Athlete, Model, Actor and skincare founder of Alitura, Andy Hnilo does it all. For years Andy worked as a model and one day he was in a severe accident where he was run over by several large vehicles when he was crossing the street.  He landed up in Intensive Care with broken ribs, collapsed lungs and a broken jaw.  His work was based on his looks and now doctors had told him it would be a long recovery.  Andy didn’t want a long recovery, so he set his mind to getting better fast. That’s how his skincare line, Alitura, was born, he created his clay mask to help heal his skin and in seven weeks he was walking a runway show. Today Andy shares some of his favorite places in LA with us. Name: Andy Hnilo City: Los Angeles Years lived here: 12 years Favorite place for brunch: The Malibu…

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Elizabeth Minett a former model, has created a new line of luxury candles called Cander Paris. Her line of candles are unique fragrances that she created in France with perfumers.  Growing up near Toronto, Canada and raised in a place where candor was the essence of her culture. She was surrounded by beauty and nature those scents and memories are woven into her candles. Her childhood was filled with the rustic landscapes of harsh winters that have inspired Cander.  Also, during her modeling years and traveling the world, her experiences have also helped create her new line which launches Fall of 2017. Now newly moving to Los Angeles Elizabeth shares some of her favorite places and secret spots in LA. NAME:  Elizabeth Minett    CITY: Los Angeles/Malibu   YEARS LIVED HERE:  3 years   FAVORITE PLACE FOR BRUNCH: Little House Malibu   FAVORITE PLACE TO SHOP:  Classic department stores like Barney’s Beverly Hills   FAVORITE…

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BJ Panda Bear is a Los Angeles tastemaker.  He’s a darling in the fashion world, a writer, producer, DJ, and mixed media artist. Bj was born and raised in LA and Born to a cult Bruceploitation actor father his mother a real estate developer in the city. He grew up in Beverly Hills and took the LA nightlife by storm. You can see Bj around town and is often regarded as one of the more outlandish figures to run around the LA night scene, he has carved out a niche pushing innovation within the creator space of both the worlds of the highbrow and lowend.  If you ever stop by The Friend Bar, order the drink The Muse which is named after Bj. Name: BJ Panda Bear City: Los Angeles Years lived here: LA born and raised Favorite place for brunch: Salazar after a rough night. Millie’s for an all-American…

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