Phaedra Parks On Being Fifty, Faithful and Fearless

On a recent trip to Los Angeles to promote Season 2 of her latest tv series The Traitors, the Emmy-winning, murder mystery reality competition show now streaming on Peacock, Bravo TV personality Phaedra Parks missed her flight when her Gucci luggage wouldn’t close at TSA. Once in LA, the designer showroom where she went to pick up her dress caught on fire. But the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star didn’t ...

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Stars Come Out At Dreamy Draw

DREAMY DRAW MUSIC FESTIVAL The Deluxe Version Magazine team got the opportunity to attend the exciting country music 2-day festival that is Dreamy Draw, where we got to see some incredible performances & hang out with some of the biggest names in country music. Interviews were done by Aly Rose Stewart. Photos & Videography by MaryElizabeth Stewart with Rockin Street Wear. It was a fun-filled festival full of jam-packed performances. Interview: Backstage ...

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Anna Gomes: A Vegas Culinary Icon

When it comes to Brazilian cuisine in Las Vegas, Via Brasil Steakhouse stands out as a gem that caters not just to tourists but also to the local community. Founded by Anna Gomes and her husband Adam in 2008, the Summerlin-based churrascaria has become a culinary haven that blends tradition with innovation. Anna Gomes, Manager and Part-Owner of Via Brasil Steakhouse, is an accomplished restaurateur, philanthropist, and Las Vegas icon. Originally ...

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Roaring Through The Neon Glitz

Las Vegas Welcomes Formula 1 The glittering lights of the Las Vegas Strip will soon be accompanied by the thrilling tones of Formula 1 engines reaching speeds of up to 212 miles per hour. The inaugural Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix will take place on November 16, 17, and 18, with exciting events leading up to and in celebration of the race. Las Vegas is the third city in ...

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Jack Bedirian: The Man Who Thrives In Rockstar Elegance

Jack Bedirian, the social curator behind the Philipp Plein brand, is not just an architect of vision and style; he is a force of unparalleled magnitude. Bedirian holds the unprecedented title of Global Ambassador within the upper echelons of Philipp Plein's corporate hierarchy. His claim to this prestigious role is the fruit of over two decades immersed in the world of luxury retail, catering to the elite 1% - billionaires and ...

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Festive Fall Cocktails

Fall is officially here and you know what that means? Fall soirees and brunches are about to commence. We have rounded up some delicious cocktails - perfect for any autumnal affair. Festive Fall Cocktails NY Sour 2 oz. Three Chord Bourbon 1 oz. lemon juice, freshly squeezed 3/4 ounce simple syrup 1 egg white (optional)1/2 oz. red wine Add the whiskey, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white (optional) into a shaker with ice and shake hard until well-chilled. Strain into ...

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THE STRIP HAS GONE (OCEAN) PRIME TIME

What better way to break in the beautiful bar inside the brand new Ocean Prime Las Vegas than with a couple of bad boys? Well, beloved “Breaking Bad” boys, that is.  Former co-stars-turned-best buds Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul were on hand to serve signature handcrafted cocktails made with their own Dos Hombres Mezcal brand, while special VIPs got to savor sips of summer, and snap photos with the famous duo. ...

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TREVAN: A Musical Odyssey of Passion and Innovation

Hailing from the vibrant valley of Los Angeles, California, Trevan McClure, better known by his stage name, TREVAN, is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer. His musical journey is marked by boundless creativity, tenacity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. The son of a musical father and an artistic mother, Trevan was destined for a life in the arts. In fact, he was born to one of his dad’s songs (The Charlie ...

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Las Vegas Pacific Fashion Show 2024

A Celebration of Island Beauty Mark your calendars for April 3rd-6th, 2024, as the inaugural Las Vegas Pacific Fashion Show takes center stage. This unique event promises to be a stunning celebration of Pacific Islander culture, fashion, and creativity. Set against the glitzy backdrop of Las Vegas, this fashion extravaganza holds a special place in the heart of its host, Samoan entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Virginia Toalepai. Her passion for helping fellow ...

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Jesse Metcalfe: The Evolution of a Hollywood Heartthrob

Growing up in a single-parent household in New London, Connecticut, Jesse Metcalfe found solace and inspiration in the world of film and television. With his mother and stepfather frequently at work, young Metcalfe often found himself home alone, where he developed a deep love for movies. His Dad fueled his enthusiasm with frequent visits to the local movie theater. One viewing in particular - "The Breakfast Club" at the tender age ...

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Experience the Luxury of UK Sports

Venues to Visit in 2023 The United Kingdom has an ancient and often successful relationship with professional sports. It is home to the world's biggest events, including the Cheltenham Festival and Grand National, the English Premier League, and Rugby Championships: top-level professional boxing and the most celebrated golfers in history. There's something for everyone on this sports-mad island. There's something for you, too. Sport is part of the culture in the UK, ...

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Experience Viceroy Los Cabos Oceanfront Villas

Escape to a coastal paradise where breathtaking ocean views and pristine sandy shores await you. The expansive Villas at Viceroy Los Cabos offer an idyllic retreat, perfect for large families or groups of friends seeking tranquility and luxury by the beach. As you step onto the ground-level entrance, you'll find yourself just a few steps away from the powdery sand and Nidito Beach + Poolside Bar, making it incredibly convenient for ...

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Sean Palmieri: Reality & Real Estate 

In the realm of luxury real estate, Sean Palmieri has made quite a name for himself. His inspiring path has taken him from the vibrant shores of Miami to the most glamorous neighborhoods of Los Angeles and beyond. Along the way, he has become a sought-after expert in marketing and sales, working with some of the most prestigious names in the industry. Palmieri's story begins in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he ...

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Gen Cleary Pioneers In Wellness With Sound Connective

As far back as she can remember, Gen Cleary has been driven by sound.  Growing up in a music-loving family in Montreal, Canada, Gen Cleary was exposed to her dad’s amazing collection of records from an early age. As she got older, her parents would bring her and her brother to live shows and concerts - from Phantom of the Opera to Neil Diamond - and it wasn’t long before she ...

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Rolls-Royce Unveils Black Badge Wraith Black Arrow

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the final iteration of its most powerful model, the Wraith. With only 12 in production, the Black Badge Wraith Black Arrow will be the last V12 coupe Rolls-Royce ever builds as it prepares for its all-electric future. Featuring a “Gradient Paint” exterior and “Club Leather” interior, the design of the Black Badge Wraith Black Arrow was inspired by the 1930s Thunderbolt. “Both Black Badge Wraith Black Arrow and its ...

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Music Spotlight: The Gillum Bros

In an age where musical mimicry abounds, The Gillum Bros have chosen to pursue a style completely their own. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, the Florida-based brother duo combines witty chord progressions, powerful vocal melodies, and syncopated grooves to form a fresh, alternative sound.     “I started drumming when I was 8 years old,” says younger brother Ryan, the duo’s main songwriter and instrumentalist. “After being fed up with the sound of pencils ...

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Emelina Adams Is On A Bullet Train To Success

If you haven’t heard the name Emelina Adams, odds are, you will soon. The Las Vegas native left one entertainment capital for another when she decided to pursue a career in Los Angeles where she recently took the big screen alongside Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock in Bullet Train. Growing up in Henderson with a father who worked in the show ticket business, Emelina was always around entertainment. She knew she ...

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Rising Star In Journalism: Matt Finn

Matt Finn is a FOX News national correspondent based in Los Angeles, California. While earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia, Finn worked several internships in television, print, radio and public relations. His first official job was as a producer with an NBC affiliate in Pennsylvania. His first full-time reporting gig was with a CBS affiliate in Washington state. “You have got to be willing to start very ...

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Taste The Best of Summerlin

Finger Licking Foodie Tours starts the new year off with a bang with the Feb. 26 launch of its third specially focused food tour, “Best of Summerlin,’’ centered the largest master-planned community in Vegas that boasts an award-winning design. Guests will have the opportunity to explore this Las Vegas Valley community that has attracted the likes of retired tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, magician David Copperfield, and actor Mark ...

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The OC Sells Luxury With Sean Palmieri 

The odyssey of life is experienced through the excitement of exploring and learning. Wanting to expand beyond imaginable possibilities is the adrenaline of existence; every decision made through the journey reflects where you're at in this very moment. That is why nothing is coincidental when talking about Sean Palmieri's life. Palmieri is one of the luxury realtors on the hit Netflix series Selling The OC. However, he didn't show up ...

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DAVID BLAINE: IN SPADES

It’s Blaine’s World And We’re Just Living In It If you like your prestidigitation with a little regurgitation, David Blaine has that in spades as the newest and edgiest magic man on the Las Vegas Strip. DAVID BLAINE: IN SPADES at Resorts World Las Vegas is the first-ever residency for the street magician-turned-world-renowned daredevil, but after 20 years of death-defying stunts, unimaginable illusions, and mind-blowing card tricks, I am pleased to report ...

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Executive Spotlight: Ronn Nicolli At Resorts World Las Vegas

  All red carpets lead to Zouk Nightclub. Since Resorts World Las Vegas opened in 2021, it’s been a who’s who of headlining acts lining up to perform, thanks in large part to a team led by nightlife impresario Ronn Nicolli. The Zouk stages are so in demand, Nicolli is hard pressed to name any possible future “gets.” “If you asked me that question a year and a half ago, I would have ...

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The Rise Of Resorts World Las Vegas Featuring Lane Krai & Industry Experts

Resorts World has risen to fame as the most affluent new destination on the Las Vegas strip in partnership with Zouk Group, a global lifestyle company with establishments in nightlife, entertainment, and experiential dining. Amidst fascinating world-class guest experiences, Resorts World Las Vegas catapulted its notoriety as the most integrative and expensive hotel-casino ever built in Nevada famous for pioneering the intertwining of modern luxury living with interactive media-architecture. The ...

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Rachel McCord Champions The Underestimated

As journalists, our  desire to write starts with the fascinating people we get to interview. Sometimes we're lucky enough to have a conversation that will guide you in the future. Sitting down over lunch with Rachel McCord was like experiencing an uplifting sermon and an awakening therapy session all in one hour. Calling her an influencer is a disservice to the dynamism she exudes when in her presence. With that, ...

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Legacy Club’s Unrivaled Cocktail Experience

Sip in style at Legacy Club, an unrivaled rooftop cocktail experience. Perched high above Circa Resort & Casino, at the epicenter of Downtown Las Vegas, the upscale lounge boasts an expansive terrace - complete with fancy fire pits - offering arguably the best sunset views in the city. Legacy Club Rooftop Cocktails opened December 2020, following Circa’s grand reveal: a two-story casino, the world’s largest sportsbook, and Stadium Swim’s year-round aquatic amphitheater. ...

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Lawrence Jones Outshines In First Year Of Cross Country

Lawrence Jones is the host of FOX News Channel’s Saturday night primetime program Lawrence Jones Cross Country. The 30-year-old is the youngest black man to helm a primetime program on cable news, an honor that Jones holds with pride. While his show is based out of New York City, he credits his success to his Dallas, Texas upbringing. “I’ll never let go of my Texas roots. Dallas is where my real family and friends are, and I ...

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Beverly Hills: Sparkle & Slay Holiday Soirée

Hosted by Paul Zahn & Legent Bourbon Entertaining Expert and TV Host Paul Zahn hosted a holiday soiree with Legent Bourbon at Ella inside the Sixty Hotel Beverly Hills. Drinks were crafted by Zach Patterson of Melrose Umbrella Co. with food created by Ella's Chef Brian Min. Paul shared his holiday cocktail recipes and gifted attendees with Rizzoli Books The Delmonico Way, featuring a cocktail recipe by Paul.  WHO: Guests included Danielle ...

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Own The Moment With VegasIV

Las Vegas is a city unlike any other, and locals or tourists alike need a way to keep healthy, hydrated and energized to keep up. VegasIV's founders, Christian Bishop and Conner Matty, kept close to their hearts when creating VegasIV, which has now grown into the top IV therapy provider in Vegas. It turns out IV therapy isn't just a treatment, it's also a preventative and a lifestyle enhancer. It can ...

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JING Las Vegas Is More Than A Vibe

JING Las Vegas has become the go-to destination for off-Strip vibe dining.  After more than fifteen years of culinary conquest in Colorado, JING has expanded to Sin City, bringing its legendary global fusion cuisine and high energy atmosphere to the community of Summerlin.  What makes JING Las Vegas so special? The dynamic duo of General Manager Rob Velez and Executive Chef Thomas Griese.  Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Rob Velez has ...

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Wynn Las Vegas Showcases World’s Most Famous Automobiles

LAS VEGAS CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE In late October, Las Vegas was the epicenter of the automotive world – as 230 of the most famous, rare, and expensive automobiles rolled onto the lush green fairways of the famed Wynn Las Vegas Golf Club – for the debut of the Third Annual Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance. It is the crème de la crème of automobile shows that elevates truly outstanding and amazing vehicles to a ...

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Julio Iglesias Jr.’s Exciting New Album

Under the Covers Reimagines the Classics Julio Iglesias Jr. first entered the music business as a small child, touring the world with his famous father while being introduced on stage to tens of millions of fans across continents. The eldest son of Julio Iglesias, the biggest selling Spanish music artist of all time with one hundred million albums sold, and television host Isabel Preysler, Iglesias Jr. shares his father’s love for ...

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HIP SIPS: New Premium Spirits

With a plethora of new premium spirits on the market, these hot up-and-comers are standouts that can be found on the most prestigious shelves and menus in town. Frey Ranch Distillery Single Barrel Rye Officially launched last September, this limited edition, double platinum release set a new record when two barrels sold out in 60 minutes at its informal launch last May on World Whisky Day. The new Single Barrel Rye maintains ...

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Meet Award winning Film Director Michael Weil

Michael Weil is an award-winning writer, director, and editor. At just four years of age he would often sneak into his parents’ room to watch classic movies such as Indiana Jones, Robin Hood, and Alien. As he grew older, Weil began using a camcorder to shoot skateboarding sessions with his friends around his hometown of Redondo Beach, California.  Now an accomplished filmmaker in his mid-thirties, Weil looks back fondly on his ...

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Song Spotlight: All Summer Long By Sophie Louise

A few seconds into the intro of Sophie Louise’s new single “All Summer Long,” and you already know you’re in for a ride. It’s easy to hear the energy of Nashville, where the Vegas native now resides, seeping into her creative process. At the moment when the first chorus drops and the drums put Sophie's vibey voice in the driver's seat, you’re left with no choice - you start bobbing ...

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Meet Million Dollar Listing New York’s Talia McKinney 

Authenticity. It’s a word that is thrown around a lot these days, in an era of curated IG feeds, aspirational posts, and countless ‘influencers’. But to renowned New York City-based Realtor, Motivational Speaker, and reality TV star Talia McKinney- it’s what sets her apart from the pack, and what drives her wild success.  Chances are, you recognize Talia from the hugely-popular “Million Dollar Listing: New York” (Bravo), where she works as ...

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Destiny Malibu Shines At Virgin Hotel Las Vegas

You may have seen Destiny Malibu’s face on billboards here in Vegas or in LA. Or perhaps you were lucky enough to catch her recent jaw-dropping performance in the Shag Room at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The highlight of the night: her rendition of “At Last” by Etta James. You could hear a pin drop.  “That was the best rendition of  'At Last' that I've ever heard in my life," said ...

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Rising Star: Sophie Louise

When Sophie Louise Hansen - better known by her musical moniker, Sophie Louise - was a little girl, she loved to sing along to the Phantom of the Opera. While they may not have been her finest performances, Sophie’s renditions of “The Point of No Return” and “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” piqued the interest of her parents.   “I didn’t sound great at first,” Sophie laughs, “but my parents knew ...

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“Let the Phone Ring”, Says Sophie Louise

If you’ve never heard of Las Vegas-born Sophie Louise Hansen - better known by her musical moniker, Sophie Louise - it’s time you did. Now a newly-minted Nashvillian, the 21-year-old artist has been making waves with her fresh form of alternative folk. We talked to her about life, music, and her latest single "Let the Phone Ring". How did you get involved in music? When I was a little girl, I loved ...

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The Broadcasting Journalism Host who Accomplishes It All

After nearly a decade of working in hard news, reporter and television personality, Sarah Jenkins, is enjoying her transition to lighter material as she hosts “Fresh Living” on CBS affiliate, KUTV. The lifestyle show covers local entertainment, events, travel, sports and other lifestyle-related content. With a background in hard news anchoring, Sarah Jenkins has enjoyed her transition to lifestyle news for Salt Lake City’s local show, “Fresh Living,” of KUTV CBS ...

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Scott Sibella: On Top Of The World

As president of Resorts World Las Vegas and a long-time Strip executive, Scott has been overseeing excellence at destination resorts for over 30 years.  He was kind enough to sit down with us and provide an update on all things Resorts World Las Vegas.  What makes Resorts World the greatest new experience in Las Vegas? A lot of things. We’re ‘the new kid on the block’. Resorts World Las Vegas is the ...

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NBT Presents the Magnificent “Carmina Burana”

NEVADA BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS: IN A SPECTACULAR PRESENTATION INCLUDING LIVE MUSIC BY MEMBERS OF THE LAS VEGAS PHILHARMONIC AND CHORUS BY LAS VEGAS MASTER SINGERS Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Season Finale, the long-awaited Carmina Burana, by renowned choreographer Nicolo Fonte. This dramatic and dynamic dance experience comes to life on The Smith Center stage for three performances on May 20, 21, and 22. Illuminated with live ...

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David Hadden: Changing The Nightlife Game

David Hadden | Wynn Nightlife. As director of lifestyle marketing and talent for Wynn Las Vegas’ acclaimed daylife and nightlife brands, David Hadden has become a well-known name in the Las Vegas hospitality landscape. Recognized for throwing some of the biggest parties and brand events in Sin City, Hadden can often be found mingling with high-profile artists and influencers. We asked him to indulge our curiosity and provide us with a glimpse ...

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Star Spotlight: Rob Scott Wilson

Photographed By Santiago Bisso. It has been a long week full of productivity. Deadlines were met, meetings were had and all the work has been done. Time to relax and unwind. Grab your snacks and a cold beverage, and melt into the drama-filled “Days of Our Lives.” With endless surprises and every next episode being more over the top than the last, viewers are sure to escape from their everyday lives ...

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Peter Facinelli Talks: Parenting & Boundaries

Actor Peter Facinelli is best known for his role as Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the blockbuster Twilight Saga films, and his role as Dr. Fitch Cooper on the hit Showtime series, Nurse Jackie, which aired from 2009-2015. His latest film, The Unbreakable Boy (out later this year) is adapted from the New York Times bestselling book of the same name, in which Facinelli is a producer on the film, and ...

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Randy Spelling Talks Aaron Spelling, Sister Tori, Addiction, Religion

Randy Spelling grew up in a 56,000 square foot Holmby Hills mansion dubbed “Spelling Manor,” and listed at the time as the largest home of record in Los Angeles County. The son of Hollywood royalty, the late mega-television producer Aaron Spelling and his wife Candy, and younger brother of 1990s 90210 television star, Tori Spelling, Randy struggled to find his own identity within a matrix of excess. Falling prey to young ...

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Dianna Agron Talks Indie Filmmaking

Dianna Agron took television fans on an emotional ride playing complex popular girl, Quinn Fabray, on the hit television series Glee, which ran for seven seasons on FOX. The wildly popular show won multiple Emmy, Golden Globe, People’s Choice, and Teen Choice Awards during its tenure. Throughout the series, Agron’s character portrayed a foray of teen girl issues ranging from the common to the more dramatic. From cattiness and romance ...

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Sutton Stracke: Chic, Sustainable & Fashion Mogul In The Making

Sutton Stracke went from a socialite Southern Belle to a fan favorite reality television darling almost overnight after she debuted on Season 10 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The fashionista joined the cast as a “friend of’ for her first season and quickly rose up the ranks to a diamond holding, full-time housewife for her second season. Showing no signs of a sophomore slump, Sutton has proven herself ...

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Taste The Best of FUHU

A modern Asian restaurant with Malaysian and Singaporean highlights, Resorts World’s Fuhu is the hottest new name in ‘vibe dining’.  Ryan McCallum, the GM and beverage program curator, opened Fuhu on July 1st, 2021. A twenty year veteran of the restaurant industry, Ryan worked as a bartender in New York and Los Angeles before honing his skills with the Katsuya brand of restaurants, opening up several locations in Miami, New York, ...

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Bryan Abasolo Takes On Beverly Hills

Bryan Abasolo is well known in the Bachelor Nation. He’s married to Rachel Lindsay, who chose him on season 13 of The Bachelorette. The couple got married back in 2018. Both of them now reside in Los Angeles after spending time in Texas and Florida.  Abasolo had a thriving practice in Miami, but when his wife started getting more work and national exposure, she moved to LA. Abasolo stayed back for ...

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Chaun Williams: The Model Beyond The Headlines

Stages, TV Screens, Billboards, and More with Chaun Williams International model and performer, Chaun Williams, celebrates his recent ad release for Bottega Veneta. Williams is excited to have modeled with fashion icon and supermodel, Naomi Campbell, for the Italian luxury house. “Our photographer was David LaChapel. It was pretty surreal,” Williams shares. David LaChapel, having photographed almost all of Hollywood’s superstars and the world's largest advertising campaigns, is quite the accomplishment to add ...

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