Archive | August, 2012

Meet the Artists in Our New Stylebook, Fashion From the ‘Art’

What inspires your style? Surely, some of you take hints from art, which is exactly what we did for our latest stylebook, Fashion from the ‘Art’. A few months ago, we began collecting art from our fans, and eight …

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Make the Cut: Winter Garden Gala Winners!

Make the Cut: Winter Garden Gala winners

Now the moment you’ve been waiting for — the announcement of the winners from the latest edition of our Make the Cut Contest! Which darling designs would fit in fabulously at a fantastical Winter Garden Gala?

Before we reveal …

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Art Class: DIY Retro School-themed Centerpieces

Do you have a party to host that could use a school-inspired touch? Look no further than your local flower market, grocery, and secondhand store to pull together these retro school-themed centerpieces.

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ModAcademy Rocks!

Last weekend we invited Bay Area college students and recent grads to our San Francisco office to learn more about working in the fashion business during our first ever ModAcademy Fashion Workshop. We wanted to share some of the …

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The Winners of Our Style Icon of the Times Contest on Pinterest

If you’re in need for some serious style inspiration look no further than any or all of the entries from our Style Icon of the Times contest on Pinterest. With amazing submissions ranging from the ever-popular Audrey Hepburn to …

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Color Breakdown: Trust the Stripe Dress

Trust the Stripe Dress

Another month, another Color Breakdown! This time, we asked our graphic design intern, Samantha, to pick which item she most wanted to break into colorful bits and pieces. We watched Samantha graviate towards our selection of striped items before …

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Welcome to Miami: Retro Beach Photos to Fall For

When I came across Ann Armbruster’s book The Life and Times of Miami Beach at local thrifting mecca Urban Ore, I immediately knew I had to add it to my collection of retro tomes. I whip it out …

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Street Style: Floral Friends

Shana of Corey Lynn Calter stopped by to visit our HQ and chat about the label’s Fall 2012 collection! We love the way her yellow floral skirt complements ModEmployee Turi’s bright vintage dress.

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Fan Fare: Essential Elegance

We stumbled upon this cute comic while browsing Tumblr for fashion inspiration. This artistic rendition of the Essential Elegance Skirt by the talented Blue Giraffe has got us blushing!

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