BY Maggie Carr in General on May 12, 2014 |
I'm not sure if it was the multiple mimosas or lugging around a heavy-ass swag bag all day, but I've been wandering around in a fashion- and beauty-addled daze since last weekend. Is anyone else in the same boat?
In case you missed the first-ever (EVER!) BUST Craftacular's Primped last Sunday, May 4th, read on to be overcome by jealousy of all the amazing shit you missed. Like, really.Shoppers lined up around the block an hour before the doors opened to score ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg in Style File on May 07, 2014 |
Grace Choi wants you to have makeup that grows up with you, that you design and create yourself. It's like having your own personal M.A.C. boutique right in your bedroom.In the video of her demo at TechCrunch Disrupt, she's flippant, wise, savvy, speaking off the cuff--basically, the kind of woman you'd buy makeup from. I can imagine myself hobbling away from her makeup counter with an armful of product, but remember this is the 21st century: at ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on May 01, 2014 |
We can’t believe it’s finally time for the first-ever BUST Craftacular's Primped, our shopping and pampering expo for stylish rebels. We absolutely cannot wait to see all your faces this weekend in Brooklyn!
This beautiful beast of an event brings together the very best of the Brooklyn indie scene, including one-of-a-kind vintage and handmade fashion, rocking DJs, locally sourced food, free salon services (nail DIYs, a braid bar, ... Read More
BY Gina Furfaro in Crafty on May 01, 2014 |
Odd Twin presents an impeccable collection of hand-picked vintage wear from the 1920’s through 80’s. The owner, Francesca Neville, utilizes her exceptional taste to not only select vintage clothing but to preserve pieces by restoring and redesigning them for her Born Again line of fashion.
Read more about Francesca and her impressive collection below.Tell us about yourself.
My name is Francesca Neville and I have been inspired by ... Read More
BY Gina Furfaro in Crafty on Apr 30, 2014 |
Bold, retro, fun - Hey, Dollface! promises to brighten up any outfit with their adorable jewelry and accessories. Pearls, hearts and flowers give Hey, Dollface! pieces their signature classic meets modern look. Creator of Hey, Dollface!, Jen Macaluso, is a New York City native, artist and DIY dame.
To learn more about Jen and her whimsical work, read our interview below. Tell us about yourself.
My name is Jen Macaluso and I’m the doll ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa in Crafty on Apr 30, 2014 |
Brown Butter Beauty offers a natural alternative to beauty products to enhance your hair, skin and body. Founder, Christine Gant, is an accomplished photographer with a passion for making women feel beautiful.
Want to learn more about Christine and her Brown Butter Beauty creations? Read below.
Tell us about yourself. I'm a professional photographer turned beauty maven. I left a 10+ year career as a photographer to start "Brown Butter Beauty" ... Read More
For her undergraduate project Young and Old, the freshman photographer Kelsey Duff photographed two models: the first is 18, and the second is 65. By excluding her subjects’ faces from her close frame, she catalogs the aging process as it might apply to an everywoman figure; despite trademark tattoos and painted toenails, each woman is stripped of clothing and other common markers of individual identity.
Duff’s warm natural ... Read More
When the photographer Stephanie Diani saw a group of older burlesque performers, The Legends of Burlesque, she was mesmerized. Consumed by images of the women who graced the stages of the Miss Exotic World pageant, the artist located some of the most renowned performers whose ages ranged from the 50s to the 70s. She then visited the women’s homes, chatted with them, and took their portraits as they donned their favorite ... Read More
“I am just utterly fascinating… At least that’s what I tell myself.” So reads the caption of the Instagram account belonging to Mathu Andersen, the hair and makeup artist of the legendary drag queen RuPaul. In addition to creatively producing RuPaul’s Drag Race and serving as creative director of Drag U, Mathu is indeed utterly fascinating.
His Instagram is filled to the brim with delightful and enchanting ... Read More
Disney princesses get all the attention, but there’s also something totally magical about the Disney villains. Each has the power both to fascinate and terrify us; they appeal to our darkest fantasies. Perfumes operate in a similar way; spritz a good perfume, and you get a chill down your spine. So why not make Disney villain perfume bottles?
Although they aren’t (yet) on the market, the artist Ruby Spark designed thrilling ... Read More