Welcome to ICONIC HOUR! Hosted by Renee Dee, publisher of digital luxury lifestyle magazine ICONIC LIFE. ICONIC LIFE, our digital luxury lifestyle magazine, celebrates the art of living beautifully with features on exceptional design, architecture, style, cuisine, luxury travel and living your best life. ICONIC HOUR showcases the vibrant people behind the products, the dreams behind the designs and the innovation behind inspiring ideas. Our mission is to be the storytellers behind the stuff and curators of the iconic. Beautiful design alongside compelling stories keeps our readers engaged and coming back for more. Join us on our journey to live beautifully. Be ICONIC. Grab your coffee or a glass of wine, because it's ICONIC HOUR!


September 27, 2023 42 mins

Phil Shearon started his company, Shearon Design Collective, in 2019 and has since made a name for himself in custom landscaping. Shearon Design Collective is a landscape and outdoor living company based in Arizona and they create beautiful custom designs for their clients. Whether you are renovating your space, starting a new build or want a landscape revamp, Phil Shearon can create your perfect space.  

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Thomas Serrano, the founder of Exclamation Group, plans exceptional events for the most luxurious brands like Gucci, Saint Laurent, Dior, LMVH and more. Four years ago, Thomas started his own company, Exclamation Group, and he is bringing his expert insights to ICONIC HOUR.

Thomas joins Renee Dee to talk about how he started out in the luxury event industry, how to connect with the audience for clients and he gives us the best tips...

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On this episode of ICONIC HOUR, Renee Dee is speaking with three real estate experts from Silverleaf Realty — Andrew Beardsley, Jen Boynton and Connor Sabanosh. Listen in on the expert's insights on Arizona's hot real estate market in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. Arizona is booming with people from around the country moving here and the Silverleaf realtors have great advice on how you can keep up with the market trends. 

We invi...

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On this very special episode of ICONIC Hour, Publisher Renee Dee is joined by three of Arizona's most prolific architects - Brent Kendle, CP Drewett and Mark Candelaria. Each has made an impact on the architectural landscape of Arizona, utilizing their unique talents to create beautiful works of art within the desert environment.

The three architects discuss their backgrounds in architecture, their sources of inspiration and how to...

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Barbara Sallick is the Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Design of Waterworks Operating Company LLC. In 1978, Barbara and her husband, Robert founded the luxury bath company which began a new revolution in the American bath industry. Barbara has guided the design of Waterworks products from the beginning and acts as the company's spokesperson.

Barbara joins Renee Dee on ICONIC Hour to discuss paving the way as a female entrep...

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We're celebrating 5 years of ICONIC LIFE! To mark this momentous occasion, publisher Renee Dee is joined by her good friend–and fellow podcast host–Mark Candelaria for a very special episode recounting the journey to 5 years. Renee shares more of her story, some of the best advice she's received and the wonderful people who have supported her along the way.

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Joan Roca is a leading expert in the digital travel industry known for transforming the way the global sophisticated community experience the world. As the CEO and Founder of Essentialist, Joan’s goal is to connect the most knowledgeable experts in the travel world with leading-edge technology to deliver outstanding and memorable experiences in a personalized yet efficient way—and to stimulate audience interest and bookings
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Since 1994, Barclay Butera, a name now synonymous with elevated coastal living, has been the creative force behind his prestigious design firm and showroom in Newport Beach, California. His success in Newport prompted Butera to establish showrooms in Park City, Utah and Corona del Mar, California. Butera is renowned for his approachable elegance and glamorous, chic interiors. The renowned designer has accumulated many accolades f...

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Growing up in Chicago, Stuart Graff was introduced to Frank Lloyd Wright’s work at a young age, evolving into a lifelong passion for the work of America’s greatest architect. In 2016, he ended his corporate career to commence more important work as the President and CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, stewarding one of the world’s great cultural legacies to ensure its relevance for our time and for the future: te...

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Brittany Driscoll is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Squeeze, a way better massage experience from the founders of Drybar. Brittany is spearheading the rapid, nationwide growth of the brand by empowering other entrepreneurs to own and operate their own Squeeze locations through franchising. She also Co-Founded and leads The Feel-Good Company, a service agency supporting a collective of wellness brands ded...

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Kurt and Deanna Mangum II are the husband and wife behind CoupleyFit™, a health and wellness blog promoting healthy living for couples. The two are based in Phoenix, Arizona and share their favorite tips, recipes, recipes and experiences on their own health journeys with their community of followers. The multi-media content creators focus on a goal of sharing “generational health” and giving the next generation the gift of great he...

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February 3, 2023 27 mins

Hailing from a small town in Canada, Lisa Simonsen knew she was destined for more.
Snagging a spot in the top .05 percent of national real estate brokers isn’t an easy feat, but New York City real estate agent Lisa Simonsen sure makes it look that way. Her intense client focus paired with her worldly perspective have been the main components of her immense success and her record-breaking sales have given her a national voice. Simon...

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It’s no secret that ICONIC LIFE Magazine has partnered with the best of the best on a very special project—the nation’s first-ever sustainable showhouse, the Net Zero ICONIC Home.


This journey follows the building of this home from the ground up, and we’ve been learning so much along the way from the wonderful partners and sponsors on this project.


This showhouse is unlike any other we’ve done before. This home has one design...

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Tom Smith serves as the CEO of Set Jet. An experienced businessman, Smith founded Taser in the early 1990s, bringing the company to market with a $2 B market cap. After retiring as chairman, he took his passion for flying (Smith is an experienced pilot with over 10,000 hours of flying time) to start Set Jet, an exclusive private jet charter membership. Set Jet makes travel simple, offering the convenience and luxury amenities of pr...

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As Chairman and CEO of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, Craig Jackson has earned a reputation as one of the world’s most respected collector car and restoration experts. Growing up in the family business gave Craig the opportunity to develop the expertise that has helped propel Barrett-Jackson’s evolution into the world’s leading collector car auction and automotive lifestyle event.


Craig joins Renee Dee to talk about growing...

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Designer and store owner, Oliver Smith has been making exceptional jewelry since 1981. With exquisite designs, competitive pricing, and the highest quality of craftsmanship and ethical standards, Oliver creates jewelry to last a lifetime. He opened his first store on Balboa Island in Newport Beach, and relocated to sunny Scottsdale in 1985. There he opened a small shop focused on designing, appraising, buying and selling jewelry an...

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Arizona-based architect Mark Candelaria is recognized for his timeless luxury designs and signature style rooted in classical form and functionality. In Mark Candelaria Homes, the architect presents 12 new projects and pulls back the curtain to share the stories behind them. An avid traveler and hobbyist chef, Candelaria includes a recipe with each house, many times prepared for or with the client as a grand finale.


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December 2, 2022 33 mins

The world’s best chocolatier is from Switzerland. With his exceptional chocolate creations, Elias Läderach was able to beat 19 international competitors at the World Chocolate Masters 2018 in Paris. The Läderach family have been crafting chocolate delicacies for decades, and their reputation for excellence has been the backbone of their success. Two of Elias’s ideas that particularly impressed the World Chocolate Masters jury are a...

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November 18, 2022 54 mins

Keith Galbut is the Founder and President of Advocate – Residential Construction Advisors, a residential construction advisory and owners’ representation firm. Luxury home construction requires the coordination of a network of professionals including architects, contractors, engineers, and lenders. Unfortunately, the interests of these professionals are not always directly aligned with those of homeowners. Advocate specializes in r...

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Elyse Walker has built a reputation as one of fashion’s most powerful retailers. Having opened her eponymous store in 1999 in Pacific Palisades, elysewalker now has seven stores in California, two soon-to-be opened stores in New York City and launched her new website elysewalker.com January 2022. Elysewalker has become one of the most sought after purveyors of premium curated apparel, jewelry and accessories.


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