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.

About Julianne

Julie is a modern day Renaissance woman and die-hard bloody mary enthusiast. When she’s not sprinkling magic fairy dust onto ModCloth’s social media channels, you can find her eclectic point of view on food, fashion, music, and DIY documented here!

Author Archive | Laura

So Fly: Travel Pins By Our Latest Pinterest Guests!

We’ve all seen travel boards galore on Pinterest – they seem to be endless -, but today we’re sharing some of the best of the best out there! Hop on over to our ‘Guest Pinner’ gallery on ModCloth’s Pinterest to …

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Get Away to the Good Life: A Retro Retreat


Image via Flickr user The Pie Shop

Oh, major air carriers, won’t you please perfect time travel?

We’re ready to take a trip back to when ‘vacation’ stood for escaping the ordinary. On this first day of summer, we invite …

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Customer Kate Fundraises for Her Kitty + An Open Call for Art

We often find ourselves bragging about how cool our customers are — seriously, it’s all, ‘Guess what Eliza said on the blog today!’ or, ‘Maria from the Make the Cut Collection was so rad. I love that we sell her

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Boy, Oh Boy: Tomboy Style Takes Over Our Tumblr!

Photo courtesy of Sharon Suh.

Much like the iconic ladies it covers, the blog Tomboy Style makes merging masculine fashion and fierce femininity look ultra easy.

We’re thrilled to welcome creator Lizzie Garrett Mettler as our latest guest editor

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Best Job Ever: Jen O’Neal, Founder of Tripping.com

Jen O’Neal, founder of global travel community site Tripping, recognized the need for a site where adventure-seekers could connect and plan trips off the beaten path after several eye-opening trips abroad in 2009. Her go-getter ‘tude propelled her mission to create Tripping, a site on which users can find folks to connect with for conversation, language exchanges, free homestays, or even rent luxury villas. Yup, owning your own travel startup definitely qualifies for a Best Job Ever!

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1 Question, 5 Gals: Bloggers Dish on Trekless Traveling

Experiencing a place can sometimes be as easy as adopting a new perspective. We asked some of the bloggers featured in our Adventures in Style stylebook a question that proves whether or not it’s true. Scroll down to see …

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Bright On: Amp Up Your Look in 5 Steps

With Bonnaroo right around the corner, we thought we’d invite guest beauty consultant Priscilla Francine back to the ModCloth Blog to share this rockin’ makeup tutorial, so you can look as rad as the bands backstage!

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Flashing Lights: Lomography’s Diana World Tour Kickoff

As adorers of cameras old and new, our editorial team pounced on the opp’ to check out the kickoff for Lomography‘s Diana World Tour at their downtown San Francisco store. The roving event features the epic Detrich Collection, a …

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Show & Tell: Workshop SF

From Fire Escape Farming to Heavy Metal Aerobics, DIY school Workshop SF has been wooing Bay Area craft fanatics since its doors opened in 2009. Founder and Owner Kelly Malone dishes on how Workshop came to be, what went right …

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Music for Muse: Etta’s Inspiring Album Covers

When I hear Etta James‘ long-adored track “At Last,” it’s with fleeting embarrassment that I recall that scene in Pleasantville where protoganist David and his sweetheart Margaret coast down lovers’ lane. The song hums from the couple’s car radio as …

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