KELLI DELANEY KOT

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Kelli Delaney Kot is the founder and editor in chief of KDHamptons, The Luxury Lifestyle Diary of the Hamptons.  Launched in the summer of 2011, KDHamptons focuses on the alluring people, places, beauty, and glamour that comprise the true DNA of the Hamptons. “I enjoy giving our readers an authentic taste of everything this exclusive community has to offer: Lifestyle & home features, real estate, coverage of social events, fashion & beauty features, profiles on local icons, and a focus on the farm-to-table culinary scene.”

With a rapidly growing readership, KDHamptons offers an incomparable insider’s view of this world-class destination on the East End of Long Island. Kelli also consults for major international luxury brands who wish to immerse themselves within the Hamptons marketplace and social scene.  In addition to featuring brands on the KDHamptons website and social media channels, Kelli also produces parties, activations, gifting programs, and press opportunities that result in optimum exposure for her clients.

Kelli is a current columnist for HAMPTONS magazine, as well as Hamptons Real Estate Showcase print magazines. She is also a contributing editor at Hamptons Cottages & Gardens [HC&G] and Travelcurator.com. 

Prior to launching KDHamptons, Kelli spent 15 years in NYC working in publishing at top national fashion, beauty, and celebrity news publications including: serving as editor in chief of Celebrity Living Weekly, creative director of Star Magazine, fashion director of Us Weekly, and fashion editor for Allure and Glamour magazine. In 2008, Delaney served as creative director / designer for the re-launch of the MEMBERS ONLY women’s clothing line.  In just three seasons, Kelli secured the brands position in over 150 exclusive stores internationally, as well as cultivating top A-list celebrity attachments to the brand. Kelli has also been a featured style expert on national television programs including: Good Morning America, the Today show, E! News, Extra, and Fox News.

Kelli resides in Water Mill with her husband, Dr. Mark R. Kot. *To contact Kelli Delaney Kot please email: kdh@kdhamptons.com