Archive | November, 2011

Craving Girl Scout Cookies? Make Homemade Samoas!

Are you in the midst of a Girl Scout cookie dry spell? Never fear — from one sweet tooth to another, we bring you the amazingness that is Homemade Samoas.

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Style Inspiration: Late Fall Layers

Late fall layers outfit

Late fall layers outfit

While the bright, color-filled days of September and October are a sight to behold, there’s just something about the crisp, charcoal-hued mornings and blustery afternoons of November that I look forward to every year. As the days get shorter and …

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Meet Mara of M Loves M

Mara started her blog, M Loves M, as a way to stay in touch with the other M, her then-boyfriend, now husband, when their relationship became long distance. Since its beginning, the blog has blossomed into a place to …

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What ModEmployee Kayla is Loving Right Now

With the season of giving and receiving upon us, it’s also the season for letting potential gift-givers know what you’re wishing for. Need a little inspiration as you whip up your wishlist? Just turn to the exemplary employees here at …

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Cozy Up Mulled Cider

You know what there’s not enough of in this world? Cider. Freshly pressed, farmer’s market, shake-before-pouring apple cider. So, when I saw the location for our current stylebook, A Welcome Retreat, I immediately imagined curling up inside the cherry …

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’Tis the Season for Top Tastemaker

Sure, we generally consider the holidays a time for making wishes come true, but our Be the Buyer program has been granting wardrobe wishes all year long. Just ask our current Top Tastemaker, Ella!

In her fabulously fashionable photo, …

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What a Card: Awe-Inspiring Vintage Thanksgiving Cards


Image via Bulldogggrrl

When I think of Thanksgiving, I picture gleefully drowning myself in sweet potatoes and vulturing upon a mess o’ turkey and gravy. I don’t think of sending people cards because really, who’s ever heard of Thanksgiving cards

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Fave Finds: Sarah’s 1960s Peter Max Plates and Bowls

Who: Sarah from Tulle and Trinkets

What: Set of 1960s Peter Max plates and bowls

Where: Goodwill in Carmel, Indiana

How Much: $0.99 each

When I Use It: “These fancy plates aren’t for eating! I use one of the …

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Welcome ‘Home-page,’ Contest Winners!

For our recent No Place Like ‘Home-Page’ Photo Contest, we invited photography fanatics to use Instagram to submit pictorial interpretations of our current, cozy stylebook, A Welcome Retreat.

Well, all your woodsy, rustic, autumnal images made us feel …

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Us Weekly, November 14th.

The Gumball About You Top was featured in Us Weekly.

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Gravy Fondue? Three Thanksgiving Recipes for the Rule-Breaker in You

Mulled Cranberry Cocktail

Traditions can be nice, but you know what else is? Breaking the rules! Who says Thanksgiving has to include hours of prepping the same ol’ bird and fixings? If you’re looking for a low-key holiday with just-as-tasty noms, here are …

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ModCloth’s Men of Movember

Something’s going on behind the scenes here at ModCloth, and we can no longer ‘bear-d’ to keep it a secret! In honor of Movember, our Chartiable Giving Committee rallied up a ruckus and found 15 male ModEmployees to participate …

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Holiday Sneak Peek, Part II: Let It Snow!

The last time it snowed in San Francisco was this February, and before that, in the 1970s. But, with our strong DIY spirit, we created our own fluffy white flakes for our Holiday 2011 stylebook — the kind that won’t …

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Full Steampunk Ahead

steampunk illustration by ModCloth

If I asked you what aesthetic I’m describing when I say, “a volcanic eruption of Victorian-style frocks and frock coats, retro-ified technology, and cog-composed accessories,” would you be able to answer? Okay, you probably can; I kinda gave it away …

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