Archive | May, 2012

Rock Your Work Wardrobe with these Tips from ModEmployees

Have you ever found yourself standing in front of your closet on a Monday morning, completely stumped on what to wear to work? We’ve all been there — whether you’re working retail, running to the office, or meeting with clients, …

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Vintage Sexism: Work It, Girl

Oh yes, we can do it! Do you often get pumped about an inspiring female lead? Does this woman manage the office or call the shots? This doesn’t happen nearly enough in popular entertainment. Our current stylebook, Nine to Fine

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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. Read more »
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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). Read more »
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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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