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Fashion elites clearly have a taste for the bizarre. Last week we showed you Vogue’s recent Hurricane Sandy disaster porn fashion shoot, and just yesterday the council of Fashion Designers of America upped the ridiculousness ante. In a statement for the "CFDA Health Initiative,” Diane von Furstenberg and her council cohorts outlined some New York City Fashion Week regulations, stressing that, “Health is Beauty.” Shocking absolutely no one, ... Read More
Shopping for jeans is hard. The choices are endless; cut, color, rise, what fits your style, what fits your body type. And now Wrangler is adding to mix by preying on the ultimate of  issues: cellulite. Yes, the fashion icon loved by cowboys has developed three new jean options, two are made to help moisturize your skin and the other to help fight cellulite. Each option will come in varying styles. Now, you're probably thinking, this is great! All I need to ... Read More
  I'm a big fan of the everyday cat-eye and this tutorial is long over due. With help from Jason Hood, I'm excited to finally share my cat-eye process. I've put together a tutorial for an easy way to recreate this look. This is my first video tutorial so bear with me and some of my ramblings. Hope you enjoy! For some added glamour, here are a few cat-eyed vixens who inspire me.  Ronnie Spector: My ultimate beauty ... Read More
Little known fact: Martha Stewart began modeling in her early teens! She appeared in television commercials and magazines and this amazing shoot for Chanel. Peep these pics from the ‘60s. Lana Del Rey wishes her beehive looked this perfect.And here is Martha today, at 71, looking adorbs with her dawgs.  Edit: We first saw these awesome photos over at DesignSponge.com!   Photos via Martha ... Read More
  What happens when Pokémon characters of all shapes, colors, and stages of evolution ditch their Pokéballs for the world of high fashion? Hilarity ensues, of course! Though Pikachu and friends won’t be strutting down the runway anytime soon, you can find them ‘shopped into fashion editorials on one 23-year-old’s Tumblr.Francis Phommisai, an Ontario-based Zara merchandiser, has posted more than 300 entries on his ... Read More
It’s easy to pass by puffy outerwear in the post-holiday mess that is retail stores these days, deeming it tacky or unflattering. I’ll admit that I’m still not a huge fan of the bubble jacket. But next time you see a marshmallow-y vest, I challenge you to try it on and still believe it’s not worth the warmth. If you find the right one, puffer vests can be cute AND incredibly comfy. I encourage the oversized puffer vest, like the one ... Read More
Mess Queen, the young and fresh NYC clothing company, has released a kickass new video that's chock full of colorful leg-wear and general badassery. The video is titled "Queens of New York", and aptly so. Mess Queen's 24-year-old head designer Courtney N. Gamble and her crew are well on their way to becoming NYC fashion royalty. Gamble began designing her chaotically patterned clothing and accessories in an attempt to "[give] out a fun, cheerful vibe ... Read More
November is my favorite time of the year, from pumpkin-spice everything to the gluttony of Thanksgiving and, of course, my birthday! When it comes to the holiday season, I love buying presents for others (and for myself!), so I thought I'd put together a collection of some of my favorite items of the moment, many from adorable Etsy shops I recommend exploring. Hopefully they can give you ideas for Christmas shopping to come! My first items are these fanciful, ... Read More
The Wall Street Journal had a video segment yesterday called “The Rise of the Power Flat.” In other words, they brought in an expert to say that, yes, it is possible for a woman to be fashionable and look professional without forcing herself to wear heels. Some of us may have already known this, but the world at large is just now catching up, apparently. Maybe the flats craze is just another fashion trend, or maybe the move toward shoes that ... Read More
Finally, a supercute makeup bag that isn't animal-print. This pouch has three compartments to make organizing easy and comes in a number of adorable patterns. Best of all, it's waterproof. It's Pouch, $29.95, mochithings.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