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The national finals of the women’s speed bartending competition, Speed Rack, are taking place in BUST’s hometown of NYC. You already know we’re gonna be all up in there like some mint leaves in a mojito. What goes on at this shindig, you ask? Two of the many mega talented, booze handlin’ babes face off in each round to see who can make the tastiest drinks fastest. Read More
Summer is here and we’re super excited to enjoy all the upcoming beautiful weather by going to the park and outdoor music festivals — or just kick it at the beach. (Finally! It was a long winter, right?!) Cue parasols: the fashionable alternative to sunscreen. We love that these babies protect our skin from the sun and keep us in the shade wherever we go. Not to mention, they're just straight up cute. Here’s some of our favorites — would you ever consider carrying one around? 1. This henna-design parasol: 2. This embroidered beauty: 3. Read More
  Model Ashley Graham just gave an incredible TED Talk on the importance of loving your body and the discrimination she faces on a daily basis in the fashion industry. Addressing an audience of over 400 people in Valencia, Spain, Graham discussed her struggles as a model and how she came to accept her figure as it is. She spoke about how the term “plus-sized model” made her feel like an outsider in the fashion world, despite having a successful modeling career. Read More
  Vanity Fair released its July cover today, featuring the stunning Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce. The Olympic champion came out as transgender in a now-iconic interview with Diane Sawyer earlier this spring. “I’m emerging as myself. Isn't that great?” Jenner said at the time. Now the transformation is complete, though the journey is barely beginning. Read More
An extremely talented woman was denied a film role because of her age, AGAIN. What the f*ck, Hollywood?! In a recent interview with TheWrap, Maggie Gyllenahaal spoke about this absurdity, stating, “I’m 37 and I was told recently I was too old to play the lover of a man who was 55.” That’s an eighteen-year age difference. Ageism is alive and well, people, and we don’t like it one bit. Gyllenhaal declined to reveal the name of the film, but we know it will cater to a particular audience. Read More