Tag Archives | accessories

Darling Details: Valentine’s Day Accessories We Love

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays. Minus the increased potential for rampant cavities, it’s the opportunity to spread the love for all things heart-shaped! Check out a few of our fave V-Day accessories…

Read more »

Take a Trip with Whimsical LA Designer Locketship

Rainbow beads, gobs of glitter, and critters-a-plenty are just a few of the whimsical elements that make Locketship pieces into memorable statement-makers.

Read more »
8 Comments

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 »
26 Comments

A Street-Style-Inspired Wardrobe Resolution


Left image via Style/Clicker, right image via Trendycrew.

When it comes to grafting together garments for an outfit, I think I do a decent job of knocking some socks off. But when it comes to accessorizing, I’ve trouble …

Read more »
5 Comments

How-to: A Two-Ingredient Patina Aging Solution

DIY patina tutorial

DIY patina tutorial

Skip harsh chemicals or solutions if you’re looking to give a piece of metal a beautiful verdigris tint. All you need is apple cider vinegar and non-iodized salt, both of which can easily be found at almost any market!

This …

Read more »
4 Comments

Steampunk Style DIYs: A Necklace that’s Geared Up for Greatness


Cogs on togs — it’s one of my favorite parts of the steampunk aesthetic. Whether they’re nested into a top hat or crimped onto earring backs, watch gears and parts have a decidedly excellent air about them. I figured …

Read more »
6 Comments

Style Glossary: Bucket Bag

Above, Julie‘s illustrations of two types of bucket bags as inspired by Vena Cava’s Spring 2012 collection, which debuted last week in NYC.

Come one, carryalls! As Fashion Week proceeds, don’t forget to relish over the simpler things …

Read more »

Scarflette Styling Tips from Regina of Lilian Eve Designs


Kathleen, of Inspirafashion, pairs her necklace over the Caturday Tunic, Retro Dollie Earrings, Road Less Traveled Wedge, and Floral Trek Bag.

Cold weather is right around the corner, and before we know it, our favorite …

Read more »
4 Comments

Put a Feather on It! DIY Gilded Feather Headband

If you saw the gold feathered headband in our new “Everyday Exotic” stylebook and thought, “Wowzas! Where can I get one of those?”, look no further than this blog post!

Equipped with some common tools, jewelry parts, and the savvy …

Read more »
29 Comments

Our New Favorite Accessory Is A Fun DIY!

If you know how to braid and have a few bucks to spend at the hardware store, this Hex Nut Bracelet DIY, originally found on Honestly…WTF, is definitely worth checking out. With a couple of materials and a …

Read more »
16 Comments

Wear Your Heart on Your Knees

For me, Valentine’s Day always brings me back to my grade school days, when we would sit at our desks, making valentines with construction paper and glitter. In the spirit of those days, I decided to do a little DIY

Read more »
22 Comments

Street Style: Delight in Bright Tights

bright tightsImages via Japanese Streets and STYLITES.

In dreary December, it’s difficult to imagine wearing anything but cozy sweaters, protective outerwear and cuddly accessories. However, the doldrums of cold weather don’t necessarily have to influence your daily style. These fashion-forward …

Read more »
15 Comments

Un-fur-gettable Looks: Faux Fur Hats For All!

faux fur hatsClockwise from left: Mousevox Vintage, Le Blog de Mok, You are the Cosmos, and Fashion Your Seatbelts

What’s comfier than bundling up with a faux fur hat this season? Go chic with a ushanka-inspired hat or …

Read more »
5 Comments

Accessorize! Your Questions Answered by ModStylists

Your style advisers Chelsey, Nicole, Amy, and Jess.

We asked our ModMobile subscribers to text us their style questions last week, and the response was ‘mod’umental! With over 220 replies, we had two choices: 1) Write the world’s longest blog …

Read more »
8 Comments