Table of Contents June/July 2012
Lady and the Vamp
True Blood’s Anna Paquin on the role that changed her life.
By Lisa Butterworth
Piece of Cake
Easy ways to throw the world’s best birthday party.
By Molly Simms
Nobody Beats the Lizz Daily Show
Creator Lizz Winstead’s new book is off the hook.
By Rachel Shukert
Bands Across America
Your essential summer concert guide.
By Eliza Thompson
These days birth-control pills are prescribed for way more than just contraception. But is that a good thing?
By Rachel Friedman
Vamos al Paraíso
Tropical styles guaranteed to flatter your curves.
Photographed by Samantha West, Styled by Shibon Kennedy
Beach House’s Victoria Legrand; when Barbie and Hoarders collide; Knitting Behind Bars; and more.
She-bonics Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lawrence, Uma Thurman, and Annie Lennox serve up sound bites. By Whitney Dwire
News from a Broad The new Legos have got to go. By Kara Buller
Boy du Jour Luke Kirby’s performance in Take This Waltz has women talkin’ and panties droppin’. By Molly Simms
Museum of Femoribilia An intriguing look at Victorian hairwork. By Lynn Peril
Hot Dates Fun stuff to try in June and July. By Libby Zay
Pop Quiz Celebrating the eternal flame of Etta James. By Emily Rems
Pop Tart Why Mad Men and Downton Abbey make us so happy. By Wendy McClure
Designer Yokoo Gibraan has style for miles; shirnky dink jewelry; the season’s best swimsuits to flatter your shape; how to care for natural black hair; and more.
BUST Test Kitchen We unleash our team on organic sunscreens.
Good Stuff A gaggle of bags for on-the-go summer fun. By Stephanie J.
THE BUST GUIDE
Music Reviews; plus real talk with Santigold and Rufus Wainwright.
Movies Seeking a Friend for the End of the World to stop the Hysteria ofYour Sister’s Sister.
Books Reviews; plus the best new reads on modern motherhood.
Event Pics Sweet shots from the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012!
X Games This Means War. By Deb Amlen
The Last Laugh Tammy Pierce just says no to grass. By Esther Pearl Watson