Archive | May, 2011

Dude, 'tweet!' The "Strike a Prose" Contest Winners!

Clever word pairings ‘lit’ up Twitter feeds on May 18 with your Strike a Prose Contest submissions! There were tons of ‘tweet’ entries, but only three had the ‘write stuff’ to be deemed winners. In the theme of literature and …

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America Pacifica: May’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

“The trouble started when the woman with the shaking hands came to the apartment…She said she was a friend of Darcy’s mother, but Darcy’s mother didn’t have friends.” – America Pacifica

America Pacifica, by Jezebel.com writer Anna North, …

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One T-Shirt, Styled Three Ways

If you’re anything like me, then you just might have a stash of graphic tees hiding somewhere in your room. They’re perfect for pairing with jeans and a hoodie for a quick run to the grocery store, or to toss …

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On the Fly: Fresh Fashion From 1980′s Rolling Stone Covers

Lingo isn’t the only thing from the 1980s that’s worth repeating. These summer issues of Rolling Stone serve as trend lessons for what worked way back… well, not so long ago. Check out what fashionable features we dug, and see …

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Today’s Special: Flower Drinks

Herb Citrus Cordial via innBrooklyn, Hibiscus Flower Margarita courtesy of 101 Cookbooks, Elderflower Soda Recipe from 101 Cookbooks, and Lavender Lemonade Coolers from Country Home.

April showers bring May flower drinks! For those of you who …

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Page Turners: Out-of-the-Box Office Wear Inspiration

“Hannah, when are you going to get work clothes?” my mom used to ask me when I spent a summer interning in Boston. And yeah, my closet full of crazy prints, bright colors, and self-reconstructed thrift store items didn’t really …

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Meet Lydia of Style is Style!

Our latest Blogger of the Moment is Lydia of Style is Style! Her outfits are pretty and feminine boasting pinched waists, full skirts, and a decidedly vintage feel. She’s not afraid of color, and often will incorporate bold hues …

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Strike a Prose!

From one of our favorite Twitter memes, “Wordplay,” to the ever-popular cell phone app, “Words with Friends,” it’s apparent that character-crunching games are so in vogue! That’s why we’re inviting you to play our own short ‘n’ tweet social literature …

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Find Your Inner Zen With the Style Oasis Blazer

The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and it’s starting to warm up; however, for those breezy evenings or days when the sun just isn’t shining quite enough, the floral Style Oasis Blazer can be …

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Listen to Le Butcherettes

Image via Le Butcherettes on Last.fm.

Le Butcherettes‘ leading lady, “Teri Gender Bender” cuts the image of the Fifties housewife into an oblivion, one rip-rockin’ song at a time. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, Teri and a fellow bandmate …

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Bananas for Boats!


Image via Jacob Dahlstrup.

This art is bananas, literally. Never have I seen bananas looking so shipshape. This art has definite ‘a-peel.’

There are so many good puns I could make about the farcical, yet totally fabulous, banana boats …

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Street Style: Cool in Black, Brown, and Blue

It’s the return of street style on the ModCloth Blog! For our latest round of photos, we took to the streets of the Mission District in San Francisco to see just what the most fashionable ladies are wearing these days! …

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Ready to Rock: Agent Ribbons’ Latest Looks

They started in the heart of Sacramento, California with a guitar, a drum kit, and a dream. Described by their record label as “like a hand-sewn and lovingly-crafted garment in a modern, disposable world,” the fiery girls of Agent Ribbons

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Second Helpings: Recipes You Requested!

In response to the cute comments left on our post covering the recent ModCloth cupcake contest, we present two of the recipes you were dying to know the recipes for! Take a baking tip or two from these super …

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