The Bronner Brothers , stars of African American hair care and styling, are taking over Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center for the Bronner Brothers International Hair Show. More than 60,000 hair pros (stylists, cosmetologists, distributors, and exhibitors), celebrities (Chris Rock, Al Sharpton, and Nia Long are all confirmed to appear), entertainers (JJ and the Young Giants of Comedy are part of the program), and beauty fanatics will rock Hotlanta from the ... Read More

Oh my god, SHOES!

BY Laurie in General |

In my search for the perfect transition sandal/shoe for fall, I've stumbled upon many gladiator (yuck) and whatever you call those frankensteinn boot/shoe combos (Booes?) but I am happy to say I found the perfect classy peep toe wedge with these neat Jeffrey Cambell gems, called the Vera 2 (available in black at Karmaloop and Lori's Sole of Chicago ). Got to www.jeffreycampbellshoes.com and check out a few of  the new fall looks, and click on ... Read More

Funky Fashion Fun

BY Web Intern in General |

I'm not exactly a fashion maven, but I do appreciate the interesting trends and bold directions people can go with fashion. That's why I particularly dig the Rumors blog, which show the fun things people do with clothes and furniture, like a balloon-themed high-fashion photo shoot in Vogue Australia and handbags made from biker jackets. They also have a store based in Richmond, Virginia. So if you're in the Virginia area, you should definitely go to the Rumors ... Read More
Lucinda Williams is my homegirl, my kindred spirit, my sister from another mister. Her sad, sweet, rollicking songs have been on replay in my itunes for as long as I realized I adored country music, naysayers be damned. I am so unbearably excited for her 30th anniversary tour, in which she'll be performing sets from across different periods of her career to celebrate 30 years as a recording ... Read More
BUST's Summer Craftacular hits London August 22, and there are so many awesome and exciting alternative crafting vendors! It's going to be a great event--live demonstrations, music and dancing, and drinks! Two of my favorites are the insanely adorable Mr. PS , maker of tea towels, mugs, and shopping bags emblazoned with cheeky but not cheesy slogans--and such cute designs and colors! Another one that I would gladly hop the Atlantic for is the 1940's and 1950's ... Read More