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Why Vintage?

Sometimes when I tell people what I do for a living – “I sell vintage and vintage inspired fashion online” – I get a mixed reaction.

“So… you sell used clothing? Something that someone else has worn before?” 

As if …

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A Pug on a Fungi

It’s another gloomy, rainy day in Pittsburgh…you know what that means!

Winton the Pug

This was taken just a second before a bark – probably a complaint about being put on a mushroom. Keep reading for a close-up……

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Agathe of StyleBytes

StyleBytes.net Interview

Always interesting and inspirational, StyleBytes is another blog on my must-read list. Agathe, the author, writes about everything from runway trends to flea market finds – she also posts pictures of her daily outfits! We had a little e-mail chat …

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Awefulsome Tuesday

Vintage Colorblock Boots

These vintage boots just arrived and they’ve caused quite the controversy in the ModCloth office: some of us love them while others… don’t. Personally, I think they’re pretty awefulsome, with the emphasis on awesome. Maybe 70% awesome with …

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To Grandmother's House We Go…

I took a roadtrip to Philadelphia this weekend for a cousin’s wedding and, of course, did some shopping along the way. Grandma’s house was my first stop. Now my Gram is definitely not your average 82 year old; she teaches …

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A Pug on a Mushroom

Nothing to brighten up a rainy Friday like a pug on a mushroom.

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Go Fug Yourself

Interview with Heather and Jessica from blog Go Fug Yourself

One of our favorite daily reads is Go Fug Yourself, a snarky and hilarious blog that chronicles the lows (and sometimes highs) of Hollywood fashion. I had a little chat with Jessica & Heather, the brains behind the blog……

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Awefulsome Tuesday: Part Deux

What could possibly follow-up last week’s awefulsome Saddle Bag? How about this ultra over-sized cardigan by Liz Claibourne Sport…


This is a size small.

Now at first glance, I must admit, I had to cringe. But then it totally …

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The Holy Grail

I did some light shopping this weekend and I think I might have found the Holy Grail.

Vintage Nine West leather over the knee boots in almost new, barely worn condition and, most importantly, in my size.

Of course I …

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Awefulsome Tuesday

We’re starting a new feature here on ModLife: Awefulsome Tuesdays! Awefulsome? I hear you ask, What does that mean? Well, it’s 1 part “awful” plus 1 part “awesome”.

This is where we feature finds that walk the line between truly …

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Cupcakes!

I tested out my new apron and measuring cup set this evening and here’s the result:

Delicious vegan cookies and cream cupcakes! Now it’s time to eat……

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Winston vs. Veterinarian

It’s been a long and busy week for all of us at ModCloth, but especially so for our mascot Winston. Here’s the story… last weekend we found a small growth on his right front paw. Thankfully, after several trips to …

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Paris Fashion Week Begins

This is my Christmas: Paris Fashion Week! The most classically great of all the fashion weeks.

And the show I was most excited for? Well, it’s Balenciaga, and it’s happened… and I don’t know what to think.

Shiny florals with …

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Thrifting Dreams Come True

I have this thing about laundry – this thing where I never do it and it piles up in the basket looking sloppy and unattractive. Modern laundry storage methods are utilitarian and dull so until today, I had settled for …

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