Archive | December, 2009

Dressed to the Nines (And the Nine to Five), Part Three

Many attribute the origin of the little black dress to Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel. In an issue of Vogue magazine circa 1926, Chanel published a photo of a woman in a simple black frock. The short, versatile dress was nicknamed “Chanel’s …

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Unisexy’s Comin’ to Town

This season of spirited celebrations is a busy time for all of us. Cookies need to be baked, shopping needs to done, gifts need to be wrapped, cards need to be mailed, grandmas need to be called, and people need …

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North Poll: Name It and Win It Contest Finale!

The moment is here, ModReaders! We’re proud to announce the final winning names of the last two items in our North Poll: Name It and Win It Contest.

Congratulations to Nicole, the winner of North Poll Name It

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O Come, All Ye Reading Faithful

(Photo from http://sunderlandbookgroup.wordpress.com)

As we enter the final stretch of holiday shopping, you are probably wishing that, like Santa, you had hundreds of elves at your disposal to help fill those holes left on your holiday shopping list. So, …

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Ty Gets Gifty

Yay! We got the awesome opportunity to have Ty from Jeffrey Campbell provide a little giving advice. He wanted us to let you know: he’s 32, a Jeffrey Campbell brand specialist, an uncle, friend, brother, excellent gift giver with discerning …

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DIY Eco-Festive Gift Wrap

Give new life to your unused and forgotten paper products by transforming them into DIY eco-friendly gift wrap for the holidays!

According to GreenAnswers.com, 4 millions tons of gift wrap and gift bags are wasted during the holiday season. …

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‘Make it After Work’ Final Garments, Pick a ModFan Favorite!

It seems like we can all carry on with our lives again!

When the sixth season of Project Runway began, so did our own Project-Runway-inspired after hours challenge! Only one of the designers resigned from the challenge due to a …

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Holiday Caper Update: The Final Caper Clue!


Today is it, the final day of the Great Holiday Caper!
And we assure you that Winston’s captor isn’t Betty Draper.
Today’s Caper clues will reveal the answer to the question “Who?”
And if you have been …

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Dressed to the Nines (And the Nine to Five), Part Two

Today I’ve decided to see what outfit options lie in the fashion-forward Comedy and Tragedy Dress. First and foremost, I have to admit that I really, really love this dress. When it comes to sophisticated styling, you can’t go …

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Blogger of the Moment: Sally Jane Vintage

Sally Jane Vintage (aka Jennifer) calls Pennsylvania home, but the locations of her beautiful outfit photos seem like they’re in a distant wonderland far, far away. The never-ending array of locations for her romantic shots range from abandoned farmhouses to …

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North Poll: Name It and Win It Contest, Item Twelve Poll

Okay, so this is really it! Today is the final day of North Poll: Name It and Win It. As with past Name It and Win It Contests, we were amazed by the quantity and quality of names submitted …

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“You have a freak flag. You just don’t fly it.”

The first time I watched Annie Hall, I immediately fell in love with Diane Keaton. I joined the club when I realized my admiration for Keaton’s quirky style and approachable personality. Around the same time, during early high school, …

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Chocolate Dip Shortbread Squares

Around this time of year, cookies are a prevalent part of merrymaking. Here’s a rich variation on the classic chocolate chip cookie: Chocolate Dip Shortbread Squares!…

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Style Glossary: Monk Shoes

Greetings ModLovers! I hope you’re enjoying your holiday season (and wardrobe) while we count down to the end of the year.

This week’s Style Glossary post features a term I hadn’t heard of until this week – the monk shoe. …

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