Archive | July, 2012

Fave Finds: Lauren’s Long-awaited Vintage Swimsuit

 

Who: Lauren of Someone Like You

What: 1960′s vintage bathing suit

Where: My local thrift store in Mansfield, Ohio

How much: $4

When I use it: “I’ve been hankering for a vintage swimsuit for years and have always come …

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And Your 2012 Office Geek Off Champ is…

Our inaugural Office Geek Off drew in submissions from companies and employees from every conceivable sector — fashion, beauty, finance, marketing, media, tech, pharmaceuticals, and more — but it was worker bee Kim Smith (@kimsmith) who won the race. Kim’s …

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How to Be the Coolest Kid or Adult Ever: Make Your Own Gak!

It stretches, it bounces, it oozes, and it farts… ahem, excuse us. In the spirit of Geek Week, we couldn’t think of a more appropriate DIY than to recreate the gloppity goop that shaped our childhood: Gak!

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Revenge Of The Nerds: Pinterest-Style

A few of our favorite pins from our Pinterest board, Le Geek, C’est Chic!

Where’s the best place to seek out and share your love of Wes Anderson Film Color Palettes, Tobias Funke, and astronaut cats all in one …

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Vote for Your 2012 Office Geek Off Champ!

On Monday, we dared professionals everywhere to show us their geeky sides in our inaugural Instagram Office Geek Off. Our pals at Polyvore, Refinery29, Benefit Cosmetics, WillCall, and Chronicle Books helped us kick the competition …

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Vintage Sexism: Through the Looking Glasses



Image via Tumblr user sadburro.

This one goes out to our readers far and wide, far- and near-sighted. Raise your glasses if you’ve ever been called, “four-eyes,” “geek,” or “brainiac,” or, if you’ve ever been told that your eyewear …

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Party It Up on Twitter with ModCloth & ThinkGeek!

There may only be two days left of Geek Week, but, trust us, the fun’s just begun. Between 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. today, we’re hosting one of our Twitter ModChats with the fine folks at ThinkGeek. If you’ve …

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Fashions of the Force: John Woo’s Geek Chic Illustrations


“Darth Vader wears Band of Outsiders” by John Woo

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what Darth Vader dons on his days off, or what the preferred couture of Padme Amadala might be, look no further than artist John Woo

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More Badder Grammar!: July’s Book of the Month Giveaways

So we all make mistakes sometime. There’s not enough time to properly revise your term paper, you need a second pear of eyes to look over that blog post. But you just want to get it done. Receiving feedback for …

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Nail Klub: Get Geek Week Glam with DIY Nail Transfers

Stoked to celebrate Geek Week, the ModCloth Nail Klub found a fully customizable style to help you show off your unique, geeky pride.

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Geek Icon: Delia Derbyshire, Electronic Music Extraordinaire

In celebration of all things geek this week, we’re profiling the effortless style and technical talent of Delia Derbyshire, best known as one of the masterminds behind the theme song for the BBC cult favorite Doctor Who.

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Dweeb Out: Geeky Gadgets for the Gal On the Go

Does just the thought of geeky gadgets get you giggly? Do you delight in gear that doubles as hours of entertainment? Well, sister nerds, we’ve whipped together an eccentric array of items that will satisfy every itch you have, from …

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From Sketches to the Stars: Meet Our New Stylebook!

ModCloth's "Above & Beyond" stylebook

Our new stylebook, Above & Beyondreally takes summer-fall fashion over the moon! But, we didn’t just start with some of your favorite items and a lovely model. We had a vision of studying the sky in an imaginative …

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Proud to be Geeks: ModEmployees Share Their Nerdy Confessions

Whether it’s grammar, science, or nature that we’re obsessed with, all of us here at ModCloth are proud of our geekiness! In this behind-the-scenes video, ModEmployees come together to share what nerdy pastimes have them completely head over heels.

What …

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