Tame that Yeasty Beastie

BY Lisa in General

                                                                        Illustration: Aya KakedaBack in our June/July ... Read More

Totally Stitchy

BY Lisa in General

We here at BUST are totally in love with MAKE Workshop and the fabulously crafty Diana Rupp who runs it. For those of you in the NY area (or ambitious visitors!), MAKE has a great list of classes including sewing, knitting, letterpress printing, and soapmaking just to name a few. Yesterday, I tried my hand at embroidery during their one-night workshop, a skill i've been meaning to learn for years. Using handouts from her all-time favorite embroidery book Diana ... Read More

Stylin' BUSTies

BY Lisa in General

Hot damn! Our readers sure know how to step out in style. From vintage vixens to DIY dolls, we got tons o' photos from those who wanted to spread their passion for fashion. We picked a handful for our reader fashion spread in the upcoming issue (Aug/Sept '07) but we couldn't let all these fabulous photos languish in my inbox. So we created a whole new web page where you can peep the threads of fellow BUSTies, starting with Alicia Budnick, a 27-year-old pastry chef ... Read More

The Morning After

BY Lisa in Music Stuff

It's no surprise that BUST readers know how to get down. Last night's issue release party at Union Pool in Brooklyn was a smashing success full of fresh beats, sick jams, and lots o' BUSTy love. Today at HQ, we relied on a few key elements to get us through the day: too-good-to-be-true mac n cheese and Iggy Pop on repeat. Dawn will be blogging all about the party tomorrow but until then, feast your eyes and ears on this awesome snippet of gospel singer Sister ... Read More

BUSTie Style Sneak Peek

BY Lisa in General

A few weeks ago we put out a call to you smart, sassy readers for pics of your amazing fashion sense. We knew you had style, but damn! Here’s a little taste of our upcoming reader-riffic spread. Send hi-res images of your own BUST-y style to lisab@bust.com.“I'm multi-cultural so that plays a role in my fashion. My look is polished and I find inspiration in ‘40s style: the tailored quality of the clothes, the suits, the dresses, the pencil skirts. ... Read More