Archive | August, 2012

Introducing the Young at ‘Art’ Event!

Poking through treasures that your parents have saved over the years always yields fun finds, like macaroni necklaces, lopsided paperweights, and tinfoil hats that you created when you were a kid. Though the days of finger-paintings being posted on the …

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Fave Finds: Kailey’s Theatrical Thrifted Dress

Fave Find: Kailey's 1960s Dress

Fave Find: Kailey's 1960s Dress

Who: Kailey of Mermaidens

What: 1960s dress

Where: Originally from Goodwill, but inherited from Mom!

How much: $5

When I use it: “Whenever I feel like pretending I’m in a Technicolor, all-singing-all-dancing movie musical!”

Shopping tips: “My mom actually discovered …

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Enter Our Art of Style Contest On Pinterest! – UPDATE: CONTEST HAS ENDED!

If your wardrobe is in need of a little inspiration, then you’re in luck! Starting 8/13 at 11 a.m. PT, we’re hosting a contest on Pinterest that crosses the creative worlds of art and fashion, and will help you …

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Screen Printing with Our Designers & An Exclusive Print Giveaway

Each day, you (yes, you amazing reader!) inspire our team. Don’t believe us? Check out our latest video, featuring ModCloth designers Joe and Bree as they take the strong words of customer Katie and turn it into a perfect …

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A Tour of Colorado Springs with Smile and Wave

Summer is drawing to a close, we've still got time for one last road trip! We zipped over to Colorado Springs to ask Rachel of Smile and Wave to give us her best tour of the town. Read more »
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For The Win: Pimm’s Orange Soda Floats

If cocktail-making was an Olympic sport, the Pimm's Orange Soda Float would win tens across the board in the categories of simplicity, creativity, deliciousness, and presentation. This boozy, Creamsicle-inspired float is one that blows the competition away. Read more »
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The Untold Secrets of Batik

Batik has an enigmatic past, the likes of which could knock out the mystery of the Sphinx in the boxing ring of fashion history. Tune into our fashion history podcast to find out how this fascinating fabric came into being. Read more »

Back to Cool: A Collegiate Chic Outfit

If you’re anything like me, you looked forward to school shopping as much as you did the beginning of a new semester. For those first days, I perpetually suffered for fashion by trying to wear all my new fall clothes …

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You’re Not Dreaming: ModCloth Teams Up with Paperfashion

Katie Rodgers of Paperfashion
All photos courtesy of Katie Rodgers.

After stitching together our new customer art-inspired stylebook, Fashion From the ‘Art,’ we couldn’t resist bringing a touch of collaborative whimsy to our shopping pages as well! Finding fun and helpful ways to demonstrate …

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