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Here at BUST, we have our own directory of female illustrators that we love to hire but now there's an amazing site that features only women artists, and we're thrilled! Thanks to Women Who Draw—an amazing public directory of talented female illustrators—designers, producers, and editors can choose from a selection of diverse artists, whose work might have otherwise been overlooked because of their race, gender, or sexuality. What’s even more appealing is that even if you don’t need to hire an artist, the page showcases beautiful illustrations...
BUST readers will know that every issue contains a book review section where we tell you which books are worth reading. Now, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite books by women published in 2016. Whether you prefer fiction or nonfiction, short reads or long, there’s something on this list that you’ll enjoy. My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout, published January 2016 (Random House) A staggering novel with an impact that transcends its 200 pages, I Am Lucy Barton is framed by...
Straight from the ad pages of your favorite magazines, here’s your guide to being a girl in December. Take notes. 1. Stay cozy. Wear a baby. If you play your cards right, your sensitive, goateed dad/boyfriend/professor will reward you with a pair of socks made out of his extra sweater sleeves. 2. Flaunt your complexity. Show off all your many dimensions at once. When planning outfits for your holiday soirées, think: “I’m an heiress and an Italian professor at this upscale tropical funeral.” 3. Represent feminine softness in a hard...
This weekend's Saturday Night Live Christmas episode featured a sketch in which Kate McKinnon appears as Hillary Clinton holding cue-cards a la Love Actually asking (or pleading for dear God) an elector, played by Cecily Strong, not to vote for Trump. The sketch was a warming portrayal of Clinton as concerned citizen attempting to level with the elector as cards read, “BUT I STILL CARE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY," “YOU DON’T EVEN HAVE TO VOTE FOR ME," "JUST VOTE FOR LITERALLY ANYONE ELSE.” She then presents...
The holidays are almost here, and if you've left your present-buying expedition to the last minute, don't panic! Luckily, BUST has got some awesome DIY gifts ideas you can make in the nick of time and that will be so much more meaningful than anything you could buy in a store! 1. DIY Wall Hanging Photo by Megan Senior 2. Holiday Cookies Photographed by Julia Stotz 3. DIY Book Purse Photographed by Megan Senior 4. Feminist Em-Broadry Hoop ArtExcerpted from Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie...