Archive | March, 2011

A Preppy Polka-Dotted Vintage Find

Who: Jessica Wilson of A Day in the Life of One Girl

What: Vintage silk blouse

Where:
Goodwill in Brevard, NC

How Much: $5

When I Use It:
“This blouse has a preppy sort of feel and I think it …

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Our New Favorite Accessory Is A Fun DIY!

If you know how to braid and have a few bucks to spend at the hardware store, this Hex Nut Bracelet DIY, originally found on Honestly…WTF, is definitely worth checking out. With a couple of materials and a …

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Style Glossary: An Illustration that’s Good Enough to Eat

Oh my goodness. How adorable is this piece from UK illustrator Kiley Victoria Woolgar? Entitled  “Eat My Hat”, this illustration manages to be cute, educational, and punny. Obviously, we’re eating this up.…

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Spring Forward with Socks 'n' Flats!

Channel Blythe’s style savvy with the Resident Artist Top, Pleased to Pleat You Skirt, Crossing Cobblestone Corridors Flat, Cafe Au Lait Socks, and the Newly Coined Necklace.

If you love the socks ‘n’ shoes trend

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Take the Lead Contest! – UPDATE: Contest is Closed!

Show us your fantasy lead singer style in this rockin’ contest! From now until Friday, March 11, you could win a $100 ModCloth gift certificate with your Polyvore lead singer style set. Catherine of our new favorite band, Young Galaxy

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Take a Trip to Middelburg with Fashion Zen

The next time you find yourself in the Netherlands, we recommend taking a day trip to the charming city of Middelburg. Located just three hours by train from Amsterdam, this historic, southwestern Dutch city was founded around the ninth century as a defense against Viking raids (yeah, Middelburg is that old!), meaning it has centuries worth of sights to be seen. We’ll let the city’s tourism bureau tell you about the must-see architectural and historic spots, but we knew we had to ask local blogger Iris of Fashion Zen for insider info on where to eat, party, and get our vintage shopping fix.

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Our Favorite Looks From Fall 2011 Milan Fashion Week

Most of you may be thinking about spring, but Milan Fashion Week has got me planning ahead for fall. I was truly inspired by the bold colors and creative hats and turbans worn on the MFW runways. But, a picture …

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Street Style: Orange You Glad

Images via Team Peter Stiger and The Sartorialist.

Orange may have a reputation for being difficult to wear, but after spotting these street style snaps, I think I’ve been convinced otherwise! I think it’s safe to say that I’ve …

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Milan Fashion Week by Bag

When it comes to jaw-dropping accessories, Milan Fashion Week has got it in the bag! These luxe purses, crafted with unconventional silhouettes, patterns, and materials, make us want to start saving our pennies (nickels, dimes, and let’s face it—entire paychecks). …

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Where Is Winston? The Winners Know!

The Cabin Fever Sale has been shopped, our precious pug has been found, and now it’s time to announce the winners of our Where Is Winston? contest!

Oh-so-many of you scoured the sale pages, searching for Winston, and maybe …

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Fashionably Fair Trade: Say Hello to New Designer Bibico!

Bibico’s utterly charming, oh-so-perfect-for-spring clothes. See all of them here!

Break out the confetti! The ModCloth family just got a little bigger this week, with the arrival of new fair trade designer Bibico.

The UK brand is run …

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Under Cover: Anna Calvi's "Jezebel"

Have you ever wondered about the history behind your new favorite song? Chances are, you may not have even known that your newest jam had a history! I’m talking about musicians covering songs, and revamping said tunes for a modern …

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Spring Preening: Refresh Your Space!

Images, clockwise from top left: Flickr user Candy Pop, Flickr user ALTITW, Flickr user Kimhas7cats, Flickr user IDA Interior LifeStyle, Flickr user Viviana, and Flickr user Cathy Cullis.

Spring cleaning—who needs it? By pairing …

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