BY Jennifer Welsing in General on Jan 15, 2013 |
Cute bracelets made from recycled metal and money that goes to a good cause? What's not to love! That's what Jessica Mindich, a former lawyer from New Jersey, was thinking when she started Jewelry for a Cause, a company that believes "purchasing jewelry could be guilt-free, even an act of philanthropy."
Having designed jewelry to increase awareness for Alzheimers and the shortage of drinking water in developing nations, this mother of two is now using her ... Read More
BY Megan Hinshaw in General on Dec 21, 2012 |
Finally, someone has taken it upon themselves to create jewelry for that previously unadorned canvas, your crotch. That's right ladies, now you can hang cute, sparkley jewels from your pants. You can even wear it with your bathing suit! The video for this is amazeballs, but if you are in the office, make sure to turn it down before you start it 'cause it may just knock your socks off.Seriously, after watching this I had to check my calendar to make ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Nov 28, 2012 |
For adorable, vintage-inspired jewelry and accessories with a twist, look no further than With Care. Created by Rhode Islander Elizabeth Novak, With Care is an Etsy shop that includes items like place-themed souvenir rings and lockets, nautical necklaces, Victorian-inspired perfume pins, and more.
Many of With Care’s pieces are vintage-inspired, with an edge — the collar bar will take you back to the Mad Men era but the Virgin ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in General on Nov 28, 2012 |
Do you have a trendy jewelry lover on your list this holiday season? How about an Arrested Development or Parks and Rec fanatic? Well, do WE have a Craftacular vendor for you!
Little Pancakes makes products so cool, you’ll be overwhelmed. I mean, I am. They specialize in beautiful metalwork jewelry. They also make pencils with awesome sayings on them, like “Stay Sassy,” that you can ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Nov 22, 2012 |
Candice Cox makes jewelry that will blow your mind. "Jewelry" isn't even the right word - it's more like wearable art. CanDid Art Accessories are stunning, edgy pieces that go far beyond your basic necklaces and bracelets to body chains, shoulder pieces, ear cuffs, and circlets. And - lucky us - they're coming to the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular!CanDid Art Accessories burst onto the New York scene in 2011, shortly after Candice Cox left a successful ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Crafty on Nov 22, 2012 |
Looking for that perfect gift for an über-hip friend or relative this holiday season? Brookadelphia has you covered.
This line of laser-cut acrylic jewelry offers earrings and necklaces with pendants that brightly spell out blunt words (like the “cheese” neck piece below) or fun things like antlers!
This line of jewelry combines designer Amber Zezeck's “love of design” and her “love of jewelry and ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Nov 19, 2012 |
Jewelry designer Melissa Cohen found her calling after taking metalsmithing classes with her crafty friends in Atlanta, GA. Over the next few years, she made the move to Brooklyn, NY and is now making a living off of her twee-yet-tough trinkets. How inspiring!Metal Sugar jewelry ranges from metal-cast edibles (like the Twizzler cuff pictured above) to petite animals to sassy stamped nameplates, sprinkled with a healthy dose of teensy diamonds. They mix with ... Read More
BY Charlotte Dow in Crafty on Nov 01, 2012 |
When WORN Fashion Journal was invited to visit the BUST Magazine Craftacular during World Maker Faire, we let nothing stand in our way: not the fact that popular DIY festival was being held in New York City (and Queens at that!); not the chilly weather (some Wornettes should have brought their cardigans); not even that it was being held at the New York Hall of Science, better known as the site of the 1964 World’s Fair, as seen at the ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Style File on Oct 11, 2012 |
This gold-plated brooch will fox up any outfit. For a look that's polished and fun, try wearing it between the collars of a button up, or pinning it to a headband.
Fox, $22, modernaked.etsy.com
Stay tuned each week for more cool gadgets and pretty things that Lan, our senior designer here at BUST, loves enough to share with ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Feminizzle on Oct 10, 2012 |
FAIR Girls is a wonderful organization that works to prevent exploitation of girls and end sex trafficking in Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia, Russia, Uganda, and the United States. FAIR stands for “Free, Aware, Inspired, Restored,” which is exactly what these young survivors of prostitution and violence become. The name, according to their site, “reflects our ongoing commitment to providing girls around the world the chance to live ... Read More