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RECIPE: Immune Boosting Tumeric-Ginger Shot To Help Fight Viruses Off

Okay, so as we know – food and shelter are very important and more than ever now! But, also…nourishing ourselves with the right foods has proven to be very beneficial. If you can find these ingredients (and they work in

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Everything I Eat in a Day (Quarantine Edition)

As requested via Instagram, I have recorded everything I eat in a day. I’m not sure what my eating habits will look like to y’all – but, here goes. Keep in mind this has been my current, “sort-of”, meal plan…but

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RECIPE: Sweet Potato Slices with Homemade Hummus & Bean Salad

Okay, so a lot of you asked for this recipe and here it goes! But in the meantime, I need a better name for it. Comment below your votes! Winner gets a shoutout on my Stories!   This is vegan,

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#GroceryGrooming: 5 Ways to Stay Beautified with Everyday Kitchen Items

These days are challenging for everyone. Not only are we worried about our health, wealth, work, families, friends and future – but, a lot of us are facing frustration that our beauty and grooming appointments have been put on indefinite

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My 3 Favorite YouTube Workouts For At-Home Fitness

Some of you may know, pre-Coronavirus – I was a gym rat. It was never that I loved working out, but rather I enjoyed the benefits. Anyways, now that we are facing a pandemic and gyms are shut down, it’s

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Stop Playing Yourself & Start Meditating Now!

Many of the most famous and successful people meditate daily. It’s free, it’s easy, you can do it almost anywhere and the benefits are astounding. So…why aren’t you doing it yet? I’ve been meditating every morning for 4 years now

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5 Toilet Paper Alternatives to Cover Your Butt in a Crisis!

Unless your Jared Leto, everyone in the world is aware of COVID-19 (aka “Coronavirus”). Aside from the natural worries of our health, economy and food supply – we are also now facing real shortages of toilet paper. Whether people stocked

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Vegan Vittles: Comfort Vegan Food at Organic Grill in NYC’s East Village

I’m kicking off  “Vegan Vittles” with shares from all the vegan eateries I enjoy. Here we go… A couple of weeks ago I finally dined at the famed, vegan Organic Grill in New York City’s East Village. I can’t believe

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Why I Drink Lemon Water On An Empty Stomach Every Morning

If you follow me on the gram, you might have seen my morning stories where I share that I drink 32 ounces of room temperature lemon water on an empty stomach every morning. This habit of mine has become so

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Watch Vashtie Unbox Her ABCDior Bag

Alright, we know what you’re thinking: Didn’t you say your last unboxing video would be the first and last one? We lied, and it’s okay.  Join us in unboxing a beautiful satin Lady Dior bag with Vashtie as she gives

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#ThingsToDoWithVashtie: 1992 Valentine’s Day Party

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and regardless if you’re single, boo’ed up, or in a complicated love affair, you should spend Valentine’s Day with the VDC at Schimanski. Our Downtown Sweetheart will be hitting the decks along with

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Celebrating National DJ Day With a Handful of DJs You Should Know

If I make my way out to a lounge, club, or any social gathering; 9 times out of 10 when I look up, there’s a guy responsible for spinning the records. Though a lack of diversity in the DJ scene

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LISTEN: #ONE16GOAT A Mixtape Celebrating Birthday Bae’s – Aaliyah, Sade, FKA Twigs & Kate Moss

  Today is the 2 year anniversary of my mixtape – #ONE16GOAT. It was 2 years ago when I discovered that Aaliyah, Sade, FKA Twigs and Kate Moss (just a few of the most enchanting and godly women to walk

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NEWS: The Anti-Bride is Engaged

  View this post on Instagram   “Look at us. Who would have thought…Not me.” 12.4.19 💍 (Who would have guessed that when we met in 2011; we would become good friends for 6 years, fall in love, become a

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The History Of Eyebrow Slits

Eyebrows have always been everything. Regardless of the decade, having brows that were on point were key to looking your best. Whether they were tiny and highly arched, bushy and untamed or rocked a slit, your eyebrows made a statement.

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Your Favorite #ThrowbackThursday Outfits Are Making a Comeback

It has long been said that trends repeat themselves every few decades, and this decade has been no different. This decade brought us the revival of leggings, big earrings, and extra-long nails; each trend returning more glorious than its original

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We Gathered 6 Vegan Wines Under $30 To Enjoy Over The Holidays

“Aren’t all wines vegan or at least vegetarian?”  Unfortunately, that is not the case, and understandably the majority of us are oblivious to this truth. “The reason that all wines are not vegan or even vegetarian-friendly has to do with

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This Year’s Halloween Edition of the 1992 Party Brought Tricks and Treats

This Halloween our downtown sweetheart threw an epic edition of The 1992 party for her favorite holiday. Vashtie and crew tore it down at Schimanski in Williamsburg and the turn out was incredible. Some came in costumes ready to show

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Vashtie Unboxed The Vegan Louis Vuitton Beach Pouch And Your Bag Collection Is Shaking

Two months ago Vashtie purchased a bag from Louis Vuitton bag and she’s FINALLY getting around to opening it. In her unboxing video, she talks about the specs of the Louis Vuitton Beach Pouch, it’s vegan aspects, and she throws

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LIFE: Vashtie DJs at the Puma Flagship Opening in NYC

    It’s safe to say Puma has something for everyone. Whether you’re into working out on a set schedule or casually hanging at a local bar with friends,  Puma creates mulit-purpose clothing that matches your style and occasion. Recently,

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Aleali May and Vashtie Chat About Their Sneaker Collabs + Streetwear

We know what you’re thinking: This is the most iconic collaboration ever. And you’re right. On Aleali May’s Complex show Get It Together, she chatted with Vashtie about streetwear, women in sneakers, and paving a way for women in the

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THROWBACK: Vashtie & Kid Cudi’s Hilarious Short Film (2008)

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 11 years this month since me and Kid Cudi were bored one Friday night before heading out to my party (“Open” at Santos with Q-Tip) and decided to have some fun with the video

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LIFE: I DJ’ed alongside Tame Impala & Tierra Wack, Got Strangled by a Ghost & Partied with 6Lack!

So last week Friday, I had an early morning flight to Chicago – a city I love, but don’t get to visit often. I had a job at Lollapalooza and then I was later DJ’ing that same night at SoHo

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Loyal Duce Drops Visual For “Uncensored” With A Cameo From Va$htie

Today, New York rapper Loyal Duce dropped his visual for “Uncensored” which features lyrics about Vashtie. The video has a special cameo from our girl as well, peep Vashties video girl moment below:

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Vashtie’s New YouTube Episode: The How & Why of Celery Juice & A Confession!

What is up, fam’?! Have you seen my new YouTube Channel? It’s chock full all the nonsense you might remember from my VashtieTV Episodes like; my wild work days/nights but, also it now shares my wellness world that you may

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#HappyBirthdayVashtie: Memorable Moments Over The Past Year!

Today is a special day, it’s the Don Dada’s birthday and another beautiful year around the sun for Vashtie. This past year has been filled with loads of memorable moments and we wanted to highlight them in celebration of her

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LIFE: Nas presents Illmatic XXV: Memory Lane in NYC Pop-Up in Honor of Album’s 25th Anniversary

  Last night, my friend Shabazz invited me out to her event that she was doing to celebrate Nas and the 25th Anniversary of “Illmatic” (aka, one of my Top Favorite 3 Albums OF ALL TIME!). Over the years I’ve

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Re-Launch of YouTube.Com/Vashtie

So, for those of you who have followed me – you my remember my VASHTIE TV Episodes where I detailed my travels, life experiences and pointless adventures. After Instagram took off in 2010, I started to dabble in social media

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Vashtie’s Parisian Favorites

Paris, the city of lights and love. Home to an overflow of exquisite culture, art, fashion, and above all history. This city is admired by many, and a longing destination for most. While we’re all waiting to check it off

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Kick Off Black History Month These 3 Easy To Watch/Listen to Videos of Malcolm X, Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni with James Baldwin!

Life is so busy! Between staying alive and warm, trying to be healthy, the hustle of work and social commitments; taking time to educating yourself on things can be a challenge. For a while now, I have found that –

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GQ Paris Men’s Fashion Week Party at L’Avenue – Kid Cudi, Pharrell, Pusha-T and more!

Fashion Week in Paris is always a wild experience. I’m not sure if it’s the combination of champagne, jet lag and couture…but it has a real good knack for taking my antisocial qualities and turning them into “Girls Gone Wild”,

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Being Shot By Legendary Photographer (& My Old Boss) Photographer Jamil GS

It was the summer before my senior year of the School of Visual Arts and I needed a second job, something day-time that could balance my night job of cocktail waitressing. College for anyone is expensive, but private art school

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5 Reasons to Try #DryJanuary

Post holiday season celebrations, you may find yourself feeling in need of a detox. If you’re anything like me, then you’ve been over-eating and over-drinking since Thanksgiving. But…’twas the holiday season! Now…it’s January 1st. Are you ready to dry #DryJanuary?!

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#BeautyTipTuesday: Vashtie’s Evening Makeup Essentials For A Go-To Glam Look

Getting glammed up is a major part of Vashtie’s day to day as a DJ and model. From photo shoots to gigs and appearances her glam squad always pulls up to ensure that her face is beat to perfection. However,

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LIFE: Attending The Burberry Christmas In New York Store Event Hosted by Naomi Campbell & Matt Smith

Last week, Vashtie attended the Burberry Christmas In New York Store Cocktail Event. The Christmas party was hosted by the iconic Naomi Campbell, Matt Smith, and Valerie Morris-Campbell. The flagship store was turned into the ultimate winter wonderland, it was

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Orlando Artist @Deadmonbernz’s style remains notable among the masses

Scrolling through Leonardo Florimon’s (aka Deadmonbernz) Instagram, you may find a few things: a wide range of beautiful women, colleges of your favorite models and artists, and a kid wearing a face mask. He is an artist, a damn good

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New York Rapper OG Sole draws Inspiration from Vashtie for new Visual

  Buffalo, NY rapper OG Sole released his visual for “VA$HTIE” this past weekend tapping into today’s rap essence with inspiration from Vashtie. “The video for A.DH.D. By Kendrick Lamar played a part in the inspiration of this visual I feel that

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LIFE: DJ’ing For Perry Ellis “America” Collection Revival (10.4.18)

Last night, I DJ’ed for the iconic Perry Ellis and the revival of their “America” Collection. Recently modeled by son of Snoop Dog, Cordell Broadus, the collection proves that these 90’s staples can endure the test of time. The scene

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DOIN’ IT WELL: 4 Reasons For Sober October! (This Monday October 1st)

I hate to mention this, but October is around the corner…I know, where did the year go?! Around this time, I like to detox. Especially since I usually spend the summer hydrating with rosé and sip Champagne all September long

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LIFE: VIP Tickets to the NY Rangers vs NJ Devils Game (9.24.18)

When I received the email yesterday morning from Lea Juliano and the MSG team about complimentary VIP tickets to the NY Rangers pre-season game, I jumped right on it. No, I have no idea how sports work but I love

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