Archive | April, 2012

12 People You Should Probably Follow on Pinterest

Pin, you’re it! Do you have a Pinterest account that houses your most important inspirations, from kittens wearing sweaters to the best in DIY organization techniques for your studio space? If you haven’t — do it. If you have, then …

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And The DIY Boss Winner Is…

You showed our latest contest just how creative and crafty you are — like a DIY Boss! From sewing to space-inspiration, your superb submissions spanned the best of the DIY world.

Only one person could be named winner, though, …

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Fashion in Film: A League of Their Own

There’s only one thing more exciting to a New England girl than authentic clam chowder, and that’s when the Red Sox take to the field on Opening Day. Though I’m far away from my hometown team, there is one way for me to combine my love of baseball with my day job, and that’s by reflecting on one of the best sports movies of all-time –A League of Their Own.

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Announcing The Written Wardrobe, Issue 2!

The Written Wardrobe Issue 2

The Written Wardrobe Issue 2

Last spring, we asked you to submit your stories, essays, and poems to us for possible inclusion in The Written Wardrobe. After scouring hundreds of submitted pieces, we’re finally ready to share with you our second collection of fashion …

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Page Turners: Punky Pastels for Spring

If the current pastel trend has you thinking more ballerina than rock star, look no further than this editorial for Grazia Germanyfeaturing Lovisa Ekholm by Tina Luther. Featuring demure ruffles and ladylike, vintage-inspired silhouettes paired with undone rocker …

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Fave Finds: Mai’s “Wonder Bread” Blouse

Who: Mai Hoang of Pretty New

What: “Wonder Bread blouse”

Where: San Jose Flea Market

How Much: $2

When I Use It: “When I’m feeling retro.”

Shopping Tips: “Try it on even if it looks like it won’t fit! …

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Our New Stylebook is No Accident

No joke: At one point while writing the copy for our new stylebook, Happy Accidents, I got up to refill my water glass and found that my skirt had been tucked into my stockings for who-knows-how-long. It’s mishaps like …

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Martha Stewart Real Weddings

The Trunks Full of Taste Shaker Set were featured in the Martha Stewart Real Weddings special issue.

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#FauxNo: Introducing the Fashion Faux Pas-t Contest!

Fashion Faux Pas-t Contest

There’s nothing like the spring cleaning of our closets to remind us of those fun, mortifying specters of fashion past. Sparkly leg warmers, elasticized-waist jeans, and fanny packs are among our former style crimes, and we want to know which …

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A Glitter DIY You Just Have to Try

When it comes to do-it-yourself crafts, we say the more, the better — especially when it comes to everyone’s favorite jazz-it-up embellishment, glitter! ModEmployee Jenna takes on the challenge of adding some sparkle to an outdated item — the result? …

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