My Universe: Daphne Javitch


Daphne is the founder and force behind Doing Well, a holistic nutrition and lifestyle coaching service known around here for its perfectly curated Instagram feed with high style offbeat images and poignant, straightforward advice. Her gift is to distill the tenets of radical health down to its most foundational principles, ones we all can follow. Daphne thinks of the body on a cellular level but offers tips to guide us in the wide scope of the world. With impeccable minimalist style and a simplistic approach to diving deep, Daphne inhabits one brilliant universe. Let’s look inside.

Join us at CAP Beauty’s New York City store on April 3 at 7pm for a talk with Daphne on shifting from the worlds of fashion to health and the tips and tricks she  follows for Doing Well.


Jeans vintage Levis

T-shirt vintage

Heels Maryam Nassir Zadeh

Flats Belgian Shoes, Manolo Blahnik

Sunglasses Celine

Day bag Beverly Hills Juice Club tote

Jewelry my engagement ring that Pali designed

Workout wear vintage tees and old leggings

Designers The Row

Lingerie or underwear white cotton undies (love a 3 pack)

Where do you shop vintage stores

Shopping mecca BONTON and Monoprix in Paris

Online shopping Etsy, Ebay


What’s your sign Taurus

Workout(s) Ballet Beautiful, Forward Space

Sport(s) Running with Jess Movold

Yoga studio/teacher Edward Jones at Now Yoga and Josh Liles at Tangerine

Do you meditate Not consistently

Meditation teacher, venue or app Sandra Dualde

Experts in your corner Gil Jacobs, Mary Ruth Ghiyam, Joanna Vargas, Nicole Berrie

Morning rituals green juice

Evening rituals Seinfeld

Tea or tonic fresh mint tea

Diet you follow it’s a lifestyle

Guilty pleasure birthday cake

Toothpaste Tom’s

Soap Dr Bronners

Lip color Homeostick

Who cuts your hair Ashley Javier

Shampoo Leonor Greyl

Favorite beauty product The Rich Cream by Agustinus Bader 


Where do you live? Brooklyn

Artist Etel Adnan

Piece of art in your home drawing by Ana Kras

Museum Dia Foundation

Sheets Coyuchi and Restoration Hardware

Local restaurant East Village Organic for the BEST homemade soups to-go

Best cup of coffee in your town homemade

Pottery Astier de Villatte pieces we received as wedding gifts

Favorite piece of furniture my bathtub

Furniture store or designer Pali Xisto Cornelsen

Minimalist or maximalist warm minimalist

Hotel Casa Oaxaca

Dream dinner party guests Jeff Bridges

Go-to dinner party recipe HUGE pile of chopped kale & broccolini sauteed in garlic and olive oil

Most used kitchen gadget juicer and coffee machine are tied

Favorite snack olives or seaweed

Favorite drink cold filtered water

What do you collect vintage clothing

What’s always in your fridge homemade almond milk



Who or what inspires you my clients

Favorite discovery mini pears for my green juice (when in season)

Favorite quote “You had to have the BIG SALAD !” - George Costanza

Fashion idol Mary Oliver, Jane Birkin, Lee Radziwill in jeans and tee shirts

Sports hero Michael Jordan

Crush I don’t want to embarrass her

Favorite charity Circle of Health

Favorite place in the world home and Beverly Hills Juice Club

Favorite movies Two For the Road

Favorite albums Rodrigo Amarante Cavalo, anything by Sade

Nightstand reading desperately need a book rec that’s as good as Light Years, Stoner or Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels. Desperately!

Photography or coffee table book Paris Living Rooms

Necessary indulgence my infrared sauna

Who would you want to be for a day Terry Gross

What’s your inner age lively lady in her 70s?

Dancing or karaoke D A N C I N G


Apps FaceTime, Instagram

Phone I have an iphone but not sure which one

Blogs Bonberi

Podcasts Fresh Air, The Daily, Rich Roll, One Part, Tara Brach, On Being

Favorite gadget our old school audio baby monitor by Avent

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