A guided tour through the girl-friendliest movies, television, and music of the season.
By Jenni Miller, Erin DeJesus, and Jen Hazen
Screen siren Vera Farmiga is blazing a new trail as a daring director.
By Jenni Miller
Get fall’s most-wanted fashions for less.
By Callie Watts and Kristina Uriegas-Reyes
Learn to navigate roommate drama without losing your mind.
By Rosemary Counter
Darling denim looks that will leave you begging for the blues.
Photographed by Frances Tulk-Hart, styling by Galadriel Masterson
Actress Ahna O’Reilly takes us behind the scenes of The Help; Scarlett O’Hara turns 75; the Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers muscle into our hearts; and more.
She-bonics Quotable quips from Maya Angelou, Aretha Franklin, Kristen Wiig, and Ellen Page. By Whitney Dwire
Hot Dates August and September events to remember. By Libby Zay
Boy du Jour Parks and Rec’s Adam Scott gets us hot. By Lisa Butterworth
Make your own dress form; stock your liquor cabinet with potent potables; get stoked on skillshares; and more.
Old School Mom’s Cheesecake. By Lisa Butterworth
Buy or DIY You’ll heart this creative nail art! By Fleury Rose and Callie Watts
Fierce French style advice from artist Billie Martineau; designer Ashley Cheeks frocks on; philanthropic shopping with fashionABLE; and more.
BUST Test Kitchen Our interns rise to the task of testing face cleanser, hair serum, and a gel mask.
Good Stuff: Accessorize your desk to look its best. By Stephanie J
Questions for the Queen Dr. Carol Queen dishes the dirt to a sex-starved newlywed and a porn-curious co-ed.
One-Handed Read A Room With a View. By Sophie Kane
Pop Tart The attacks on Rebecca Black are wack. By Wendy McClure
News From a Broad Abercrombie & Fitch’s push-up problem. By Kara Buller
Eat Me Easy, yummy, veggie sushi! By Chef Rossi
Mother Superior Middle school madness. By Ayun Halliday
Around the World in 80 Girls Find vacation bliss in Minneapolis! By Rhena Tantisunthorn
X Games Why Are You Such a Dick? By Deb Amlen
Music Reviews; including new releases from Beyoncé and Dolly!
Movies When Seeking Happily Ever After, The Whistleblower warns, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.
Books Reviews; plus, the winner of Amber Tamblyn’s poetry contest is revealed!
Party Pics Flashes of brilliance from the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair 2011!
The Last Laugh There’s a little Tammy Pierce in all of us. By Esther Pearl Watson