Gabriela Lorraine Herstik

Journalist and Blogger

Latina Culture Writer at HelloGiggles. Writer with a penchant for occult, fashion and lifestyle pieces with a witchy or feminist twist.
Her work has been published by Nylon, Broadly, i-D, Fashionista, Refinery29, Complex, The Numinous, The Hoodwitch, and more.

United States of America

Portfolio

Broadly

The Broadly Guide to the Winter Solstice

Tonight is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year and a significant event for pagans. Here is how to properly celebrate it-be it with wine and the annual cow...

The Numinous

WOMAN IN BLACK: DRESSING TO HONOR THE DEATH CARD - thenuminous.net

When she decided to shave half her head and dress only in black, it was an homage to the unyielding potential of the Death card, says Gaby Herstik. Photos: Alexandra Herstik My...

thenuminous.net

THE URBAN PRIESTESS MYSTERY SCHOOL

Gabriela Herstik finds out about the Urban Priestess Mystery School - a new program designed to help you channel YOUR Priestess in every area of life... Additional images: Unnur...

Collection Reviews and Features

The Numinous

5 WAYS TO WORK WITH FULL MOON TAROT

If you're looking for a super potent time to work with the Tarot, the Full Moon could be the cosmic invitation you're after. Gabriela Herstik has five ways to work some Full...

The Numinous

SISTERS OF THE BLACK MOON: HOW TO BE A SUMMER GOTH

Gabriela Herstik meets Goth queens Sisters Of The Black Moon, and delivers some style tips for dressing the part in the summer heat... Sisters of the Black Moon first opened...

The Numinous

A LESSON IN NEW MOON MAGICK

Want to align yourself with every phase of mother Moon? Gabriela Herstik has a lesson in New Moon magick just for you... If you've ever wondered how you can use the energy of...

The Numinous

BEAUTIFUL, MYSTICAL, MOVING: PLAIN INDIANS EXHIBIT AT THE MET - thenuminous.net

When Gabriela Herstik happened upon the Plain Indians exhibit at the MET, it was a fashionable reminder of her own awakening to MYSTICAL spirituality. Main image: Karolina Daria...

SceneSC

Valentine's Day with Unknown Mortal Orchestra - SceneSC

With the entrancing beats of electric fluorescent lights and the rosy aura of Valentine's Day, Unknown Mortal Orchestra wove a psychedelic trip at the Orange Peel in Asheville....

Broadly

New World, Old Newts: Five Women Show Us Their Sacred Alters | Broadly

Whether you're hoarding crystals or curating trinkets from visits from traveling, an altar is the perfect way to find connection to something bigger than yourself.

Deux Hommes

Marina Hoermanseder AW15 Handbags

With a sartorial penchant for creating a sexy and sultry take on the bucket bag, Berlin-based Marina Hoermanseder has created a niche for herself with her Autumn/Winter 2015...

The Numinous

6 WAYS TO STAY ZEN ON VACAY

Destination relaxation - but getting away from it all can bring its own stresses. Gabriela Herstik has 6 ways to stay zen on vacay... Yay, here comes vacay season!

The Numinous

GOTH QUIZ: WHAT GOTH ARE YOU? - The Numinous

Yes, it's a goth quiz. Because we can't all be Health Goth

Deux Hommes

Jenevieve Lyons Spring/Summer 2016

Although the name of "Alabaster" denotes something fine and delicate, Jenevieve Lyons Spring/Summer 2016 collection manages to find its roots in the darker realms of the...

Deux Hommes

Omtura's Got It In The Bag

With his clear knack for precision, innovation and design, Anton Edelshtein, Head Designer of accessory brand OMTURA, is finding the intersection between body and bag, and...

The Numinous

DRESSING FOR THE DECK: A TAROT FASHION SERIES

How to fully embody the lessons of the Tarot? Play tarot fashion dress up of course, says Gabriela Herstik... Photography: Mary Decrescenzio :: THE MAGICIAN :: There's a certain...

United Colors of Fashion

Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2014 Collection Review

An ode to polished punk and effortless New York style, Rebecca Minkoff's Fall 2014 collection consisted of the easy high meets low style we all so desperately crave. By pairing...

The Numinous

COSMIC FASHION + BEAUTY NEWS: JULY 2016 - The Numinous

Material girl, mystical world indeed- Gabriela Herstik rounds up all that's cosmic in fashion and beauty for July 2016. In RiRi's latest music video, "Sledgehammer," we're taken...

MOD Magazine

5 Trends That Ruled Spring 2015 Runways

As fashion month comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the hottest trends of the season. There was no lack of original content, but designers across the globe seemed to be...

Broadly

Ritual Graffiti, Witch Marks, and the Medieval Churches who Cast Curses

Etched in the ancient walls and pews of Medieval churches are spells, talismans, and curses. They were created by both the parishioners and, more surprisingly, their church.