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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Transform Your Thrifted Speakers into Funky Focal Points

A few flea market raids into your weekend, and you’ve acquired a solid set of working speakers! The only downside? Their grill cloths are lookin’ a little dingy — what to do, what to do. We’ve whipped up a way easy DIY that will take those beat blasters from ‘blargh’ to ‘bad’ — in the M.J. way.

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To the Moon and Back: Spacey Inspiration from Our Favorite Pinners

Images via @TheAtomicHouse.

Feeling undoubtedly in tune with the cosmos after penning our zodiac-inspired Shop Our Outfits collection, part of me still feels a certain celestial pull toward the moon. I want to wear planet-plumed prints, star-studded accessories

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ModCloth’s Stylish LA Team Lends Their Expertise to Teens

Ever wish you were a personal shopper? Us, too! That’s exactly what a crew of our LA-based ModEmployees did this month in the name of a great cause at The Working Wardrobe‘s Dream Girls & Distinguished Gentlemen event!

Each …

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Cherries on Top: Emerging Swimwear Designer Isha Webb on ModCloth

Isha Webb may have started as a bridal designer, but this San Diego talent clearly has a knack for essential summer gear, too.

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Aqua Fishbowl Dessert Cocktails by Megan of NotMartha

In the spirit of all things swim, we invited Megan Reardon of lifestyle blog Not Martha to create some yummy, ocean-inspired cocktails to share with all you thirsty MC Blog readers! From start to finishing touches, she’ll show you …

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It’s a Sign: Take a Peek Behind the Scenes at Our Latest Shoot!

“Hi, there. What’s your sign?”

That’s exactly what we asked our celestially chic crew of staff models during the shoot for our Zodiac-themed Shop Our Outfits collection, a special astrology-inspired array of looks packed with elemental accessories and, of course, …

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Future Folk? This New Zealand Band Wows Us All the Way from Wellington

Inky cityscapes, 60s-inspired fashion, and a sound that’s as sweet as it is unique, New Zealand band Urbantramper has us pretty much obsessed. The band describes its genre as ‘future folk’ — an interesting interpretation of their ethereally indie aesthetic.…

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Retro Revival: We Try Out a Recipe from a 1970′s Cookbook

We’ve been wondering: if throwback threads can delight eras after they were made, are retro recipes just as timeless? Here, we tested out a tropically tasty cocktail from one of my mother’s cookbooks to see what our seventies sisters were …

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Why We Love LA-based Indie Pop Band Sweater Girls


Image via Sweater Girls

One of the coolest things about writing for ModCloth is being approached by fellow creatives looking to connect. In fact, just last week the blog team received an email from Diana Meehan of the LA-based indie …

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Meet our NYFW Guest Instagrammer, Très Awesome!

Couldn’t make it to New York Fashion Week? Fret not, friends! With our own Erin giving you front-row seat to NYFW’s best shows and Emma of street style blog Très Awesome guest Instagramming for us, you’ll get your Fashion Week …

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ModCloth Hosts Fashion Writing Workshop for San Francisco Teens!

This month, stylish students from San Francisco area schools are filing into 826 Valencia for ModCloth’s first-ever fashion writing workshop. Yes, you heard us! For four weeks, we’re running an after-school class called Catwalk or Run: Fashion Writing for

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Vanilla-Rose Water Cupcakes by Heather of SprinkleBakes

With her debut book in the the works, Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes is keepin’ busy perfecting her way-creative confections. Somehow, she still found time to conjure up these incredible cupcakes to share with all of you marvelous MC blog readers!

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Pucker Up to These Hue-perfect Picks

Carrot cake, papaya, tangerine, and tea rose — fruity hues a plenty seem to be popping up everywhere fashionistas frequent! Pantone’s 2012 Color of The Year, tangerine, is surely catching the wave with this season’s wearables, but what really …

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