BY Web Intern in Style File on Apr 14, 2009 |
'We are officially over skinny,' London Times writer Shane Watson decrees. And by 'we,' Watson means everyone.
'Women have started to envy other women, not for their jutting hipbones and the amount of daylight visible between their thighs, but for their soft and shapely bodies,' the Times column proudly proclaims, listing the popularity of Joan on the show Mad Men, the appearance of Beth Ditto naked on the cover of the new UK magazine Love, and the fact that ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Style File on Apr 13, 2009 |
We here at BUST run on one part fierce femininity, one part cute and one part caffeine. Needless to say that the Flapper Girl hit all the right notes when she sent us these eco-friendly, handmade coffee cozies.
The Flapper Girl, or Christine B, is an indie designer and craftster based out of Portland, OR. She specializes in handmade, vintage inspired wares.In addition to cozies, her line includes aprons, handbags and this field of cupcakes which I don't ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Style File on Apr 13, 2009 |
Legendary graffiti artist Claw Money knows a thing or two about lookin' good. Not only is she the former fashion editor for Swindle Magazine, but she also has her own eponymous clothing and accessories line, writes an insanely cool style blog, and contributes her design expertise to brands like Nike and Calvin Klein. You can get your own Claw gear, plus other fabs stuff from Mademe, Mishka, and Cubannie Links, at the Beats and Brands sample sale on Friday.
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BY Lisa in Style File on Apr 03, 2009 |
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
BY Lisa in Style File on Mar 25, 2009 |
Lily + Jae's spring/summer collection is so freaking cute it kinda kills me that i don't own every single dress, jumper, and button-down in it. What kills me even more is its sunshine daydreams of a lookbook. What I wouldn't give for a lakeside retreat in a vintage trailer. Click here to see all the summerific images. Be sure to check out our interview with Lily + Jae's super cool, down-to-earth designer Jude Feller in the new ish and keep an eye on her site...I ... Read More
BY Sara Graham in Style File on Mar 22, 2009 |
There was so much hot fashion at SXSW this year. I had to take some shots of musicians, show-goers and generally inspiring ladies and dudes around town. It was a perfect storm for great outfits: sunny days, cool nights, and a music festival where anything goes. Continue reading to see more sassy styles! (Aja from Nico Vega )
(Peggy from Pains of Being Pure at Heart ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Style File on Mar 13, 2009 |
Ever wanted a brightly colored pair of Nikes sporting a portrait of your dog, your kid or your favorite athlete?
Look no farther than Basking Ridge, NJ, where Yoa Kustoms will do exactly that -- custom design and hand paint your very own one-of-a-kind kicks. The Parsons-trained designer will put anything you want on your feet. The sneaker gallery on YK's site shows shoes painted with everything from abstracts to maps to cartoon characters to Eli Manning.
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BY Web Intern in Style File on Mar 03, 2009 |
It's easy to be seduced by nostalgia and lace, but in order to really fall in love I still need a bit of freshness added to the mix. By combining a bold and frequently strange color palette with exaggerated, romantic trimmings, ETSY seller Vintageopulence delivers in a major way.
Â Vintageopulence describes herself as a 'little British lady, now living happily and warm in the Southern United States.' Her etsy items are a combination of hand dyed and ... Read More
BY Maggie in Style File on Feb 22, 2009 |
BUST is proud to be a sponsor to NOW 's green-fashion showcase.
NOW is a forum of the newest in progressive, conscious-minded, independent, locally produced fashion design. THE AUTUMN '09 NOW showcase features a well appointed and intoxicating collective assortment of what is sensational in accessories, womenswear, menswear and eco lingerie. Spring/Summer09 immediate collections also on display.
Join us for the Opening Cocktail Reception of NOW at Rare ... Read More
BY Maggie in Artsy on Feb 20, 2009 |
Don't miss checking out some of the up-and-coming Brooklyn designers this weekend. It truly is where fashion meets art.Â The presentations are anything but ordinary or predictable, with show-specific live music scores and artist performances. The Williamsburg Fashion Weekend is happening tonight and Saturday night at Glasslands Gallery and it's only 8 bucks at the door! Some designers include SDN , Mandate of Heaven , Treehouse and ... Read More