BY BUST Magazine in Style File on Jan 20, 2014 |
We've got a couple more months of chilly days ahead, so why not look fierce while you brave the cold? Check out this roundup of high-performance winter outerwear that'll keep you feeling cozy and looking good.This waterproof-yet-breathable jacket has major twee-ness, thanks to its polka dots.
Pwdrroom Gilly Dot, $119, pwdrroom.com
Waterproof and fully synthetic-insulated—Little Red Riding Hood wished she had it this good.
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BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on Jan 20, 2014 |
Unlike woven potholders, moisturizing and healing skin salves are pretty much universally appreciated handmade presents. They’re useful, they smell great, and in the right packaging, they can be downright pretty. Herbal salves deliver natural medicine to the skin, and they can be used to soothe a variety of maladies. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to whip up a big batch all at once, making it a perfect DIY project. The recipe below is for a ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Style File on Jan 17, 2014 |
BUST has partnered with Synergy, a company dedicated to making sustainable, eco-friendly, fair-trade clothing, to bring you this fun scavenger hunt contest!
Each week, for five weeks, we'll show you one of our editor's favorite items from Synergy's line, and all you need to do is find it on Synergy's website, then tell us where you found it, and you'll be entered to win a $100 Synergy gift certificate! (See more directions below.)
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BY BUST Magazine in Boob Tube on Jan 16, 2014 |
It was a simple question posed by an article on clutchmagonline.com that spurred 28-year-old actor/writer/director Issa Rae into action: “Where’s the black version of Liz Lemon?” Rae realized she needed to bring a character she’d been forming in her mind to life before someone else did, so in 2011, she launched a Web series she both wrote and starred in, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. During its two super popular seasons, Rae’s character J ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Style File on Jan 16, 2014 |
Though you probably don’t give ‘em much thought, one of the humblest parts of women’s clothing has a complicated history: pockets. These small nooks originally took the form of cloth satchels, which Western women wore under their dresses during the 18th century. Such pouches allowed ladies to stash items like needles and thread by day, or handkerchiefs and gloves by night. The pocket increased a woman’s mobility, and helped to ... Read More