Modern by Design

HD Buttercup is one of the early tenants of the hip downtown Los Angeles Arts District and is at the forefront of the movement toward modern luxury in the design field. Its mission —“To inspire you to go for the unexpected. Encourage you to get personal when you decorate. Dare you to be different. Give you everything you need to turn a house into a home”—reflects HD Buttercup’s dedication to ...

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All-star realtor Madison Hildebrand set his sights here

When we first met Madison Hildebrand, uber successful realtor and a star of the hit Bravo TV show “Million Dollar Listing,” it was more of a lay-down than a sit down. At our cover photo shoot, Madison was striking a pose stretched out in the modern bathtub (fully clothed!) of one of his multi-million dollar Malibu listings, perfectly at ease among the 5 bedroom, 8 bathroom estate set on a ...

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Trends for Your Outdoor Space

With our penchant for making the most of what we have, Angelenos look for so much more than traditional grass lawns—not only foregoing the 'need to weed' but also bringing drought-friendly practicality and sociability to our outdoor spaces. Here are some of this year's hottest landscaping trends, all geared to cultivating our properties for kindness, both to ourselves and to the environment. So pull up a chair, curl up on ...

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Bi-Coastal Beauty

If there was a revival of Dawson’s Creek (we wish!), Katie Holmes could justify playing her same character, Joey Potter, with nary a lick of makeup to cover up for the 13 years that have passed since the season finale. As much as we would love to see that, we would have to admit to envying the state of her fresh-faced skin every time we watch. She might come by her ...

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Christie Brinkley

A Lifetime of Beauty Is there nothing this woman can’t do? Christie Brinkley is a supermodel, actress, author, artist, entrepreneur, environmentalist and humanitarian—just to name a few. Oh yes and she looks so good doing all of it. What’s most amazing is we get the feeling that she’s just as beautiful on the inside as she is out. A supermodel who hit the word wide scene in the late 1970s when she ...

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Champagne cocktails breathe new life into our favorite celebrated blended meal

We’re in full swing for spring and it’s time to celebrate sunshine, warmer weather, mom, dad and grads. What says "celebrate" more than popping open a bottle of bubbly at that special brunch with family and friends? Brunch is a cheerful, sociable and an exciting experience and creates a time to indulge in your favorite dishes while toasting it all. No brunch is complete without Champagne, so lets put a ...

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