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The Fourth of July is great for many reasons. First, there's the obvious: America! Woo. Then, there's the fact that holidays, especially national holidays that celebrate how great we are, are usually accompanied by parties. And what's better than a party? A party with a theme! And on the Fourth, you can probably guess what the dress code will be.  Still looking to find your reds, whites, and blues to rock? Look no further! We've compiled a list of 10 essentials, including shoes, shorts, tops, and fab gear for you to rock this holiday and all summer long.  1. Read More
  If you’re looking to make a fashion splash this season, look no further! One of the latest trends in swimwear draws inspiration from vintage vibes and styles from the past. No matter your level of modesty, size, price range, or shape, there’s a retro suit for you:   1) Room and Diving Board Two Piece - ModCloth ModCloth is well known for having a huge range of amazing vintage inspired clothes, and this bathing suit does not disappoint! It runs from a size XS-L and the top and bottom are sold together. Read More
Well this is awesome - two students from Cornell University have created a mannequin modeled after real plus sized bodies, building the most accurate curvy shape the fashion industry has ever used. That sounds a little strange (why would an accurate plus-size mannequin be revolutionary?) but until now, most mannequins for larger clothes were made by just magnifying the general proportions of smaller mannequins. That means the proportions of plus-sized mannequins have been pretty far from the real proportions of your average plus-sized bod. Read More
These days it can feel like vintage stores are a dime a dozen. That’s why when an awesome one comes along, you have to grab it with two hands and shop the hell out of it. Cue Miss Ruth’s Time Bomb! Allow me to let you in on a little secret – Miss Ruth’s Time Bomb is da bomb (could not help myself, sorry)!  And lucky you – she will be visiting at BUST’s Craftacular on May 4th in Brooklyn! Come feast your eyes on handpicked dresses, jewelry, handbags and shoes designed to make you feel like the fox you are. Read More
  I love “Downton Abbey.” There’s something wonderfully charming about the show’s nostalgic atmosphere and strong, witty characters. Its world is extravagant, luxurious, sometimes pointless, but always beautiful. Luckily for me and other fans, the show will soon be launching a new plethora of goods, sure to empty my wallet and fill my tiny apartment. "We'll be working across an entire range of products coming out this year. Read More
UltraViolet, an organization that combats sexism at all levels of politics and media, has released a shopping guide just in time for the holidays. The UltraViolet Holiday Gift Guide: a 21st Century Guide to Non-Sexist Holiday Shopping provides 21 gift ideas for the wee little feminists in your life. It features presents like the “Girls are Not Chicks” coloring book, Nancy Drew Computer Games, and other gifts that encourage kids to critically think about gender. The list was chosen from thousands of submissions. Read More
November is my favorite time of the year, from pumpkin-spice everything to the gluttony of Thanksgiving and, of course, my birthday! When it comes to the holiday season, I love buying presents for others (and for myself!), so I thought I'd put together a collection of some of my favorite items of the moment, many from adorable Etsy shops I recommend exploring. Hopefully they can give you ideas for Christmas shopping to come! My first items are these fanciful, handmade pastel oxfords. All the pastels are completely covetable, but I'm really digging the pink ones. Read More
  It’s time to get excited, because the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular is almost here! The 8th annual BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular and Food Fair will take place on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York City. There will be over 200 vendors, and you can look forward to gorgeous handmade crafts, delicious food, craft beer, DJs, and raffle prizes. It’s the perfect time to buy unique holiday gifts for your friends and family — and some awesome stuff for yourself, too. Read More
Want to get amazing discounts on some holiday shopping this year (and maybe score some awesome stuff for yourself) while helping out with the Superstorm Sandy hurricane relief efforts? Then come out this Friday and Saturday, November 16th and 17th, to the Capsule Neighborhood Network  in New York City.   Capsule is a fashion and lifestyle trade event that is offered in cities around the world, showcasing a mix of high end and independent designers and up-and-coming brands. This special show will feature retailers, showrooms, and restaurants in the LES, Nolita, and East Village. Read More
    Whether you’re a Democrat, a Republican, somewhere in the middle, or just someone who likes to poke fun at politics, Fab's collection of political items seems to have something for everyone. Two of the items are Romney and Obama candy dispensers, cleverly named Political Poopers.  If you have a dog, you can buy eco-friendly biodegradable poop bags to show your preference or “smear the rival” (eww). There’s also a cool tote bag with a graphic of Obama with an afro. Read More
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