Archive | May, 2012

Definitely Does Compute: ModCloth’s Girl Geek Dinner

Last week, ModCloth teamed up with our local chapter of Girl Geek Dinners to host an evening of tech-savvy talks, networking, and, of course, fun! We’ve long loved the Girl Geek Dinners cause, which, its website explains, started in …

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Announcing the Winners of Cheers to the Future Contest

As you all proved in our latest Name It & Win It, you are truly masters in all matters of fashion and wordplay. After filing through thousands of A+ entries, we’re pleased to reveal the five names that will join …

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Put Your Dreams To Work In Our “Make It Work” Contest On Pinterest!

Starting on 5/10 at 11 a.m. PT, we’re launching a dreamier-than-ever contest on Pinterest. Do you aspire to be a veterinarian, a fashion columnist, or something really creative like a pancake astronaut? Then, share your most marvelous …

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Wow, Mom, Wow: Fashion Sketches from a ModMom

Ever wish you’d inherited some natural talent or trait that belongs to none other than your mother? Maybe her eyes, her green thumb, or her knack for throwing together a magnificent meal in minutes? For me, it’s my mom’s artistic flair. Take a look at some of these truly fabulous fashion sketches she made when she was studying art in the 1960s.

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Meet Helena of Brooklyn Blonde

Helena of the blog Brooklyn Blonde hails from NYC and her style reflects an urban sophistication with fitted blazers, tidy topknots, and sleek locks. But her look isn’t without playfulness; Helena isn’t afraid to experiment with color, and this vibrancy is what makes her ensembles pop. She’s a stylist who has thrown the traditional career path to the wind in order to freelance (which feels like an obvious inclination for Helena because of her dynamo dress-up skills).

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Fave Finds: Meagan’s Tiny Turtle Brooch

Who: Meagan Lamont

What: Small turtle brooch (top right). “Two years ago my husband’s grandmother passed away from cancer. I inherited pieces of her jewelry collection, and among them was a black and gold turtle brooch, backed with diamonds. Recently, …

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Gift Guide: Show Marvelous Mom Your Love

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, have you thought of how you’ll show your love for the leading lady in your life? Whether she’s a savvy seamstress, a design-minded decorator, or always on the go, ModCloth has you covered for all …

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An ‘Under Cover’ Look at How Books Are Made

The woman at my corner store told me that in her country, they have a saying that goes: “A book is your best friend.” I’m a literary nerd. I dig it. How could I call a book my best friend, …

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Role Models: Crystal and Ernesta


Our marvelous stylebook models, Crystal (left) and Ernesta (right).

Crystal and Ernesta, the glamorous gals who modeled in our “Nine to Fine” stylebook, share the dream of dazzling the world with their modeling know-how, but their awesome aspirations don’t …

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Two-wheeled Wonders: Bike Street Style by Fashionist


Nikki, photographed on Valencia Street.

Dressing cycle chic seems to be second nature to San Franciscans, especially around Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area! In honor of this May 10 event, we asked street style blogger Mai, of …

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Stylebook Secrets: Work-Ready Hair with a Retro Flair

Do the retro ‘dos of our new stylebook leave you longing for some vintage vibrance in your own hair routine?

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Take a Toronto Tour with ♥elycia

If a full day of vintage shopping topped off with some vegan Mexican noms sounds like your idea of the perfect day, let Toronto, Ontario blogger Elycia of elycia lead the way! For our May edition of Travel Bug, she shows us where to score retro décor, mod dresses, and tons of other T-dot treasures. Tag along to see why her lakeside city is oh-so special!

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Derby Day Inspiration: Vintage Hats and Horses


Audrey Hebpurn in a promotional still from the classic film My Fair Lady.

We may not be headed to the racetrack this weekend, but Derby Day certainly serves as the perfect excuse to pull on a fancy topper while …

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Inc.

Inc. featured an article about the launch of user generated Make the Cut Collection.

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