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Table of Contents Aug/Sept 2012

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FEATURES

 
Smells Like Teen Spirit

Sixteen-year-old blogging superstar Tavi Gevinson puts out the most thoughtful analyses of style, fashion, culture, and girlhood online today—after she finishes her homework.
By Anaheed Alani

She’s Got the Look

Fashion bloggers’ picks for the season’s hottest threads.
Compiled by Molly Simms

Fall Preview 2012

Mark your calendars for the best upcoming ladycentric movie, TV, and music releases!
By Lisa Butterworth, Jenni Miller, and Eliza Thompson

Out in the Open Ever

Wondered what it would take to pull off a successful open relationship?
By Heather Buchheim

Prints Charming

Looking great in graphics is becoming a pattern.
Photographed by Jessica Scott, Styled by Leila Wolford

 

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BROADCAST
  • Ruby Sparks’ Zoe Kazan; Paris’ Gals Rock Shop; The Model Alliance; and more.

  • She-Bonics Michelle Obama, Chelsea Handler, Vanessa Williams, and Michelle Pfeiffer deliver the chatter. By Whitney Dwire

  • Hot Dates August and September dates to remember. By Libby Zay

  • Pop Quiz Let’s all give a hand to Carmen Miranda. By Emily Rems

  • News from a Broad Readers rally for Seventeen to stop the Photoshop. By Kara Buller

  • Boy du Jour When Mike Birbiglia says Sleepwalk With Me, he doesn’t have to ask us twice. By Molly Simms

  • Pop Tart Person of Pinterest. By Wendy McClure

REAL LIFE
  • Stencil a cool tote; shop for a new home stereo; can from the farm stand; and more.

  • Eat Me Succulent green smoothies, salads, and sautés. By Chef Rossi

  • Mother Superior Wet hot American Summer. By Ayun Halliday

  • Buy or DIY Protect ya neck with a cool collar. By Callie Watts

  • What Would Roseanne Barr Do? The comedy legend explains why “men are a female activity.” By Roseanne Barr

  • Around the World in 80 Girls You’ll be wowed by the fun in Krakow. By Rachel Khona

LOOKS
  • Fashion stylist Shirley Kurata rocks her frock; amazing marbled nail art; Beth Ditto’s fave beauty prods; and more.

  • BUST Test Kitchen Our interns primp their peepers with gel eyeliners.

  • Good Stuff Super seasonal accessories. By Stephanie J.

THE BUST GUIDE
  • Music Reviews; plus Kreayshawn’s debut finally hits the street.

  • Movies Little Birds Won’t Back Down from Chicken with Plums.

  • Books Reviews; plus drinkin’ the haterade with Joan Rivers!

SEX FILES
  • Express your ecosexuality; non-gross porn dudes; and more.

  • One-Handed Read Blackberries. By Kate Conway

THE BACK
  • BUSTshop

  • X GAMES Sharp Words. By Deb Amlen

  • The Last Laugh Tammy Pierce lets her fists do the talking. By Esther Pearl Watson