Archive | August, 2012

Honey, I Shrinky Dinked the Cat: A DIY Necklace

'Fashionable' is probably the last word you’d use to describe shrinky dink creations...unless you’re talking about the items made by crafting queen Katie Nolan. In this video, Katie shows us how to take this childhood craft from jejune junk to nifty necklace in a matter of minutes. Read more »
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What to Wear to New York Fashion Week

With New York Fashion Week right around the corner, chances are you’ve been thinking about what to wear to all the fashionable happenings you’ll be attending. A serial over-packer myself, I’ve found that planning ensembles around one common object helps …

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Required Reading: ModCloth Employees’ Favorite School Books

Whether your days of required reading are far behind you or fresh in your mind, sometimes what starts as an assigned book can become an all-time favorite. If you're looking for a new novel to add to your shelf, our helpful ModEmployees are here with their own reading list recommendations. Read more »
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Page Turners: Klimt Meets Couture

Image via Ciao Vogue. Inspired by Klimt’s Expectation (1909).

Upon seeing this 1965 Vogue Italia editorial (the likes of which are cousin to our Fashion from the ‘Art’ stylebook), I couldn’t help but utter a litany of ooh

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Autumn A Go-Go

Delightfully Tacky

Delightfully Tacky

I couldn’t help but admire Elizabeth of Delightfully Tacky‘s fabulous fall ensemble, and there are plenty of chic ways to wear out a style as unique as this!

Start with your favorite patterned dress and layer up with …

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Hey, Portland: Guest Street Style Photographer Urban Weeds

Come one, come all! May we introduce to you, our fall street style photographer-in-residence: Lisa Warninger of Portland-based blog Urban Weeds!

Lisa’s debut post features some of her city’s coolest looks including expertise commentary on her tried-and-true trade. Peep …

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Fave Finds: Tori’s 1970s Festival Frock

Who: Tori of Generations Collective

What: 1970′s floral maxi dress

Where: House of Vintage in Portland, Oregon

How much: $20

When I use it: “Whenever I feel like being outdoors, surrounded by nature, or feeling whimsical and free. I love …

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Take a Trip with Whimsical LA Designer Locketship

Rainbow beads, gobs of glitter, and critters-a-plenty are just a few of the whimsical elements that make Locketship pieces into memorable statement-makers. Read more »
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Show & Tell: Pirate Shop & Student Writing Center 826 Valencia

For our latest Show & Tell, we tour pirate store and writing nonprofit 826 Valencia. Learn more about the group's mission and how they make literary magic happen. Read more »

The Indie Rock Coloring Book: August’s Book of the Month Giveaway

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Book of the Month: The Indie Rock Coloring Book

Going to an art gallery–pretty sophisticated, huh? Attending an indie rock show–super cool. Coloring–FUN! That’s exactly what you can do with The Indie Rock Coloring Book, our August Book of the Month!

Created by the do-gooders at Montreal organization …

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