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After dropping out of college as a biology major, Ana Lily Amirpour went to art school in San Francisco and film school at UCLA. She signed early with Hollywood agents and managers, but while in Germany making a short film for the Berlinale Talent Campus, she decided the studio route was not what she wanted to do. “I ended up not making those Hollywood films and I am so glad. They were not my pure soul matter. In Germany, I got to sit and think about...
    A dog is the greatest gift a girl could ask for. But a dog-themed gift might be a close second. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for that friend you can’t take anywhere without worrying they are going to dognap every pupper they see, you will find plenty of canine-themed accessories at BUST’s 11th Annual Craftacular in Brooklyn on December 10th and 11th. The two-day event will be full of jewellery, art, t-shirts, stationery, food, music and more. We’ve put together a list of some of the...
This year Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump's campaign manager, became the first woman to run a successful Republican presidential campaign. Throughout the campaign she appealed to women, and encouraged young women to pursue their goals, all while her candidate berated women based on their physical appearances, and bragged about sexually assaulting them. But despite her sentiments, and her historic achievement as a woman, Conway still supports sexist gender roles, evident in her latest career move. This week Conway announced that the reason she wouldn't be taking a...
PATRICK DEMARCHELIER/BRITISH VOGUE It’s 2016 and a regular sized woman is still a divisive topic amongst fashionistas. Ashley Graham, who became the first plus-size model on the cover of Sports Illustrated, is both a symbol for body positivity and the target for body shaming. Amidst the barrage of negative comments, not only has Ashley persevered, but also succeeded —  British Vogue features her on its January cover. The honor is usually awarded to the likes of Gigi Hadid, Freja Beh Erichsen, and Cara Delevingne, but British Vogue...
  Is there anyone who’s got it going on more than Amy Schumer right now? Nominated for two Grammies and in negotiations to play Barbie in Mattel’s 2018 live-action movie... not to mention writing a New York Times-bestselling book, writing and starring in her own movies, and being one of the most popular comedians in the world. Sadly, online trolls like to go after brilliant, thriving, badass women. Since the Barbie announcement, body-shamers have been bleating their objections that Schumer does not match the original doll’s unrealistic proportions...