (and a personal favorite of mine), is coming to one of Hollywood’s hautest corners this fall. The famed intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street not only houses the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but gained notoriety in the 1920s for its concentration of radio and movie-related businesses, and now it can add one more notch to its prominent belt. Read More