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The creators of gothic lolita, harajuku, and ganguro are back! But, this time more  laid back and adventure-y. Don't worry though, they're still plenty kawaii and filled with all the layers and patterns we know, admire, and love. Of course, I'm talking about a new trend in Japan called Yama Girls.No, no it's not a mass of leather clad Japanese girls on Yamaha motorcycles zipping around Tokyo,(though that would be awesome!), this style ditches all the bells ... Read More
Honestly, I don't quite have the patience for most D.I.Y.s, but once in a while something in a D.I.Y. blog or feature in BUST will catch my eye as something worth attempting. Color me surprised when I realized that almost every D.I.Y. post or recipe in A Beautiful Mess was looking totally amazing/do-able. There's much more to the blog than just D.I.Y. though. This fantastic blog from blogger Elsie Larson is one of my new favorites simply because ... Read More
Tavi Gevinson, founder of Rookie, recently sat down with founder and editor-in-chief of Lula magazine, Leith Clark, for Nowness.com to discuss a little bit of everything from fashion and magazines to feminism and Miranda July. Nowness.com cuts off quite a bit of the hour and a half conversation between these two fascinating ladies, but Tavi posted the rest of the conversational interview on StyleRookie.com. I'm really glad she posted the interview ... Read More
  I recently discovered Founders & Followers, the fancy online shop with a million "must add to my wish list" kind of items by some of my favorite designers, along with awesome ones I'd never heard of. Besides just being an online shop, the appropriately named store is sort of a mishmash of designers, artists, photo shoots, and workshop features of where the designers get their work groove on. This concept store, which launched last fall, features lots of ... Read More
I tend to read blogs from girls of all shapes and sizes, admiring style across the board. I know size can be an issue in the fashion industry, but in a way, I thought the blogosphere was different. I didn't think that stylishly curvy ladies needed to segregate themselves in the way the industry segregates them. Examples being that weird Vogue Curvy section of VogueItalia.com or any overall purely curvy-dominated fashion spreads, which brings attention to girls of ... Read More
This week's Blog of the Week is by another blogger I had the pleasure of meeting at the Blogger Picnic a few weeks back. I had only recently come across her blog, Tick Tock Vintage, but one of the things I instantly loved about it, besides the awesome fashion, was the adorable header. The bright and cheerful graphic makes the blog super inviting for some reason and sets the tone for blogger, Veronika's style, which seems to be the perfect mix of ... Read More
Urban Decay is releasing their fourth Book of Shadows (with time to spare before the holidays) and this latest edition features a few brand-new teched-up extras. The palette, which retails for $64, includes 16 eyeshadow shades (1o of which are new!), as well as a full-sized liquid eyeliner in Perversion (black), a mini Supercurl mascara, and a sample of their Original formula Eyeshadow Primer Potion. That's a whole lotta value in a pretty purple box, but that's ... Read More
Dita Von Teese, in my opinion, is one of the most stylish women in the world so it was only a matter of time before she started designing. She is set to launch her debut limited edition five-piece collection, Muse, later this month. The collection will feature couture-inspired detailing and, best of all, will be available in sizes 8-20. “Offering a collection that caters to women of all sizes is very important to me,” Dita explained. “Muse is ... Read More
I'm not ashamed to admit, I'm a total Archie Comics nerd. When I was little, I spent my allowance on all issues I could find and have acquired quite a collection that I still dive into once in a while. I don't know what keeps me coming back, but when I'm looking for a quick, fun read, I turn to Archie and the gang. It's probably part nostalgia and part corny love for the characters. That's why I was pretty excited when my friend sent me the link to this awesome ... Read More
Calling all compassionate consumers! Anyone who views clothing as a form of personal expression must check out the lovely vegan boutique Cow Jones Industrials. The beautiful, eco-conscious store can be found both online and at its brick-and-mortar location two and half hours north of NYC in Chatham, NY. Despite its rural setting, the shop has garnered quite a buzz thanks to its amazing collection of genuine non-leather, vegan apparel and a powerful commitment to ... Read More