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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Show & Tell: Vivi Dot Designer Molly Gaines and Her Way Cute Workspace

From Patrick Swayze buttons to hairpins boasting psychedelic prints, designer Molly Gaines of Vivi Dot crafts her handmade goodies in a home studio as quirky as her retro-inspired line of accessories. This Seattle resident named her company after her grandmothers -- Vivi and Dot -- whom she credits for her creative moxie and sense of humor. Between crafting and creating, she invited us in for a virtual tour of her stylish space! Read more »
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Two-wheeled Wonders: Bike Street Style by Fashionist


Nikki, photographed on Valencia Street.

Dressing cycle chic seems to be second nature to San Franciscans, especially around Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area! In honor of this May 10 event, we asked street style blogger Mai, …

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Take a Toronto Tour with ♥elycia

If a full day of vintage shopping topped off with some vegan Mexican noms sounds like your idea of the perfect day, let Toronto, Ontario blogger Elycia of ♥elycia lead the way! For our May edition of Travel Bug, she shows us where to score retro décor, mod dresses, and tons of other T-dot treasures. Tag along to see why her lakeside city is oh-so special! Read more »
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April at Large: This Month at ModCloth, by the Numbers

Care to share any funny stats about your life? Wedges worn in a week? Songs sung in the rain?…

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Fan Fare: Creative Customer Lizzy D. Shares Her Wardrobe Woes

“I have a problem, and its name is ModCloth!”

Clearly, creative customer Lizzy D. shares the same sentiment as many of us. Oh, which dress to choose, which dress to choose? We couldn’t help but share her spunky illustration with …

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Coachella Festival Fashion Recap by Guest Instagrammer, Très Awesome

Back for another round of Guest Instagramming, Emma of Chicago street style blog Très Awesome tossed aside her Midwest threads and headed to SoCal to snap some shots of festival fashion for us at the annual Coachella Valley Music and

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Our Favorite Vintage-inspired Hair Accessories for Wedding Day ‘Dos

You've got the dress, you're ready to say 'yes,' and the party's planned from the flowers to the food -- yet you're still lacking in the locks department! Read more »
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Behold, the Prettiest Pastel Makeup Tutorial

It's a fact -- when the workweek gets busy, our makeup routine is the first thing to suffer. With that in mind, we asked makeup artist Priscilla Francine to show us how to achieve a pretty pastel look that not only brings out the best in a variety of skin tones, but will last all day. Read more »
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Retro Revival: Yoga Beauty Tips from the 1960s

My Nana once told me that her mother, my great-grandmother, had bags under her eyes because she’d rub them furiously with her fists first thing in the morning. “If you don’t do that, you’ll be alright,” Nana told me with …

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An ‘Oops’ Recipe Gone Right by Emily of Baking Blog Tar-Tryin’

We invited Emily Kastner of  tongue-in-cheek baking blog Tar-tryin’ to share her story of a failed recipe gone right to show that happy accidents can indeed happen in the kitchen, too. Read on to hear how she remedied a major …

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