5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 22 2012

For his GANT by Michael Bastian fall '12 Collection, the NYC-based designer sifted through his personal memories and found inspiration in one, particular city. Can you guess which one? We're jealous. (GANT)
If you're pinching pennies, but still wishing for an exotic getaway, may we suggest a trip to Brazil (minus the jet lag)? This West Chelsea locale is bringing some seriously authentic sounds and flavors for their Bossa Nova Sunday brunch. (The Americano)
Move over, Instagram, there's a new photo app on the block to give your images a special, vintage flair (including period-specific canvases and watermarking options). Snap away! (Strut Type)
You're invited! Celebrate the launch of Ernest Alexander's women's line and unite with bloggers and fashion lovers at the EA showroom from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight. Click for deets. (Ernest Alexander)
Ever wanted to pick the brain of a Vogue editor and hypnotize them into sharing their vintage shopping secrets (and destinations) with you? Wish, granted. (Racked NY)

Photo Courtesy of GANT