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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  Urbana Chappa is a celebrity stylist and fashion designer. She has two lines Maison de Urbana and a children’s line, Maison de Mini.  Maison de Urbana is a high fashion line and Maison de Mini is a eco friendly kids clothing brand.  Urbana’s husband is a song writer and she has been the inspiration for several Bruno mars songs including; “Just the Way You Are”, “Locked out of Heaven” & “When I Was Your Man”.  Her children’s line Maison de Mini supports childhood cancer awareness and she gives back to many children causes.  All of the extra fabric from her collection is made into children’s socks, underwear, shorts, shirts, and is donated to various homeless shelters or orphanages.  Today she shares some of her favorite places in Los Angeles.   Name: Urbana Chappa My name is Urbana Chappa and yes that’s my real name haha. I was born in Beeville Texas, I’m half Persian and…

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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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