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Wait...is this a high school or an American Apparel ad? Don't worry, if you were confused at first, you're not alone. I mean, dang, these kids had some style! Check out these awesome looks, captured by photographer Arthur Schatz in 1969. Then, check out our hand-picked pieces (all hail Etsy!) to channel your inner mod, hippie, or cheerleader--all for under $50!Romper (American Apparel, $40.00) / Shoes (Vans, $45.00) / Yarn Hair Ties (Etsy, $2.29 ... Read More
Do some good by buying goodies from these charity-minded Web boutiques.  The Belmont, 141eyewear.comFor every pair bought, 141 (a play on “one for one”) gives a pair of glasses to someone in a developing country who can’t afford vision correction.     Sunny Symmetry Dress, $57, globalgirlfriend.com  Proceeds from the sales on Global Girlfriend support lady artisans—this frock was made by a women’s ... Read More
Here’s a piping-hot selection of clothing and accessories that pay homage to the almighty ’za, for a minimal amount of dough.   Pizza Yummy Pocket, $6, konokoshop.comDemerit Wear Pizza Fanatic Patch, $4, buyolympia.comPizza Necklace, $8, lotusfairy.etsy.comPizza Diamond Crew, $40, pyknic.comPepperoni Pouch, $25, sohh.etsy.comPizza Party T-Shirt, $25, killeracid.etsy.com Multicolor Pizza Pin, $14, fantasyard.com Pizza Leggings, $56, ... Read More
  There are few things more intimate and magical than a bathroom haircut from a friend, a relative, or a lover. The technique is also one of Jane Birkin’s secret beauty tricks. In a piece for The Guardian, she writes, “My best friend cuts my hair with kitchen scissors.” The 66-year-old fashion icon also likes to keep it simple with her favorite outfit, “an old pair of jeans, Converse and a man’s jersey.” She ... Read More
Lena Dunham, a lady known for her touching comedy and on-screen lack of clothing, is penning a new comedy based on a woman who dresses people for a living. Betty Halbreich, Bergdorf Goodman’s personal shopper, is 85 years old and has been working with the most applauded fashionistas for decades. The women joined one another in a panel at the New Yorker Festival last Sunday, and their chemistry is undeniable. They joke about everything from girdles to jeans ... Read More
Pin it, primp it, and put your mane in its place! Here are some of our favorites for this fall!Let your hair down with an oversized bow, made to order in any color. Tea Party Bow Hairband, $38, ITSOKAYMYDEAR.COM     Polka dot pins will keep your ’do in its spot. Polka Dot Bobby Pin Set, $12, JANETRAN.COM  Make your fringe flashy, with cute clips. Fringe Heart Clips, $3 each, DARLYBIRD.COM     Banish a bad hair day with a stylish ... Read More
Ever notice how all “nude” heels are really just the same ambiguous tone that somehow complements only Christina Aguilera's spray-tan? Fortunately, for we lesser beings, legendary designer Christian Louboutin is about to change that. The shoe-guru is launching the “Nudes” collection, featuring five of his most famous designs in five shades that range from a dainty petal to a rich coffee. “They disappear like magic and become a fluid ... Read More
  Former BUST cover girl and forever BUST favorite Miranda July is at it again! We love her use of Craigslist and online interactions and transactions, always managing to make them feel meaningful and insightful. In her newest Craigslist advertisement, July searches for portrait subjects living in the Los Angeles area. The photo series will explore “why women dress the way they do” and will feature women of various races, ages, and ... Read More
From: Philadelphia, PA and Brooklyn, NY Occupation: Audiovisual Artist Tell me about what you’re wearing. The glasses are vintage Renato Balestra, they were about $60. The bustier and the skirt are also vintage—they were both under $20. The jacket is Couture Vulture, a collaboration with Haddington District; it retails for $190. The combat boot/sandals are Jeffrey Campbell. I believe they were $140? The rose necklace was a gift; it’s from ... Read More
  Since a study came out about the long term effects of high heels on women's health, I’ve noticed a slew of essays, blog posts, and editorials on the cultural implications of what we choose to put on our feet. After scouring the web for insights, it’s hard to determine exactly how women feel about high heels.  Buzzfeed reports that shoes were used to “immobilize women” starting in Imperial China and the Middle Ages. From ... Read More
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