Sizzling summertime has arrived at BUST! And to celebrate, we’ve nabbed one of Hollywood’s hottest rising stars, Awkwafina, for our July/August 2019 cover! Inside, we’ve got revealing interviews with Beanie Feldstein from Booksmart, legendary Teen Vogue editor Elaine Welteroth, and Pose’s Billy Porter; a peek inside the world of women living that #VanLife; an exploration of Korea’s emerging feminist movement; and more.
ABOVE: AWKWAFINA WEARS NOVIS SWEATER AND SKIRT; HANES X KARLA T-SHIRT; TELLA LUNA SHOES; ALISON LOU EARRINGS; JENNIFER FISHER RING.
Table of Contents May/June 2019
As a rapper, SNL host, and comic actor in two of last year’s biggest films, Awkwafina proved she can make audiences laugh. This is the year she goes deeper. By Jennifer Chen
Home, Home On The Road
Spurred on by a sense of adventure and an alluring Instagram community, a record number of women are ditching traditional housing in exchange for #vanlife. By Erica Lies
“Stagecoach” Mary Fields faced down blizzards, wolves, and a town with no other Black people to become the first woman of color to deliver the U.S. mail. By Princess Weekes
Make It Fashion
After making history at Teen Vogue, publishing phenomenon Elaine Welteroth is starting her next chapter with a revealing memoir. By Bry’onna Mention
From fury over hidden cameras to rebellion against strict beauty standards, South Korea is in the midst of a feminist awakening. By Chaewon Chung and Yeji Lee
Shore Thing Sizzling
Swimsuits that bring the heat to the beach. Photographed by Heather Hazzan, Styled by Rebecca Dennett
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