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Don't forget, New York BUSTies, tonight at Re/Dress NYC there will be a book signing and event with Marianne Kirby and Kate Harding , authors of Lessons from the Fat-O-Sphere. They will be accompanied by Fatshionista's Lesley Kinzel (who also contributed to the book) for an evening of shopping, dancing, reading and being fat/awesome.Directions: Re/Dress NYC 109 Boerum Place Brooklyn, NY between Pacific + Dean f/g train to Bergen Street stop Shopping ... Read More
Are you one part all-American girl next door and one part risque party chick? Then Vine and Venetia may be exactly what you're looking for. The line is based on the fictional story of two sisters: Vine, who is laid-back and prefers a quiet evening in with good friends and wine, and Venetia, a music-loving blogger who loves clubs and parties.Malik S. founder of Vine and Venetia, conceived the idea in 2004 as representations of his friends. The company adopted ... Read More
GoGoMarj is a cool online clothing store (part of RetroWardrobe.com) that sells recycled and recreated vintage pieces. Designer Meredith Fogg takes vintage fabrics, often from scarves that she finds at estate sales, and re-purposes them into skirts, belts, headbands, and so on.She takes these old things and makes them into versatile pieces. Her skirts have gathered waists that fit a fairly wide range of sizes (most will stretch from 20''-50'' around the waist). ... Read More

Curves in Couture

BY Web Intern in Style File |

The Australian version of Harper's Bazaar featured ''plus-size'' model Crystal Renn in a couture fashion spread (I put ''plus size'' in quotes because she actually wears a size 12).It' not a special edition about plus sized models. It's not a niche issue for curvy girls. It's a couture fashion spread. With a plus sized model. And she looks just as hot as (if not more so than) skinny, ''straight-sized'' models in the same scenarios.We need more of this! And ... Read More
I love me some Kim Gordon. And on May 28 I can take my fandom to a whole new level. Urban Outfitters will be auctioning off some of Kim's own clothes (as in, they hung in her amazing closet and she wore them while doing awesome Kim Gordon-type things) on their Urban Renewal Vintage eBay store. Each piece (all by Daryl K) will come with an autographed tag so you can prove to your friends that the neon pants you're wearing really did once grace the ass of the queen ... Read More

Glam hats from Glampire!

BY Susan in Style File |

Check out these gorgeous hats from Craftacular vendor Glampire! From sassy, to stunning, to dramatic, these hats, fascinators, headbands and hair accessories are everything you are looking for to dress your head with. You will never want to wear a baseball cap, a bucket hat, or even a newsboy ever again with these fabulous creations. Check out Glampire and more vendors at this weekend's Spring Fling Craftacular happening at the Warsaw in Brooklyn, NY and ... Read More
Yoko Ono has designed a line of tees for H&M that will benefit Fashion Against AIDS. The tees will go on sale on May 28 and organic cotton. They'll be available in the DIVIDED section. Ono's tees are bright colors with ''Imagine Peace'' printed on them in different languages. Other artists that contributed designs include Katy Perry, Dita Von Teese and N.E.R.D. They will give 25% of the sale price to youth HIV/AIDS awareness programs.''It's an honor to ... Read More
Some hardcore cute jewelry is on sale at Urban Outfitters courtesy of glam rocker Justin Tranter. The Semi Precious Weapons frontman and FETTY jewelry designer is going to be offering his second Urban Outfitters-exclusive line.The line, Precious Weapons, has already been seen on stars like Kate Moss and Gossip Girl's Taylor Momsen. The jewelry is FETTY's inexpensive line that juxtaposes big-ass weapons with tender broken hearts, a nod to the punk and glam rock ... Read More
'We are officially over skinny,' London Times writer Shane Watson decrees. And by 'we,' Watson means everyone. 'Women have started to envy other women, not for their jutting hipbones and the amount of daylight visible between their thighs, but for their soft and shapely bodies,' the Times column proudly proclaims, listing the popularity of Joan on the show Mad Men, the appearance of Beth Ditto naked on the cover of the new UK magazine Love, and the fact that ... Read More
We here at BUST run on one part fierce femininity, one part cute and one part caffeine. Needless to say that the Flapper Girl hit all the right notes when she sent us these eco-friendly, handmade coffee cozies. The Flapper Girl, or Christine B, is an indie designer and craftster based out of Portland, OR. She specializes in handmade, vintage inspired wares.In addition to cozies, her line includes aprons, handbags and this field of cupcakes which I don't ... Read More