haut monde

haut monde

also haute monde  (ō mŏnd′)
n.
Fashionable society.

[French : haut, high + monde, world, society.]

haut monde

(o mɔ̃d)
n
high society
[literally: high world]

haut monde

(ˌoʊ ˈmɒnd)

also haute-monde

(ˌoʊtˈmɒnd)
n.
high society.
[1860–65; < French]
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According to The Telegraph, Gigi Chao is a business mogul too, as the director of Haut Monde Talent, a model management and PR company in Hong Kong.
Buckley was not only a giant celebrity, he lived in a manner of the haut monde.
Today, if the first novel about growing up is successful, the American novelist usually moves directly to a university campus, or (if the success is both critical and commercial) to the New York haut monde or (if it's just commercial) to someplace warm like Beverly Hills or Aruba.