Luxury Events and Travel

Olivia Hsu Decker takes us along to the Icons of Design in San Francisco, the Alzheimer’s Association Fundraiser in Monaco, the Ungaro Fashion Show in Paris and to a private dinner with Lang Lang in San Francisco. Read More


The Star Diamond Standard

As the president of The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, I find everything about global travel and the luxury service industry to be exhilarating and I am fortunate to have found a way to meld my passion into a rewarding career at one of the world’s most prestigious organizations. Read More


Dining on Design

Restaurateur Pat Kuleto is responsible for the design of more than 190 restaurants throughout the span of his career. His latest projects—Epic Roasthouse, Waterbar, and Nick’s Cove—are the culmination of years of inspiration and dedication that redefine waterfront dining in San Francisco and waterfront hospitality on Tomales Bay. Read More


Sophisticated Holiday Menus

In lieu of a deep-fried turkey (dangerous), any version of a sweet potato puree topped with marshmallows (slow death), or the same side dish that has graced your Thanksgiving table decade after decade (yawn), try some of these alternatives to spice up your menu and offer your guests a meal for which they can truly give thanks. Read More


San Francisco Strikes Again

If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend filled with top-notch service, I’d think twice about visiting some large San Francisco hotels. Last weekend, Unite Here union workers staged a three-day protest in front of the glamorous Grand Hyatt San Francisco hotel to voice their ongoing protests against hotel negotiations. Read More

Haute Fashion: Night at Montage

Photography and story by Tatijana Shoan, Styling by Haute Living Magazine with the help of Andy Salmen, Grooming by Erica Sauer- Exclusive Artists Management, Make-up by Meghan McClain- ArtMix Beauty, Hair by Eric Sebbag-Cloutier Agency, Shot on Location at the Presidential Suite-Montage Beverly Hills Read More

Haute Fashion: Driven by Fashion

Photography, Story, and Styling by Tatijana Shoan, Fashion Assistant Caitlin Chase, Make-up by Danielle Decker, ArtMix Beauty, Hair by Sean James, Exclusive Artists Management, Shot on Location: Hadid Estate in Bel Air, Cars Provided by CEC Beverly Hills Read More