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Style Skirmish: Star Wars vs. Star Trek

True geekdom is measured by loyalty to your most beloved movies, comic books, and games — so tell us the answer to this classic question, who’s more out of this world: Star Wars or Star Trek?

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We Want Candy: Your Top Halloween Treats!

Wax bottles are so 1990. Though, if you’re going for the whole nostalgia thing with your Halloween candy selection this year, perhaps you’ll want to ironically give them out — just make sure to follow them with something Reese’s!

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Obsolete Fashion: 'Cap'-italizing on Chic

Image via Flickr user Gatochy

When it’s a burning summer day and I’m ready to cool in the pool, I scramble into my swimsuit and jump on in. But, say it was 1959. What would be wrong with the imagery above? …

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Obsolete Fashion: Matching Jammies

Well, ModLovers, after a recent Google search led me to website after website devoted exclusively to the sale of matching pajamas, I must report that the great tradition of his-and-her matching pajamas is not obsolete, …

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Obsolete Fashion: Do You Believe in a Thing Called Glove?

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Photos (clockwise from top left): A Scrapbook of Me, A Scrapbook of Me, Retro Ways

Today, we only wear gloves when the weather is chilly and we need an extra layer of warmth, but for centuries gloves were worn …

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Obsolete Fashion: Are You Ga-Ga for Go-Go Boots?

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Images (clockwise from top left): Sarah Richmond, Iluvretrothings.blogspot.com, Star-Telegram

Before the mid-1960s, women wore boots in inclement weather or while engaging in outdoor activities – never for fashion. But as skirts and hemlines rose in the 60s, style …

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ModCloth Spring Fever Blogger Challenge: Final Week!

It’s the last installment of our Spring Fever Blogger Challenge. Vote for your favorite styling of the Composition VII Hat!Is it This Time Tomorrow, Strawberry Koi, Selective Potential, or Keiko Lynn?

 

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Obsolete Fashion: A Brief (and Modest) History of the Bathing Suit

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Images (Left to right): Vicfun.blogspot.com and Fuzzylizzie

With the introduction of railways in the early 1800s, the seaside emerged as a popular destination for vacationers from all classes. Still, modesty ruled the Victorian era, and ladies would wade onto the …

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Spring Fever Blogger Challenge: Week 1!

If you’re anything like me, you’re going through your closet trying to remember how to dress for spring. So, we’ve asked style bloggers Strawberry Koi, Keiko Lynn, This Time Tomorrow, and Selective Potential to style the Ivory

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“Neighborhood” Love Songs

In our most recent ModMobile poll, we asked subscribers to choose which genre of music they wanted us to feature next on our blog. Well, the results are in, and the overwhelming majority of votes went to “indie!” So …

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