Archive | May, 2012

Usher an Oasis of Charm into Your Afternoon with this Otherworldly Video

I nearly had to drumroll my hands on my cheeks when I first saw this video, Østersøen, just to make sure I wasn’t lost in a dream. Happy for all of us, this digital reel is reality, because its ethereal, …

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Music for Muse: Etta’s Inspiring Album Covers

When I hear Etta James‘ long-adored track “At Last,” it’s with fleeting embarrassment that I recall that scene in Pleasantville where protoganist David and his sweetheart Margaret coast down lovers’ lane. The song hums from the couple’s car radio as …

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Street Style: Working a Pattern


Images via  The Sartorialist and Vanessa Jackman

If your work wardrobe is feeling a bit drab these days, why not take a note from these stylish ladies, and add a bold dose of pattern to your office outfits? Whether it’s …

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SprinkleBakes: May’s Book of the Month Giveaway

How can you not be tickled by a name like “SprinkleBakes”? Our current Book of the Month, SprinkleBakes: Dessert Recipes to Inspire Your Inner Artist, is probably one of the sweetest cookbooks ever.  Author Heather Baird, of the award-winning blog

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Bookmark This: Industry of One

File this under “Things We Wish We’d Thought of Ourselves But Love Too Much to Really Care.” This week, our team is crushing on Industry of One, a newly hatched periodical that explores the relationship between our work and …

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Fave Finds: Renae’s Nautical-Inspired Outfit

Who: Renae of Dress Me Polly

What: Vintage dress and belt

Where: Oh Henry Vintage in Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia

How Much: $35 AUD for the dress, $25 for the belt

When I Use It: “This was the first …

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Show & Tell: Vivi Dot Designer Molly Gaines and Her Way Cute Workspace

From Patrick Swayze buttons to hairpins boasting psychedelic prints, designer Molly Gaines of Vivi Dot crafts her handmade goodies in a home studio as quirky as her retro-inspired line of accessories. This Seattle resident named her company after her grandmothers -- Vivi and Dot -- whom she credits for her creative moxie and sense of humor. Between crafting and creating, she invited us in for a virtual tour of her stylish space! Read more »
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Internet Retailer

Internet Retailer  featured an article about the recent funding ModCloth raised.

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Music Giveaway! Looking Upbeat with Meiko’s The Bright Side


Photo by Leigha Hodnet

Music is like love. Sometimes, you hear an album 100 times before you realize, “Hey, I kinda like you.” Other times, you’re instantly hurricaned off your feet in a bout of adoration, which is exactly what …

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Street Style: Just Go Retro

We spotted this retro-inspired gal while browsing the booths at the Alameda Pointe Antiques Faire and were smitten with her aqua frock and contrasting canary-hued specs!

What would you wear for a day of foraging at a flea market?…

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