This Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th, don't miss Strange Folk Festival in O'Fallon, IL -- the Heartland's largest outdoor indie arts and crafts show -- sponsored by BUST Magazine! 150 vendors from across the country will be there with one-of-a-kind wares; plus, live music, food, and tons of activities and demos for all ages.Some highlights include:The Southern IL Artisan Guild will be hosting a variety of craft demos including weaving, ... Read More
 Wouldn’t you love to try and make a tie-dye cupcake? I know I would. Not only would it be delicious, but it could also help sponsor girls’ education in developing countries thanks to the amazing group She’s the First, a non-profit which inspires creative fundraisers to help girls graduate. The the Tie-Dye Cupcake Bake Off, which the lovely ladies over at I Heart Daily tipped us off to, will go from November 1 - ... Read More
N.Y.C.-based editor/designer Hamish Robertson is a busy man. You would think that being the online design editor of Vanity Fair would be time-consuming enough, right? Yet somehow Robertson finds time to create websites for well-known businesses (like vegan treatery, Babycakes), publish zines and prints as Brown Griffin (from his Brooklyn apartment), and curate Afterzine, a beautifully compiled arts and culture publication.  Featuring a collection of ... Read More
This street style edition is chalk full of bloggers such as Bryanboy, Lifestyle Hunters, and one of my personal favorites, cinemagraph lady extraordinaire, Jamie Beck of From Me To You. The comings and goings of all the shows were just as exciting as the shows themselves and usually a chaotic crowd of photographers lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the hottest looks of the moment.This was at the fabulous Norma Kamali 3D shopping experience hence ... Read More
In 1977, two young friends from art school, Ana da Silva (left) and Gina Birch (below), toyed with the idea of starting a band over pints in north London. After watching their friend Palmolive perform with the Slits, they were inspired to experiment as musicians themselves. Neither had much experience playing an instrument, but that was part of punk’s appeal: expression trumped expertise. A year later, they graced the stage at the International ... Read More