Archive | December, 2011

Celebrate the Season with Chalk & Numbers


Album cover courtesy of Chalk & Numbers. Band photo by Stephanie Anne Brothers.

If you were left with a case of the warm fuzzies after viewing our adorably soundtracked Spread the Cheer video, then get ready for round …

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Here at ModCloth, we’ve been spreading the cheer this holiday season, and, in the spirit of giving, we reached out to some of our blogger friends and asked them to pick a pretty holiday dress, then gave them the opportunity …

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Our Name It and Win It Winners are…

What a superb showing we had for this rendition of Name It and Win It. Rightly named, this contest brought out a deluge of delightfully ‘Merry & Bright Ideas’, and we’re pleased to announce the new names of the …

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One Printed Dress, Three Ways

With the winter solstice upon us and the temperature steadily dropping, have you been wondering how to transition those warm weather dresses for the chilly months ahead? The unique pattern and universally flattering A-line cut of the You’ve Got Skillshare

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Inside Story: Make It Snappy!

Is an overwhelming amount of holiday decorations dabbling with your unique aesthetic? Need some extra accent oomph to keep your interior’s style suited to your tastes?

Welcome back to ‘Inside Story,’ our four-part interior design series featuring super simple, low-commitment

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What a ‘Present’ Surprise!

In mid-November, a few of our employees took to the streets of the Pittsburgh area, where the ModCloth fulfillment center is located, and surprised customers by hand-delivering their packages. Not only that, but each of these customers was presented with …

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Hot for Hot Chocolate Spoons

You forgot a gift for who? No one, actually, since you can pull together this Hot Chocolate Spoon DIY in a flash! Your gifts are already wrapped? Well then, invite a couple of friends over to celebrate the season with the most baller hot chocolate setup they’ve ever seen. The ingredients are sweet, the setup is simple, and the cleanup is finger-lickin’ good.

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What Susan is Loving Right Now

With only two days left to get your orders in time for holiday shipping, why not take one last look at what our staff is wishing for? For this final holiday edition of Employee Picks, I caught up …

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Chronicle Books Visits ModCloth for an Old-Fashioned Book Fair

Remember when you were a kid and the book fair came to school? You waited eagerly until it was your grade’s turn to check out all of the shiny new books, and  were even given a few dollars stuffed into …

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Naturally Neutral for Winter

In this inspiring ensemble, blogger Ashley of Fancy Fine expertly pairs wintry layers with light and airy neutrals for an outfit that’s warm and cozy without weighing you down. I love the combination of a swingy dress with a more …

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Style Soundtrack: Oh Snow Lovely

Winter welcomes many wonders, but one of my favorites has always been gazing out the window, watching the snowflakes swirl around and fall onto the street below — you know, that ‘inside a snow globe’ feeling. Sipping a nice cup …

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How-to: A Two-Ingredient Patina Aging Solution

DIY patina tutorial

DIY patina tutorial

Skip harsh chemicals or solutions if you’re looking to give a piece of metal a beautiful verdigris tint. All you need is apple cider vinegar and non-iodized salt, both of which can easily be found at almost any market!

This …

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Let It Be-dazzle: Enid Collins Purses


Enid in her studio. Image via Enid Collins

Vintage lovers in search of the perfect purse, meet Enid Collins. Her family-run bag business was all the rage in the late 1950s through the early 1970s, and her wonderfully whimsical …

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What ModEmployee Sam is Loving Right Now

With only a handful of days remaining to gather your holiday gifts, why not take a look at what our stylish ModEmployees are wishing for? I stopped by the desk of Sam, who gave me the lowdown on what …

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