Archive | July, 2012

A New View of New Orleans with 10thirteen

Appreciating what makes one’s hometown special can sometimes be as simple as enjoying a full day of leisure. Here, Leslie of 10thirteen does just that, sharing her sentiments on rediscovery and inviting us along for a tour of the city she was born and raised in, New Orleans!

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Style Icon: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo by Nickloas Muray
Frida on White Bench, New York (1939) by Nickolas Muray via ArtBlart.

When first introduced to Frida Kahlo, I can’t say what I fell for first — her vibrant paintings or her equally vibrant style. Full of color …

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Beautiful Tents? That’s No Longer an Oxymoron!

Field Candy tent

Field Candy tent

It’s something I never understood, glamping. After all, isn’t the notion of posh contrary to the very fabric of the Great Outdoors? Camping is about roughing it! It’s about dirt! It’s about sleeping in tarp-bottomed domes and triangles that say, …

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Announcing Our Measures of Success Contest!

Do you like giving other ModLovers the low-down on how items fit? Want a shot at a $100 gift certificate? Then, try our Measures of Success Contest on for size!

Entering is easy — and better yet, your submission will …

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

It’s the Fourth of July, which means we’re out of the office to take care of important tasks such as filling up on grilled goodies at BBQ parties, getting our patriotism on at showings at Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, unleashing …

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Summer’s Most Underappreciated Fruit, the Fig

Fig recipes: galette, proscuitto-wrapped

Fig recipes: crostini, cookie, and pizza
Clockwise from the top left: Fig. cover via Photoworks, Fig and Prosciutto Crostini by Confections of a Foodie Bride, Fig, Flaxseed, and Pecan Cookies by Life as a H4, and Rustic Fig Pizza by Sprouted Kitchen.

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Fave Finds: Valentina’s First Ever Vintage Find

Who: Valentina of Valentina Duracinsky

What: Vintage floral dress

Where: “Hippie Market” in Paris

How much: 30 euros

When I use it: “Whenever! It’s an amazing dress, and it will always hold a spot in my heart as the …

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Sporty Style: 7 Inspiring Women Olympians from Decades Past

If you can believe it, in just a few shorts weeks we’ll be celebrating the arrival of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. We thought we’d get a head start in the inspiration department by sharing some of our favorite vintage snapshots of awe-inducing female Olympians.

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Announcing the Marvelous Manicure Photo Contest!

Marvelous Manicure Contest

Marvelous Manicure Contest

The ModCloth Nail Klub, the creative group of gals that blog about their adorable adventures in painting their nails, wants to see photos of your own dazzling DIY nail art in our Marvelous Manicure Photo Contest on Facebook! From …

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