Archive | August, 2011

Fan Fare: Back to School Cool with Emma Steinkellner

Remember a while back when high school student Emma Steinkellner sent us these adorable outfit illustrations featuring some of her favorite ModCloth items? Well, we loved her work so much that we asked her if she wouldn’t mind sharing more …

Read more »
9 Comments

DIY Oven Mitt from oneCANOEtwo

If you love the preciously printed fabric fat quarters by Missouri letterpress duo oneCANOEtwo, then get a taste of this delightful oven mitt DIY! The perfect complement to your cute kitchen, this essential cooking accessory only requires a …

Read more »
8 Comments

Scarflette Styling Tips from Regina of Lilian Eve Designs


Kathleen, of Inspirafashion, pairs her necklace over the Caturday Tunic, Retro Dollie Earrings, Road Less Traveled Wedge, and Floral Trek Bag.

Cold weather is right around the corner, and before we know it, our favorite …

Read more »
4 Comments

You're Really 'Going Places'

Going back to school or starting a new job is your opportunity to shine in a whole new way! We hope that our latest stylebook, Going Places, inspires a fresh, go-getter outlook on your wardrobe. Watch and share our …

Read more »
3 Comments

What They Wore at the Mod Hatter Blogger Tea Party

Our Mod Hatter Blogger Tea Party was a time for tea, talk, and, of course, outfit photos! (After all, what’s a fashion event without outfit photos?)

We were majorly inspired by all of our guests’ ensembles, and just had to …

Read more »
14 Comments

Bay Area Bloggers Sip Tea and Talk Fashion at the ModCloth Tea Party

Now that we’re settled into our new San Francisco digs, we decided it was high time we invited others over for tea. Yesterday, we hosted the Mod Hatter Blogger Tea Party and invited Bay Area bloggers to our SoMa …

Read more »
15 Comments

Stick To It: 3 Simple Uses for Decorative Tape

We created a few fresh focal points using the Glad to Adhere to It Tape Set in Teal and Gold and Glad to Adhere to It Tape Set in Red and White on things we already had at home.

Once …

Read more »
7 Comments

The Jane Austen Handbook: August’s Book of the Month Giveaway

Pray tell me, what would Jane Austen do? The answer is in The Jane Austen Handbook by Margaret C. Sullivan, featured in our very first Book of the Month video. This book offers tongue-in-cheek advice that may have worked for …

Read more »
125 Comments

Dorm of Your Dreams Contest Winner!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a darling, dazzling Polyvore board for our Dorm of Your Dreams Contest. Your ingenious use of our playful products is sure to inspire many incredible interiors — plus, your submissions were just plain old …

Read more »
7 Comments

Twist & 'Sprout': ModCloth 'Digs' into Urban Farming

This month, MC’s Charitable Giving Committee chose urban farming for its hands-on volunteer opportunity to increase awareness of sustainable living among our employees while supporting the eco-initiatives of our surrounding neighborhoods. We even wanted to include you in some of …

Read more »

Best Job Ever: Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl

Can you imagine learning about grammar for fun? If you said no, then you haven’t heard of Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl. Writer of the podcast, Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (named the Best Classic Podcast by iTunes in 2009 and 2010), and several great-to-read, highly applauded books, Mignon has put the verve back in verbs and the cool back in commas.

Read more »
5 Comments

Shoot to Thrill: A Tour of Pittsburgh in Lomographs

After a recent business trip to our Pittsburgh office, our pal Jeff from Lomography sent us a batch of stunning Lomo photographs taken during his trip. Through the plastic lens of the delightful Diana Mini, Jeff captured snippets of …

Read more »
5 Comments

Temp Urgency: Wall Decals for Instant Room Transformations


Clockwise, from the top left: Mustache decal by Etsy seller Willow Creek Signs, octopus decal by Etsy seller Beepart,  excavator decal by Etsy seller Vinyl Wall Accents, and street lamp decal by Etsy seller Circlelinestudios.

Unable to take a nail …

Read more »
7 Comments

Page Turners: Lula Magazine, Issue 12

Lula Magazine has long been beloved here at ModCloth, but sometimes we have a hard time finding it on the newsstands. Which is why we are happy to announce that you can now order your own copy of Lula Magazine,

Read more »
4 Comments