Girl to the 5,000th Power

BY Web Intern in Artsy |

New York-based photographer Kate Engelbrecht is on a mission to empower teen girls through pictures. She's heading up The Girl Project , in which she sends 13- to 17-year-old females in the United States cameras and asks them to document their lives with self-portraits and images of anything else that defines who they are. Engelbrecht has posted some of the submissions on The Girl Project Web site, but she's also planning to curate the most compelling of those in ... Read More

Your Sister's Alright

BY Web Intern in General |

Everybody needs a sister-- at least if the results of a new study from the University of Ulster in Ireland hold true. Researchers at the school recently asked 571 people ages 17 to 25 about their lives and discovered that the ones who grew up with sisters tend to be happier and more balanced, according to the BBC . People with brothers, on the other hand, had more 'distress.''Sisters appear to encourage more open communication and cohesion in families,' ... Read More

Bye bye, Sweet Tater!

BY Web Intern in General |

This recession hasn't deemed fair to many of our beloved boutiques; keeping their heads above water to be true to their dreams and their following, only to be held down by these ugly times. Not cute. It's the sweet, quaint shops that flood our senses with endless walls of creative one-of-a-kinds and vintage finds that lift our spirits when we walk away with something special.Speaking of a boutique as such, Sweet Tater in NYC will be closing shop on April ... Read More
I can't put a finger on what is so appealing about JT (certainly not his roles on SATC: a douchebag 20-something and a premature ejaculator?!?), but we've got mad love for him here at BUST HQ. And wearing these adorable glasses? Come on!! Now you can pay homage to our former cover boy by getting a pair of these 'Theroux' frames for yourself. They're exact replicas of ones he wore in Mulholland Dr. ... Read More
Friday Featured Artists is back with . . . Martina Fugazzotto.Martina Fugazzotto makes sex-ed comics an intimate nostalgia art-form. She specializes in autobiographical stories of innocence and experience. Her website features over a dozen of these comics in full. They explore subjects like summer-camp love, lost virginity and her pre-occupation with all things vaginal. However, Ms Fugazzotto is now-one trick pony. Her early 90's dayglow/cartoon aesthetic ... Read More