BY Katrina Pallop
on Dec 18, 2012
Mess Queen, the young and fresh NYC clothing company, has released a kickass new video that's chock full of colorful leg-wear and general badassery. The video is titled "Queens of New York", and aptly so. Mess Queen's 24-year-old head designer Courtney N. Gamble and her crew are well on their way to becoming NYC fashion royalty.
Gamble began designing her chaotically patterned clothing and accessories in an attempt to "[give] out a fun, cheerful vibe ... Read More
BY Megan Hinshaw
on Nov 27, 2012
China’s next supermodel may just be 72-year-old Liu Xianping. He’s got the bod for the latest in miniskirts and the legs to pull them off. His cross-dressing photos have gone viral and as a result, his granddaughters’ fashion store sales have increased five fold.
Apparently, Liu has plenty of input on his outfits and enjoys dressing up in contrasting colors. His advice on mixing and matching teen fashion ... Read More
Disney screwed up this week. Big Time. Twice. Retailer Barneys has announced a holiday display featuring the Disney character Minnie Mouse, who has a disturbingly disproportionate and unhealthy body at 5’11” and a size 0. Wow. But wait, there’s more! A model-like ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Oct 17, 2012
Last night, after Mitt Romney made a comment about “binders full of women,” social media took the unintentionally hilarious phrase and ran with it - a tumblr has already been created.
ln keeping with Romney’s idea that women are simply stored in paper documents, Brainpickings has posted a list of twelve rules dated 1943 (possibly found in a binder somewhere) that any decent woman should follow.
Women shall not appear on the ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Oct 10, 2012
Ari Seth Cohen, creator of Advanced Style--a fashion blog that features older people in amazing outfits--has partnered with Australian band Van She to create a series of videos that explore what happiness means. (Van She’s latest album is fittingly titled Idea of Happiness.)
Jean (L) and Valerie (R)
For the first video, Cohen picked two of the fabulous ladies from Advanced Style, Valerie and Jean (aka The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas), to talk ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner
on Oct 08, 2012
Brooklyn-based brand Good Wood NYC has been cranking out cool wood pieces that are carved and designed to “combine art and fashion” since 2007. Each hand-made piece is created with the utmost attention to detail, and the brand has garnered attention from the likes of Snoop Dogg, Nas, Chromeo, Bun B and Mos Def.
This spooky season, Good Wood has introduced a Halloween-themed collection, featuring a creepy skate deck, bracelet, and two ... Read More
One of my favorite collections of the season has to be the adorably wearable Spring/Summer 2013 collection by Rachel Antonoff. Each season, her presentation is cuter than the last and this season doesn’t disappoint. Her garden party of fashion was a wonderland of preppy, school-yard looks with a hint of classic edge. The inspiration, 1977’s scientific film Powers of Ten, can be seen in the mesmerizing silk prints (which are actually aerial ... Read More
BY Lan Truong
on Sep 27, 2012
Gawd, I love colored cords. They're so much more fun than blue jeans.
When wearing colored cords, I usually like to keep the rest of my outfit simple; a grey sweater looks great with cords of any color, and you can never go wrong with a pair of black flats.
Corduroy Pant, $22.99, target.com
Stay tuned each week for more cool gadgets and pretty things that Lan, our senior designer here at BUST, loves enough to share with ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Sep 20, 2012
Designer Tara Subkoff is creating fashion for thrifty cool girls while simultaneously challenging narrow beauty and style ideals. She put on an exceptional show for her Spring 2013 line for her label, Imitation of Christ. The aptly titled "This Is Not a Fashion Show" moved away from the idea that fashion has to be flawless and fall into the weird notions of what's considered beautiful or desirable.
Imitation of Christ is known for performance ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Sep 12, 2012
BUST cover girl and all-around awesome lady Tavi Gevinson was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, and we just about plotzed. Jimmy even held up the Aug/Sept issue of BUST, featuring Tavi in all her glory.
We have such a lady crush on Tavi and her site Rookie. Both do an amazing job of starting conversations about what it's like to be a teenage girl, and about feminism. Tavi chatted with Fallon about her new book Rookie Yearbook One, her hilarious ... Read More