Archive | August, 2011

Mixed Media Maestro: Brandi Strickland

Recommended by a ModCloth fan on our Facebook page, the art of Brandi Strickland is a hue-saturated gallery you do not want to pass up. The Virginian mixed media and collage artist is young at the age of 25, yet …

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Glamour September 2011

The Sheer Versatility Skirt and So Bear-y Nice Dress were featured in the September issue of Glamour.

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Designer Crush: Many Belles Down


Look lovely in the In the Past-el Dress, Bring May Flowers Dress, and Temescal Dress.

“anyone lived in a pretty how town
(with up so floating many bells down)
spring summer autumn winter
he sang his didn’t

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Decor Inspiration: Schoolhouse Rock

Educational Etsy finds, clockwise from the left: Vintage Kreko carbon typewriter paper from DoodleBugLane, 1940’s milk caps from GiddyGirlVintage, vintage science kit from Bellalulu, butterflies bookplate from OldTimersClub, and vintage Bunsen burners from Bellalulu.

You school-aged folk may not be …

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Pedal Pretty DIYs: How to Decoupage Your Helmet

The last time I walked into a bike store to get a new helmet, my pretty-thing-loving heart floundered amidst the sea of boring plastic shells. It was no excuse to forgo helmetting-up that head of mine, though, so I purchased …

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Lucky Magazine September 2011

The Graubünden Dress was featured in the September issue of Lucky.

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Best Job Ever: Emily Henderson, Interior Designer

Emily Henderson never imagined she would become an interior designer, let alone one with her own Home & Garden TV show. After winning the reality TV competition Design Star, the former prop stylist received her own show, HGTV's Secrets from a Stylist. Each week, you can catch Emily on the tube, diagnosing clients' style and creating customized looks for their homes. It's hard not to be inspired by Emily's creativity and knack for styling, or love Emily for saying she's more at home sourcing pieces from thrift stores than fancy decor boutiques. Read more »
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Helmet-Friendly Hairdos for the Gal on the Go

It’s easy to make a favorite dress cycle-friendly (just add leggings) – but how does a lady style her hair? Wearing a helmet is a must, but the combination of humidity and the snug fit can impart less-than-comely creases …

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Design the Dorm of Your Dreams!

You can see it now… The Flora and Fauna and Fabulous Curtains hang in the window, The Light Stuff Lamp sheds some light on things, and the Or-note Message Board adds some functional flair to the wall. Your dorm room …

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Fave Finds: ModWriter Laura's Trio of Vintage Tomes

What and Where: San Francisco: A Sunset Pictorial (1969), found at Urban Ore, Berkeley; San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill (1972), found at Adobe Books, Mission District; and Starting From San Francisco: Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1967), found at Green Apple …

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