Archive | July, 2011

O’ Wardrobe, O’ Wardrobe: An Outfit for Outdoor Theater-Watching

When I lived in Boston, Shakespeare in the Park was always one of my favorite summertime activities. As the day’s humidity began to fizzle off into a comfortably warm evening, my friends and I would flock over to the Commons, …

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The Writing on the Narwhal

There’s a new, adorable creature making a splash at ModCloth, and to tell you the ‘tooth’, we can’t resist – we’re completely nuts for narwhals! As soon as we saw the Narwhal-to-Wall Fun Figurine (above), we couldn’t imagine anything cuter …

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Meet the ModDog: Wulphie

Name: Wulphie
Age: 7
Breed: Papillon/Corgi mix

Like Cindy Crawford’s infamous mole or Lauren Hutton’s charming gap-toothed smile, San Francisco office ModDog Wulphie’s distinct, downright adorable underbite is his true beauty mark, and we love him for it.

This sweet …

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The Girl in the Garden: Our July Book of the Month & Super Summer Giveaway!

“That’s when I heard it – the snap of a twig under soft footsteps, and the sound of a whisper. I sat up in bed and peeked out the window, my heart drumming against my chest.” – Kamala Nair, The

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Fave Finds: Aisa's Tri-Toned Vintage Dress

Who: Aisa of Drowning Equilibriums

What: “Vintage dress from my grandma. The dress is 50-plus years old!”

Where: Grandma’s closet

How Much: “Aside from the alteration fee (I had it shortened), which was about $1, it was basically free!

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A Fantastic Trip Around Frankfurt with Hypnotized

The city of Frankfurt is known for many things – its jagged, futuristic skyline, its status as a financial hub, its world-famous Frankfurt Book Fair and Auto Show – and there are enough museums, historic sites, and events to keep any tourist busy for days. Between trips to Goethe's birthplace and a riverside stroll, though, you'll want to know where to eat, shop, and unwind. We asked locals Helena and Laura of the blog Hypnotized for tips on where to start. Read more »
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Couture Crushes: Our Favorite Collections from Fall 2011 Couture

From heavy wools and plush velvets that made me long for cold so that I could snuggle into their warmth, to ephemeral creations of lace, sequins, and chiffon that evoked the crystalline dance of snowflakes, the Fall 2011 couture shows

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Pull Up Into Our Drive-In Theater Guide!

With summer’s warm, gentle nights, who wants to stay indoors and watch movies on the TV? The drive-in theater is where it’s at! Find yourself a parking spot and set up that speaker, because we’re about to broadcast our first …

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Page Turners: At the Zoo with Atomica Mag

It may be the middle of summer, but this incredible editorial from Atomica Magazine No. 4 has me dreaming of fall. When back-to-school time rolls around, you can bet I’ll be seeking inspiration from this field trip-themed spread, with its …

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Rosemary Grapefruit & Orange Dark Chocolate Granitas


On the left, Orange Dark Chocolate Granitas, and Rosemary Grapefruit Granitas on the right.

Do you ever find yourself slightly jealous when you see kids devouring rainbow-hued snow cones in the summer time? Well, kick that jealousy to the curb! …

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