Gayana Sarkisova

Bio

A 20-something New Yorker who loves all black everything, sunglasses and the occasional glass (read: bottle) of wine. Has a bunch of fancy degrees from a bunch of fancy schools that she'll never use because it's a bloggers world and everyone else just lives in it. Self-proclaimed steak aficionado, chick flick enthusiast, advice giver and sarcastic commentator.

The Foolproof Guide To A One-Night Stand

By Gayana Sarkisova
We all know that no good story starts with “So, I stayed in one night and…,” most memorable stories start out with tequila and end up with bad decisions and several doses of Plan B. Since I know all of my loyal readers are hot messes and usually end…

Single Girls Have It Best

By Gayana Sarkisova
There are few things that truly are more annoying than the perpetual stereotypes that stigmatize single women. In true Gloria Steinem fashion, ladies, we need to sit back and realize that singledom is not a one-way ticket to owning 15 poorly-groomed…

The Do's And Don'ts Of Sexting

By Gayana Sarkisova
Sexting is essentially like watching porn with dial-up Internet, five seconds of gratification for every five minutes you wait. Nonetheless, sexting has become a pivotal part of actually getting laid.  Although I doubt the creators of smartphones…

Why It's Better To Be Single On Valentine's Day

By Gayana Sarkisova
Do you smell that? Love is in the air. Put your gas masks on, kids. Since Valentine’s Day is a sore subject for some, I’ve taken the liberty of renaming it: from now on, it shall be known as “Single People Awareness Day” (SPAD for short). To put…

How To Develop Your Lay-Dar

By Gayana Sarkisova
Being able to tell if a man will be good or bad in bed is tricky business. Short of copping a feel and praying for the best, there isn’t much a girl can do. Lucky for you, I’m here to provide you with the sure fire signals to make sure the guy…

6 Ways To Become The Ultimate Chick Magnet

By Gayana Sarkisova
There are always those men who seem to do absolutely nothing, but still manage to have women gravitate towards them like moths to a flame. Contrary to popular belief, they're not doing anything – they're making moves so subtle that women can't help…

How To Train Your Man

By Gayana Sarkisova
This may sound demeaning and a bit harsh; so I don’t want you thinking I’m referring to all men as dogs. They are more like loveable puppies that need simple potty training. No matter how crass the methodology may be, the end results will likely…

The Doomsday F*cket List

By Gayana Sarkisova
I’m sure you’ve all heard the term Bucket List once or twice before in reference to the things you must do before you die. Today, Elite brings you the Doomsday Fucket List; the dating and sex bucket list you have to complete before the world ends on…

The Types Of Men Women Will Date Throughout Their Lives

By Gayana Sarkisova
There are two kinds of men in the world; the right one and all the wrong ones. Unfortunately, most women are going to sift through an unbelievable number of frogs until they find their prince. On the bright side, there is a silver lining surrounding…

Where The Hell Are All Of The Men In NYC?

By Gayana Sarkisova
It’s safe to assume that the most logical explanation is that all the men in New York City are either married or gay; when we all know that’s not necessarily the case. Quite frankly, if they’re married and that much of a catch, just because there’s…

The Disturbing Things Women Do Before A First Date

By Gayana Sarkisova
We all know the cliché prepping that goes into a first date: pick out a new outfit, try it on fifty times, then try it on for your friends, then sit with those friends and analyze everything that can go wrong. The truth is, that’s only the beginning…

Why 30 Is The New 20

By Gayana Sarkisova
I am not so proud to announce that I have joined the club of young people who are insecure about their age. Every birthday I’ve had after my 21 I have been calling an anniversary, not a birthday. Recently, I’ve celebrated the 2nd anniversary of my…

The 10 Commandments To Being Friends With Benefits

By Gayana Sarkisova
So, you want to embark on a casual, no-strings attached relationship? Just sex, no emotional commitment; get in, get off, get out. Having a friend with benefits is like a dream come true to most, but that doesn't mean it can't necessarily turn into…

5 Things Women Do To Not Sleep With You Too Soon

By Gayana Sarkisova
Every woman you will ever meet has an unspoken dating rule; the time it will take her to sleep with you. Some have the five date rule, some won’t do it until you're mutually monogamous, and others will wait until you say those three little words…

What Girls Really Mean When They Say...

By Gayana Sarkisova
Unless you’ve recently gotten struck by lightning while putting on lipstick and waxing your legs a la Mel Gibson in ‘What Women Want’, you probably have absolutely no idea what the hell women are talking about. That lucky bastard was able to read…

Where The Girlfriend Gets It Wrong

By Gayana Sarkisova
It’s considered suicide for any man to talk about what he thinks a woman did wrong in a relationship. So, I have taken it upon myself to call some of my fellow sisters out, and say what 99% of men out there are thinking when they are absolutely sure…

Elite Reviews: Fix Beauty Bar, NYC

By Gayana Sarkisova
Women of Manhattan rejoice; we have found the long lost haven of our bustling metropolis. Long gone are the days when women had the luxury of leisurely spending their time primping and gossiping at their favorite salon. This day and age yields a…

Elite's Fall Fashion Do's

By Gayana Sarkisova
With Fashion Week here, New York City is making its annual, and greatly missed, transition in fall. We figure it’s only appropriate to give our loyal readers a sneak peek preview into the upcoming Runway trends, as well as the Do’s and Dont’s of…

Good Girls Vs. Bad Girls: The Double Edged Sword

By Gayana Sarkisova
Right now, we at Elite ask the Pamela Anderson’s and Jennifer Aniston’s of the world to stand up and answer the age old debate; do men want a good girl or a bad girl? Good girls wear white cotton panties, bad girls don’t wear any. Good girls pack…

Elite's Biggest Fashion Don'ts.

By Gayana Sarkisova
Everyone is guilty of a fashion felony. We’ve all had some moments we’re not particularly proud off; these are now the skeletons in our closets. It’s impossible to expect people to be at their best at all times, but here’s hoping. As Elite Daily…