Indie fashion label Evil Kitty will be showing off their Spring 2010 collection at the Chicago Fashion Incubator Pop Up Shop at The 900 Shops this Saturday, April 10th.  The brand, described by Social Stylists as "sometimes classic, sometimes playful, and always a little mischevious," will be offing free mini-makeovers at the event and free goodie bags (which include a copy of BUST!) to the first 30 guests to RSVP.  There will also be free copies of BUST ... Read More
New York's Full Figured Fashion Week is back and this year's event promises to be even better than the last.  After last year's endeavor attracted thousands of designers, models, retailers and shoppers, this year, founder Gwen DeVoe is upping the ante by aspiring to "make a serious impression on a thin focused industry." With four days of panels and events, including a guided tour of New York's best plus sized hot spots and a workshop for aspiring plus ... Read More
by Erin DeJesus In our Apr/May "Men We Love" issue, we saluted five men who have joined the front lines in the fight for women's rights. Nicholas D. Kristof, a New York Times Op-ed columnist and author — along with his wife Sheryl WuDunn — of the fantastic book Half the Sky: From Oppression to Opportunity for Women Worldwide —  made our list for his efforts to make empowering women front-page news. We have the rest of our interview with ... Read More
Warmer days are finally upon us and we are getting closer to the Spring Craftacular on May 23rd!  But if you (like us) are growing impatient, check out the launch of craft co-op Better Than Jam's 1st Friday Event tomorrow at The Loom in Brooklyn.  The event will feature products from some of our favorite Craftacular vendors including WabiSabi Brooklyn, The Hand of Fatima, and KnitKnit just to name a few and we will be there to hand out copies ... Read More
This month's issue of French Elle features plus size beauty Tara Lynn on its cover and in a roughly twenty page spread. While it's refreshing to see a non-impossibly thin model on the cover of a high fashion glossy, I agree with the folks over at The Cut and long for a day in which models of all sizes, from skinny to plus sized and everything in between, can be featured in the same magazine and plus sized models won't only appear as special features. Check out ... Read More
One of Adult Swim's newest shows, Cheyenne Cinnamon (short for Cheyenne Cinnamon and the Fantabulous Unicorn of Sugar Town Candy Fudge), follows the title character (whose speaking voice, not singing voice, belongs to alt-country crooner Neko Case) as "she comes into Detroit and helps solve problems of racism and teen pregnancy with the power of love and teen pop songs." Created by Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), the program also features the voices of ... Read More
Crafts for a Cause, a project benefitting Artists for Peace and Justice, is auctioning off custom made crafts and artwork by some of our favorite artists and musicians.  Featuring pieces created by Le Tigre, Cat Power, Aziz Ansari, Feist, Jenny Lewis, M. Ward, Tegan & Sara, and Vampire Weekend just to name a few, all proceeds will be donated to Artists for Peace which covers all of their overhead expenses and donates 100% of what they raise to relief ... Read More
Check out Gossip's latest video for "Pop Goes the World," the third single from their sophmore album Music for Men. Directed by Philip Andelman who has dreamed up videos for the likes of Jay-Z, Silversun Pickuups, and Maxwell, the colorful electric light spectacular is a perfect complement to the song's electro-rock feel.             And don't forget to catch Gossip on their spring/summer tour! 04/17/10 INDIO, CA ... Read More
    Greatness aside, it's about time someone pokes fun at Lady Gaga's wacky video aesthetic.  Key of Awesome, who have a weekly musical spoof show on YouTube, call Gaga out on her habits of adorning her hair with everything but the kitchen sink and sometimes substituting her clothes for caution tape.  The video also speculates how Gaga got Beyonce to agree to do all of the weird things she wants in the "Telephone" video. ... Read More
Hadestown, an extensive, collaborative "folk opera" written by Vermont based singer/songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, features some of the biggest names in folk today. With contributions from Ani DiFranco, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, influential folk veteran Greg Brown, The Low Anthem's Ben Knox Miller, and the multi-talented Haden Sisters (who have contributed to countless projects from The Decemberists to The Rentals), Mitchell's opera re-envisions the familiar ... Read More
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