Archive | September, 2010

Allure October 2010

The Darling Detective Coat was featured in the October issue of Allure.

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Lit Lovers Unite for Banned Books Week!

In honor of Banned Books Week kicking off this weekend, we asked some of our lit-loving employees to share their favorite banned books! Tomorrow through Oct. 2, various events will happen all over the country to remind us of the …

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Style Glossary: The Harem Pant

Get low with harem pants like the Fashion Student Pants.

It’s harem time! While they may seem like a recent trend, these long, billowy pants have a history longer than both I Dream of Jeannie and MC Hammer combined. …

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Our Fave Five Punctuation Marks

I love you, period.
Do you love me question mark?
Please, please, exclamation point,
I want to hold you parentheses.

Do those lyrics ring a bell? Well, even if you didn’t learn that song in elementary school as I did, …

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Color By Numbers

Chocolate TruffleCHOCOLATE TRUFFLE — This deep plum hue with chocolate undertones can be found in the Mendocino Dress, Purple Plaid Majesty Coat, and Plum Role Dress.

Inspired by Pantone’s top Fall 2010 color trend report, we dug …

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Blog to Bookmark: Gnome Life

Photo: Gnome Life

Ever wonder how your cute little garden gnomes might dress for a night out on the town?  Gnome Life has got you covered with this funny and bizarre collection of photographs and musings documenting the life of …

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Our Favorite Looks from London Fashion Week

On September 16, New York Fashion Week drew to a memorable close. Less than 24 hours later, London Fashion Week began. In the world of fashion, moments of rest are few and far between, but that half hysterical, half fabulous …

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Best Job Ever: Gretchen Harnick, Parsons Professional

Say auf wiedersehen to settling for anything less than your dream job by learning a thing or two from ParsonsGretchen Harnick. The savvy 42-year-old went from promoting checking accounts to becoming a fashion marketing assistant professor and …

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Meet This Month’s Virtual Buyer!

It’s yet again one of our favorite times of the month! And by that, we mean it’s time to introduce you to another one of our fantastic virtual buyers!

Midwesterner Alyssa has been out there voting, commenting, and delighting in …

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Accessorize! Your Questions Answered by ModStylists

Your style advisers Chelsey, Nicole, Amy, and Jess.

We asked our ModMobile subscribers to text us their style questions last week, and the response was ‘mod’umental! With over 220 replies, we had two choices: 1) Write the world’s longest blog …

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Blogger of the Moment: Doe Deere

We were lucky enough to pay a visit to Xenia of the blog Doe Deere in her Brooklyn abode,  and when you first set foot in her “Unicorn House,” you can tell she’s devoted to her amazing aesthetic. Cotton candy …

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Adorable Alert! Bow Tie Baby

Whether used as a lesson in primary colors, modeling, or DIY T-shirt decorating, the photographs of this young gentleman, taken by the talented Katie Sokoler of Color Me Katie will brighten up any day! As of this moment, bow ties …

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Fall Transitions

Get Coco Maria‘s look with the Right By Nature Top, Au Contraire Dress, Braid the Storm Belt, Like A Fine Wine Tights, and Prep Rally Heel!

As summer winds down and we transition into …

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More than Meets the Spare Eyes

Some masters work in oils, some in clay, and others in — googly eyes. Although yet to be discovered by art historians and publishers of blog books, the work of the jocular gent at Spare Eyes has got us glued …

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