About Erin

Erin is our resident California girl with a love for everything vintage. She’s the creative force behind Calivintage.com and she’s joined the ModCloth blog team to share her passion for vintage-inspired style, cycling adventures, and silly hats!

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Geek Icon: Delia Derbyshire, Electronic Music Extraordinaire

In celebration of all things geek this week, we’re profiling the effortless style and technical talent of Delia Derbyshire, best known as one of the masterminds behind the theme song for the BBC cult favorite Doctor Who.

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Sun Fun: Get Your DIY On with Embellished Sunglasses

After spotting sugary sweet embellished sunglasses in the latest issue of Lula and other magazines, we decided to pull out the glue gun and try our hand at making our own custom-decorated specs.

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Pony Up: 3 Chic Ponytail Tutorials for a Cool Summer

It’s easy to dismiss the ponytail as little more than a lazy solution to sweltering summers, or a last resort for bad hair days. We’re here to convince you otherwise, and show you the infinite possibilities the simple pony holds!

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Street Style: Put It In Neutral

Looking for ways to freshen up a simple summer style? A subtle mix of textures with a sneaky peek of neon really elevate the look of these easy basics.

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Sporty Style: 7 Inspiring Women Olympians from Decades Past

If you can believe it, in just a few shorts weeks we’ll be celebrating the arrival of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. We thought we’d get a head start in the inspiration department by sharing some of our favorite vintage snapshots of awe-inducing female Olympians.

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Page Turners: Swoon-worthy Tropical Style from Lula No. 14

There is nothing more special than the moment the latest Lula magazine arrives on your doorstep. And with summer in full swing, we can’t help but dream of tropical beach locales as we admire this artful editorial — the aptly titled “I Will Wait for You There” — from Lula issue 14.

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Street Style: Chic Ways to Wear Red, White, and Blue

Whenever a big holiday rolls around, we struggle to find ways to incorporate the festive colors of the occasion without evoking memories of our Puffy Paint-adorned holiday sweaters of yesteryear.

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Celebrate Midsummer’s Eve with a DIY Flower Crown!

With the official first day of summer in only a week, we thought we’d celebrate the season with flower crown fit for a fairytale! (Or an outdoor wedding, summer festival, or any day you please.)

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Pretty Prints by La Casita de Wendy

If you’re getting sick of the same old solids, then get your print fix with these fancy illustrated frocks by Spanish design duo La Casita de Wendy. While prints may be perfect for decorating your dorm, we quite like the idea of this wearable art!

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Get Ready for a Summer Ride

Looking for ideas for what to wear on a casual ride about town? Look no further than this chic outfit by Ron of Dresses on a Clothesline.

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Smörgåstårta, or, the Best Fake Cake You’ll Ever Make

Ah, the wonders of the internet: Recently, while flicking through Pinterest, I happened upon a photograph of a fancy cake. Upon closer inspection, this cake was not of the sticky-sweet variety. It was a giant sandwich disguised as a cake. …

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Street Style: Refined Florals

Looking for an outfit for all occasions? During our last flea market outing, we spotted this market-shopping maven sporting a floral look that could easily transition from the weekend to the workplace. Work it, girl!…

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Bass Loves Rachel Antonoff… And We Do Too!

Flipping through the cheerful lookbook for the latest collaboration between longtime favorite Bass Shoes and rising indie designer Rachel Antonoff, we can’t help but get excited for the summer months ahead.

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Street Style: Just Go Retro

We spotted this retro-inspired gal while browsing the booths at the Alameda Pointe Antiques Faire and were smitten with her aqua frock and contrasting canary-hued specs!

What would you wear for a day of foraging at a flea market?…

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