Archive | January, 2010

Bring Out the Boudoir

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Do you see what I see? Bloomers! I must admit, I never would have thought to wear silky black, ivory lace-adorned bloomers as daily wear, but this look works and this lady is workin’ it! One must …

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Thank You for Being Awesome!

Dear Becca Boo Clark,

On behalf of ModCloth, Winston thanks you for sending him a surprise custom skateboard for him to ride on stylishly! He loves your depiction of him sitting in a field with blue skies, next to an …

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A Heartfelt Cause: Valentines for Project Angel Hugs Children

Remember getting cutesy Valentines in elementary school? Receiving a Valentine, even when we’re grown up, can make us feel good. Why not give back by helping a child feel special and giving a Valentine to Project Angel Hugs for Childhood

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Obsolete Fashion: Hats Off?

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Aigrettes (from the French word for egret) are long plumes plucked from the tufted head crests of egrets. Diamond-and-ruby-studded aigrettes were first used to adorn the turbans of Ottoman sultans, and …

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Stuff We Miss: The Kids in the Hall

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Welcome to the latest ModLife category, in which we share fond memories of days gone by and the Stuff We Miss. This week we’re taking a look at the comedy that I used to love …

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The Age of Innocence

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I have fallen in love, love, love with knee socks and thigh highs during these wintry months. However, my style has never been very “school girl.”  I’ve often struggled with how to utilize these sassy socks without …

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A POP of Panache!

I vividly recall my first carpet bag. Bright and bulky, this particular carpet bag could hold up to four textbooks, several notebooks, one bag lunch, a small cosmetic bag, and a lightweight jacket, if necessary. The mere sight of my …

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Cabin Fever Sale Cures the Winter Blues!

Have you been cooped up all winter with a dull wardrobe? Are you anxious to update your outfits and itching to revitalize your look? We prescribe our 70% off Cabin Fever Sale !

Starting Wednesday, January 20th (today!), select items …

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Welcome to Page Turners!

Annie, a tiny Kim Kardashian, and Jenn

Shhh! Don’t tell our old English teachers, but sometimes we fashion writers can’t imagine anything better than a magazine with little text and lots of pictures. Annie and I are especially guilty of …

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Project ModReview

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Last Thursday’s premiere of Project Runway, Season 7 was terrible. Terribly pleasing, that is. One episode into what promises to be an interesting season, personalities are already being painted and interesting items are already being created. …

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