Archive | October, 2012

Best Job Ever: Lexicographer Erin McKean of Wordnik.com

In honor of Dictionary Day, we set out to find the wordiest woman out there. Meet lexicographer Erin McKean, our latest Best Job Ever candidate, and learn how she whittled a career out of words. Read more »
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We’re Listening to The Luyas!


Image via The Luyas at Dead Oceans.

I’ve been checking and waiting for The Luyas to come out with a new album since Too Beautiful To Work, and today my diligence has paid off. The Luyas’ newest musical …

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It’s the Mash! It’s the Modster Mash!

It’s that time of year again: pumpkins populate doorsteps, the trees are ablaze with fall foliage, and finding the perfect Halloween costume is on everyone’s mind. But what to do with those eye-catching costumes once All Hallows Eve has come …

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A Twin Peaks Fanzine? Oh, yes.

Damn Fine Coffee! A Twin Peaks fanzine
If you're a longtime follower of the ModCloth Blog, you know that every few months – like clockwork – one of us will write something about Twin Peaks. Read more »
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November, Every Day with Rachael Ray.

The Bear-ly Spiced Shaker Set was featured in the November issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray.

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Finding Your “Nishe”: Three Eye-Catching Coats from One Lovely Label

Featuring boldly blocked colors and ’60s-inspired silhouettes, it’s hard to ignore the eye-catching designs of Hong Kong-based fashion label Nishe. Founded in 2008 by designer Polly Siu, Nishe channels an artistic approach to design, mixing feminine details – such …

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Street Style: Pattern Play

We spotted this charming cutie while browsing the vendors at the local flea market and fell in love with her quirky cool style. We're digging the subtle pattern play between her geometric skirt and statement accessories! Read more »
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November, REDBOOK.

The Mint for Me Ring was featured in the November issue of REDBOOK.

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Quote of the Day: Edna Woolman Chase on Style

Edna Woolman Chase on fashion. Design by ModCloth.

True fact: I love this quote so much it’s in my e-mail signature! Edna Woolman Chase was the editor in chief of Vogue from 1914 to 1952, and it racks my brain just imagining the defining decades of fashion that …

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Old Photographs Given New Life


All images via Xaxor

Set me in front of a box of yellowing, old photographs, and I’ll completely tune out my surroundings, lost in a trance like an asp curling to the music of a snake charmer’s pungi. Plunging into …

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