Archive | March, 2011

It’s Cookies ‘n’ Cream Peanut Butter Time!

Who says hitting the open road means leaving dessert behind? You can have your sweets and eat it too, with this recipe for Cookies ‘n’ Cream Peanut Butter, a savory sustenance that can be dipped, spread, or — my …

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Take the Lead Contest Winner!

Who took the lead in our music and style Polyvore contest? Well, our guest judge and vocalist/keyboardist for the band Young Galaxy had this to say about your entries: “I could really see myself in any of these outfits—these …

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The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: March’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

“They knew they must stay within the limits of what was permitted by the Taliban but refused to completely shed their own sense of style.”
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

I did a Google Images search for “Afghanistan.” The …

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Whoopie (Pies) for St. Patrick's Day!

In my opinion, any holiday is a good excuse for making tasty treats. So,  I leapt on the opportunity to make these green velvet whoopie pies for St. Patrick’s Day, as adapted from Love from the Oven! It …

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Find the Fortune and Win One! – UPDATE: Contest Has Ended!

You know what’s easy to find on St. Patrick’s Day? A lot of green things. Like green garb, green beer, green milkshakes, and even green rivers! What’s more complicated to come across on this Irish holiday — and any day, …

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Travel Diary: ModCloth at the Texas Style Council Conference and SXSW!

Whew! After hours of travel, a bunch of us Modsters are back from our whirlwind trip to Austin, Texas, where we attended South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) and The Texas Style Council Conference, which was put on by bloggers Indiana …

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Do the Math

Clockwise from top left: Mathematicians Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Grace Hopper, Ruth Moufang, and Emma Lehmer.

We loved the Smithsonian’s “Women In Science” comic book series, so it goes without saying that we’re digging the Mathematical Association …

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A Legendary Photographer, Caught on Camera

Today marks the opening day of the new documentary Bill Cunningham New York. The film centers aroundyou guessed itthe life of legendary fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, who many herald as the original street style …

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Glamour April 2011

The Spiral Maze Frock was featured in the April issue  of Glamour.

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Page Turners: Found in Translation

Images via Fashion. grunge. style.

Maybe it’s because Paris Fashion Week remains fresh in my mind, or perhaps I’ve been watching too many Godard films, but for whatever reason, I can’t stop thinking about quintessential Parisian style. On days when …

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Is There a ‘Map-p’ for That?

Images via MattCusick.com. Click images to view in a larger size.

Imagine if you asked me for directions and I pulled out a suitcase-sized paper map. You’d be all, “Huh?”

It’s all about the internet these days, and as a …

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Stop! Animate, and Listen—to Good Night Billygoat

There I was, at a Little Dragon concert, patiently waiting for the show to start. The opener was a band from Portland, so I text my friend who is moving there soon to let her know I am thinking of …

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