Archive | March, 2010

Style to the Max

If we buyers have learned anything from trade shows, it’s that they aren’t just for finding fashionable new products — they’re a great place to spot stylish outfits as well! When we ran into Amanda, a rep for Melissa Shoes, …

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“Yarning” for Vintage

The DIY spirit is hardly a new trend. During the WWII era, when machine knitting was available, people were still enthusiastic about making sweaters, socks, even fascinators, by hand. I found this tattered but charming magazine, Gay Teen Ideas for

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Head Over Heels Cuteness

Thanks to this video, I have fallen in love with baby sheep. I’ve gotta find some more cute lambs — ASAP!

Do you have a favorite cute find? Email it to, and it could be featured on an …

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Blogger of the Moment: Calivintage

Erin of Calivintage is like the cool girl in high school you always wanted to be friends with—she emanates chic, laid back sophistication, with her mod haircut and her editorial-esque slouchy pose. Reading her blog makes me yearn for a …

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“Home,” I’ve Never Loved A Song Like You


Let me tell you about one of the best days I can remember. A few months ago, three of my closest friends joined me in decorating my apartment’s white walls with washable crayons, and we …

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Plaid about a Favorite Vintage Shirt!

Who: Melanie, of She’s in Love With the Captain

What: A multi-colored plaid shirt from the 1960s

Where: Bon Marche Thrift Shop, 45 E. Main St., Babylon, NY

How Much: $10!

When I use It: This is a fairly new …

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Top 10 Senior Portraits from the 1965 Hampton High School Yearbook

I’m not sure why, but when I saw this yearbook at a local thrift shop, it spoke to me. It said, “Hannah, buy me! Take me home. Read me! Oh, and then, if you don’t mind terribly, write a Top …

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Stuff We Miss Face-Off: BSB vs. Spice Girls

On Thursday, we rated the top boy band of the 90s. Friday, the girls took center stage. Now, the winners of each group have been chosen, and the task is upon us to decide the debate of the ages …

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Celebrating Women’s History Month with Jessica Valenti

In this week’s installment of our Women Making History series, I am thrilled to present founder Jessica Valenti! In addition to starting the popular feminist blog and online community, Jessica has authored three books and co-founded the REAL

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And the Lucky Winners Are…

If you participated in our Aren’t You Lucky? Twitter Contest on St. Patrick’s Day, you may be one of our lucky, randomly chosen winners of a special ModCloth prize! If your Twitter handle is listed below, please fill out

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Stuff We Miss Showdown: Vote for Your Favorite Girl Band

One-third of my childhood was spent pretending to be a member of one of these mind-blowing girl bands. Totally inappropriate for a 12-year-old? Probably.  Totally awesome? Absolutely! From the empowering girl power exuded by En Vogue to the sultry …

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Outfit of the Week: A Little Bit Country & A Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll

“You play ball like a girl!” That was the ultimate insult in The Sandlot. But what’s wrong with being a girl? Nothing! As a matter of fact, it’s pretty awesome. So what better way to celebrate our femininity than …

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Obsolete Fashion: Could You Stomach It?

Madame de Pompadour

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour: Illinois State University, Illustration: Swillvill’s 18th Century

A stomacher was a triangular or U- shaped piece of fabric worn by women from about 1570 to 1770. In addition to connecting the two sides of …

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7 Street Style Photographers to Follow on Twitter!

For the social media savvy who are looking for the best in tweet — err, street— style photography, here are our recommendations for your Twitter list!

@MrStreetPeeper — At the IFB conference,  Phil Oh of …

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