BY Emma Orlow in Style File on Jul 02, 2012 |
When I was younger, I lasted in my local chapter of the girl scouts for a whole two weeks before I quit. In that time frame I never got any cool patches or anything, but I did get to sell and eat lots of those delicious thin mint and coconut-y cookies. And although all of the women who ran my sect of the girl scouts were extremely pretentious, I’ve always secretly found scout culture interesting.
Wes Anderson’s new movie, Moonrise Kingdom, follows the ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren in Crafty on Jun 13, 2012 |
There’s a certain kind of gratification that comes along with purchasing a vintage or handmade item, whether it’s because you know you’re reducing your carbon footprint, or you feel assured that you can stroll the streets of Manhattan without exchanging an awkward, unexpected moment with a stranger of “Are we wearing the exact same thing?”
Whatever the reason, GreenBeing, one of the vendors setting up shop at our Craftacular event at ... Read More
We're getting pretty stoked for our upcoming craftacular at The Seed this Saturday, and you should be, too. Not only will there be yummy vegan food, but a laundry list of awesome eco-friendly vendors selling tons of adorable, environmentally conscious swag. Be sure to get your tickets here for just $30 for both days or $20 for one so you don't miss out on the fun (I know, my rhyming skills make the offer all-the-more enticing.)
One of our spectacular craftacular ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Style File on May 07, 2012 |
The necklace is probably my favorite accessory. It can glam up any old t-shirt or sweater, make your fancy dress look even fancier, and you don't have to take it off when you do the dishes.
Here is a small round-up of necklaces I'm currently lusting after.
Pyramid 3D Necklace, $14, bythecoco.etsy.com
--Bunting Necklace, $29, littlepancakes.etsy.com
--Cina Necklace, $38, needsupply.com
--Chevron Chain Necklace, $60, ... Read More
BY Intern Arielle in Style File on Feb 23, 2012 |
Handmade jewelry is awesome. Colorful jewelry is awesome. Handmade colorful jewelry is way awesome. As someone who still wishes they could dress up like Rainbow Brite, you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled across Tierra on Spring street, a small store full of handmade jewelry in the most rich, vibrant colors these eyes have ever seen. The store, which looks more like a wooden hole in the wall, is one of the happiest places in the LES. Being inside ... Read More
BY Chloé Burrow in Style File on Feb 23, 2012 |
Iconic Brit jewelers (and longtime BUST favorites), Tatty Devine have sparked a huge response on Twitter in the last 24 hours after posting these pictures on their blog highlighting the dubious similarities between some of their classic designs and those currently on sale at UK high street chain, Claires Accessories.
Coming at already challenging times for all UK retailers, these cheaper mass produced versions pose a real threat to ... Read More
BY Nikki in Style File on Jan 23, 2012 |
BUST Magazine is teaming up with saucy Parisian sister brands Locher's and Maude & Tilda to give one lucky winner a prize package full of naughty jewelry and edgy eco-friendly tote bags!Nicole Locher opened her design atelier in 2005, taking inspiration from flea market found objects in Paris and London. The basic concept behind her vintage yet modern designs is "perversions with a touch of class."This giveaway is now ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton in Style File on Jun 28, 2010 |
Fashion designer Linda Trau has put together a new line of products called ZUBA Africa, which sells handmade necklaces made by Rwandan women in need of assistance. The line of accessories is partnered with Fairwinds Trading and “uses business as a strategy for the economic empowerment of women in developing countries.”
The colorful necklaces and totes are sweet and vibrant and really reflect the meaning of the company’s ... Read More