Archive | November, 2011

Obsolete Fashion: Muff-ling the Cold

As someone whose lemming-minded fingers tend to follow each other into numbness, I’m rather intrigued by the now-defunct hand warmer known as the muff.

Dating back to the 16th century, the muff is a cylinder of hand-warming coziness with an …

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Our Style Ambassadors’ Top Holiday Picks

Crafting a holiday wishlist and checking it twice? If you’re waiting to be inspired before drafting your stylistic desires, ModCloth’s fleet of Style Ambassadors shared us on their top holiday picks!

Whether you’re dreaming of a darling new dress like …

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Sleek Silhouettes at Uliana Sergienko Fall 2011


All images via Etoday

Lately, I’d been feeling a lull when searching for intriguing fashion inspiration, that is, until I came across a striking image from the Fall/Winter 2011 line by Russian designer Uliana Sergienko. Her debut collection captures …

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What ModEmployee Marne is Loving Right Now

With the most wonderful time of the year rapidly approaching, have you been thinking about what you’ll give and get? Let your friends and family know what you’re pining for with a well-rounded wishlist. Need a little inspiration? Just look …

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Food Network Magazine, December 2011

The Cane You Join Me Tea Infuser and I’m Only Yolking Trivet were featured in the December issue of Food Network Magazine.

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A Big Announcement and a Big Contest – UPDATED with FAQs!

We just got one step closer to fulfilling our mission to democratize fashion… because Velvet Brigade has joined ModCloth!

Velvet Brigade is a vibrant fashion community in which aspiring designers submit their sketches to be voted on by other …

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3 Toast-Worthy Thanksgiving Outfits

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it’s time to start thinking about what to wear to all of those festive holiday functions. Whether your Turkey Day tradition is hosting a hearty holiday feast, skipping around town to see friends …

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Escape into Kate Bush’s Wintry New Album (And Grab a Free Download!)


Image via Official Kate Bush Website

We’ve been whisked away to a wild and wintry world with today’s official release of 50 Words for Snow, Kate Bush’s tenth full-length album. Just in time for the season, these seven …

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Best Job Ever: Susan Dicks, Wildlife Biologist and Veterinarian

Diving headfirst into a wolf den or driving cross-country in a van full of wolves may sound like sequences from a Hollywood action flick, but for Susan Dicks, they’re just another part of the job. As a wildlife biologist and veterinarian on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican Wolf Recovery Program, her days involve everything from government paperwork to den diving, all of which are done in the hope of saving the Mexican wolf from extinction.

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Holiday Sneak Peek, Part III: Oh Deer!

Dear friends, we hope you enjoy today’s sneak peek into our upcoming Holiday 2011 stylebook. Soon, you’ll be able to see our papier-mâché deer in their full glory, alongside some lovely outfits. Stay tuned for more!

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Copy That: My Stylebook Writing Process

As a writer, it’s awesome to work for a company that values creativity. My fellow ModCloth writers and I share an endless enjoyment for puns, metaphors, and wordplay. Want to know more about what we do day to day? Well,  …

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Hand-in-Handmade: Jasmine Redfern’s Lovely Lights

Tidy typography, vintage maps, and retro wallpaper are just a few of the items inspiring artist Jasmine Redfern’s handmade lamps of Whimsy Home designs. In fact, everything she sells is crafted special by her and her husband in their …

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What ModEmployee Mary is Loving Right Now

As the holiday season creeps closer and closer, it’s time to start thinking of lists — lists of what you plan to give, and what you wish to receive. Wondering what more you can add to your already mile-long list …

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