Archive | February, 2011

What I Wore Today—Now With Illustrations!

“11-12/02/2011″ by Flickr user Firstladypatate.

The online fashion remix phenomenon, What I Wore Today, has spawned a book and inspired millions, but lately, it’s the trend’s illustrated offshoot I can’t stop thinking about. I admit to being mildly obsessed with …

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Pomegranate Bark, or, Gushers for Grown-Ups!

Pomegranate seeds coated with dark chocolate. Sweet and simple! Pomegranate bark, which I also like to refer to as “Gushers for grown-ups,” is probably the most delicious, easiest treat that one can whip up and look like they spent way …

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Daily Dose of Inspiration: Aspirational Ladies

Like any artist, ModCloth photographer Kristin says she’s “constantly inspired, especially by others who are doing wonderful things!” When asked to create an inspiration board highlighting her lifelong artistic influences, Kristin wanted to feature the many fabulous women (and one …

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London Fashion Week by Shoe

Phew, that was fast! The shortest of the Fashion Weeks, London Fashion Week, passed by in a blur, but it sure did leave behind some lasting impressions. Amongst far-out prints and experimental fabrics, these stare-worthy shoes caught our stylish …

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Our Favorite Looks From Fall 2011 London Fashion Week

It feels as though London Fashion Week came and went in the blink of an eye, but not before blog writer Erin and fashion writer Julie picked out some of their favorites from the London runways.

These menswear-inspired looks have …

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Our Favorite Color Combos from Milan Fashion Week

Alberta Ferretti via Style.com and Prada via Style.com.

Colors are the spice to the feast of fashion, and like food, they’re more interesting when you combine them in unique ways! We loved the melding of colors on the Milan

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The Sound of Style: Listen to UK Designer Dahlia’s Playlist!

Music influences fashion, and since we source so many cool designers from around the globe, we thought it would be interesting to find out what tunes influence their aesthetic. Imagine our designers from Scotland, Japan, France, New Zealand… The music …

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Cure Winter Woes with the Cabin Fever Sale!

It was the year 2010. Wintry weather seemed to infinitely inundate the weekly forecasts. “Have I worn every single thing in my cold weather clothing collection?” you cried in vain. Just then, the clouds of cuteness parted to reveal… What …

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The Written Wardrobe: “My Blue Coat”

Sometimes, you’ve just got to listen to your heart. The Written Wardrobe nonfiction piece “My Blue Coat” encourages the reader to do just that.

From Jeanette Lukowski’s “My Blue Coat”:

“Wow, this is a really pretty one,” I said

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Blogger of the Moment: Another Day to Dress Up

I’ve been drawing inspiration from Megan of Another Day to Dress Up for a while now, so I’m excited to introduce her as our latest Blogger of the Moment! Megan has an eye for turning quirky thrift store steals into …

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For the Traveling Types

Who says you have to speak a language to experience it? Not a single word is spoken in this breathtaking short film series, which was commissioned by the language-teaching company EF. Barcelona-based designer Albin Holmqvist crafted gorgeous type to …

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Style Glossary: Wouldn’t ‘Shoe’ Like to Know

If shoes could talk, and lift their top away from their base like the soup can in Wet Hot American Summer, what would they say? I’d be worried that they might cry, “‘Shoe’ don’t know me! ‘Shoe’ don’t know anything …

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Hello, History! Temperley London’s Fall 2011 Show

When I was a wee one, making clothes for my Trolls out of fabric scraps, I doubt I knew what ‘historical fashion’ was. But we’re a ways away from those days now, and, boy, do I love me some historical …

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Get the Inside Scoop on Thrifting!

Who: Tran Huke of Tranish

What: Vintage floral dress and ’60s snakeskin purse to go along with it!

Where: “Both at Buffalo Exchange in Austin, TX”

How Much: $12 for dress, $10 for purse

When I Use It: “When I …

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