Archive | January, 2012

Style Icon: 30 Rock’s Liz Lemon


Image via IMDB.

As someone who leads a team of writers and enjoys more than her fair share of night cheese, I can’t help but relate to 30 Rock‘s Liz Lemon once in a while. Anyone who’s …

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Meet Jess of Jess Loves Fred

Australia is blowing up with bloggers that showcase unique and inspiring style, and Jess of Jess Loves Fred is no exception. Her blog is chock full of edgy outfit photos that make you want to try something new. Jess is …

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A Street-Style-Inspired Wardrobe Resolution


Left image via Style/Clicker, right image via Trendycrew.

When it comes to grafting together garments for an outfit, I think I do a decent job of knocking some socks off. But when it comes to accessorizing, I’ve trouble …

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Wear It’s At: Portland Band Blouse

Post-holiday season is a glorious time of the year. You remember all of the things you used to do when you had free time, such as relax and discover new music. In my recent search for undiscovered sounds, I happened …

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Fave Finds: Daria’s Leather Satchel

Who: Daria of blog and handmade accessories line Kittenhood

What: “A perfectly fine leather satchel that goes with virtually everything.”

Where: Local flea market in Romania

How Much: 20 Romanian lei (a little over $6)

When I Use It:

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Today’s Special: The Craziest Vegetable You’ve Ever Seen

Image via Wikipedia

When my friend Yael showed up to our book club with a spiraling head of broccoli romanesco in hand, I was floored. “What is this…this…thing? It looks like it belongs on the wall of my senior year …

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A Dose of Color for the Dark Days of Winter

With the hustle and bustle of holiday celebrations behind me, it’s all too easy to look at the months ahead as a dark and dreary passageway to spring. But why should I settle for neutral shades and let spring and …

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Turn Your Style Resolutions into a Reality this #ModStylist Monday!

A new year means a daring new you! Make some headway on any style resolutions by visiting our Tumblr for #ModStylist Monday, where the ModStylists will be answering your fashion questions and sharing their own 2012 goals!

If you …

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Just Like a Pillow


All images via Nikki McWilliams. Above, her Chocolate Digestive cushion.

Satisfy your sweet tooth and any redecoration cravings with these biscuit pillows from Etsy seller Nikki McWilliams. These cute, calorie-free cushions are screen printed and sewn in the …

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Tour Brunei (by Video!) with Lost in the Haze

Hear that? It’s adventure calling. For this month’s Travel Bug feature, we asked intrepid blogger Jo, of Lost in the Haze, to give us a tour of Brunei, Borneo. As you’ll soon discover, this Southeast Asian sultanate is home …

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Beauty School: A Glam Makeup Tutorial from Benefit Cosmetics!

Our blog team popped by Benefit Cosmetics’ pink-polished headquarters in downtown San Francisco for a little consultation with their lovely makeup mavens.

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Handlettering and ModCloth’s Community Inspire “In With the You”

“Lazy Jane” and other typography-based Shel Silverstein poems inspired the unique graphic design treatment for our latest stylebook, In With the You. Our gorgeous models, Adelle, Lily, and Madison, embodied our inspirational ModCloth community in looks built upon a …

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Retro Revival: Vintage Coiffeurs Make a Comeback

As a longtime admirer of vintage hairstyles, you can imagine my delight in the recent resurgence of retro coiffeurs in fashion magazines. After so many seasons of unkempt updos, the return of polished hairstyles is truly refreshing. Below are …

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Just in Suitcase – A Novel Furnishing Idea


Above, Recreate’s suitcase chair in Revrobe Cameo Blue.

The minute I chanced upon these upcycled suitcase chairs by interior design shop Recreate, sitting all packed up and pretty in a far corner of the internet, I developed a …

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