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10 Tips for Planning Your Destination Wedding | A Photographer’s Perspective

10 Tips for Planning Your Destination Wedding | A Photographer’s Perspective

Weddings are, by nature, stressful affairs. And destination weddings, for all the beauty and majesty that accompanies them, only add another level of anxiety to what should generally count among the most memorable days in the lives of the event’s central players. That said, a modicum of forethought can go a long way toward reducing...
Extreme Voluntourism: A Transatlantic Challenge with a Cause

Extreme Voluntourism: A Transatlantic Challenge with a Cause

Sacrificing your holiday and all the trimmings that come along with it to go on an adventure that will benefit the greater good? Might that not be the greatest gift of all? This holiday season as most of us check the final items off our last minute shopping lists and race around fraternizing at the...
Celebrating the Essence of the ‘Polished Man’

Celebrating the Essence of the ‘Polished Man’

The contemporary notion of ‘polish’ has become synonymous with a range of superficial attributes ranging from the cut of a man’s pants and the shine of his shoes to the grooming of his person and the affectation of his speech. But the true definition of a “polished man” cuts deeper, encompassing not only the man...
REVUE Makes a Splash at Pride at Dive

REVUE Makes a Splash at Pride at Dive

LivingWells Lifestyle Events is thrilled to announce that REVUE is set to make its inaugural appearance at Pride at Dive on October 3, 2015 at Harrah’s Resort SoCal. On the heels of a successful debut at a Graton Resort and Casino over Memorial Day Weekend, REVUE returns with Candis Cayne (I Am Cait, Elementary) as...
REVUE in Review: Drag, Divas and Comedy

REVUE in Review: Drag, Divas and Comedy

A Memorial Day to remember…   (Scroll over image for description) Over Memorial Day Weekend 2015, LivingWells Lifestyle debuted the star-studded new event REVUE  at Sonoma County’s Graton Resort and Casino to rave reviews. With the iconic Candis Cayne as both a performer and mistress of ceremonies and a line-up that included:Grammy-nominated dance music legend,...
Lights...Camera...REVUE!

Lights…Camera…REVUE!

The dancers. The music. The drag. The laughs. When people say weekend nights in Sonoma are a drag that will be a very good thing. That is, at least on this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend (May 23 -24, 2015) when LivingWells Lifestyle Events debuts the intoxicating REVUE, a new two-night extravaganza of entertainment that promises...
Tension Fitness Trainer:  Stop, Drop, and Workout

Tension Fitness Trainer: Stop, Drop, and Workout

We all know how important fitness is to maintaining a healthy body and mind, but let’s face it, there are times when we all get stuck. Whether it’s that we have plateaued, or that we simply don’t know where to begin, workouts (or even the mere thought of them) can work up a lot of...
Order it like Beckham: David Beckham Gives US Debut to One of Scotland's Oldest Treasures

Order it like Beckham: David Beckham Gives US Debut to One of Scotland’s Oldest Treasures

David Beckham’s name is synonymous with many things. Football, or soccer as it is known on this side of the pond, is, of course, one of them. High style, as demonstrated by his frequent ranking as one of the world’s best dressed celebrities, is another. And, underwear, as evidenced by his ubiquitous and much commented...
Inform Fitness: The Once-a-Week Workout That Works

Inform Fitness: The Once-a-Week Workout That Works

  Disclaimer: I am by no means an exercise aficionado. In fact, I have only exercised with what can best be described as practiced irregularity for the better part of the last decade and a half. In other words, like so many people I know, I have tried every new workout trend that has come...
Element Lifestyle: Concierge to the A-List

Element Lifestyle: Concierge to the A-List

Dream maker, dream maker, make me a dream. Ever wondered how the celebrated glitterati of our time manage the fantastically dreamy lives that are, on a weekly basis, splashed across the covers of those glossy periodicals and sensational tabloids that paper newsstands at grocery store checkout? How do they book a Katy Perry performance for...
Chatting Up Stephen Collins: Palm Springs’ Man About Modernism

Chatting Up Stephen Collins: Palm Springs’ Man About Modernism

You probably know Stephen Collins as the irrepressibly dashing and undeniably urbane host of Bravo’s Property Envy, the panel talk show he presided over alongside property expert Jeff Lewis, interior designer Mary McDonald, and Chicago-based real estate guru Brandie Malay.  However, I first met the Renaissance man in his pre-television days back in London when...
TokyoMilk: Soap Stars

TokyoMilk: Soap Stars

If you believe that all soaps are created relatively equal, then you’ve probably never tried the luxuriant creations from TokyoMilk by Margot Elena. As these fragrant, triple-milled soaps are made from a pure vegetable base and enriched with Shea Butter, they guarantee a bathing experience unlike most I’ve encountered if only because they are genuinely...
LivingWells on Out in the Vineyard Radio

LivingWells on Out in the Vineyard Radio

I just recently sat down for a chat about life, luxury and all things LivingWells with my wonderful friends Mark Vogler and Gary Saperstein , the co-hosts of the Out in the Vineyard radio show. It was a crazy evening, because I accidentally double-booked myself so I had to sneak out of a cocktail party in Beverly...
In Pictures: Holiday Cheer with Olga Valentina

In Pictures: Holiday Cheer with Olga Valentina

Olga Valentina may be relatively new to Hollywood, but she has certainly not let any grass grow under her high-heel clad feet since touching down in Tinseltown.  In the space of a few short years, the self-proclaimed ‘beauty from Moscow’ has completed a year-long conservatory program at the acclaimed Lee Strasberg School in West Hollywood and...
Hum Nutrition: Making Vitamins Personal

Hum Nutrition: Making Vitamins Personal

So you take vitamin supplements as much of the best research suggests you do, but how do you know that you’re taking the vitamins that are best for you? How do you choose one non-descript bottle from the next in the veritable sea of supplements available on the market today? And, perhaps most importantly, how...