Archive | June, 2011

After a Long Hiatus, Bicycle Highways Are Rolling into Town


Image via Adventure Cycling Association.

Two months back, I decided to undertake what I termed ‘an epic adventure’: biking from my sister’s dorm in Palo Alto back to my apartment in San Francisco. So one overcast day, I set …

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Summer Reads for Creative Leads

If you’re looking to scratch an artistic itch, these image-rich reads are just what you need to kick off a summer rife with creativity. I’ve put together a miniature, profession-focused guide of page turners, so you can get to stimulating …

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Goodies for a Good Cause: Vegan Sunrise Mini Muffins

Any chance I get to bake, I take. When I found out about the SF Vegan Bakesale via Vegansaurus, I jumped on the opportunity! The bake sale, which took place this past Saturday in the Mission neighborhood of San …

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A Twist on the Sartorialist

Are you one of those people who feels like there isn’t enough variety on street style sites? If you find yourself yearning for more creative combinations, then you might find yourself fascinated by The Sartorial Twist. This “random fashion …

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DIY Inspiration: Feeling Groovy

Find inspiration in these off-the-hook Etsy picks: Kaleidoscope Afghan by CrochetForSure, Whoo-Whoo Owl Latch Hook Rug by TonyMeredith, Funky Flower Cushion Pillow Cover by Mothcusions, Paul McCartney Wings Record Bowl by Colerainecreations, Paper Quilled Earrings by HoneyHive, and Recycled Record

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What Becomes of the Broken Dishes?

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When I studied abroad in France, I occasionally walked by a Greek restaurant where the maitre d’ would stand in front of the eatery and hurl dishes to the ground, yelling jovially as they …

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Street Style: Basket in Case

Oh, you casually cool Californians and your original choices in carryalls. This one opted for a deep wicker basket for toting purchases, and man, are we geeked we caught her in San Francisco’s busy Mission District. Check out how …

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The Punniest Hypothetical Company Around

I think it goes without saying that we’re enamored with Wingfield Brothers Inc., a hypothetical company that creates products based on wordplay. This oh-so-punny company was the degree product of artist Fucshia Macaree, a student at the national College …

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Fave Finds: Kristina's Decades-Old Satchel

Who: Kristina of  Kristi’s Things

What: Vintage satchel

Where: “I found this amazing bag at my grandma’s house. This one is about 20 years old.”

How much: “Nothing!”

When I use it: “During the summer, when I don’t have school, …

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The Higher the Hair, the Closer to Mod: Stylebook Styling

Our latest stylebook, Fashionable Phenom, is all about empowering prints and groovy hues. Get down with this quick flick to see how hair stylist Marissa gave model Gnagna this 1970s-inspired ‘do. Think prismatic pairings of transitional pieces with …

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The Mod Days of Summer Style Exchange Contest!

Show us your grooviest get-ups in our Mod Days of Summer Style Exchange Contest!

All season, we’re inviting you to share your latest ModCloth looks with our Style Exchange community. Impress fellow ModMavens with your expert ensembles while drawing …

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Shifting Into Neutral

We spied both Bonnie of Flashes of Style and Maria of Lulu Letty wearing the vegan-friendly Shift Into Neutral Heel. Both bloggers have their own take on summer style: Bonnie went for a monochromatic look, pairing the sandals with …

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Vintage Craft Workshop: June’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

Woot for summer! But wait, it’s pouring rain outside today. Boo! What to do? Seek out Cathy Callahan’s Vintage Craft Workshop, our June Book of the Month.

Like many of us, Cathy Callahan’s role models are women who paved …

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A Terrific Time for Terrariums

We’ve had so much fun living vicariously through the flora of “Everyday Exotic” that we wanted to keep a piece of it on our desktops and shelves. Here, Julie and I show you how to make a little green world …

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