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Laura Little Curated, an art brand designed by photographer and visual artist Laura Little, is re-thinking art and fashion while putting a newfound crackle into the words "pop-up shop." Combining photography and a "love of music while chilling with friends" vibe, Laura Little Curated is energizing New York’s afterwork scene with a realm of ongoing pop-up shops. These hip, afterwork shopping retreats are designed for New Yorkers to mix, mingle, and shop for new and emerging brands. Read More
From the Aussie comic group Skit Box and director Christian Van Vuuren comes a hilarious and catchy video that blows all our cover. Now everyone knows we’re headed to the couch and not the gym when they see us in our Lulu-best. These ladies make light of the athleisure trend, while admitting to being inactive activewear wearers themselves - so it’s all in good fun. Skit Box told, “Who cares if you haven’t used your platinum fitness first membership in 7 months? You’re still a go getter — in your activewear. Read More
Cookie never crumbles in her flawless wardrobe If you're a fan of Empire, FOX's musical drama about a family of hip-hop royalty, then you're probably obsessed with Cookie Lyon (played by Taraji P. Henson) --  and her killer look. Bite Cookie's style with bold prints, curve-hugging dresses, massive gold accessories, big brimmed hats, and a  boss bitch attitude.   1. Faux-leather Filigree-Plate Necklace, $88, BCBG2. Felt Floppy Hat, $52, TOPSHOP3. Animal Bodycon Dress, $157, Miss Selfridge4. Belle Noelle Hexagon Bangle (Gold/Leopard), $62, 80's Purple5. Read More
This fall, explore your adventurous side with '70s-inspired jumpsuits, giant sunglasses, denim sneakers, cozy sweaters and an adorable fox-printed cardigan - mountainside setting not required.  Amber Byrne Mahoney shot fellow photographer Sasha Frolova in our favorite fall fashions against the beautiful backdrop of upstate New York. Stylist Lela Maloney and makeup artist Katie Mellinger for Tarte Cosmetics gave Sasha that perfect outdoorsy look. Read More
  Remember the days of shiny platform shoes, plaid, choker necklaces and halter tops, otherwise known as the '90s? We do too. Here at BUST, we’ve been celebrating the style of real girls in their real clothes in our "Fashion Nation" pages since 1998. To celebrate 17 years of authentic female fashion, we are hitting today’s #ThrowbackThursday with some looks from ’98 and ’99. "Fashion Nation" made its debut in the summer/fall issue of 1998 with dresses over pants and platform sandals. Read More
Rosario Dawson has been a BUST favorite since the ‘90s, and her badass 2007 cover — featuring her posing in knuckle dusters and a veil — remains one of our favorites. It’s even framed on our BUST office wall of fame, right next to our covers featuring Tina Fey and Zooey Deschanel. We were thrilled to interview Rosario at the New York Fashion Week presentation of her line Studio 189 at the Lower East Side Girls' Club. Read More
You’ve seen it before: the heralded “plus-size fashion editorial,” featuring gorgeous, talented, curvy models...and zero clothes. Now, meet “Real Love.” The photography exhibition — perfectly timed for New York Fashion Week — features portraits of the beautiful and BUST-approved ALDA models Ashley Graham (who you may recognize from Sports Illustrated), Marquita Pring, Danielle Redman, Julie Henderson and Inga Eiriksdottir. The 26 photos (plus one video) are unlike typical plus-size photography because they focus on the women’s faces, not their bodies. Read More
SmartGlamour Designs Body-Positive Fashion For Every Woman - At Every Size What’s so cool about up-and-coming clothing line SmartGlamour? For starters, their styles range from sizes XXS to 6X and beyond. The brand custom-makes each of its pieces in New York City for shoppers of all shapes, sizes, ages, and heights, but still manages to keep prices affordable (every item is under $100, and alterations—from hem and sleeve lengths to an entirely custom-sized garment—cost between $5 and $20 per piece). Read More
Floor-length dresses were the mainstay of Western European and American women’s fashion for centuries, but they were never particularly practical items of clothing for daily wear. Hems dragged in the mud, and voluminous skirts made walking, let alone other types of physical activity, difficult. Not that women were expected to run, jump, or play sports. (Medical science firmly believed that too much exercise was harmful to a woman in her childbearing years, as it might damage her uterus and result in sterility. Read More
  Sarah Beall dresses like she’s straight out of the 1950s — but while Betty Draper might approve of Sarah's white lace gloves, full skirts and nipped-in waists, she would likely be shocked by her career. Sarah is the curator for, a website that curates and rents sex videos “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” In our latest issue, we talked with Sarah about her fashion inspiration, favorite vintage finds and her advice for girls developing their own personal style. Tell me about your outfit. Read More