Fashion week is upon us, and that means a lot of parties, and a lot of outfits! On of my favorite NYC vintage shops, Amarcord, is have a Fashion Night Out party this Friday, and I'll be one of the guest judges for their street style contest! All you have to do is get dolled up in one of your most fashion-y get-ups, stop by the Soho store for a glass of champagne between the hours of 8:45-11pm and have your polaroid taken by one of the lovely shop girls. All the ... Read More
It appears that the not so subtle whisper of autumnal fancies is creeping into my Ipod in an exceptionally fabulous way. The crisp breeze and changing of the leaves harkens the sweet romantic sounds of my favorite smorgasbord of sultry Parisian pop, which always includes a healthy dose of Serge Gainsbourg. Compelling me to observe the world in the most imaginary of ways, his picturesque crooning and composition turns my everyday mundane into a stylized French ... Read More
Saturday Night Live is one of those cultural phenomena that refuse to disappear. We will all be dead and gone before SNL goes off air. This fall marks the show’s 36th running year and the entire cast (minus Will Forte) will be returning on September 25 to kick-off the season with three consecutive shows. Hosting the premiere will be none other than funny gal, Amy Poehler. A recent alum, Amy left the show after eight years to pursue bigger and better things ... Read More
Salsa. Tecate Tallboys. Mariachi Band. OH MY!!! This Sunday, Sept 12th, there will be a salsa eating party at The Bell House in Brooklyn!  Twenty local salsa makers will be showin' off their tomato crushing skills and will be competing for the SALSA SLAM grand prize.  Tickets are $12 / $15 at the door. What a way to spend a Sunday!  ¡Estoy muy emocionada!  PLUS++++There are still openings left if you think your salsa is slammin'! Check ... Read More

The Sleep Suit. Enough Said.

BY skye in General

It doesn't just have to be "good night" anymore…."good anytime" is more like it.  With Forrest Jessee's Sleep Suit you can fall asleep literally anywhere!  Forrest Jessee is an architect, artist, scientist and graphic designer....and apparently needed a different kind of sleep pattern to accommodate his busy schedule.  Jessee decided to practice Buckminster Fuller's method of Dymaxion Sleeping, which basically means that you only take four ... Read More

Go Boho with Buffi in Brooklyn!

BY skye in DIY

Right in the heart of Williamsburg on Bedford Ave, you can walk into SPACECRAFT and get down to business…crafty business that is!  SPACECRAFT offers weekly workshops and classes taught by local artists.  One of whom we here at BUST have a special kinship to, Buffi Jashanmal.  Buffi interned here for a while and has since started her own clothing line, Quiet Riot Dubai.  She is quite the renaissance lady- designer, stylist, TV presenter ... Read More
Best-selling author Wendy Shanker opens her latest memoir, Are You My Guru? How Medicine, Meditation and Madonna Saved My Life (Penguin, September 2010), with a comparison of sick bodies. Her own--as a person living with a rare autoimmune disorder--and Madonna's--as a person who "could crush your head between her thighs while she's prancing around singing 'Holiday.'" From the first page she lets us know that Madonna provides "an example of unrelenting strength." ... Read More
Greetings! The end of August, in London, is actually quite chilly compared to the States. Like the true stereotype of London weather, practically my entire week there was marked with drizzly rain and overcast skies. However, I love to photograph on overcast days, so it was rather nice for me. My last day there, the clouds parted and there was no rain! I ran over to shoreditch (think williamsburg of london) to capture some london street style. Per usual, high res ... Read More
  Let me preface this review by saying I really liked this movie. “Going the Distance” is about a couple dealing with a long distance relationship in an economically unstable period. They meet in New York City and have what Erin (Drew Barrymore) assumes is just a one night stand, but Garrett (Justin Long) extends their tryst to breakfast. Garrett confesses that he just got out of a relationship, which relaxes Erin because she wants to keep things ... Read More
Earlier today, BUST's own Emily Rems, managing editor and film fanatic, made an appearance (or at least her lovely voice did) on NPR's morning news program the Takeaway.  On today's program Emily and Newsday critic Rafer Guzman sit down with John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, and chew the fat about George Clooney's multi-faceted acting career, as well as his role in the recently released movie The American. Tune in here to hear Emily weigh in on what she ... Read More
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