Archive | October, 2012

Get in the Halloween Spirit with Decaying Hollywood Mansions

All images via Decaying Hollywood Mansions

The Facebook page Decaying Hollywood Mansions is like the haunted house of Old Hollywood, if such a thing were to exist. Its chiaroscuro maze of shrieking starlets, eerie-eyed vampires, and shadowed detectives conjures up …

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Fashion in Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

What do science fiction, cross-dressing aliens, and choreographed dancing all have in common? The makings of the 1975 cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, of course!

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Spend a Day with a ModCloth Buyer on Our Tumblr!

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a buyer? At ModCloth, we have a team of scouts who cross the globe looking for the unique styles you see in our shop, so who better to ask than one of our in-house experts? Today, we’re tagging along with ModCloth Buyer Samantha — in addition to giving you a peek into designer showrooms, sharing sneak peeks at soon-to-come products, and dishing on what it’s like to be a ModCloth Buyer, Sam will be answering a select number of reader questions throughout the day.

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Guest Gal: ModFan Larissa’s 3-step Chocolate Acorns!

One of the many ways you inspire us, dear readers, is with your ever-impressive culinary skills! Modfan Larissa sent us this rad recipe for yummy nature-inspired edibles, which just may become your grade-A go-to for easy entertaining this season!

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These Role Models Inspired Our New Stylebook

Remember this summer when we asked you to tell us about your volunteer or non-profit career experience? Well, we were so impressed by the many wonderful emails detailing how thoughtful, charitable, and venerable you are!

The women featured in our …

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Us Weekly, October 29th.

The Laser Flight Show Dress was featured in Us Weekly.

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A Stitch in Time: Seasonal Crafts From Pinterest!

If you feel like the holidays are creeping right around the corner, why not take a creative break to slow down the momentum of the season? Whether you’re a crafter or a curator, Pinterest is the perfect place for and collect fall DIY inspiration. Get an early start on your DIY gift list, or make a little something to spruce up the seasonal decor in your pad!

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UK Designer Charlotte Taylor’s Fall 2012 Collection Strikes a Chord

Ever since its debut at London Fashion Week in 2010, we’ve had our eye on UK label Charlotte Taylor. At the helm of the line are brother-sister design duo Charlotte and Ben Taylor, who share a serious knack for whimsical prints and feminine silhouettes that leave us swooning season after season.

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Pinhole Cameras: October’s Book of the Month Giveaway

Book of the Month: Pinhole Cameras - A Do-It-Yourself Guide

Chris Keeney’s Pinhole Cameras: A Do-It-Yourself Guide shows you how to build and operate your own camera by using everyday household materials and a few specialty items.

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Fave Finds: Barbora’s Minty Fresh Purse

Fave Finds: Barbora's vintage leather purse

Fave Finds: Barbora's vintage leather purse

Who: Barbora of Bashaland

What: Green leather purse

Where: Secondhand store in Vienna, Austria

How much: About 8 € (approx. $10)

When I use it: “I love the color, I love the bag, so I try to use it whenever …

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From Chintzy to Chic: A DIY Hama Bead Necklace that Doesn’t Kid Around

It’s easy to dismiss hama beads (a.k.a. perler beads) as a chintzy relic of childhood craft sessions. With this wild hama bead necklace DIY, though, we challenge you to ignite your imagination and create a wear-worthy hama bead DIY.

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Street Style: City Chic

We ran into the darling Bonnie of Flashes of Style on a recent trip to New York and just had to capture her awesome street style. Her city chic mix of feminine florals with a dark edge has left us feeling inspired!

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Fan Fare: Imaginary Fashion Blogger Cecily Wears Eva Franco


Cecily wears our Here in My Carnival Dress by Eva Franco!

What if the capacity of your closet was endless? What if after viewing an item you love, for only a moment, you’d be free to style it away as …

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Nail Klub: Googly Eye Nails for a Hip Halloween!

The Halloween spirit has officially arrived at ModCloth! It’s time to get gussied up in spooky outfits and trick-o-treat yourself to this googly eye nail tutorial!

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