Archive | December, 2010

Have a Handmade Holiday Contest!

There are many ways to give the gift of DIY, from food to crafts, from music to something sewn with love. What inspires your handmade holiday gifts? If you are planning on sending something sewn to a loved one, or …

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Cats Wearing Sweaters. That is All.

cats wearing sweaters
Images via: jŵloσ and Dream Beam.

With the New Year getting closer and closer by the moment, you’ve probably heard all of the hype swirling around United Bamboo’s upcoming 2011 Calendar featuring some very stylish cats wearing darling duds.  …

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Street Style: Delight in Bright Tights

bright tightsImages via Japanese Streets and STYLITES.

In dreary December, it’s difficult to imagine wearing anything but cozy sweaters, protective outerwear and cuddly accessories. However, the doldrums of cold weather don’t necessarily have to influence your daily style. These fashion-forward …

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Gift Guides: Office Gift Exchange

office gift exchange

Now that we’re officially scrambling to find the perfect gifts to give this holiday season, the ModCloth Blog Team has decided to share some of our favorite picks for gift giving.  To kick off the series, we thought we’d …

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Name It and Win It: Countdown to Holiday WINNER!

Wow, you guys are amazing—we had over 3,000 entries! We got so many creative, funny suggestions that it was hard to pick just one, but we’re super excited to announce the winning name:

Peony for Your Thoughts Dress

Congratulations, Carrie!

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Making ‘Spirits’ Bright II: Holiday Drinks from the ModCloth Kitchen

Who’s ready for a second round of holiday drinks? They’re on us! If you delighted in our first holiday drinks video series installment, Making ‘Spirits’ Bright, then our second set will really get your parties started. You don’t need …

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Style Glossary: Basque in the Beauty of this Waistline

The Stripes Ahoy Dress.

Check out your closet full o’ dresses and we’re betting more than a few of your favorite frocks contain a basque waist. This flattering waistline, with its distinct V- or U-shaped symmetry and magical …

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Eat Your M&Ms and Veggies Before Vintage Shopping!

Who: Hannah Vander Linden

What: Vintage brown dress

Where:
Imonni’s in Long Beach, CA

How Much:
$27

When I Use It:
“I wore it to my homecoming dance. The theme was the Golden Age of Hollywood. Now I wear the

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Super Size Me: Bloggers Take On Oversized Cardigans

Clockwise from top left: No Fashion Victims,Elenita.no,Anouska, and Be Happy^^ Janice.

If you’re anything like me, you’re looking for cozy, warm comfort as the temperature drops and the first snowflakes fall. I was inspired …

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Look Book: New Arrival Style Diaries is a Must-Read

I think of myself as a “blogophile”—my list of daily reads is a mile long and I spend way too much time perusing daily outfit pics— so when I picked up my hot-off-the-press copy of Style Diaries: World Fashion from

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'Pack-age' to the Future!

Bulky, excessive packaging and shipping materials? Why those words are a thing of the past! See ya later, skidaddle, vamoose! We’ve packed up our wasteful ways and have shipped them out, for-ev-er. From now on, receiving your ModCloth …

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Style Celebration Contest!

Just when you thought there couldn’t be another reason to celebrate — we’re giving you the chance to win one of three ModCloth gift cards by entering in our Style Celebration Contest!

From today, December 1, until December 15,

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Blogger of the Moment: Gary Pepper Vintage

I hadn’t heard of Nicole of Gary Pepper Vintage until recently, but I don’t know how she escaped my radar since her style and photos are absolutely amazing. She mixes candy-colored pastels with black, and so many of her pretty …

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Specs Appeal

mod vintage glasses

For those of you who weren’t blessed with 20/20 vision (me), finding yourself a pair of prescription frames is always a challenging prospect.  Add the crazy expensive prices of new spectacles, and the whole ordeal becomes daunting, which is why …

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