Category World of Fashion

Mani Tuesday: Silly Snowflakes

Now that I’ve been able to start doing more fun and more easy nail art with the generous goodies that Kiss Nails sent to me, I’ve been feeling that it’s time to start doing themes! With the official start of winter just over a week away, I thought it was time to do something season-appropriate. […]

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 […]

Mani Tuesday with Essie and Kiss

So honest moment here: Last week I painted my nails three nights in a row. That’s a little excessive, even for me! I was trying to do some pretty nail art, but I just kept messing up. I finally landed on this adorable look, and was very happy! The dark forest green is Essie’s Stylenomics, the […]

The Best Case for your Phone: Get Style & Protection

When it comes to phone cases my need for the best kind of protection has often conflicted with wanting the most stylish one (to my own taste). My fiancé is an OtterBox kind of guy because he believes in the importance of its protection, yes they’re #1 with the slogan “We’ve Got Technology Covered!” Agreed! But when it […]

Mani Sundays with Kiss Nails!

So y’all know I love doing my nails. I also like doing my friends’ nails too, although it can be a bit more challenging since it’s a different angle. Sometimes I think about how, if all else fails, I’ll go to nail tech school and do nails all day long. Maybe that will happen one […]

How to Look Your Best This Season: Make-Up Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are finally among us. Where are you going? Heading to a holiday party? A dinner with the in-laws? The first time meeting boyfriends’ family? This is a great time to try something new with a flair of adventure. ***Note: Give yourself extra time, no one needs stress wrinkles 😉 Knowing what to do to play up your […]

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 […]

Bella on Demand App Brings High-End Beauty Team To You

On Wednesday night, Bella on Demand launched their new app. The app brings high-end hair stylists and makeup artists to your home or office. If you are in a time crunch, don’t know where to find a makeup, hair, or nail person and want to look awesome hassle free, this app is for you. My friend Nikki and […]

The Only Products I Trust to Grace My Face!

Hello, my lovelies! Let’s talk a little bit about the biggest organ you’re toting around with you every day. It’s your skin! It can be hard to take care of, especially on the sensitive region of your face. As people with easily-irritated skin know, it can be a constant struggle to keep your face in […]

The City of Angels { Photoshoot }

On my last trip to LA, I had an impromptu photo shoot with the very talented Gil Riego and I’m so happy with how the photos turned out. We shot in and around the Arts District as well as the Walt Disney Concert Hall and wrapped with lunch at Umami Burger (which is, oh my gosh […]

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 […]

DIY Halloween Costume Idea || Zombie Wound Tutorial

To all my my procrastinators, budget-friendly recessionistas and/or Pinterest-savvy DIYers that still need to get a costume for Halloween, I’ve got you covered with this zombie make-up tutorial. Fake wounds are easy to create and customize, and the best part about being a zombie is that you probably have most of the supplies you need […]

Your Mind Is Your Vanity Table by Jessica Marti

You sit at your vanity, look in the mirror and prepare for the day.  As you look at yourself and think …. Are you living your life as you were meant to live it. If you are not, what is really stopping you? If it doesn’t work out, you can always try something new. The road […]

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 […]

A Carrie Bradshaw sort of day || Manhattan with Alvin Caban Photography

Just about every time I have a girlfriend book her tickets to come visit me in NYC, there’s {pretty, much always} a minor freakout that goes something along the lines of: “OMG, We’re going to be just like Carrie Bradshaw!!” as I just sit there and smile. I’m definitely a combat-boots-and-tshirt, bar-hopping, Brooklyn-brand, friends-with-guys sorta […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Favorite Few Ways to Revitalize Your Wardrobe on a Budget

How do you reconcile your wallet with your wishes. I know from first hand experience that it can be hard. That’s why I figured out a few ways to revitalize your old stock so it looks and feels like a brand new bunch! Favourite pair of shoes gotten old? Go to your local shoe repair […]

Meet Carlos Rodriguez, a Photographer with a Purpose (and model Rain Dove)

What are the things that give us happiness? I always like to know where everyone comes from, what is their motive in this life? What are the things they find beautiful? -Carlos Rodriguez The world is changing and so are many people’s perspective. With the aid of technology and media outlets, our future is transforming into a […]

The Best DIY Hair Treatment for Damaged Hair

The warm weather is officially here, which means two things for your hair: sun and highlights! I love a good sun-kissed glow — the only drawback is the damage it brings to your hair. Never fear, I have the best DIY hair treatment (no matter what your hair type): Coconut Oil Deep Conditioning Treatment Since my […]

Work Today, Play Tonight: Fashion Tips for Girls on the Go

This week I got together with some of my girls after work and I loved how versitile their outfits were coming straight from work. Professional enough for the office and fashionable enough for fun. So it got me thinking about the styles for the girls on the go, the young professionals. The ones that balance […]

Eco Friendly Watches! by Amarjit Singh

How Earth Day can be every day! Eco-friendly Timepieces Trendy and GREEN!   I was inspired with a gift I got today from CBS’s TheTalk, the show had a Giveaway of Eco Friendly gifts; I got one of these timepieces created from wood. WeWood plants a tree for every watched purchased, making it a great […]

Best Coachella 2014 Street Style

I’m all about Coachella right now and wishing I was there!! Shoutout to my family and friends jamming out to the greatest tunes and glistening under the Cali sun. I’m with you, listening to Coachella’s 2014 playlist on repeat mode, thank you Spotify! Here are some of my favorite street fashion picks from Harper’s Bazaar 2014 […]

Beauty Tricks Every Girl Should Know

  If you’re like me and you don’t have the hands of a talented professional artist, it’s wise to use make-up tricks that are a combination of pretty colors and easy hacks that will create illusions like a makeup magician. 1. During allergy season I like to keep my eye make-up minimal, or at times, non-existent. […]

My Fashion Picks on the Streets of SoHo: New York

I love the transition from Winter to Spring. It’s so diverse, colorful, and happy. This week I spent a lot of time in SoHo absorbing the great weather and hanging out with friends. I introduced them to some of my favorite places to eat and they welcomed me to their. All along being inspired by […]

Passport Holders: Accessory Essentials for The Juana Brick Road

If You Love To Travel Like Me, Then You Will Always Want To Find Cute, Quirky Travel Accessories. Personally, I’ve Been Using My Passport More Frequently As I’ve Been Out Of The Country A Number Of Times This Year! A Friend Mentioned the Idea Of Passport Holders And I Thought… Genius! So I Picked One […]