From “Dog Days” to the VMAs, Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine has had quite a ride.
By Mikki Halpin
Have a blast from coast to coast with these gal-friendly road-trip destinations.
By Lisa Butterworth
Our loving tribute to three behind the-scenes pioneers of rock: Cordell Jackson, Carol Kaye, and Lillian Roxon.
By Erin DeJesus
Amazing auteur Miranda July is back with another mind-bending feature film.
By Jenni Miller
Creepy, kooky, and altogether spooky, a new brand of girl-dominated electronica called witch house is coming to a stereo near you.
By Callie Watts
The season’s hottest looks modeled by our favorite music makers. Starring: MNDR, Cat’s Eyes, Gang Gang Dance, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Agnes Obel, and the Raveonettes.
Photographed by Michael Lavine, styling by Priscilla Polley
Amy Klein of Titus Andronicus turns up the volume; The Smiths Project gives Moz a run for his money; Nomi Network offers traffi cked women a way out; and more.
She-bonics Real talk from Erykah Badu, Lady Gaga, Lykke Li, and Janet Jackson. By Whitney Dwire
Pop Quiz Aretha Franklin for the win! By Emily Rems
Hot Dates Events to try in June and July. By Libby Zay
Boy du Jour Hanging with TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe is a lovely way to spend a day. By Jen Hazen
Make your own cigar-box ukulele; apply for a grant; grow a carnivorous garden; and more.
Buy or DIY Unbeweavable fabric necklaces! By Heather Loop and Callie Watts
Old School Grandma Jeanne’s icebox cake. By Brandy Barber
Style advice from accessories designer Sue Eggen; putting teeth whiteners to the test; Hollywood-inspired designs by Geronimo; and more.
BUST Test Kitchen. Our interns make their skin gleam with body tint, face wash, and sunscreen.
Good Stuff Look your best at the next music fest. By Stephanie J
Sex-positive readings, and more.
Questions for the Queen Dr. Carol Queen makes getting together feel better.
One-Handed Read Desert Oasis. By Janie Edwards
Pop Tart Saluting the delightfully bland royal fam. By Wendy McClure
Museum of Femoribilia Gals liked getting pinned when a corsage was involved. By Lynn Peril
News From a Broad Remembering the real Rosie the Riveter. By Kara Buller
Nickel and Dined When life gives you summer, make lemonade! By Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Mother Superior When her kid fails to retain his retainer, Mama goes Dumpster diving. By Ayun Halliday
Around the World in 80 Girls You’ll be glad you went to Ghent! By Courtney Davis
X Games Not So Hard! By Deb Amlen
Music Reviews; plus, backstage legend Bebe Buell steps into the spotlight.
Movies! Women Art Revolution asks “Who Took the Bomp from The Tree?”
Books Reviews; plus, Lynn Peril goes Swimming in the Steno Pool.
The Last Laugh Tammy Pierce dances the night away. By Esther Pearl Watson