About Annie

Thrift shopping and cupcake baking are the two main constants within Annie's life. When she's not scouring for finds of a lifetime or indulging in calorie-laden confections, Annie enjoys bicycles, dogs, fashion, long stories, and inside jokes.

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Vintage Nail Art to Inspire Your Next Mani

We decided to dig through some photo archives and find manicure tastemakers from years past.

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Handlettering and ModCloth’s Community Inspire “In With the You”

“Lazy Jane” and other typography-based Shel Silverstein poems inspired the unique graphic design treatment for our latest stylebook, In With the You. Our gorgeous models, Adelle, Lily, and Madison, embodied our inspirational ModCloth community in looks built upon a …

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Fantastical Voyage Inspired by Retro Nostalgia and Sublime Sparkle

The holidays have always inspired me to dress in strawberry reds, forest greens, and caramel browns — basically, like a festive evergreen tree brought to life. But this year, the color palette and textures of traditional gift giving are what …

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Meet the ModDog: Reese

Name: Reese
Age: 4
Breed:
Pomeranian

“I’ve had Reese since she was two months old,” says Community Specialist Manager Crystal. “We adopted her from an Amish breeder in Ohio. They had a few Pom puppies for sale, and most …

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“A Welcome Retreat” Inspired by Coziness, Color

In the few short months before the impending chaos of the holiday season, I find myself longing for cozy, colorful knitwear, quiet solitude, and a good book. Such was the inspiration for A Welcome Retreat, our latest stylebook.

Iconic …

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Meet the ModDog: Calvin

Name: Calvin
Age: 1
Breed: Pitbull/Shar-pei mix

With the markings of a young brown cow and the perfect rosebud ears of a purebred, Calvin, Software Engineer Rudy’s precocious pup, is definitely one of the most dashing ModDogs in San …

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Retro Revival: NYFW Designers Take a Cue from Vintage Staples

We’ve all heard the expression “Fashion is cyclical,” but where’s the proof? If you’ve been keeping up with Spring 2012 collections, you know the idiom to be entirely true.

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Scarflette Styling Tips from Regina of Lilian Eve Designs


Kathleen, of Inspirafashion, pairs her necklace over the Caturday Tunic, Retro Dollie Earrings, Road Less Traveled Wedge, and Floral Trek Bag.

Cold weather is right around the corner, and before we know it, our favorite …

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10 Must-Read, Must-Own Fashion Tomes

Searching for some extracurricular reading material to satiate your stylish spirit? With the help of Fashion Pulse Daily’s Julia DiNardo, who offered her favorite reading suggestions during our AWP panel last winter, we compiled 10 of our fashion library essentials

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Our Stylish Take on the Boardwalk the Line Dress


Blogger Kathleen of Inspirafashion wears the Boardwalk the Line Dress, Velvet Touch Headband, and the Golden Commitment Necklace.

If you’re a fan of our Be the Buyer Program, you’ve surely noticed the flux of incredible dresses …

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Twiggy-inspired Mod Makeup in 4 Steps

If you love Twiggy’s iconic eye makeup (which just so happened to be a huge inspiration for model Mary’s look in our latest stylebook, Bicycle Belles), we encourage you to try your hand at recreating the style with our …

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Page Turners: Glam Rock Goddess


Image via Fashion Gone Rogue

Stylist extraordinaire Kate Shillingford is known for being the queen of ingenious layering, and her latest editorial, photographed by Ben Toms for Vogue Russia, has me longing for cold weather and the joys …

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Page Turners: Guess Who?


Image via Fashion Gone Rogue

The standout editorial in Tatler’s August issue coyly asks readers,Don’t You Know Who I Am? But here’s the catch — unlike most fashion spreads which have been blogged and reblogged to the …

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Meet the ModDog: Wulphie

Name: Wulphie
Age: 7
Breed: Papillon/Corgi mix

Like Cindy Crawford’s infamous mole or Lauren Hutton’s charming gap-toothed smile, San Francisco office ModDog Wulphie’s distinct, downright adorable underbite is his true beauty mark, and we love him for it.

This sweet …

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