Articles written by: Merilee Kern

"The Luxe List" Executive Editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury marketplace for exemplary travel experiences, extraordinary events, and notable products and services. She is a good life connoisseur who keeps her finger on the pulse of the luxury marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points – the affordable to the extreme. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column “The Luxe List” (www.LuxeListReviews.com) that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Merilee reports on glam gifts, gets and getaways of interest as well as notable “happenings” – those society events, grand openings, launch parties and such where the A-listers lurk…and that make localized luxury scenes tick. She may be reached online at www.LuxeListReviews.com. . Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

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Holiday Gift Giving Guide

5 Frugal Wine Gifts Under $40

If you’re wondering what to get the oenophile in your life this holiday season, there’s certainly no shortage of options—for better or for worse. But, can you actually impress without doing major damage to your bank account? You betcha! Here are 5 wine gifts under $35 sure to satisfy: The […]

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Holiday Gift Giving Guide

Grand Gift Ideas for a Holiday Shopping Head Start

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday looming, many are already strategizing how to take advantage of the throngs of deals and steals to be had. And online shoppers are poised to make an indelible mark given their collective spending power—a retail category that’s demonstrated exponential growth year after year. According […]

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Travel

5 Reasons to Attend the 2018 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

With the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival set to take the San Diego gastro-scene by storm for its 15th year this coming Nov. 11-18, there is a cornucopia of flavor-fueled activities poised to satiate the hearts, minds and palates of foodies throughout the week-long fest. As always, the […]

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Shopping

6 Reasons to Sleep Like an A-Lister on ‘cloudten’ Luxury Bedding

In a marketplace that can be ambivalent about purchasing luxury goods, particularly among Millennials and the Gen Z set, one game-changing bedding brand—cloudten—is garnering more than its fair share of A-List attention. Beyond an array of performance athletes like tennis pro Genie Bouchard, NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell […]

3 Communications Basics that Build Confidence
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3 Communications Basics that Build Confidence

Communication is ingrained in every facet of life, yet many struggle with fear, insecurity and general ineffectiveness when they find themselves eye to eye with someone to present ideas, address complicated situations, express feelings, negotiate or just “sell them self”—all whether in a personal or professional context. According to Megan […]