BY Jamie Bogert
on Dec 11, 2014
Before BMX riders like Dave Mirra and Ryan Nyquist were even born, let alone doing tricks like a decade or backwards manual, Japanese American cyclist Lilly Yokoi, the world’s greatest acrobat on a bicycle, was doing them first... in high heels and sequin costumes... before BMX was even a thing.
While Yokoi’s performances were based in the circus, her technique and skill were unmatched during the late 50’s and 60’s. What began as a group ... Read More
BY Samantha Albala
on Sep 09, 2014
1942, Melrose Park Buick, reconditioning spark plugs
We bring you a selection of vintage photos of totally inspirational women working together, fixing, and building airplanes! Girl power at its finest!
Luedell Mitchell and Lavada Cherry at the El Segundo Plant
Doloras Aldrich at the Douglas Aircraft Company
1943, at the Lockheed-Vega Aircraft Corporation
1943, Marion Schultz, Douglas Aircraft Company, Santa Monica, CA
Alma Jean ... Read More
on Aug 20, 2014
One look at this fully-restored and ridiculously cool vintage Airstream and I’m instantly brought back to memories of watching The Long, Long Trailer, starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz when I was a young girl with my mom. This film lent itself to many a daydream about road-tripping on the open road with only a tricked out Airstream, some great tunes and my bare essentials by my side. Even from my childhood bedroom, I could just taste the pork and ... Read More
BY Sonia Edwards
on Jul 13, 2014
Bad news, ladies. Another random thing to feel insecure about has just come out of the woodwork. And just when you finally got your FUPA and your unattractive armpits under control, too. Bummer.
It’s called Bicycle Face, and it was actually considered it a serious health issue in the nineteenth century. The definition varies from source to source, but the general consensus was that women who biked too much would develop a chronic look of exhaustion ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jun 20, 2014
You've been begging us...and we're nice people, so we listened. The BUST Craftacular is returning to Los Angeles this Saturday, 6/21!
We're setting up a one-day pop-up shop at Mack Sennett Studios in artsy Silver Lake, featuring the unique shopping that East Coasters have come to love as well as sweet treats and coffee, awesome DJs, DIY activities, and free goodies galore. You don't wanna miss out on:
Over 45 makers and vintage vendors from both coasts. Be ... Read More
on Jun 19, 2014
Paola Loves to Shop is a Los Angeles based business serving up the cutest handmade jewelry and accessories a girl could dream of. Run by Vanessa Cotto, the shop has attracted the attention of many, boasting well-earned features in Style Section L.A., Teen Vogue’s Fashion Click, Chictopia, and more.
To read more about Vanessa and Paola Loves to Shop, read on.
Tell us about yourself!
My name is Vanessa Cotto and I own and run Paola Loves To Shop... I love ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden
on Jun 18, 2014
It won’t be news to anyone here that given the option between spending money and getting free stuff, we’re all gonna choose free. And given how popular thrifting’s gotten in recent years, even thrift stores have started hiking up the prices. Why would you spend money on someone else’s used clothes when you could get them straight from your friends who, we all know, have fabulous taste. Let’s be real, you guys look like a scene ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jun 16, 2014
In 1922, Ellen Welles Page sat down and penned a letter for the weekly New York magazine Outlook. “If one judges by appearances,” she wrote, “I suppose I am a flapper. I am within the age limit. I wear bobbed hair, the badge of flapperhood. (And oh, what a comfort it is!) I powder my nose. I spend a large amount of time in automobiles. I adore to dance.” But, she went on to explain, there was a reason why folks her age were given to ... Read More
on Jun 12, 2014
Meet Elvia Lahman and Hannah Metz, founders of The Loved One. What began as a vintage wholesale business quickly blossomed into a popular online store and a series of pop-up shops in Los Angeles and New York. Priding themselves on their selection of quality vintage and American-made lingerie, the pair eventually settled into their own retail space in Pasadena. The Loved One now carries their own line of lingerie and a line of clothing reconstructed from vintage ... Read More
BY Maddie Maschger
on Jun 05, 2014
Everybody knows there's no state more punk than Texas. Check out these incredible photographs from Teenage Film featuring the punk girls of Houston, Texas during the 70's and 80's. Revolution Southern style now!
Images courtesy of ... Read More