Arvida Byström

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With her peachy-pink hair, doll-like features, and pastel wardrobe, it’s easy to entertain the fantasy that Arvida Byström lives in a magical realm where My Little Ponies run rampant and gelato is the only form of sustenance. But don’t be fooled—she’s not all glitter and gumdrops. The London/Stockholm-based model/artist/photographer—who starred in our Temp Drop Shop lookbook—has more to express than just the fact that she loves the color pink. With the shoots for ViceBon Magazine, along with some controversial performance art, Arvida is quickly establishing herself as a prominent, inspiringly feminist, voice in the art world. See some behind-the-scenes images from our shoot, find out every single color she’s dyed her hair, and get insight on her art.

A Peek Inside Our Denim Lookbook Shoot

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Colorful furs, bright striped knits, and buttons on butts—what could go better with our new line of denim? Because we know that the perfect pair of jeans should look and feel great in any situation, we decided to put ours to the test. From rooftops to kiddie pools, Nasty Gal’s new denim line passed with flying colors. Don’t believe us? Check out our behind the scenes pics from the lookbook shoot

Chromeo

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Chromeo and I go wayyy back. Let’s just say I made a YouTube video of myself dancing in ’80s pumps to their song “Needy Girl” back in 2007 and (very proudly) posted it to my LiveJournal. Yeah, it was that long ago. (Don’t bother Googling it, people. That shiz is on lockdown.) As it turns out, Dave 1 and P-Thugg stopped by the Fonda Theatre right here in L.A. to play a show before they headed off to the desert, and I got to chat ’em up about all the latest haps—their upcoming album White Women, festival fashion, and their love for JNCOs. (Seriously.) Check it out below. —Chrissy Mahlmeister

Our Staff’s #ToDieFor Vintage Chanel Picks

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The word is finally out, friends. A boatload of vintage Chanel just hit our site, and of course we couldn’t resist checking out a few, erm, items for ourselves. (What? We’re only human.) Here are some of the top picks from our Ultimate Score stash that’ll hopefully stir up some serious spending inspiration. (Not like you need it.)

Sophia Amoruso, Founder and CEO

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“Our vintage buyer Liz had a hard time keeping my grubby paws off these vintage Chanel finds. I’ve been known to steal a piece or two from the vintage archives, but alas, this one can be yours.”

Carly Is Obsessed With Our Nasty Gal Collection Suspension Leather Skirt

Carly Robertson is two things: a superwoman and one stylish-ass gal. As the administrative assistant to our VP Design and our VP Global Sourcing & Production, she manages to get it all done and look really cute while she’s at it. She’s already immersed herself in a new fall wardrobe, and the Nasty Gal Collection Suspension Leather Skirt fits perfectly into it. As a standalone piece or an awesome complement to a crop top, this Nasty Gal Collection piece is sure to fill all your fall wardrobe dreams.