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Hey, I didn’t say it. According to Jessica Rey, former Power Ranger and current swimsuit designer, antiquated descriptions of the bikini state it's a garment favored by 'licentious mediterranean types' (me) and that only someone who lacked 'decency and tact' (also me) would wear it. As she goes through the history of women's swimwear in a recent video, she acknowledges that opinions of the bikini have clearly changed, and that she created her ... Read More
Now that's serious friendship Want to mix it up this summer? Going to an outdoor festival and dying for a cute look no one else will have? Need to keep your sweaty hair off your neck or at least partially up? Luckily, these fun braids can take care of all of these things!  1. Waterfall Braid2. Braided Bangs   This look is especially good for those of us who suffer from the all-too-familiar sweaty bang syndrome. 3. Braided Bun   4. ... Read More
  If you’re looking to make a fashion splash this season, look no further! One of the latest trends in swimwear draws inspiration from vintage vibes and styles from the past. No matter your level of modesty, size, price range, or shape, there’s a retro suit for you:   1) Room and Diving Board Two Piece - ModClothModCloth is well known for having a huge range of amazing vintage inspired clothes, and this bathing suit does not ... Read More
  With chic citizens and stunning innovation to spare, New York has clearly proven itself as a fashion capital. But is the city living up to its ambitious title? Although New York’s fashion scene thrives in aesthetic value and skill, the way the industry treats its own is coming into serious question – although, thankfully, improvements seem to be underway! Sara Ziff, former child model and founder of Model Alliance, reports that the labor ... Read More
If I'm going to be completely honest this is the first I've heard about Lady Gaga for months, but let's forget about that for a minute. Recently Gaga went to Mexico for a high school friend's wedding and as it turns out, she looks totally subdued as a bridesmaid. Just wavy blonde hair and a soft peach dress. There was nary an absurd colored wig or shawl constructed of slaughtered Kermits. Thank goodness.I'm proud of her for taking this route. Though I gave my ... Read More
I didn’t know that I needed a bejeweled pineapple turban until now. Or, better yet, a minature coconut tree hat. Luckily, Tami Bar-Lev has provided the world with both, along with many other surreal and headpieces. You haven't seen high fashion until you've seen a sparkly fish wrapped in newspaper and draped over someone's eye. And if you're a bride-to-be sick of veils and tradition, she does wedding fascinators, too! Yay! There’s a fine line between ... Read More
All of a sudden, summer is upon us. That means sweaty days and muggy nights - NYC, just like most of the country, turns into a total armpit during the summer. When all you want to do is hide out in front of the AC, slip on one of these stunners, get outside, and live it up! This Nasty Gal number:You don’t need us to tell you that the early '90s are back in a big bad way. We're celebrating our 20th anniversary this year at BUST and it might be ... Read More
Oh my God. I need all of these. Fab.com currently has a swimwear collection from Mr. Gugu and Miss Go (an amazing, hyper-graphic clothing company we featured in our June/July issue) that features—stay calm—cats, giraffes, panda bears, burgers, and spacemen. These adorable suits are perfect for anyone. Worried about having a bikini body? Take this good advice, then go to Fab.com and buy one or five or all of these! I plan on mixing and ... Read More
Well this is awesome - two students from Cornell University have created a mannequin modeled after real plus sized bodies, building the most accurate curvy shape the fashion industry has ever used. That sounds a little strange (why would an accurate plus-size mannequin be revolutionary?) but until now, most mannequins for larger clothes were made by just magnifying the general proportions of smaller mannequins. That means the proportions of plus-sized mannequins ... Read More
  If you love HBO’s Game of Thrones like the Kingslayer loves his sister (or if you just love having awesome nails) check out this easy DIY from Candy Glaze. The video tutorial shows you how to adorn your digits with dragon scales (!), helping us all get that much closer to achieving Daenerys’ goddess-like glow. The inspiration:    The how-to:    Some other Dany mani’s on the Westeros Wide Web include this ... Read More