Archive | November, 2010

DIY Inspiration: Upcycled Glass Jars

diy jarsClockwise from the left: Bottling Sunlight, Vintage Photos in Vintage Jars, and Mason Jar Terrarium.

If you’re anything like me, then your cupboard is filled with empty glass jars just waiting to be re-used.  Whenever I finish …

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Blogger of the Moment: Kendi Everyday

Kendi of Kendi Everyday is a small town girl living the dream in Texas. And Kendi’s blog is aptly named—she seems super down to earth, like the best friend you always wanted.  Kendi and her husband spend their free time …

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Tee is for Typography

Images via Imasa-ka.com

Is your ‘type’ tall, dark, and handsome like Caslon, or is it trim, unfussy, and classically good-looking like Helvetica? Well, now you can wear your font-loving heart on your sleeve, literally, thanks to Masashi Kawamura’s typography

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Best Job Ever: Jenny Hart, Embroidery Entrepreneur

Think embroidery’s something only grandma gets a kick out of? Then you haven’t met Jenny Hart, stitching’s savvy sweetheart. The Austin, Texas-based artist and owner of Sublime Stitching brings a modern, innovative touch to the ancient craft with her …

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Shopping & Sizing Made Easy at ModCloth!

It wasn’t all that long ago that Susan, Eric, and Winston were packing ModCloth orders in their home office, so we’re very excited to announce a big step for ModCloth – our new sizing system! A lot of you …

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Listening to All Day, Everyday

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is home to six-time Super Bowl champs (let’s disregard Sunday night’s unfortunate loss), 446 bridges (that’s three more than Venice, “The City of Bridges,” can boast), one of the ModCloth offices (an online clothing retailer you should definitely …

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Pedal Savvy Fashion

pedal savvy fashion show

Last weekend, the ModCloth Blog visited the annual San Francisco Bike Expo to check out the Pedal Savvy Fashion Show.  Living in the Bay Area means bike commutes and weekend rides are a regular part of life, so we’re …

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Vintage Sexism: The Way to a Man's Heart

Image via TJS

When Alice’s husband gets bored with her, and his gaze starts to wander over to “pink and white” Betty Thorton, Alice will know exactly how to win him back, thanks to Brer Rabbit Real Plantation Molasses. All …

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Un-fur-gettable Looks: Faux Fur Hats For All!

faux fur hatsClockwise from left: Mousevox Vintage, Le Blog de Mok, You are the Cosmos, and Fashion Your Seatbelts

What’s comfier than bundling up with a faux fur hat this season? Go chic with a ushanka-inspired hat or …

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The Heroine’s Bookshelf: Our November Book of the Month

the heroine's bookshelf november book of the month modclothCongratulations to readers Leslie, Sarah, Kay, and Leire! Each of them have won a copy of Erin Blakemore’s The Heroine’s Bookshelf: Life Lessions, From Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder our November Book of the Month! I, like …

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Something Like a Menomena

Image via Menomena at Last.fm

Some say that Menomena, a Portland, Oregon-based trio, got their name from The Muppet Show staple, Piero Umil­iani’s “Mah Nà Mah Nà.” ?uestlove of The Roots once tweeted, “@Menomenaut best band name. …

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After Party: How to Dress Down Your Formal Frocks

As shoppers ourselves, we know that one of the biggest worries about buying new formal dresses is the fear that, post-party, they’ll languish in our closets, only to be worn once or twice a year. So, we asked the ModStylists

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