Archive | July, 2012

Sweet & Savory: Chocolate-dipped Bacon-wrapped Bananas

Sure, less can be more when it comes to certain things, such as styling stripes or packing light for a trip abroad. Here, however, we insist you abandon such simplistic practices for the sake of your summertime sweet tooth. Foodie …

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Nail Klub: Contest Winner Kailey’s David Lynch-Inspired Manicure

We gave all you nail artists a chance to show off your haute handiwork in our first-ever Marvelous Manicure contest, and today, we're showing you how to get the winning look! Read more »
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Color Breakdown: Diameters Are a Girl’s Best Friend Necklace

Diameters Are a Girl's Best Friend Necklace

Diameters Are a Girl's Best Friend Necklace from ModCloth

Diamonds look awfully tame next to the divine color palette of the Diameters Are a Girl’s Best Friend Necklace, no?…

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Rec It: ModCloth Employees’ Favorite Summer Reads

Books

Books

In need of a good summer read? Our friendly, lit-lovin’ employees are here to help! Whether you’re looking for the intrigue of a mystery book or the startling honesty of a memoir, we’ve got book recommendations aplenty.

See which books …

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Meet Jo of Lost in the Haze

You may remember Jo of Lost in the Haze from her breathtaking video tour of Brunei; well, we wanted to know more about what made this blogger tick. Her fashion blog is chock-full of inspiring outfit photos set upon the backdrop of New Zealand, where Jo lives. With the magical combination of her candy-colored outfits and verdant settings, it's easy to imagine unicorns and rainbows in the backgrounds of her photos. But we brought Jo back down to earth by asking her easy questions like what her favorite cupcake flavor is, and where she would jet to on an impromptu weekend retreat. Read more »
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Sun Fun: Get Your DIY On with Embellished Sunglasses

After spotting sugary sweet embellished sunglasses in the latest issue of Lula and other magazines, we decided to pull out the glue gun and try our hand at making our own custom-decorated specs. Read more »
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Vintage Nail Art to Inspire Your Next Mani

We decided to dig through some photo archives and find manicure tastemakers from years past. Read more »
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Fashion in Film: The Blob

The Blob
Get ready for company, because this is the summer of alien invasions. Hollywood headliners such as Prometheus and Men in Black 3 are ushering extraterrestrials earthward in droves, inspiring us to dig up one of our favorite alien flicks, The Blob. Read more »
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Fave Finds: Maria’s Pretty ‘n’ Pink Vintage Dress

Who: Maria of Avenue M

What: Blush pink vintage dress

Where: Salvation Army (“Where all the treasures are hidden away!”)

How much: $8

When I use it: “This dress is just a special part of my closet at the moment. …

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Pony Up: 3 Chic Ponytail Tutorials for a Cool Summer

It's easy to dismiss the ponytail as little more than a lazy solution to sweltering summers, or a last resort for bad hair days. We're here to convince you otherwise, and show you the infinite possibilities the simple pony holds! Read more »
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