Archive | May, 2009

These Boots are Made for Diggin’

Cinders, the mysophobic pig: Photo courtesy of dailymail.co.uk

Written by guest blogger,  Rachel Savorelli

We all have our fears. Acrophobia (fear of heights), arachnophobia (fear of spiders), and spectrophobia (fear of ghosts), are just a few common fears that people …

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Sewing 101: How to Turn Bootcut Jeans Into Skinny Jeans

In the second installment of Sewing 101, Emily shows us how to turn regular old bootcut jeans into fabulous skinnies! You won’t believe how easy it is…

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Reflections of Glamour

{Image Above: Steven Meisel/Vogue Italia March 2008}

[Image Above: Steven Meisel/Vogue Italia March 2008]

For this weeks photo we took a step into the world of high fashion, Steven Meisel has photographed the covers of US and Italian Vogue for over 20 years.  This image comes from …

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Outfit of the Week: A New Era

I never fancied myself a pin-up girl, but something about Stop Staring! brings out the Bettie Page in my wardrobe. As the name would suggest, The Lindsay Dress is a personal favorite of mine. Black is so slimming, and the …

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Bicycle Belle


[Originally from ModCloth Style Exchange]

Today, I was inspired by altocumuluscastellanus and her love for the Notre Dame Bell Trench. I loved her great pose, the surreal setting, and the way she wore that pretty light jacket so …

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This Just In!


Technicolor Dream Top

It was another really hard choice but, after much thought, I decided that my favorite new item this week is the Technicolor Dream Top.  I can’t wait to wear it this summer tucked into high-waisted shorts …

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Fav Find: The Perfect 80′s Prom Dress

Who: Hannah Saitta, a girl from the Californian desert who often dreams of shopping, her upcoming high school graduation, and her future life in the real world.


What: Wine & black lace 80′s dress and a vintage satin-bowed Nordstrom clutch

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Style Glossary: Chambray Mimosa?

Hello beautiful ModLovers! This week we’ll be discussing chambray – my choice for spring’s essential fabric. Chambray is a lightweight, breathable fabric, made with a white weft thread and a colored warp thread (often blue). It’s usually made of cotton, …

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Mother Of Pearls


[Originally from Chictopia.com]

Pearls are so cool. And ever since I saw Carrie Bradshaw wearing layers upon layers of them, I’ve loved their irreverant elegance. I have three long strands in my jewelry box that are just waiting to …

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Get That Look: Gwen!

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In this installment of Get That Look!, Vasil transformed Susan into one of her favorite style icons: Gwen Stefani. Susan has loved Gwen’s style ever since the very first time she saw …

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Nautical-ness


[Originally from lookbook.nu]

Ever since the beginning of spring, I’ve been searching for the perfect nautical-inspired striped top. I want it to be a comfortable fit, navy and white, and just a bit unique. I think this might be …

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Modern-Day Snow White


[Originally posted on theblackapple.typepad.com/somegirlswander/]

Emily Martin is truly a Style Inspiration! Not only does she post some of her very elegant, vintage-inspired fashions on her blog, but she also maintains another blog about the lovely artwork she sells on …

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Top Ten Clothing Words

As ModCloth writers, we get to play around with super snappy fashion words in order to describe our products. Here are our ten favorites:

  1. Rickrack. We love how this word for zigzag trim sounds and how it looks on

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Nooworks

What do cool California fashion and dogs have in common? Quite a lot, in fact! Jennifer D’Angelo, the creator of the fun & quirky line called Nooworks, knows this firsthand. After all, she named the company after her dog, Noo …

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