Archive | May, 2011

ModCloth Takes a Fashionable Field Trip!

When we heard that the “Balenciaga and Spain” and “Pulp Fashion” exhibitions were coming to San Francisco, we knew it was time to plan an office field trip! So, last week, the ModCloth merchandising and marketing teams headed over …

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Sheer, There, Everywhere: Sheer Maxis are Making it Big This Spring

Sheer maxi skirts are everywhere this season, but how exactly should you style them? Kristine of the blog Kristine or Polly and Erin, who blogs for both ModCloth as well as her own site, Calivintage, serve as great …

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Inherited Hauteness Contest Winners!

For our first-ever Tumblr contest, we teamed up with Chronicle Books to bring you the Inherited Hauteness Contest, inspired by Piper Weiss’ book, My Mom, Style Icon. You submitted pictures of your mod mamas in all their vintage

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Style Skirmish: Pandas vs. Penguins

The Will Bubble for Bamboo Dispenser vs. the Pole Dweller Ice Cream Scoop in Penguin.

Get ready for round two of our clash between cuties! Last month, we polled your preference and learned that you’d sooner soar with …

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Your Favorite ‘Peekaboo’ Teacups Have Arrived!

They’re heeeeere! Will you take home the Beau-tea-ful Surprise Mug in Owl, above, or the Beau-tea-ful Surprise Mug in Fox?

When we first uncovered these ‘peekaboo’ teacups on the blog, you were split on whether these cups …

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Celebrate Bike to Work Day with Us on Tumblr!

Image via Flickr user Sleeping Wolves.

In honor of Bike to Work Day here in San Francisco, we’ve decided to change gears over at the ModCloth Tumblr and dedicate the day to all things #cycle chic! Pedal on …

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Thank Heavens for Good Heavens’ Ties

Aside from the dreaded Hawaiian shirt, there aren’t many floral fashion offerings for guys. Luckily, South African brand Good Heavens has a range of all-cotton ties that make flower prints look dapper, not dated. The folks behind Good Heavens say …

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The Written Wardrobe: "Frock & Typhoon"

Poet Samantha Milowsky brews up a storm of dresses in her piece “Frock & Typhoon”:

The bodice, maraca handle,
the skirt in soft percussion,
dizzy whir of lavender
sweetens our millennium
leavened air.

Does her poem stir up …

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Style for the Camera Winners!

They came, they styled, they reviewed. And now, each of the three winners of our Style for the Camera Contest will also receive a $100 ModCloth gift certificate! So, which randomly-selected stylistas scored our posh prizes?…

Congratulations to Iris, who

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Page Turners: La Danse

Seeing as this category is called Page Turners, we have to preface this post by saying yes, we know, this online editorial doesn’t actually have any pages! But, it was too pretty not to share. We’re feeling way inspired …

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Get Your Food Photography Fix with the ModCloth Tumblr

Above, a sampling of the food photos from our Tumblr. Are you in the mood for cereal, cinnamon rolls, or blueberry pancakes this morning?

What better way to wake up than to the sweet sight of the …

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Behold, the World's Wildest Wedges!

Which one of these wedges will you call yours? Clockwise from the top left, the Always Buckle Up WedgeCan’t Be Boxed In WedgeI Never Cheetah WedgeThe Greatest Shoe on Earth in PurpleHot

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Don’t Mind If I ‘Do’?: These Mod Hairstyles Deserve Their Own Diplomas

Image via K. Horn

Today’s asymmetric cuts, ombré fades, and feather extensions complement current trends, but when it comes to special occasions like graduation, there’s something irresistible about retro hairstyles, like the ones in these vintage school photos. …

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Take a Style Stance!

Miss James of Bleubird Vintage (left) and Jessica of What I Wore make a statement in the Take a Stance Tunic.  James styled it as a mini dress with hidden shorts, dramatic heels, and a slouchy cardi, while Jessica …

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