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  We may think we know, but we have no idea. She was the most famous woman in the world and yet the world knew so little about her. Marilyn Monroe was so much more than the air-headed characters she portrayed; she was highly intelligent, passionate and driven, as well as an innovative leader for women in Hollywood. She bucked the system and made her career her own. Love Marilyn  takes her recently discovered writings and turns them into poignant glimpses into the complicated life of the...
  With chic citizens and stunning innovation to spare, New York has clearly proven itself as a fashion capital. But is the city living up to its ambitious title? Although New York’s fashion scene thrives in aesthetic value and skill, the way the industry treats its own is coming into serious question – although, thankfully, improvements seem to be underway! Sara Ziff, former child model and founder of Model Alliance, reports that the labor regulations she worked under were alarmingly destructive.  She speaks of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory...
Hey BUSTies, do you know how to screenprint Vampira t-shirts? Crochet cat-ear hats? Embroider pillows with quotes from Ghost World (the graphic novel and/or the movie)? Then we have some good news for you! Applications for BUST's next Craftacular at the New York Maker Faire are now available. That’s right, on September 21 and 22 BUST is holding our 4th annual Fall Craftacular! We want to sign up some talented ladies to sell their crafts, whether you do seriously sophisticated metalwork or something of a more...
We interrupt our usual posts on gender roles, slut-shaming and kittens getting bubble baths to give you this special public service announcement.  The lovely individuals at Broken People have provided a video that addresses the silent social-life killer: Bitchy Resting Face. Bitchy Resting Face, sometimes more commonly known as "chronic bitch face" or simply "bitch face," is an issue that many women live with and silently suffer from. The worst part is that the average person can't tell if somebody has Bitchy Resting Face. To them,...
You know his voice. As the lights dim leisurely, as you reach for your second handful of perfectly salted popcorn, as you are beseeched, repeatedly, to please silence your phones – you hear his familiar intonations greet your ears hello. And yet, why is the narrator always a he? The trailer for Lake Bell’s In A World... is finally out (we’ve been excited about this for a while; refer back to 10 Must-See Lady-Friendly Summer Flicks)! The movie, which the multitalented Bell wrote and directed, explores why film preview...
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