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, “There’s no better way to learn it than to do it. 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. 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 Vogue. 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 age."
When it comes to style, many senior citizens have a "no fear" attitude that you've just got to admire. Read More
When I saw these gorgeous, crafty covers, I knew you BUST readers would definitely enjoy them as well. As part of the publishing house’s Fall 2011 collection and as part of their Penguin Threads series, Penguin is planning to release these whimsical book covers for three classics. Artist Jillian Tamaki was commissioned to design hand-sewn covers for Jane Austen's Emma, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden, and Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty. Read More
I’ve seen some bad crafty pieces in my time (Regretsy anyone?), but this is definitely not one of them. This Portland-based artist deserves a medal for the meticulous work she puts into her gorgeous crochet pieces. She does amazing, detailed face paintings and city drawings as well, but it’s her crochet works of faces and cityscapes that are really special.
To see more of her amazing yarn works, check out the artist's website: JoHamiltonArt. Read More
Tavi of Style Rookie’s newest post might come as a shock to some as she questions her passion for fashion, but surprisingly, I think it’ll make a lot of fashion lovers identify with her. Well maybe not in a “Can I have a normal conversation with Anna Wintour while wearing a Feminist sweater given to me by Kathleen Hanna?” kind of way, but in a growing up and finding that hardcore passion for something can come and go or wane in intensity. Over the past three years, her blog has really grown in popularity, but her excitement never seemed to wane..until now. Read More
It’s officially been 30 years since the release of Beauty and the Beat, a double platinum, beloved Go-Go’s debut that introduced the world songs like “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “We Got the Beat.” Get ready for a slew of Go-Go’s awesomeness in celebration, including a Ladies Gone Wild national U.S. Read More
There was a time in which I was totally oblivious to how popular a band was. Usually my naivety went along the lines of: “This band is awesome, everyone must love them!” Now I know that's not quite the case and, whenever I can, I try and spread the word of awesome, small time or local bands I’ve fallen in love with.
At last year’s SXSW, favorite bands I’d never heard of included Best Coast and Hunx and His Punx, who have both since gotten quite a bit of buzz. This year, I stayed low key. Read More