The Best Spots In NYC, According To Emily Weiss

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Emily Weiss has come a long way since her intern days at TeenVogue. The now 30-year-old entrepreneur (and bona fide style star) has since turned her beauty-centric blog, Into The Gloss, into a million-dollar company. Recently, she launched Glossier, a line of beauty products with on-trend, 'gram-worthy packaging that rivals the goodies' actual (oh-so-amazing) effects on our faces. 

And, while Weiss spends the majority of her time sharing the stories (and routines) of New York's coolest women, we were more interested in getting to know what hers is all about. Wonder where this beauty maven snags a latte or a new 'do? She's sharing 12 NYC spots she can't live without.
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Best Nail Salons
"Ten Over Ten for a fancy treat; Iris on University for the best in-and-out manicure."

Ten Over Ten, Multiple Locations.

Iris Nail, 71 University Place (between East 10th and 11th streets); 212-982-6900.
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Best Hair Stylists
"Aura Friedman took me from brunette to platinum once upon a time — she is my go-to reco for platinum or anything 'extreme.' Jen Atkin gives a mean haircut and is in New York sometimes, and Cruz at Drybar in Flatiron does a great un-blowout-looking blowout."

Aura Friedman, Sally Herschberger Downtown, 425 West 14th Street (between Ninth and Tenth avenues), #3F; 212-206-8700.

Drybar, 4 West 16th Street (between Fifth and Sixth avenues); 212-561-5392.
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Best Workout
"Keisa Parrish’s SculptWorks and BarWorks classes at YogaWorks in Soho still cannot be beat, and I’ve tried plenty of the trendy workouts. You see results literally right away."

YogaWorks, 459 Broadway (at Grand Street); 212-965-0801.
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Best Coffee Shops
"The Smile in Soho is where we go (probably too often) for coffee, since it's so close to the [Into The Gloss] office. For lazy Sunday mornings, I love hanging out at Gasoline Alley on Lafayette, because they play great music and have killer donuts; the lemon-poppyseed is my favorite."

The Smile, 26 Bond Street (between Lafayette Street and Bowery); 646-329-5836.

Gasoline Alley Coffee, 325 Lafayette Street (between East Houston and Bleecker streets); 212-933-0113.
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Best Baubles
"I’ve been on a jewelry kick lately, and Solange Azagury-Partridge's uptown shop is incredible."

Solange Azagury-Partridge, 809 Madison Avenue (at East 68th Street); 212-879-9100.
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Best Saturday Spot
"The Standard Grill in Meatpacking has the best Bloody Mary in town and is a perfect place for day drinking. It's a great weekend indulgence."

The Standard Grill, 848 Washington Street (at 13th Street); 212-645-4100.
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Best Burger
"Heaven is the Black Label burger at Minetta Tavern with a Hendrick's martini."

Minetta Tavern, 113 Macdougal Street (at Minetta Lane); 212-475-3850.
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Best Piercings
"J. Colby Smith at New York Adorned is an incredibly talented and creative piercer. Plus, they have an amazing jewelry selection."

New York Adorned, 47 Second Avenue (between East 2nd and 3rd streets); 212-473-0007.