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Stylebook Secrets: Work-Ready Hair with a Retro Flair

Do the retro ‘dos of our new stylebook leave you longing for some vintage vibrance in your own hair routine?

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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!

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In the Thick of It: 3 Fancy Hairstyles for Thick Hair

Whether you’re prepping for prom, flying to Fashion Week, or simply seeking a new way to tame your mane, we’ve got three thick-hair-friendly styles to suit any occasion.

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Retro Revival: Vintage Coiffeurs Make a Comeback

As a longtime admirer of vintage hairstyles, you can imagine my delight in the recent resurgence of retro coiffeurs in fashion magazines. After so many seasons of unkempt updos, the return of polished hairstyles is truly refreshing. Below are …

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Chapeau Chic: 3 Hat-friendly Hairstyles

December is finally here — ’tis the season for toques, tams, and snuggly ski caps to find their way into your daily dress code.

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Va-Va-Vivacious: Retro Beauty Tips Made Simple

Pin-up-pretty looks don’t have to be saved for special occasions. In fact, prep time can be kept to a minimum when you take tips from Pittsburgh-based makeup artist Adrienne Pace and hairstylist Lauren Tomarello, the gals responsible for the classic looks of our current Shop Our Outfits collection, Va-Va-Vivacious, featuring the ModStylists.

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Your Beauty Questions, Answered by Birchbox

Last week, we launched our guest editor series on the ModCloth Tumblr and had a blast learning beauty tips and tricks from Birchbox‘s Director of Content, Mollie Chen. We opened up the forum and asked you to pose…

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Runway to Reality: How to Craft Thakoon’s Fall 2011 Yarn Updos

This fall, we wholeheartedly encourage you to play with your hair. In this fun video how-to, blog writer Erin will teach you how to fashion yarn-woven hairstyles inspired by those seen at Thakoon’s Fall 2011 collection. The Thai-American …

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Helmet-Friendly Hairdos for the Gal on the Go

It’s easy to make a favorite dress cycle-friendly (just add leggings) — but how does a lady style her hair? Wearing a helmet is a must, but the combination of humidity and the snug fit can impart less-than-comely creases …

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3 Glam Retro Hairstyles to Try Right Now

Looking for a bit of hair inspiration this summer? We teamed up with the lovely staff at San Francisco salon Watermelon Sugar to showcase a three vintage-inspired updos that are certain to inspire. Whether you’ve got plans to attend a …

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Don’t Mind If I ‘Do’?: These Mod Hairstyles Deserve Their Own Diplomas

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Today’s asymmetric cuts, ombré fades, and feather extensions complement current trends, but when it comes to special occasions like graduation, there’s something irresistible about retro hairstyles, like the ones in these vintage school photos. …

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Waves of Whimsy: Get the Look!

Bold, on-trend vermilion lips and a youthful spin on the traditional French Twist inspired the beauty styling of our latest homepage, “Waves of Whimsy.” In between mascara touch-ups and feverish backcombing, we caught up with make-up artist Emily

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