Category » Style
Forget pink everything--The Alloro Collection wants women to feel impossibly stylish, regardless of their experiences with cancer. According to their concept: The Alloro Collection offers elegant clothes and accessories in rich colors and beautiful fabrics specifically designed for women who have experienced breast cancer. The designs address the changes in contour, comfort and appearance of a woman’s body — without sacrificing style. Read More
Debbie Harry Sports Striped Leggings   We’ve all read or heard some variation on the “leggings are not pants” speech. And although everyone’s views on fashion are valid, a lot of the discourse surrounding leggings centers around subtle body-shaming. In well-meaning articles on clothing “dos” and “don’ts,” bloggers use language that can be harmful. Of the garment, one writes, “how to avoid the dreaded sausage-in-too-tight-casing look? Aim not to think of them as trousers. Read More
  Halloween is approaching, which means it is socially acceptable to sport the most outrageous nails ever! If your nail art skills are anything like mine (nonexistent), you might want to get a head start. Here are 13 spooktacular (GET IT?!) ideas to get you in the nail art spirit.    1. Candy Corn Glitter Bomb Polish: Perfect for a simple, easy nail. Apply black nail polish, and once it's dry, coat it with this crazy awesome glitter!    2. Read More this a high school or an American Apparel ad? Don't worry, if you were confused at first, you're not alone. I mean, dang, these kids had some style! Check out these awesome looks, captured by photographer Arthur Schatz in 1969. Then, check out our hand-picked pieces (all hail Etsy!) to channel your inner mod, hippie, or cheerleader--all for under $50! Romper (American Apparel, $40.00) / Shoes (Vans, $45.00) / Yarn Hair Ties (Etsy, $2.29 each) Corduroy Skirt (1 - Esty, $24.00) (2 - Etsy, $25.00) / Gladiator Sandals (ASOS, $25.00) / Belt (Esty, $22. Read More

Fashion for the Cause

BY BUST Magazine in Style

Do some good by buying goodies from these charity-minded Web boutiques.  The Belmont, For every pair bought, 141 (a play on “one for one”) gives a pair of glasses to someone in a developing country who can’t afford vision correction.     Sunny Symmetry Dress, $57,   Proceeds from the sales on Global Girlfriend support lady artisans—this frock was made by a women’s cooperative in India that provides healthcare benefits to its workers.   Hunslet Haversack, $68, unitedbyblue. Read More
Here’s a piping-hot selection of clothing and accessories that pay homage to the almighty ’za, for a minimal amount of dough.    Pizza Yummy Pocket, $6, Demerit Wear Pizza Fanatic Patch, $4, Pizza Necklace, $8, Pizza Diamond Crew, $40, Pepperoni Pouch, $25, Pizza Party T-Shirt, $25, Multicolor Pizza Pin, $14, Pizza Leggings, $56,   This review appears in the Aug/Sept 2013 issue of BUST Magazine with Janelle Monáe. Read More
  There are few things more intimate and magical than a bathroom haircut from a friend, a relative, or a lover. The technique is also one of Jane Birkin’s secret beauty tricks. In a piece for The Guardian, she writes, “My best friend cuts my hair with kitchen scissors.” The 66-year-old fashion icon also likes to keep it simple with her favorite outfit, “an old pair of jeans, Converse and a man’s jersey.” She “[colours] her hair mousy brown and [wears] makeup only on stage. Read More
Pin it, primp it, and put your mane in its place! Here are some of our favorites for this fall! Let your hair down with an oversized bow, made to order in any color. Tea Party Bow Hairband, $38, ITSOKAYMYDEAR.COM     Polka dot pins will keep your ’do in its spot. Polka Dot Bobby Pin Set, $12, JANETRAN.COM   Make your fringe flashy, with cute clips. Fringe Heart Clips, $3 each, DARLYBIRD.COM     Banish a bad hair day with a stylish spotted scarf. Silk Scarf, $46,     Control your curls with a braided band. Read More
Ever notice how all “nude” heels are really just the same ambiguous tone that somehow complements only Christina Aguilera's spray-tan? Fortunately, for we lesser beings, legendary designer Christian Louboutin is about to change that. The shoe-guru is launching the “Nudes” collection, featuring five of his most famous designs in five shades that range from a dainty petal to a rich coffee. “They disappear like magic and become a fluid extension of her legs, as in a sketch, elongating the silhouette,” said the designer. Read More
BUST Test Kitchen                                                               Kelly                      Tess                        Sholeh   Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer $10, On the plus side, according to one tester, “this nail polish dried really fast. Read More