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Pursed UpSir Tom is Sydney, Australia-based designer Anne Waters’ line of handmade housewares and handbags. Spotty Clutch, $70, sirtom.etsy.com    Mix It UpDouble 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 LeathersGerman illustrator Peggy Wolf’s line of handmade cases displays her eye for design on natural ... Read More
Turn single earrings and busted baubles into a sentimental statement piece. So many of us have jewelry boxes containing bits of broken chains, solo earrings, and non-functioning brooches. But you don’t have to toss these odds and ends—start the new year in style by turning would-be trash into a treasured necklace. You’ll need: jump rings of various sizes, 22-gauge craft wire, a lobster clasp, round-nose pliers, and sharp-nose pliers. Get several lengths ... Read More
BUST has partnered with Synergy, a company dedicated to making sustainable, eco-friendly, fair-trade clothing, to bring you this fun scavenger hunt contest! Each week, for five weeks, we'll show you one of our editor's favorite items from Synergy's line, and all you need to do is find it on Synergy's website, then tell us where you found it, and you'll be entered to win a $100 Synergy gift certificate! (See more directions below.) Here's the item of clothing ... 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
  “What is between my legs is not thoroughly who I am. If gender is black and white, I’m grey,” says Ryley Pogensky, a gender queer model participating in Barney’s New York’s new campaign. Pogensky is one of almost twenty transgender and gender queer models featured in the catalog and ad images, shot by the legendary Bruce Weber.    Each model has a story to tell, hailing from communities across the globe. Culturally, ... Read More
  “Women always look for true love,” explains the commercial for the “True Love Tester,” a bra designed by Japanese lingerie company Ravijour. The bra contains within its stylish cups sensors that read and transmit a woman’s changes in heart rate via bluetooth to an app that calculates your “love level.” You guessed it: when the heart gets going, the bra gets unhooking.     In case you were worried ... Read More
Last night, I was watching the Grammy Awards when I realized something utterly ridiculous. LL Cool J has been wearing that hat (pictured above), known as a "flat cap" (thanks, Google image search) for a suspicious amount of time. Nobody holds on to trends for that long, unless you're still committed to that high waisted denim Calvin Klein pencil skirt that hasn't fit since you were 21 years old  because it's "a classic" and "maybe it will fit again ... Read More
BUST has partnered with Synergy, a company dedicated to making sustainable, eco-friendly, fair-trade clothing, to bring you this fun scavenger hunt contest! Each week, for five weeks, we'll show you one of our editor's favorite items from Synergy's line, and all you need to do is find it on Synergy's website, then tell us where you found it, and you'll be entered to win a $100 Synergy gift certificate! (See more directions below.) Here's the item of clothing you'll ... Read More
Jillian Mercado, a 26 year-old New York fashion editor living with muscular dystrophy has been cast as one of the young and hip, culturally diverse models that are part of Diesel’s newest campaign ‘We Are Connected.’ Although Mercado says that it was done as a joke, a few months ago she responded to a Diesel casting call looking for young culturally representative models. Not too long after, she was contacted by Diesel requesting more pics. And it’s ... Read More
  STYLE PICKS INSPIRED BY GIRLS’ WELL-TRAVELED FREE SPIRIT, JESSA JOHANSSONFeather Printed Drapey Pants With Velvet, $119, scotch-soda.com      Gold Cuff Bangle Bracelet, $20, taneesijewelry.etsy.com      Jené DeSpain Heir Nouveau Earrings, $98, jenedespain.com      Nine West Say Bella, $89, zappos.com      Bib Necklace, $24, udazzle.etsy.com      NYX ... Read More