Archive | April, 2012

So Long and Farewell, Wedding Guests!


Goodness gracious! Is this week over already? It’s said that time flies when you’re having fun, and if that’s the case, this week has felt as fleeting as a bouquet toss. While it may be time for us to unravel …

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Cap Off Your Wedding with a Vintage “Honeymoon Cocktail”


What’s better than the icing on a wedding cake? A reception featuring vintage-inspired cocktails! We couldn’t think of a more appropriate way to end our 2012 wedding guide than with a good, old-fashioned ‘cheers,’ so we’re taking a cue …

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Our Favorite Vintage-inspired Hair Accessories for Wedding Day ‘Dos

You’ve got the dress, you’re ready to say ‘yes,’ and the party’s planned from the flowers to the food — yet you’re still lacking in the locks department!

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Style Me Vintage: Make-up – April’s Book of the Month Giveaway

“Making yourself look good makes you feel good,” states beauty maven Katie Reynolds in her retro-inspired tutorial book, Style Me Vintage: Make-up. I’m going to take a guess and say that a lot of us agree. As we’re in …

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Behold, the Prettiest Pastel Makeup Tutorial

It’s a fact — when the workweek gets busy, our makeup routine is the first thing to suffer. With that in mind, we asked makeup artist Priscilla Francine to show us how to achieve a pretty pastel look that not only brings out the best in a variety of skin tones, but will last all day.

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Beautiful Bridesmaids: The ModStylists Craft a ‘Maids-Worthy Ensemble

As a bride-to-be, you’ve most likely singled out a few of your nearest and dearest to act as wedding day support, but does the thought of perfectly matching ‘maids have your friends cringing? Instead of the typical dowdy bridesmaids dresses, …

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Fan Fare: Athena’s Vintage Hollywood Glam Wedding


All images courtesy of  White Shutter Photography.

One of our favorite facts about life at ModCloth is that when it comes to inspiration, we often find it in you! During our monthlong prep for this year’s wedding guide, …

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Retro Revival: Yoga Beauty Tips from the 1960s

My Nana once told me that her mother, my great-grandmother, had bags under her eyes because she’d rub them furiously with her fists first thing in the morning. “If you don’t do that, you’ll be alright,” Nana told me with …

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Here Comes the Bride: What to Wear for Your On-Location Wedding

Does the location of your nuptials have you stumped on what to wear? Understandable! Whether you’re exchanging vows seaside or countryside, your chosen ceremony spot often comes with its own unique sartorial challenges. So, we styled three bridal looks for

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Fleur Real: How to Arrange Your Own Wedding Flowers

For under $50, you can easily craft a bouquet, boutonniere, and centerpiece, and, the process may just become one of your most cherished pre-wedding memories. So grab a group of your nearest and dearest, a selection of the season’s brightest blooms, and start assembling!

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‘Shop Talk: Our Graphic Designers Share their Fave Wedding Invitations

Looking for an wedding invitation that possesses charm, personality, and won’t be easily forgotten? You need a professional. We asked our crack team of graphic designers to advise us on how to make a memorable RSVP request, and what their favorite invitations of the moment are.

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Celebrity Weddings: Vintage Edition



Mia Farrow cutting the cake in a super chic two piece via Keystone/Getty Images.

It seems that celebrity weddings are all the rage these days, and while we may find ourselves captivated by these super-sized ceremonies from time to time, …

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Will You Engage in Our Week of Momentous Marry-ment?

ModCloth announces an event you won’t want to miss if you’re a bride, a maid of honor, or a wedding guest! This week, we’ll be unveiling our very best tips and tricks to help usher you towards that special day. …

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Say Hello to Our Pinterest-Inspired Wedding Collection!

BTS Wedding Collection Vieux Mot

Decked out in Art Deco and drenched with color, Pinterest user Sarah Goodwin’s winning board from our Something ModCloth, Something You contest was the building block for our new wedding collection, Momentous Marry-ment. Out of 600-plus entries, Sarah’s board

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