Laura Vrcek

About Laura

With a passion for events, interviews, and her pet aloe plants, Laura strives to live in a world where writing poetry evokes celebrity status. When she's not planning her apartment's next face-lift, she's either befriending strangers or admiring maps. She has an MFA in Creative Writing, is a member of ModCloth's Charitable Giving Committee, and is an avid appreciator of funky hairstyles and too-hot sauces.

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Rosemary-roasted Garlic and Dill Butter, Plus a Prezzie for Foodies

The folks at Turntable Kitchen concocted an oh-so delicious recipe you’ll want to make the second you lay eyes on it. Check it out now.

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Best of the Southwest: The Raddest Street Style from Austin

Our friend Emma of street style blog Trés Awesome joined forces with us again to take a few pics of the stylish ladies attending some of Texas Style Council’s March Mixers over the weekend.

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Treats that Twinkle: A Romantic Dessert Spread by Best Friends for Frosting

Whether you’re hanging with friends, dining with the one you adore, or just want a reason to let your skills shine extra this week, Melissa Johnson of Best Friends For Frosting is here to inspire your own enchanting entourage of treats.

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Best Job Ever: Pantone Color Specialist Leatrice Eiseman

In the latest (and most colorful!) installment of our Best Job Ever series, we talk to Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. Read on for more on how her career came to be.

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Winter Wonderful: Nashville Street Style by Heidi of Under the Guise

Remember our Travel Bug video with street style photographer Heidi Jewell of Under the Guise? Hungry for more from ‘Music City,’ we asked Heidi back to the ModCloth Blog to share some more of her fabulous fashion pics.

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Seconds, Please: Easy Vegan Chocolate Pudding that’s Better than the Real Thing!

An easy (and tasty) way to embrace new beginnings is by trying your hand at a few new-to-you recipes! You’ll hardly believe that this easy-to-make raw, vegan dessert created by Workshop SF teacher Laura Miller, of microbakery Sidesaddle Kitchen

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Loud & Proud: An Infographic of Our A+ Accomplishments in 2012!

Boy, have we come far since our humble beginnings in Susan’s dorm room! Can you believe a love for thrifting planted the sartorial seed for all that ModCloth is today? Take a peek at our way-adorb’ infographic to see …

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Long-lasting Lip Color: A Beauty Tutorial with Fox & Doll

Beauty guru, Shana, of Fox & Doll shows us how bold lips complement any gorgeous getup in this how-to video.

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Best Job Ever: Typographer & Illustrator Extraordinaire Jessica Hische

It’s not every day that you get to meet your career idol, but we made it happen for ModCloth graphic designer Erynn when she interviewed star typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische!

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Oh Where, Oh Where Does My Highlighter Go: Beauty Basics with Shana of Fox & Doll

Ready, set, shine! Follow along as beauty expert, Shana, of Fox & Doll leads the way in this how-to highlighter video.

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Gastronomic Gifts for Your Favorite Foodies by Mary Alice of Charm City Cakes

You know your foodie friends prefer to do it themselves, so why not support their handmade hopes by gifting them with one of these fab foodie items selected by the flavorful Mary Alice Yeskey of Ace of Cakes’ Charm City Cakes!

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Star Refinery29.com Editor Katie’s Gift Guide for Statement-makers

Refinery29 Katie's Guest Gift Guide
Refinery29.com - Katie Hintz-Zambrano's ModCloth Gift Picks!
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Stand out in sequins? Sure, that’ll work! But if you want to wow in ways that will send shock waves for miles, pick a gift or two from this stylish guide curated by Refinery29.com

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ModCloth Retro-bombs Bay Area Mag The Bold Italic

Modcloth Retro-bomb's The Bold Italic!

Media nuts that we are, we couldn’t resist popping by The Bold Italics office to dress fellow feature-writing friend Jennifer Maerz in some truly retro threads. Scroll down for a peek at their office (you’ll wish you worked …

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False Lashes Made Simple: A Beauty Tutorial with Fox & Doll

Our very own vintage-inspired makeup expert, Shana Astrachan of Fox & Doll, shows us how to achieve a lovely lasting look this holiday season!

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