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Pursed Up Sir Tom is Sydney, Australia-based designer Anne Waters’ line of handmade housewares and handbags. Spotty Clutch, $70, sirtom.etsy.com    Mix It Up Double your print action with a silk chiffon scarf, handmade in California by Kindah Khalidy. The "Nice to Meet You" Silk Scarf, $140, kindahkhalidy.com   In Fine Leathers German illustrator Peggy Wolf’s line of handmade cases displays her eye for design on natural ... Read More

VEGAN JACKETS + DOLLHOUSE

BY Web Intern in General |

Everyone should enter the ROCK THE JACKET contest from one of our coolest advertisers, Dollhouse. It is so easy. Friend them on Facebook, take a photo of yourself in your Dollhouse jacket, and show them how to wear it. A leather jacket goes with everything. A sweet, summer dress? Hells yeah. Badass jeans. Duh. Every girl needs at least one leather jacket. If you live in New York, you might need three. BUT, if you're an animal rights activist, ... Read More
  Ever since I caught sight of Keep's kicks, I've been borderline obsessed with boat shoes.  My tootsies just don't feel right without them (seriously, I have 6 pairs, it's kind of sad).  They're like Vans slip-ons, except way cuter.  Now Keep is satisfying my snack attack with pretzel-patterned sneakers!  Don't they look yummy? Never heard of Keep?  The line was started by designers Una Kim and Margot Jacobs in 2006.  The ... Read More
Pictured above is Hayley Morley, a UK size 12 model who spurred controversy when she brought some realism to the runway.  Hayley and two other ''curvy'' women appeared alongside stick-figure thin models in Mark Fast's London Fashion Week show last Saturday.  The biggest shocker is that their inclusion prompted Fast's stylist and creative designer to walk out over ''creative differences.'' Luckily, two freelancers stepped in to help with the ... Read More
  My mom likes to call her walk-in closet ''the archives,'' and for good reason: the wardrobe filed away inside is a repository of fashion history.  Swearing that ''fashion is cyclic,'' she has stowed artifacts from every fashion craze since the sixties.  Double-breasted blazers, polyester frocks, and an impressive collection of spandex stirrup pants are all hoarded in her vault-of-vogue.  Sometimes she can explore the depths and resurface a ... Read More
  The annual BUST Holiday Craftacular is back again! It's an all day shopping and music extravaganza featuring the nation's hottest DIY talent. Over 200 crafty vendors, DJ's, tasty treats, and much more. Listen to the best tunes as you browse handmade wares, from jewelry and essential winter accessories to home decor and cards. Munch on holiday goodies and wander in a winter wonderland of handmade gifts and crafts! BUT- first we need YOU, our lovely and ... Read More

fashion week block party

BY Laurie in General |

It's fashion week in NY, and that means tons of parties and shows. Did your Marc Jacobs invitation get lost in the mail? Yeah, mine too, but never fret, there are plenty of fun things to do and see, even if you are not attending any shows. One such event is a Block Party hosted by the stores on Centre Market Place, (that weird little street just west of Little Italy- googs it). Built by Wendy , No. 6  (amazing vintage!) Pipino Salon, and others are throwing ... Read More

CourtneyLover79 in da House

BY debbie in General |

Like everyone here at BUST, Courtney Love's got a crush on currrent cover gal Diablo Cody, as she revealed  in a couple of recent twitpics she posted: Hey Courtney: how much more could we love you? None. We could love you none ... 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
Okay, I have a confession to make: I love postcards.  But who doesn't?  Nothing fills my heart with honest-to-goodness sentimentality like a 4x6 piece of flimsy cardboard sent from a friend in a faraway place.  That's why when I saw an exhibit dedicated solely to postcards featuring ''bathing beauties'' of the 20th Century is opening, I instantly knew it would be a gush-worthy spread of feminist nostalgia. And connecting feminism and fashion ... Read More
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