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Meet Miss Subways

BY Web Intern in General

There's a new exhibition opening tonight that celebrates New York beauties past (and present). Fiona Gardner's photographs are of ten former Miss Subways as they are today. Miss Subways was a contest from 1941-1976 in which young women of New York were crowned -- without any pomp and circumstance -- and their photos displayed on the subway for all to see. The women are all middle aged and older today, and Gardner's photo series shows them wearing sashes and crown juxtaposed against the circumstances of their daily lives. Read More

Party for Peaches!

BY Web Intern in General

Model Citizen Clothing and Bake and Destroy are teaming up for a 'confectionary collaboration'. Now when you buy Model Citizen's Tiger Lady T-shirt featuring Bake and Destroy's Natalie Slater, you get a free cupcake recipe created by her. And not just any old cupcake recipe, a NACHO CUPCAKE recipe! Your Cinco de Mayo just got a whole lot better... But the treats don't end there; Bonnie Rue (of Model Citizen) is having her first ever blog giveaway. Read More

Le Mindu Hairdo!

BY Web Intern in General

For all you BUSTies across the pond, Charlie Le Mindu is going to be a resident at Tatty Devine Brick Lane in London. Starting April 17th, you can head over to his pop-up salon every Friday afternoon to get your hair done. If you're not familiar with his stylings, you should definitely check them out; 'hairdos' is an understatement, 'work of art' is more like it. He's had success with his recent runway show during London Fashion Week and celebrity clientele like The B52's, Bloc Party, LCD Soundsystem, and Bust IT girl, Peaches. Read More
Rotter and Friends Spring Fun from Rotter and Friends on Vimeo. Being busy with Rotter and Friends Spring '09 collection having just launched and all, I luckily got to squeeze in a Q and A session with friend of BUST and uber-illustrator/collaborator, Jess Rotter. When and how and did Rotter and Friends start? I had been the artist-in-residence for a British clothing label called Birdie, for over 6 years, which was where my foray into creating musically inspired prints had begun. Read More