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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
I'm broke. You're broke. But luckily, a low-balance bank account is no obstacle to ogling some badass shoes. And you can feel good about putting these puppies on your wish list, because all of these crazy-cool shoes are more than just mere footwear. Why have shoes when you can have SUPER SHOES?   Jeffrey Campbell Heelies, $199.95  Dropping $200 on MOTHEREFFING HEELIE SLINGBACKS is a responsible investment. Hear me out! One: Jeffy Campbs are ... Read More
My boyfriend and I recently took a leap of faith, quit our jobs, and took a much needed vacation from New York City across the border to Canada! We chose three cities and took our first train ride to Montreal. We spent most of our time there and then headed for a brief visit to Quebec City and Toronto. We both invested in new cameras right before we left and were staying with seasoned photographer Mary Elam so we were all a bunch of photo-happy ... Read More
Your pets will go crazy over this eco-friendly squeak toy. Made from naturally dyed boiled wool, the squeak toys come in a variety of animals and sizes and will be sure to entertain your pets for a bit. Bear Squeak Toy, $12, jaxandbones.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
    Whether you’re a Democrat, a Republican, somewhere in the middle, or just someone who likes to poke fun at politics, Fab's collection of political items seems to have something for everyone. Two of the items are Romney and Obama candy dispensers, cleverly named Political Poopers.  If you have a dog, you can buy eco-friendly biodegradable poop bags to show your preference or “smear the rival” (eww). There’s also a cool ... Read More
Fall! It’s the worst. My skin feels like newspaper, I can’t find my house keys in the early-evening darkness, and pumpkin-flavored things make me want to die. Really. If you, too, would rather be schvitzing at the beach than shivering in layers of tweed, here are a couple treats to make it through this gnarly season.   Lush Oatifix Soothing Banana Mask, $6.95Blustery early-October breezes are the stuff of romance for many fall-oholics, but they ... Read More
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
Ari Seth Cohen, creator of Advanced Style--a fashion blog that features older people in amazing outfits--has partnered with Australian band Van She to create a series of videos that explore what happiness means. (Van She’s latest album is fittingly titled Idea of Happiness.)  Jean (L) and Valerie (R)   For the first video, Cohen picked two of the fabulous ladies from Advanced Style, Valerie and Jean (aka The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas), to talk ... Read More
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