A new study from The London School of Economics and Political Science claims that plus-size models will increase obesity in the United States and Europe. Authors, Dr. Davide Dagone and Dr. Laura Savorelli, write that, “Given that people are on average overweight, we conclude (that using larger models) may foster the obesity epidemic.”
In a weird way, I understand where their logic came from. Yes, Obesity is a problem in the U.S. and if plus-size ... Read More
Coming from Chanel’s main man, whose personal library houses over 300,000 books, is a rumored fragrance for those who love and long for the romantic smell of musty books over the complete lack of smell from books via computer. According to German papers, FAZ and FOCUS, Lagerfeld is currently working on a fragrance with his publishing company, Edition 7L in collaboration with Gerhard Steidl, the distributer for most of the designer’s photography books. ... Read More
Back for its 7th year, this fabulously inexpensive flea market caters to fashionable gals sizes 14+ and will be acting as a fundraiser for Nolose and The Femme Collective, two wonderful body positive organizations. The Fat Girl Flea Market takes place, Saturday, April 30th from 12pm-8pm at the NYC LGBT Community Center (208 West 13th Street, NYC on the 1st floor). Admission is $10.
Donations can be dropped off at the LGBT Community Center on Friday ... Read More
Coachella is a place where celebrities and concert go-ers alike blend together in a sea of festival style. While it’s still a bit chilly in N.Y.C., it warms my style spirit to see spring dresses, fancy sunglasses, and wide-brimmed hats galore. These pictures are a breath of fresh air as spring officially begins and people are wearing more and more color! It’s only going to get warmer here, but I hear it was pretty warm at Coachella already. You gotta ... Read More
Have you ever looked through your old school book at images of historical male figures thought, “Dayum that dude is hot,” and then thought, “Wait..that guy is totally dead. Is that creepy?” I know I have, but I figure, hey, hot is hot, which is why it makes me happy that a blog called Bangable Dudes in History exists. Gotta love the internet. Not only do they post general hotness, but they also mention the historical reasons to ... Read More
Check out BUST’s very own Senior Editor in “Beyond the Runway: Lisa Butterworth and Magazine Editing” via online magazine M.I.S.S! She dishes on what it’s like behind the scenes, what “editing” really means, her career path up until now, and, of course, her favorite part of the job (which is basically..everything). One of the best parts is her advice to aspiring editors. When asked what they should know or learn, she says, ... Read More
Model, Coco Rocha, a fan of tumblr and a blogger herself, recently came in contact with photographer, Jamie Beck, through Tumblr’s fashion director, Richard Tong. As a part of Tumblr’s fashion week collaborations, Coco and Jamie came together to create these gorgeous cinemagraphs, or as Coco describes them, “Beautiful images that are more than a photo, but not quite a video.” Wearing Oscar de la Renta and set in Coco's apartment the ... Read More
Spring is in the air, which means so is prom season. In celebration, a few designers and models have released prom photos of themselves from back in the day. Amongst the adorableness is Betsey Johnson who, turns out, was prom queen in the frilliest, puffiest, pinkest dress imaginable. This picture just makes me so happy because, her hair might be kookier, but really not much has changed. Would you expect any less from Betsey?
[source: Teen ... Read More
You might be surprised to know that one of the best street style blogs around doesn’t chronicle the style of models or fashion editors, but, in fact, the style of senior citizens! While some street stylers favor young, model-esque bloggers who basically look good in a potato sack, Advanced Style documents the colorfully chic over 60 crowd. Since 2008, this blog has offered "proof from the wise and silver-haired set that personal style advances with ... Read More
In honor of poetry month, Buzznet and BUST Magazine have partnered with actress and author Amber Tamblyn to launch a poetry competition for writers, poets, and creatives alike, inviting them to share their work for a chance to have it recognized by over a MILLION readers online and in print!
HERE'S WHAT YOU COULD WIN:
An autographed copy of Amber Tamblyn's book Bang Ditto
A prominent feature on the front page of Buzznet
YOUR poem published in the ... Read More