Archive | October, 2010

Getting Down with North Highlands

An illustration of North Highland’s Andrew Kasperbauer, Mike Barron, Brenda Malvini, Daniel Stewart, and Jasper Berg by artist Laila Lott.

How do you find out about your new favorite bands? Do you track a daily blog, or conduct a self-propelled …

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Mod Chef: Just Desserts

It took us a few episodes to get hooked to the drama and desserts replete in Top Chef: Just Desserts, but now that we’re avid watchers every Wednesday night, we can’t get pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini and his gang …

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Five Fashionable iPad Apps

Since my iPad’s arrival, I’ve had lots of fun playing with various apps to read books and news, play games, and terrorize my cat. But today, I got down to business, and set out to find five …

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Take Your Wardrobe to the Maxi

Clockwise from left: Amanda of Fröken Fashionista, Natascha of Fashion Nicotine, Maria of Heijastuspinta, and Ariyani Sukma.

If you’re anything like me, your closet is maxed out with all those items you’ve pulled out of storage …

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Modster Mash Part III: A New Charade

Around this time of year, the pressure to assemble the perfect Halloween costume — one that’s clever, unique, and yet still recognizable — might seem scarier than all the ghosts and goblins traditionally associated with the holiday. At ModCloth, though, …

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Variations on a Theme Party

‘Tis the season for fun, funky parties. We can’t get enough of this party post by lifestyle blogger JustJennRecipes, who put together a bash that would even make Darth Vader smile.…

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Flea Market Shopping Guide

Getting ready to go to a local flea market? After last week’s flea market street style post, we thought we’d piece together a fun flea market guide to make sure you return with plenty of good loot on your …

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Erté’s Illustrated Typography

What does your perfect ‘type’ consist of? Tall, slender lines with a little wiggle around the edges, or bold and egotistical? Forget past relationships—I’m talking about your perfect two-dimensional type!

Just when I thought I’d seen it all, I stumbled …

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Retro Revivals: Spring 2011

YSL S/S 2011
Photo: A belted fur jacket photo via Agent Lee (left), and YSL S/S ’11 via Style.com

New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks went by as quickly as they came, and while we’re still frantically clicking through slideshows, deciding …

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Obsolete Fashion: Bustling About

Image: Vintage Connection

If this post’s title conjured images of screaming Manhattan sidewalks or catching rush-hour trains, you’re not alone. Despite a short-lived revival in the 1940s, the bustle now only exists in period films or old fashion sketches. So, …

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Top 10 Best Dressed Literary Characters

Dominique Francon, Daisy BuchananPhoto: Film interpretations of The Fountainhead’s Dominique Francon (left) and The Great Gatsby’s Daisy Buchanan.

Flavorwire recently compiled their list of “Literature’s 10 Best-Dressed Characters,” which included Lily Bart, of The House of Mirth, and Holly Golightly, of …

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Lady in Red

dear beatrice
Get Beatrice’s look with the Dish To Pass Dress, So Fine in the Alpines Scarf, Arabian Tights, Heart Songs Necklace, and the Collecting Kindling Boot.

Everyone in the fashion industry might be hailing camel as …

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Step Into Fall with a Statement Coat!

ModStylist Chelsey gets ready for a day of activities with the Forest for the Trees Jacket in Blue, roomy Duff-owl Bag, and practical On the Up and Up Boot.

When it comes to getting dressed in the …

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Announcing the Make Room for ModCloth Contest Winners!

There’s no place like home, especially when it’s decked out with fun decor that really mirrors your personality! We challenged our readers to create a Polyvore set of their ideal virtual living spaces, utilizing at least three ModCloth apartment accessories.…

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