5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 21 2012

With nine Vogue covers under her belt, we can safely certify that Christy Turlington Burns is an absolute vision. Condé Nast Traveler is going one step further — according to them, she's a visionary. (Condé Nast Traveler)
We have fresh, new collaboration news! One of our favorite preppy labels, United Bamboo, is making a line for Madewell. This, and the announcement that Solange Knowles will be the face of the brand for fall? That's almost too much excitement. Almost. (Lucky)
Just because they're essentials, doesn't mean they have to be blah. Free People just announced the launch of their newest, and extended, line of extra-pretty underpinnings — along with a giveaway that could hook you up all year long. (Free People)
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Is marriage causing you to hit the bottle a little more often? If you're a woman, this study suggests that you're not alone. (Jezebel)
Penelope Cruz might be scoring serious beauty points on the cover of W's September issue, but her latest gig is really showing off her acting chops. Now she just needs to nail the famous line, "It's me, Mario!" (The Gloss)
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Photo: Courtesy of Tarun Khiwal/Condé Nast Traveler
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