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Landscape Designer Keith Williams Talks Million-Dollar Gardens & Shark Tanks That Double As Guest Houses

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Most people have no idea just what goes into landscape design, mistakenly believing that the job ends with plant placement. In reality, you should be thinking of hiring the right designer for the job outside just as seriously as you handle the one for inside the home—especially if you want your luxury residence to look like your celebrity neighbor's. After all, the outdoor living space is always what makes the first impression so you better make it a good one.

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Executive Chef Milton Rebello Dishes On Culinary Tattoos, Cooking for Royalty, & Exciting Cooking Trends

Aug 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Not too long ago I was invited to join some other journalists to train with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the Royal Canadian Mountain Police (RCMP) Academy in Regina—a once in a lifetime opportunity. This was one of the hardest 24 hours of my life, however the pain quickly faded since our valiant efforts were rewarded with a stay at the historic Hotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza, one of Canada's grand railway hotels.

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Soma CEO Discusses How His Glass Carafe Design Aims to Change the At-Home Water Filtration Game

Aug 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Brita has been dominating the world of in-home water filtration products, but they're not exactly ideal. Not only can they be a mess to use (especially when the water level is too high or when black charcoal flecks get in the water), they're pretty ugly to look at. Soma is changing all of that with an attractive glass carafe that we wouldn't mind putting on display on our dining room table during dinner. 

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Tales From an Alley: Indie Rock Band The Tontons Talk Self-Releasing & Weary Life On the Road

Aug 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Houston-based indie rock band The Tontons had already been on the road for two months straight by the time we got to them behind Soda Bar in San Diego. With their road-weary tour van stuffed full of blankets and pillows beside us in the alley as a reminder of their exhaustion, they took some time to chat about their unique sound, the pressure and perks of self-releasing, and what life is like on the road. 

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Emmy Award-Winning Makeup Artist Melanie Mills Talks Celebs, Beauty and Dancing with the Stars

Jul 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

There’s a pretty good chance you want to show off your bod this summer. And why wouldn’t you? You’ve been training at SoulCycle since January, you just found the perfect bikini and already have a penthouse booked for a week in Barbados—the only thing left to be concerned about is your skin

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E11EVEN's Founder and Creator Talks Burlesque Dancers, Cirque du Soleil Theatrics & the Nightclub Industry

Jul 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Foglia

Like most people, I am curious by nature and thrive on the allure of the forbidden. The naughty and the unmentionable are something that are not easily avoided in a city like Miami. So checking out E11EVEN Miami, downtown's newest unique nightlife experience, was right up my alley.

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The Uniquely Articulated Experience: An Interview with GRADE New York Architects Thomas Hickey & Edward Yedid

Jul 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

To say that GRADE is a full-service architect/design firm doesn't quite get across the enormity of the company's wide range of talents. The partners at GRADE, Thomas Hickey and Edward Yedid, have proven themselves experts in most areas of architectural and interior design, creating townhouses, homes, restaurants, buildings, apartments, lofts, studios, retail spaces, and even furniture.

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Model Jessica Minh Anh Talks About One World Trade Center & How She Pulls Off Those One-of-a-Kind Runways

Jul 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Last week, Jessica Minh Anh made history again. The model and entrepreneur, known for producing outré fashion shows at some of the world’s most unconventional venues, staged her latest presentation at One World Trade Center. 

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If Mermaids Could Speak: Susan Rockefeller on Protecting Our Oceans, Her New Jewelry Line and How it's All Connected

Jun 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Save the planet: a phrase so incredibly common that the words have been nearly bastardized into simply being the motto of hippies and Earth Month every year. It is easy to forget all of the things that are happening around us and how the things we do as a part of our everyday lives affect the world we live in.  

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Ombré Colors, Foil Detailing & Rare Laces Are the Newest Looks from Isabelle Armstrong Couture Bridal

Jun 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For most brides-to-be the wedding is really all about the love and special moments between friends and family, and—okay who are we kidding, it is literally all about the dress. Not a single woman could enjoy the day if she doesn’t feel like the most beautiful and important person in the room. And why shouldn’t she? It’s her wedding. 

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British Polo Day: The Duke of Argyll Discusses the Sport of Kings, Royal Salute Scotch and Life at Inveraray Castle

Jun 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Recently, British Polo Day descended onto Los Angeles for a day full of high-adrenaline sporting, Royal Salute whisky tasting and general revelry. Typically held in exotic locales like Abu Dhabi, India and Russia, it marked the first time this prestigious global event was held in the United States. The day was hosted by Lady Frederick Windsor and His Grace, Torqhuil Campbell, the dashing and personable 13th Duke of Argyll who also serves as a global ambassador for the spirit. 

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Daredevil Rare Car Collectors of Chrome Underground Give Buying Tips & Reveal Their Dream Autos

Jun 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

There’s nothing like the discovery of a valuable vintage automobile to rev the engine of a serious luxury car collector, but in today’s competitive market that’s become an unusual opportunity. Enter Yusuf Johnson and Antonio Brunet, rare car dealers from Texas who travel the globe to discover automotive treasures hidden deep inside dangerous, off-the-map places.

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Jane Weitzman Shares Her Love for Shoes, Charity and Her Husband Stuart

Jun 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We’re basically shoe fanatics. Do you know any women that aren’t? From flip flops to trainers we pretty much fawn over footwear like it’s the end-all, be-all of style—which it is. So when we had the opportunity to speak with Jane Gershon Weitzman—Stuart Weitzman’s leading lady—we couldn’t pass up it up (besides can you just imagine what her closet must look like?).

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Ketel One Distiller Bob Nolet Chats the Industry and the Impact of Trends

Jun 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Founded in 1691 in Schiedam, Holland, Ketel One distillery still stands as a monument today. Much expanded since its humble beginnings, the waterfront structures were ideally placed for grain trade, and remain a scenic location and destination. Complete with distillery, bottling, shipping, and storage facilities, the encampment is also home to an art gallery and rooftop bar. Several historic pieces are on display throughout the Ketel One property, with everything from original bottles to recent memorabilia exhibited.

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Q&A: The Milestone's Head Concierge Takes a Look Back at His 15 Years of Hotel Service

Jun 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

"No request is too large, no detail too small,” is the motto of the dedicated staff of The Milestone Hotel, London’s extraordinary the Grade II-listed, luxury boutique hotel with 24-hour butler service. Readers of Condé Nast Traveler voted it the very best in London and that maxim has earned the Kensington landmark an avalanche of praise and a five-star ranking for exceptional service. In no small part, that's because of London-born Head Concierge, Jose Pauco, one of the hotel’s most charming ambassadors for the past 15 years.

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