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Costume Designer Judianna Makovsky Takes Us Behind-the-Scenes With Captain America

Nov 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When I called Judianna Makovsky for a chat, Gary Ross happened to be on the other line — no big deal. Nominated for three Oscars, the costume designer has had a long run in the movie business without ever limiting herself to any one specific genre. Sure, she's worked with Ross several times (from 1988's Big to 2003's Seabiscuit to their most recent Peter Pan project), but that's because her decision to work on a film is hugely influenced by the people backing it.

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Tips From the Experts: The Best Beauty, Spa and Fitness Advice to Start Your Spring Off Right

Apr 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Spring, is that you? Everybody’s wondering, hoping, peeking out cautiously from the office/apartment-caves we’ve burrowed in for the better part of the past five months, and…yes. The season of flowers and sundresses is finally here. It’s time for a whole new look, feel and attitude!

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La Cornue W. by Wilmotte Blends Sleek Lines and a Century of Tradition

Mar 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

La Cornue has long been one of our all-time favorite brands, earning a place year after year on our top picks for Best Luxury Kitchen Appliances. The reason is simple: La Cornue is an iconic name; perhaps even the crème de la crème of cookery. Starting around $20,000, La Cornue ranges get a lot of attention purely because of the cost associated with them, with higher-end models going for as much as $50,000.

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SFC&G's Editor-in-Chief Discusses The Bay's Newest High-End Lifestyle Magazine

Mar 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

SFC&G (San Francisco Cottages & Gardens), a new magazine that will launch in April, hopes to be the go-to source for upscale design-conscious readers who live in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Marin, East Bay, the wine country and Silicon Valley. This high-end lifestyle magazine will publish six issues in 2014. 

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CEO of World View Experience Discusses $75K Trip for Civilians to Visit Space in 2016

Mar 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Seeing earth  from space can expand and transform awareness and inspire awe, changing our perspective  forever. In that moment, maybe it is possible that we finally see our personal interconnectedness with our living, ever-changing world. We perhaps see that we are one people; one environment  where everything connects—we all live here and in space. 

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People/Planet/Profit: The Impassioned Identities of Petter Stordalen

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Petter Stordalen is not a name that many Americans know well, except in hotel and hospitality circles. But in Scandinavia, especially in Norway, his name is almost a household word. He has taken the renowned Norwegian hard work ethic to astonishing... Read More

Legendary Musician Wayne Kramer Chats About Changing the World One Guitar at a Time

Mar 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Wayne Kramer is one of the greatest guitarists alive (just ask Rolling Stone) and he is doing everything he can to use that talent to leave the world a little better off than he found it. Many will know the 65 year old as the co-founder of the '60s Detroit rock group MC5 (Motor City 5), a huge influence on the future of punk rock and heavy metal.

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Re-Engineering The Luxury Brand: A Conversation With CEO Rony Zeidan of RO New York

Mar 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Rony Zeidan is the Founder and CEO of RO New York—a strategic, multi-disciplinary, full-service luxury design/advertising/branding agency with a global awareness—that partners with clients to translate brand stories visually through advertising, product and package design, web design, online communications and in-store and event presentations.

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Inside the World of Divergent: Stars Chat About Auditions, Training, Fears & Favorite Scenes

Mar 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Divergent is without a doubt, one of the most highly anticipated flicks to come around since the first Hunger Games, with fans of the books practically salivating at the thought of seeing their favorite characters come to life. Sure, most people are excited to see Shailene Woodley and Theo James portray the two lovers at the heart of the story, but personally, I was more excited to see Ben Lloyd-Hughes and Christian Madsen play my two favorites from the book: Will and Al.

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Meet the Woman Who Went From a Warzone to the Top of South Florida's Real Estate Game

Mar 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

South Florida is known for many things, included among them being a very nice place to call home. Pleasant weather, a vibrant environment and quick flights to New England up north and the Caribbean down south, make the region attractive to pretty much everyone in North America. It’s no surprise that the real estate market is booming, but what may surprise you is the woman who is the powerhouse behind over 250 million dollars worth of the sales.

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Body Painter John Neyrot Dishes On Painting Fainting Models and Being Invited to the Playboy Mansion

Feb 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Erin Fitzpatrick

John Neyrot’s career is the envy of guys everywhere: Not only does he photograph girls in bikinis for a living, but his job also entails painting girls’ naked bodies — a few times at the Playboy Mansion, no less. Oh, and jetting off to exotic locales is also part of the job description. As much as his life seems perfect, especially among you Sports Illustrated Swimsuit fans out there, he promises that his path wasn’t always as exciting.

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Buy This Restaurant Keith Simpson Explains the Importance of Seasonal Food, Prime Location and Being Original

Feb 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As the host of the Food Network's newest program, Buy This Restaurant, Simpson knows exactly what it takes to open a restaurant and he's here to make sure you succeed. He recently chatted with us, spilling his biggest secrets for keeping a restaurant booming (if you don't know fine dining, stay away!), laughing over his shock upon getting the hosting gig (the British accent certainly didn't hurt), and talking about the farm-to-table future of the food industry.

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Millionaire Matchmaker: Talking Love, Money and Men With Patti Stanger

Feb 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’re a fan of Bravo TV’s lineup of Top Chef, Project Runway or Real Housewives of any area, chances are you already know The Millionaire Matchmaker’s, Patti Stanger. The fast-paced, in-your-face personality of one of TV’s hottest stars is what keeps her at the top of her game. 

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Interview with Zita West: Fertility Godmother to the Stars

Feb 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

She's been described as the godmother of fertility—and the rows and rows of photographs of smiling parents with babies hanging on the walls in Zita West’s West London office certainly support that claim.

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Talking Business, Hair Trends & The Perfect Blowout With Drybar Founder Alli Webb

Jan 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We confess, we’re kind of snobs when it comes to our hair. Five years ago we couldn’t find a decent place to get a perfectly tousled blowout and had to resort to curling irons, rollers or God-forbid—blow dry our own hair. 

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