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

Deux Hommes

Ivan Grundahl Spring/Summer 2016

Ivan Grundahl Spring/Summer 2016 collection is one where the eerie meets the futuristic world and craftsmanship meets just the right amount of nonchalance. Grundahl's...

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Daniela Barros Autumn/Winter 2015 LFW

Daniela Barros has upgraded the idea of Zen minimalism by bringing it into the new age, abandoning the idea of simple and expected for something a little bit more adventurous.

Broadly

The Cunning Female Demons and Ghosts of Ancient Japan

What seems to trap a woman between this life and the beyond is the anguish of being hurt by those closest to her.

Breathing Fashion

Erdem Spring 2015 RTW Collection Review

Erdem's latest offering is a tropical and sultry take on a garden party. From the very first look, it was clear that this collection takes a note from the tropics, ditching...

Deux Hommes

Maria ke Fisherman Spring/Summer 2016

Dissembled details take a preppy approach in Maria ke Fisherman Spring/Summer 2016 collection at Madrid Fashion Week. A plethora of exaggerated rouching came to define the 70s...

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Marta Jakubowski Autumn/Winter 2015 LFW

Slashed edges and an unrefined elegance dominated Marta Jakubowski’s Autumn/Winter 2015 collection in a concept that, according to London-based Jakubowski, was the idea of...

Deux Hommes

Sandro Marzo SS16

With an intriguing and futuristic take on menswear, Swiss-based designer Sandro Marzo is cultivating a new wave of innovative wares that are rooted in the concept of...

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Youjia Jin RTW Autumn/Winter 2015 LFW

If Alice had lived in a dystopian wonderland, she surely would have been wearing Youjia Jin’s latest collection.

United Colors of Fashion

Icon of the Week: Alaia

The fashion industry is touched by innovators who never felt the need to walk the beaten path. Designers who have stayed true to their art while maintaining the walk and talk...

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Isabella Corell Spring/ Summer 2016

Where do neon lights and clean, futuristic white silhouettes find common ground? In Isabella Corell's Spring/Summer 2016 collection. The designer, who graduated from the Fashion...

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J Moon Autumn/Winter 2015 LFW

J Moon took the idea of sweater dressing and elevated the notion, sending out piece after piece of color blocked, knitted luxury for his collection at London Fashion Week.

NYLON

10 Times 'Harry Potter' Got Witchcraft Right

There are quite a few parallels between the wizarding world of 'Harry Potter' and today's witchcraft. Here are the 10 instances when J. K. Rowling got it right.

Deux Hommes

Baartmans and Siegel SS16 LFW

What does slick hair, 70s western inspired denim and luxurious loungewear have in common? They're all idiosyncratic influences found at Baartmans & Siegel's Spring/ Summer 2016...

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Alberto Gallinari's Family Jewels

Tradition and jewelry are synonymous for 24-year-old Alberto Gallinari and his namesake collection. Refined elegance and an eye for both gems and fine jewelry are in the young...

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Patrik Ervell Fall Winter 2015 NYFW

The idea of the unexpected seemed to be the chosen narrative woven throughout Patrik Ervell’s latest Fall Winter 2015 collection. This philosophy took the form of neoprene...

NYLON

10 Ways to Make Your Wardrobe Literally Witchier

it's magick |

Deux Hommes

Chris Gelinas Fall/Winter 2015 NYFW

Not very often is there satisfaction found in a collection that sings to what it means to be both strong and feminine, the latter which seems to be continuously redefined in the...

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Chapter x United Arrows Collaboration

Los Angeles based Chapter and Japanese brand Monkey Time of United Arrows have teamed up to create a limited edition capsule collection for the Autumn/Winter 2015 season. A...

The Hoodwitch

Five Ways To Let Out Your Inner City Witch By Gabriela Herstik

photo by Gabriela Herstik Witchcraft takes skill, it takes practice. It takes creativity and an overwhelming sense of trust in your own intuition. And although a part of the...

Deux Hommes

The Subversive Cocktail: Ordinary People AW15 Collection

Clean lines and simple "on the court" staples come together in a flurry of conscious design for Ordinary People 's Autumn/Winter 2015 collection. A mix of chic jerseys and...