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A Detox Getaway: The Best Gift for Thyself

What I Thought Would Be Torturous Ended Up Boosting My Mental, Spiritual & Physical Energy — Because Nothing Tastes as Good as Healthy Feels Eating one meal a day, eliminating animal products, gluten, lactose, sugar and caffeine from my diet, learning to treat a glass of green juice floating in water like dessert, taking enzymes before, and probiotics after my meals… Going vegan. Hardcore, raw-vegan. … Continue reading A Detox Getaway: The Best Gift for Thyself

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Six years after its opening, Dominique Ansel Bakery still has a line outside its doors – But not for the Cronut

About six years ago, foodies – New Yorkers and tourists alike – were bedazzled by the taste and photogenic appeal of the Cronut when it was introduced by Dominique Ansel Bakery in 2014. The shop, the lines, the cronut went viral and the line formed as early as 6 a.m. Today, the croissant with a donut exterior sustains some of its hype but the shop’s … Continue reading Six years after its opening, Dominique Ansel Bakery still has a line outside its doors – But not for the Cronut

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Is the In-Store Glossier Experience Glossy enough to wait 30+ Minutes?

Glossier is a beauty brand founded by Emily Weiss (NYU’07) who, after years of blogging, launched an e-commerce site in 2014. Today, the digital-first brand has a physical SoHo store that is reminiscent of the many other immersive experiences New York has to offer – But unlike those, entry is free and you purchase at your own risk.             In order to attract customers into … Continue reading Is the In-Store Glossier Experience Glossy enough to wait 30+ Minutes?

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NYU’s Fashion Panel Addressed Media and Streetwear as Complements

Guests from Highsnobiety, Complex and Surface gathered at NYU on Wednesday to discuss how media intersects with streetwear — a combination of California surf skate culture with New York hip-hop fashion. The panelists colorized the room, having dressed for the occasion in sweatshirts and baggy pants with layered fabrics and patterns, and of course, futuristic sneakers.  “Streetwear is a bit like sportswear, you don’t wear sportswear … Continue reading NYU’s Fashion Panel Addressed Media and Streetwear as Complements

Galentine’s Day: An Unromantic Celebration of Love

Because Your Friends Love Surprises and You Love Your Friends A nail spa retreat for two, a waffle-brunch date, a bottle of champagne and a pink heart-shaped chocolate box are not just things you get every day; they are things you gift or receive on Galentine’s Day. In an era where Ice Cream Day is a national holiday, don’t close girlfriends deserve a day of … Continue reading Galentine’s Day: An Unromantic Celebration of Love

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The Not-So-Usual Streets of New York

Where a Brief Walk in a Random Street is Worth Countless Movie Scenes The intersection of Broadway and Prince Street hosts an organized chaos of pedestrians seemingly in a rush: A pink-haired woman with oversized red glasses navigates on her electric wheelchair, a small dog trying to keep up the pace; twins in strollers push through with great difficulty, and a couple refusing to unclasp hands … Continue reading The Not-So-Usual Streets of New York