Postlapsaria

BY Dawn in DIY

You can't help but girl crush out on Keiko from Postlapsaria. Read More

New from Quirk

BY Dawn in DIY

Do you like knitting? Check. What about celebrities? Like them, too? Check. What if you could knit yourself your very own celebrity? You know, to hang out with. Now you can, thanks to Knitted Icons: 25 Celebrity Doll Patterns, by Carol Meldrum (Quirk Books). From Audrey Hepburn and Madonna to Andy Warhol, Mr. T, and Jackie O, Knitted Icons includes basic knitting and sewing instructions to make 25 yarn stars. Each doll stands 10 inches high—perfect for posing on your desk or bookshelf or cuddling up with at night. (C’mon, you know you always had a crush on James Dean. Read More

Pushing your button...

BY Dawn in DIY

To quote the very talented Kate Black of Kate Black and Bad Buttons, "If you prefer the company of humans who can hold their own in conversation and control their bowel movements, this is the mirror for you!"Indeed it is.Not only does Kate make adorable buttons, pocket mirrors, and bottle openers featuring things like cheeky feminist quips, retro bombshells, and my favorite urban critter, but she is also responsible for Joan Jett pendants, kitchy notebooks and the most awesomest 3-D bottle opener ever. Read More

Look at the treeeeeeee!

BY Dawn in TV

Since first discovering the comedic genius of Clay Weiner, I can't stop watching his shorts on YouTube. I've waited 6 long months to finally be able to post one of my favs called, "The Christmas Tree," which features a character that is disturbingly a bit too recognizable as any one of our moms or grandmas. Now pick up that shit. Read More

Put a lid on it it...

BY Dawn in DIY

Now that we've reluctantly made the transition from iced americanos to hot cocoa, it's time to bundle up and brave another Winter. Luckily, Holly Slayton from Artikal N.Y.C. can make the these months a little bit warmer.  I've become completely smitten with her gorgeously handcrafted hats. From cloches, to fedoras, to cocktail hats, Artikal will keep you looking H-O-T-T in these cold cold months. Check these out!  Check out her site, Artikal, where you're sure to find a lovely lid for your dome. You can also see her at the Craftacular! She'll be at booth D11. Read More

Craftacular!!!

BY Dawn in DIY

Can you believe that the Craftacular is already less than two weeks away?! We've been busy busy busy getting everything together and we can't be more excited! If you haven't checked our the vendor list, get to it! We've compiled over 200 of the most talented and unique crafters to stuff your stockings this holiday season. Never will emptying your wallet feel soooo good...Oh yeah, not only will we have vendors, dancing, DJs, drinks, and Amy Sedaris (!!!), but we're also going to premiere the very first Craftacular Polaroid photo studio! That's right. Read More

Halloween pics!

BY Dawn in General

BUST Magazine's Halloween party with Bryan Scary and the Shredding Tears was too ghoul for school! When we weren't doing the monster mash with music from Bryan Scary and the Shredding Tears, Everthus the Deadbeats, and Everything Now, partiers enjoyed complimentary libations from Blupoint Brewery and Sweet Leaf Tea! I must say that this party definitely showcased some of the finest costumes I ever did see. A few of my fav were the Hang in There Kitty and Pat and Amy. Other favs included The Three Stages of Bjork, and Thing One and Thing Two. Read More

Heads roll

BY Dawn in General

Hey Roller Derby Fans! Don't miss the climax to the super hot 2007 GGRD season when the undefeated Bronx Gridlock (3-0) take on the 2 time season champs, the Queens of Pain (2-1) at CCNY. Early bird discounted tickets are already gone, so get your seats now at the cheaper advanced price!This one is gonna be brutal...and we know that's what you like...oh yeah. Read More

Stitch Austin! This weekend!!!

BY Dawn in DIY

The Stitch Fashion Show and Guerrilla Craft Bazaar is an annual celebration of independent design, artistry and creativity. Stitch is community directed rather than competition oriented, ultimately designed to showcase the work of independent designers in a new format. BUST is proud to sponsor this year’s bazaar featuring over 100 vendors and a live fashion show showcasing 20 of the very best in up and coming indie designers. Goodie bags to the first 500 attendees! Happening at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. Read More

BY Dawn in DIY

SDN launches their hot new sweat shop free denim collection at our favorite LES boutique, Kaight!!! To celebrate, enjoy 20% off everything in stock, including new styles by SDN and new fall arrivals!! *For customers outside the NYC area, enter SDN at checkout on www.kaightshop.com and enjoy 20% off entire purchase.KAIGHT  83 Orchard Street  New York, New York 10002  212-680-5630  kaightnyc. Read More