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Learning to Talk About Race

Someone whom I know to be highly intelligent, and whom I love unconditionally, was pissing me off. I hadn’t seen him for several months, namely since before Michael Brown was killed by Darren Wilson. It’s also worth mentioning that he’s forty years my senior. Here’s what happened. We were playing a card game; he won. […]

My Favorite On-Demand Beauty App Bella

In New York City, it seems like on-demand beauty apps are sprouting up left and right. I love the concept of on-demand beauty — what girl wouldn’t want to be pampered at the drop of a hat in the comfort of her own home? But for me, there’s one app that stands out among the […]

Spa-Freaking-Det

I’ve been having a crazy crazy month. My saving grace has been rest and proper skin care routines! I love all things natural, the less toxins the better, and SpaDet provides that. It’s been such a pleasure trying out their products because boy do they work. Their quality and effectiveness is crazy awesome, so I’ll […]

Remembering Mike Nichols

There’s nothing better than discovering, to your own astonishment, what you’re meant to do. It’s like falling in love. Mike Nichols was an extraordinary man with great vision. His talents made him one of the most celebrated directors in both Broadway and Hollywood. His legacy lives on as he continues to inspire us to follow our […]

The Demiurge Awards with Kate Stoltz

The premier Demiurge Award was presented to TLC’s Kate Stoltz for her outstanding work in television, modeling, and fashion design by The Skinny NYC in collaboration with TDR Television, Star Gifts, and What The Doost. What a night, filled with glamour, love, and lots of inspiring people. Special guests included Tracy Balan from Lifetime Girlfriends Intervention, Designer Henry Picado, and model Mercedes Edison. The Demiurge Awards is recognizing Kate Stoltz of TLC’s […]

Quotes Every Human Can Learn From: Remembering Maya Angelou

Earlier this year, a diva from the highest of divadry orders passed from this Earthly realm. By “diva” I mean a highly accomplished woman worthy of praise and reverence. Words cannot do justice to the magnitude of Maya Angelou’s life. This woman overcame poverty, racism and sexual abuse to become a celebrated author, poet, dancer, […]

Save A Puppy With Your Selfie #lastday

Update: As of Sunday Nov. 9th, 2014 the sweet dog has been ADOPTED by a loving family with kids and a big back yard!!!!!    Gender-bending supermodel Rain Dove is organizing a group of youth to take one dog from death row at a NYC animal shelter and give it the best last day of its […]

Quotes Every Human Can Learn From: Week 1 with Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker quotes are perfect for those days when nothing seems genuine and your mouth hurts from fake-smiling, because Dottie didn’t have time for that noise. A celebrated poet, critic, satirist, short-story writer and screenwriter, she was fired from Vanity Fair because her harsh (and honest) reviews closed three plays. She was an active, self-proclaimed […]

Play it Out at Lingerie Fashion Week SS15; Exclusive Interview with Designers & Models

Attending Lingerie FW 2014 was amazing! So many talented designers & inspiring styles! Here I am spotlighting Play Out Apparel. Play Out designers & partners Abby Sugar and Sylvie Lardeux are one cool duo! Sitting backstage with them while sharing the pumpkin ale and gummy bears they offered whilst chatting about their underwear was a merriment […]

A Solution for Dark Circles from Restless Nights by Expert Jessica Marti

Beauty is in a woman who has an inner soul that resonates through her pores. Her beauty is that of which demands to be seen, loved and appreciated just by her aura, her essence. She Glows. A woman isn’t and should not be measured by the size of her nose, her teeth, how high her cheekbones […]

Exfoliate Your Stress Away with Spadet!

    These last two weeks I have been crazy busy. I got a new job, got sick, and booked three acting gigs. Needless to say I have been up to my neck in business. That’s why I’m really happy I was trying out more of Spadet’s line. I have really enjoyed adding the products […]

A Lesson in Perfection

Have you ever showed up to work and had someone ask you to do something that totally isn’t your style, only to have it turn out to be something you’re really proud of? I did hair for NYC-based photographer Lotus Josephine last week and he showed me a single inspiration photo for his shoot — one […]

Chronicles of an Uncool-Cool Kid by Jill Firns

Just a few nights ago, I was exiting the restroom at one of my favorite bars. I had just divvied out a number of facial tissues from my purse in my stall, passing them under the wall to my left, because the first three toilets did not have any toilet paper in their dispensers. I […]

How to Create Your Signature Cat Eye by Expert Jessica Marti

A forever ‘do’ to wear all year round is the ‘Classic Cat Eye.’  Designers are obsessed with this look and you can master it too! There isn’t just one way to complete a successful cat eye, so let’s ease in without apprehension.   For a day look be simple but do make an impression; brush […]

Take A Trip To Kuwait & Shimmer Like Juana Grant

Being A Trendsetter Goes Way Further Than Setting Fashion Trends. It Means You Must think Outside of The Box! And Taking A Trip To Kuwait Is Definitely Outside Of The Box! Only 1 hour and 30 min flight from Dubai, Kuwait is another principal city if U.A.E. The Arab Country in Western Asia Welcomed Us With […]

Fall in Love ❤ Styling with My Favorite Nail Colors by Essie

Fall in Love by gdoost featuring a maybelline lipstick   Last weekend I decided to look into some fall beauty trends and I took a trip up North to Connecticut to collaborate with one of the toughest, best, and most precise critics I know,  Nadia Uvarova.  Our mind’s were wrapped around the new seasons trends in fashion, […]

Make it a Spa-Day Everyday with SPAdet!

This week I’ve had the absolute pleasure of reviewing some of SPAdet’s line. SPAdet (spa-day) is a line of 100% natural beauty products for your home, so you can have a “SPAdet” everyday! I am a firm believer in using products that are ethically sourced, chemical free, and wonderful to use. SPAdet fits the bill […]

The Real Story Behind Central Park Horse Conditions by Rain Dove Dubilewski

WARNING! The blog you are about to read is on a VERY controversial issue. The views that I am expressing are MY own personal views. My PERSONAL opinion is neither right nor wrong. It is simply how I see this issue based on MY experiences. It is subject to change over time and with new information. […]

Juana Grant Takes Us Through The Magic Of Dubai

My Trip to the United Arab Emirates, Also Known As The U.A.E! 6 Movies, 2 Naps & 3 Meals Later We Landed! Yes, 11 Hours and 30 Minute Flight Direct to Dubai! Talk About Patience!  Sharing This Experience With My 3 Girlfriends Will Forever Be Memorable! We Were Ready To Take On Dubai! Before Our […]

Cleanse by Lauren Napier is My Favorite New Facial Cleansing Wipe

There is beauty in taking it off. – Lauren Napier, Founder & Celebrity Make-Up Artist This product is legit! CLEANSE by LAUREN NAPIER are luxury facial cleansing wipes. They’re the easiest and most effective way to maintain a complete skin-care routine while on the go. Use it to refresh your skin, remove stubborn makeup, dirt and impurities […]

Beauty Tips from the Inside Out & the Fall Trend to Replicate

Let your inner beauty shine … not your skin.  In a fast paced world where we are being tested everyday and pulled in all angles, we must remember that ‘your only limitation is the one which you set up in your own mind.’ Does that statement ring as true for you as it did for […]

Favorite Few Ways to Gain Allies

Favorite Few Ways of Gaining Allies Navigating the world is easier if you have an army of people on your side. So how do you obtain these allies. These are my favorite few ways to get people rooting for team you. 1.  Be kind. People will respect you if you respect them. From the guy […]

Follow Your Imagination into Adventure; The Daily Doost

Everything you can imagine is real. ― Pablo Picasso There’s this magnificent power to believing. The possibilities it manifests are endless and best of all, entirely customary. I enjoy posting quotes, it inspires me. I also love photographs and visuals, it paints an image to the words I’m reading or feeling. “I believe that imagination is […]

ROCHAMBEAU: New York Inspired by Cali

One of my favorite presentations at MILK Studios during NYFW SS 2015 was ROCHAMBEAU. I loved seeing the Cali vibe on New York premises and I absolutely was impressed by the designers efforts to step up their presentation with a show including a dance off during the last ten minutes of the show. The models were […]

Favorite Few Creative Forums

  I have a few go to websites when I want to share my creative expressions with people. I know there’s tons but there are definitely a few that I adore. I adore them because they stand for creativity, discussion, thought, and collaboration. The benchmark of a civilization is art, and we are creating a […]

Favorite Few Cures For Hangovers

I get drunk, you get drunk. I think it’s fair to say most people of legal drinking age, get drunk! The real concern is, what do you do when it’s the next day and your body hates you and your head wants to quit and is staging a protest!  So here’s my favorite few cures […]

JUST RELEASED! RUMER WILLIS MODELS IN FRANZISKA FOX SPRING 2015 LOOKBOOK SHOT BY MICHAEL AVEDON

Rumer Willis stars in the Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook of Franziska Fox, the womenswear collection by designer Julia Fox and creative director Briana Andalore. Photography by Michael Avedon. Rumor has made quite a name for herself in the industry as an actress and DJ. She is the eldest daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis and she’s all grown up now LOOKING […]

Katty Xiomara Introduces her Alluring SS2015 Collection during NYFW

Award-winning designer, Katty Xiomara presented Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, and unveiled the OtterBox® Dress! For me New York is a city that proclaims liberty. The city tell us that we can take a risk that we only need to feel the symphony of the city and let it take us. […]

Favorite Few Beauty Tips

  I love being beautiful and I know I sometimes forget how to. That’s why I came up with this weeks list (on a day I felt beautiful). These are my favorite ‘Few Beauty Tips’ 1. Take care of your skin. It’s your largest organ and should be treated with respect. Avoid putting harsh chemicals […]

Citizen Ciao: You are the NEW

Welcome to the word of Citizen Ciao, where comfort with style is the Cali way! This Los Angeles based brand has introduced me to a new style of comfort.  I’m in love, yes head-over-heels, for the soft fabrics. Their ‘WE ARE THE NEW’ sweater might just become THE sweater for me. Besides snuggling in it in my […]

Follow Juana Grant into Fashion Week with the Designers

My First Fashion Show at the South Street Seaport Presented By Modabox, how cute! The Interesting Part About This Show…It Was Open To The Public! Not Only Were There Editors, Bloggers and Stylist. There Were Also Families, The Afterwork Crowd & People Walking By Looking At The Awesomeness. The Show Started With A Live Performance […]

Karolyn Pho Impresses at Pier 59 Studios NYFW

Karolyn Pho impresses in her fifth Fashion Week season with Spring/Summer 2015 at Pier 59 Studios. This season, the main character in Karolyn Pho’s story is a vagabond. We follow her as she meanders through castles in the air, traipses between realities and crosses unknown borders. She is a nomad, a traveler, lost within her own self-perception. I […]

Milané Noir: Stimulating Wearables for Spring at NYFW

My Spring Summer 2015 collection is called “Sol” which means sunshine  and it’s dedicated to my beautiful mom. – Melanie Rodriguez designer of Milane Noir Lively prints and enticing embellishments were combined to highlight the everyday life of a woman. Melanie Rodriguez’s past collections were mostly composed of made to measure garments, so we decided […]

Georgine For Spring/Summer 2015 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

The womenswear collection designed by Georgine Ratelband, delivered beachside sophistication directly to New York Fashion Week. Digital thunderstorms start the show and yes I’m excited! Mixes of gold and soft pastels take me away to another place. Inspired by the glamorous demimonde who descended onto Saint-Tropez during the summers of the 1970’s, the collection consisted […]

Malan Breton takes us to Taiwan at Mercedes Benz NYFW SS2015 *Backstage Access*

… Malan Breton was named number 24 of the top 100 most popular people in entertainment, for his work in fashion, and costume … -In January of 2014 by IMDB, Malan Breton My favorite place at the Lincoln Center during the Mercedez Benz Fashion Week is backstage. Such a hectic scene filled with beautiful people, styling […]

Future Fashion with Siki IM at NYFW *backstage access*

One of my favorite things about SIKI IM is how he intertwines imagination with style. Science fiction has absolutely no prophetic value. It has practically nothing to do with the real future of technological development, for which it accounts in the future perfect tense, drawing for nourishment on sublime archaisms and on a repertory of acquires […]

NY Fashion Week 2015 Kicks off with Victor de Souza! *Backstage access*

Celebrity designer Victor de Souza kicked off the New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 experience tonight, September 3rd. Let me show you around with backstage access, designer interview, front row seats and more. The collection is futuristic 80’s feel; basically an elegant lady stranded in Hawaii. -Stylist Jules Wood  Still there’s more, there’s unity: When I discovered […]

Favorite Few Breakfast Ideas

I love breakfast. I love having breakfast. There’s nothing like starting a day off on the right foot. And that can be done with a healthy fresh breakfast that is made with little effort and that is why these few things are my favorite few breakfast things. Join me as we enter the culinary wonder […]

Meet Stylist Jean Chung

NY Fashion Week is approaching, do you know what you’re wearing?? Jean Chung represents the true essence of style mixing her fashion bests with personality and comfort. She rocks attention grabbing ‘wish I could wear this everyday’ outfits. My biggest inspiration for fashion is definitely music and art.  I love to dance and be active […]

How to Flirt: Tips and Tricks

One of my favorite pastimes is flirting. It’s like play time for adults. My approach to flirting has a lot to do with how I carry myself, specifically in my body. So I wanted to share with all of you, how I share with the ones I flirt with! How to Flirt: Tips and Tricks […]

An Enchanted Dinner en Blanc

  New York is a magical place because you can just walk down the street and run into a glorious white party.  Last night as I was going for a late night run, I stumbled upon Le Dinner en Blanc in Rockefeller park in Lower Manhattan. It was like a scene from an enchanted Parisian evening. […]

Why We Love Hipsters: a Few Favorites

  People love to hate but I love to love. So this week I’m showing some love to a group of people that get as much love as they do hate. Hipsters. I think many of us have at least a little hipster in us wearing way to tight jeans listening to a July Talk […]

@UPFORADVENTURESS with Photographer Stan Evans

forget what you know about motorcycles not every ride is off into the sunset the testosterone vibe mated with wrenching on bikes is lost here she is intent on exploring the dark places tapping into the sensuality of New York and the rhythmic pace of the city holding tight to the idea that some of […]

“I am Mork from Ork, Nanu Nanu.”

  You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. -Robin Williams Genie. You're free. pic.twitter.com/FWQWPDPP42 — Evan Rachel Wood (@evanrachelwood) August 11, 2014 I’m history! No, I’m mythology! Nah, I don’t care what I am; I’m free hee! -RW, from Aladdin pic.twitter.com/UEtjQ1f2zS — Zelda Williams (@zeldawilliams) August 12, 2014    No […]

Favorite Few Ways to Look Great in a Photo

Let’s be vain here for a second, let’s talk about looking good in photos. I know we all end up in front of a camera sometimes. I personally think it’s a lot more fun when you look good when it does occur. I am going to be frank, I indulge in selfies more often than […]

Summer Adventures in Central Park NYC

Central Park is a huge part of New York and its people. It’s a strong symbol of season changes and when the sun comes out so do its locals. I, along with Emily, and photographer Will Keown spend the day capturing the joys of the east coast community basking in the glistening sun, laughing with friends and […]

Uncensored for CREEM MAG: Behind the Scenes Exclusive!

I see fashion as a proclamation or manifestation of identity, so, as long as identities are important, fashion will continue to be important. The link between fashion and identity begins to get real interesting, however, in the case of people who don’t fall clearly into a culturally-recognized identity. ― Kate Bornstein Something truly beautiful happens when […]

Follow Your Free Spirit

If I told you, you can have the world in the palm of your hand, would you believe me? Would you believe that you could conquer most of your fears and accomplishments if you tried? That sometimes we can forget that we need just a little push or a hand in order to get there? […]

Skora FIT: Feels like the Future of Running

Working out is tough, yet necessary. Having the right comfort in my running shoe is crucial and with so many choices the hunt can get over whelming. I grew up wearing the giant athletic brands like Reebok, Adidas, and Nike but something didn’t feel right, was it just me? No. In June, I was introduced to […]

Let’s End on a Good Note

Hello Doosters, My name is Emily Sarita and I am currently a college student. I am an English major with a strong passion for reading, writing, and coffee. My sole purpose is to have you readers enjoy and connect with my stories. I am a storyteller and sometimes I do not know where the story […]