Archive | January, 2012

Gotta Love Some Inspiration: The Creative Process Behind Our Stylebook

The title of our current stylebook is Girl Meets Glam — and ma’am, do we mean glam or do we mean ga-LAM! In styling, photographing, writing, and designing this project, our Creative Team was inspired by bright, fabulous, and cheeky …

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Fave Finds: Emily’s Sweet Satchel

Who: Emily of Yesterday’s Sweetheart

What: The most perfect white satchel (free of stains and scuffs!)

Where: Goodwill

How Much: $5

When I Use It: “This is the perfect bag for getting dressed up with. Recently I wore it …

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Quiz of the Month: 2012 Trends to Try

Tickled pinker than cotton candy by your enthusiastic response to the “Find Your Coat Calling” quiz in November, we decided to start a monthly blog quiz. Hope you enjoy!

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Single File: A Retro-Inspired File Folder DIY from A Beautiful Mess

DIY expert Elsie Larson of the blog A Beautiful Mess teaches us how to make easy, breezy floral file folders.

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One Tweed Coat, Three Ways

Wearing tons of layers and a bulky coat is starting to feel a bit monotonous as we dream of the quickly approaching spring weather, so I thought I’d try my hand at styling three (San Francisco) winter looks with the …

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Meet the ModDog: Alfie

Name: Alfie

Age: 8 months

Breed: Chihuahua/Dachshund mix

“I’ve had Alfie for just over a month and a half, but it was love at first sight for both of us!” says ModSquad Coordinator and PR Assistant Emily. “I …

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What to Pack for a Poetry Festival

From literary conferences to late-night readings, the modern poet ends up spending lots of time on the road. With the Santra Cruz Poetry Festival just around the bend, I’ve gathered up the must-have items for today’s traveling writer. While events …

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Style Icon: Elaine Benes

Seinfeld Elaine Benes fashion

I am a little obsessed with the hit ’90s show, Seinfeld. More specifically, I am a little obsessed with the sole female character in the ensemble cast, Elaine Benes. Quirky and confident, Elaine was always my role model, …

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Fave Finds: Katie’s Austrian Jacket

Who: Katie of Is It Secret, Is It Safe

What: Vintage wool jacket that’s part of traditional Austrian dress

Where: Vintage store in St. Louis

How Much: $4

When I Use It: “All the time! It’s a great shade …

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Nail Klub: Megan’s Marvelous Marbled Nail Tutorial

A few months ago, Support Analyst Megan’s marbled nail art had the office swooning — especially her pals in the ModCloth Nail Klub. Since then, Megan’s become an expert in this colorful technique, and graciously shared her skills for the Nail Klub’s first beauty tutorial!

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Meet Shareen of Vintage Mavens

When we happened upon Shareen Sarwar‘s blog, Vintage Mavens, we fell hopelessly in love. Her outfit photos have movement, color, drama, and even humor. She shoots her exploits with her husband, Jorge Rubiera, who is also the business …

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The Sweet and Stylish Illustrations of Geneviève Godbout

When I first laid eyes on the sweet illustrations of Geneviève Godbout, I was smitten. With my love of vintage dresses, how could I resist her adorable girls bedecked in vintage-style shifts and shirt-dresses?

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Glamour, February 2012

The Kettle Corn Dress in Sunset was featured in the February issue of Glamour.

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