Archive | February, 2011

All For Fashion, and #fashionforall! Where to Be Online During #NYFW!

New York Fashion Week starts tomorrow! Dun dun dun! Sooner than you can say “Blue Steel,” Lincoln Center will be dimming the lights, cuing the catwalks, and switching on their sound systems! However, if you’re like 99 percent of the …

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Insights on Fashion Writing from the AWP

Top: ModCloth Writing Manager Sarah gears up the crowd for an intriguing discussion. Bottom: From the left, panelists Sarah, Julia of Fashion Pulse Daily, Molly, and Amber Oakley of Zappos.

As you may know, during ModCloth’s recent visit to the …

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Blogger of the Moment: Flashes of Style

Bonnie’s blog, Flashes of Style, is one that I wish I’d discovered a long time ago. Each of her outfits look effortless, but are really perfectly paired collections of thrifted and new pieces that are Alexa Chung-worthy. Bonnie is …

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Bud Romance

Image via NPR. Photograph by Jerome Rozen.

Who knew Mother Nature was such a romantic? Just last year, scientists discovered a rare type of bee that fashions nests from flower petals, resulting in the colorful cocoons see above and …

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Little Vintage Dress on the Prairie

Who: Victoria aka Justice Pirate

What: Vintage ’70s prairie dress and ’60s shirt

Where:
“I bought the dress off of eBay ten years ago. I used to buy so many things off of there for such cheap prices before eBay …

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Wear Your Heart on Your Knees

For me, Valentine’s Day always brings me back to my grade school days, when we would sit at our desks, making valentines with construction paper and glitter. In the spirit of those days, I decided to do a little DIY

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The Double Lives of Norman Rockwell's Work

Are you in New York for Fashion Week? Chances are whether you are visiting or live in the area, you just might be looking for a way to escape from the madness. Take a trip down to the Brooklyn

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'Write On' Style at AWP

Style isn’t just something that waltzes about the realm of clothing. It also can deal with words; you know, writing style. As I cavorted between panels and journal-laden tables at the AWP conference this past week, I spied a few …

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Lit Lovers Abound at AWP 2011

ModCloth Creative Director Molly and Community Manager Maggie at our AWP exhibition table.

We just got back from the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference and book fair in Washington, D.C., and you would have loved it!

ModCloth …

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Calling All Fashion-Passionate Cuties!

Psst! You, there! The one who stays up until 2 a.m., laptop open and glowing, wearing vintage heels below a floor-length robe as you catch up on the latest posts by your favorite indie designers, DIY crafters, and vintage enthusiasts.

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A Vintage Children's Literature Anthology

This vintage Fave Find has a story all its own! We’ve been saving this submission to correspond with the launch of our fashion writing anthology, The Written Wardrobe

Who: Holley Maher of Girlish Whimsy (You may remember her from …

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A Literary Tour of D.C. with Time Enough for Drums

We’re in a bookish mood this week at the ModCloth offices, with several of our resident wordsmiths off at the AWP Conference in Washington, D.C. promoting our new anthology and running a panel on fashion writing. So, who better than the literate and stylish Annie of Time Enough for Drums to give us a tour of D.C.?

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Our Favorite Fashion Zines

Images via Fashematics and Vue Zine.

If you’re under the impression that zines are reserved for punk rock only, you’re in for a treat. Handmade, cut-and-paste zines have never fallen out of style, giving fashion zines all the more …

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Style Resolutions: Round One

Well folks, it’s time for the first installment of the blog team’s Style Resolution series. To refresh your memory, the blog writers—Erin, Annie, and Jenn—have boldly decided to share our 2011 style resolutions with you in the form of …

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