Archive | October, 2010

An Outfit Ripe for the Apple Picking

When fall’s foretelling nip is rampant in the air, nibbling just a wee bit on the tip of my nose, and the leaves are singing boisterously from the treetops in a campfire of colors, there’s nothing I want to do …

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Book Drop: Used Bookstore Builds Massive Dominoes Chain

Add this to our list of reasons why we love local bookstores. The folks at Arizona used books chain Bookmans Entertainment Exchange had a little after-hours fun and constructed a massive dominoes structure using (what else?) dozens of books. Bookmans …

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Meet Amanda, This Month’s Virtual Buyer!

Our Be the Buyer Program — you know, that nifty part of our site where you can vote on which styles should be put into production — has been dashing along with flying colors brighter than a tropical island’s flora. …

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A Gentle Fawn Kind of Week

Some people prep for the week ahead with to-do lists and agendas. As for the ModStylists, well, they see the week in terms of outfits. This week, the ModStylists were inspired by the versatile, casual-chic items of Gentle Fawn

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The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: Our October Book of the Month

Congratulations to readers Ti, Eva-Lani, and Jamie! Each of them won a copy of Tanya Lee Stone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll’s History and Her Impact On Us, our October Book …

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Luke Skywalker Goes Emo

When sharing this video with fellow Fashion Writer and Star Wars fan Richard, his reaction was, “Who knew Luke Skywalker could be so emo?”

Indeed, this paper stop motion video by Eric Power, with music by Jeremy Messersmith

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Our Apartment Buyers' Top Calendar Picks

Not to rush you or anything, but 2010 is winding down, and it’s time to start thinking about getting a new calendar to ring in the new year. Our Apartment Buyers Emily and Marne told us which calendars are at …

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Street Style: The Midi, This Season’s “It” Length

midi length 1Images via Streetfsn and Mr. Newton.

As the leaves begin to change colors from green to brown, and the weather begins to turn crisp and cool, we’ve noticed the lengths of skirts and dresses grow from mini to midi. …

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Great places to work, Pittsburgh magazine

ModCloth was named one of Pittsburgh’s “Great Places to Work” by Pittsburgh Magazine!

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Beauty Rules: ModCloth Interviews Bobbi Brown!

As promised in our behind-the-scenes beauty post for the “Waves of Whimsy” homepage, here’s our chat with make-up legend Bobbi Brown! We asked Bobbi why she wrote her new book, Beauty Rules, her thoughts on YouTube make-up tutorials, …

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It Was a Dark and Stylish Night…

Be it Poe, King, or Craven here at ModCloth we love a good fictional fright! In honor of the National Day of Writing and Halloween, we gathered around the campfire to concoct descriptions inspired by our favorite scary …

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Dream Machine: Lego-Powered Shirt Folder

No, you are not dreaming.  This is indeed a video of an automatic T-shirt folding machine created by a Stanford University grad student using a Lego Mindstorms set.  After watching this clip, I have a sudden urge to take a …

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Blogger of the Moment: Sterling Style

Sterling Style

Let me introduce you to Taylor of the blog Sterling Style!  She manages to balance a career while blogging, working out, and cooking up a storm. You’ll love her effortless, feminine style and her positive outlook on life. Read …

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We Love Mew

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olivia mew

In this delightful project titled, “Dresses I Didn’t Buy,” artist Oliva Mew recreates miniature felt versions of dresses she’s spotted in online shops.  We are flattered to notice a few teeny tiny versions of dresses from the ModCloth …

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