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On cold, sunless afternoons the BUST office can seem more like a dark cave than a magical island run by women. Despite the dreariness outside there was nothing but enchantment inside as the interns were transformed into psychedelic tree nymphs with the help of some pretty sassy spandex. MessQueen, a New York City-based designer, aims for bold with her funky printed leggings that command attention from across the room.  Slip a pair of these bad boys on and you won't be able to resist the urge to leap from tabletop to tabletop, releasing your own inner nymph. Read More
The Fred Perry label continues it's nearly fifty-year old romance with the music industry as it teams up British songstress and style icon Amy Winehouse for a new line of retro chic clothing. The collaboration puts a feminine twist on the classic label, incorporating the brand's staple looks with Winehouse's unconventional sex appeal. In hindsight, the pairing of the two seems obvious and inevitable like Kate Moss for Topshop or the Cardigans' Nina Persson for Hope, but the end product is anything but predictable. Read More
Being a southern transplant to New York City, I find fall one of the trickiest of the seasons. You would think winter would be difficult but no no, it's not, you just freeze and get to play in the snow and sometimes slip and fall on the sidewalks. Winter is easy because it's consistent, consistently cold. Fall is a tempestuous mistress of a season, hot one day, cold the next. Or deliciously pleasant in the bright buttery sunlight and brisk and prickling the shade. Needless to say, you would think I detest fall, but autumn is my favorite season. Read More
For those who don't know, LUSH is a fresh, handmade cosmetics company that originated in London several years ago and has now reached cult status. The company is by no means a cult, but when you mention its name, a wide spectrum of people will turn glass eyed and immediately reach for their purse or wallet. Read More
 Former Bust cover gal and pipe belting  extraordinaire Beth Ditto is bringing a coat of a different color ( and size!) to a closet near you. Made famous for her in your face, electric and kooky stage presence as front woman for dance punk band The Gossip, Ditto proves that she can work the runway just as good as the dance floor.  This week, the collection consisting of 21 pieces featuring skirts,dresses, tops, and even a jacket hit UK based retailer Evans. Read More