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Meet the sneakerhead couple behind @EatGoodNYC

When the two sneakerheads behind @eatgoodnyc met on Tinder, they didn’t know it could lead to a profitable custom baking business. They’ve been commissioned to produce work for Nike, Reebok, Adidas and Converse. The duo just landed a feature on

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#WomanCrushinItWednesday: The Trinidadian Women of Hip Hop

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to an entire new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, and task-oriented in 2018 and at VashtieDotCom, we’re here for it. On Wednesdays we celebrate not only a woman we’re

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#SelfcareSunday: Take a CureStigma Quiz for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It serves as a reminder to not only address any mental health concerns that you may have, but to also think about ways you may be able to assist someone in your life that

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You can now enroll in FIT x Complex’s newly launched Sneaker Essentials

If you are a sneakerhead who wants to work in the industry, there are a lot of career paths available. There’s sales, marketing, buying and merchandising, design, product development, manufacturing and journalism to name a few. Some people use trade

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#WOMANCRUSHINITWEDNESDAY: When chicks who love kicks join podcasts

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to an entire new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, and task-oriented in 2018 and at VashtieDotCom, we’re here for it. On Wednesdays we celebrate not only a woman we’re

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Six Tribeca Film Festival Premieres we can’t wait to see

Founded in 2001 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, the Tribeca Film Festival was created after 9/11 to help revitalize lower Manhattan. Running April 18th – 29th, it’s known for providing a platform for films focused on

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#Selfcaresunday: Raise your vibration with newly launched Flower Bodega

Blooming Spring flowers make me what to pick up a bouquet because flowers have the power to bring positive vibrations into your home. For example, roses bring healing and love. But in New York City, I struggle to find a

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The 16 dope Women featured in Drake’s “Nice for What”

 Directed by 22-year-old Toronto-native Karena Evans, Drake’s “Nice for What” seems set to be the female empowerment anthem of the year. It’s directed by the first woman to win Canada’s Prism Prize’s Lipsett Award. It samples a woman. It

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Aaliyah’s newest posthumous beauty collaborations

Singer and actress Aaliyah passed away in 2001 at the age of 22. She was poised, mysterious and had a unique tomboy style in an era of crop tops and slip dresses. She only completed three studio albums, but the

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#SelfCareSunday: Visit a Sound Bath

In New York City, there are so many options for holistic healing and relaxation in 30 minutes or less. Yoga, Himalayan salt beds, reiki healing or aromatherapy are among the options one could choose to shed any accumulating anxiety, doubts

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Humm.ly Launches a Music Therapy App

Music has the power to change one’s mood. When someone listens to a song that he or she loves, dopamine is released in the brain. Streaming services like Spotify are completely aware of this. That’s why playlists are offered that

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Thundercat drops chopped not slopped vinyl remix of ‘Drunk’

In 2017, DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C released a “chopped not slopped” version of Grammy-award winning bass guitarist Thundercat’s third album Drunk. Thundercat liked it so much that his label Brainfeeder released the remixed version, Drank, on limited edition purple vinyl

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Spotify is Funding Female Podcasters of Color

It’s good to be Spotify. First, their IPO was announced at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday with an opening price of $165.90. Second, Spotify’s Sound Up Bootcamp application is now open until April 10th. This weeklong training program, led

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#SelfCareSunday: New season, new healers to try for the Spring Equinox

The Spring Equinox inspires a variety of celebrations around the world. In India, they celebrate Holi or the festival of colors. In Japan, Vernal Equinox Day is a national holiday. The commonalities in all of these is a celebration of

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“Roxanne Roxanne” is now on Netflix

Roxanne Shanté was the first solo female rapper who solidified her place in music history by recording a response track to U.T.F.O’s “Roxanne, Roxanne” titled “Roxanne’s Revenge” at the age of 14; this single hit No. 22 on the Billboard

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Could Marc Ecko have saved the white rhino?

The last male northern white rhino, Sudan, died last week at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. He is survived by his daughter and granddaughter. Currently, “The Last Three” statue of Sudan and his daughter, Najin, and granddaughter, Fatu, stands at

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10 Female Sneakerheads You Should Know

Women have long been overlooked by the sneaker industry. Female sneakerheads have been underserved by major brands who thought that a “shrink it and pink it” approach would resonate. So finding a diversity of styles and sizes to rival the

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Banksy piece spotted in East Harlem

Banksy is back in New York. So far, murals by the British protest graffiti artist have been spotted in Harlem, Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan. We saw a piece in East Harlem featuring a New York Stock Exchange broker that we suspect

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5 Foods You Should Stop Eating, According to Nipsey Hussle Approved Dr. Sebi

There was once a man who had asthma, diabetes, impotency and obesity, which was causing him to be depressed. He decided to seek out an herbalist in Mexico to help relieve his pain. He learned that a plant-based diet could

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#WomanCrushinItWednesday: Karrueche Tran

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to an entire new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, and task-oriented in 2018 and at VashtieDotCom, we’re here for it. On Wednesdays we celebrate not only a woman we’re

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#SelfCareSunday: A Spring Energy Cleanse for Your Home

This winter has teased us with some days closely mimicking Spring. But it won’t be official until March 20th. In preparation, some start packing up cold weather clothes and hanging up spring outfits in their place or may do some

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