Tag Archives | shelf life

You’ve Only Got Four Dresses to Save the World

When I was ten years-old, among my favorite outfits was a long, maroon dress embellished with tiny, floral bouquets, and an oversized, lace collar. This, ladies and gentlemen, was not a dress that changed the world.

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O Come, All Ye Reading Faithful

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As we enter the final stretch of holiday shopping, you are probably wishing that, like Santa, you had hundreds of elves at your disposal to help fill those holes left on your holiday shopping list. So, …

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What Not to Be When You Grow Up

It was a not-so-glorious Saturday morning at the DMV. So what better time to crack open Crap Jobs: 100 Tales of Workplace Hell? (Civil Servant, in case you were wondering, is ranked #9 on the list).

Remember that summer you …

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Follow ModCloth on GoodReads!

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Calling all bookworms! We know you’re out there! And we want to know what you’re reading! So, we’ve joined Goodreads, a social networking site that allows readers to share their favorite finds (as well as books …

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Do You Know What You’ve Got Before It’s Gone?


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Too often when we think of our local library, we flash back to the days we spent as a child escaping to the story-filled stacks after school. But unfortunately, post-academia and pre-children of our own, too …

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How to Avoid Ending Up on a VH1 Reality TV Show

“Every era has its own concept of charm,” reads the first sentence of Helen Valentine and Alice Thompson’s Better than Beauty. So where should we look to find the epitome of charm today? The Jerry Springer Show? MTV’s The …

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A Color That's Always in Style…

Image of Lily Cole taken from Vogue.co.uk

There’s nothing more fashionable then being eco-conscious. However, I often find it difficult to be stylish and green. I thrift when I can, buy vintage, and try to identify the sources of my …

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A Color That’s Always in Style…

Image of Lily Cole taken from Vogue.co.uk

There’s nothing more fashionable then being eco-conscious. However, I often find it difficult to be stylish and green. I thrift when I can, buy vintage, and try to identify the sources of my …

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Spare a Sawbuck, Save the World!

I’m the kind of person who tries to be ‘green’ whenever I can. I compost in my backyard, I have reusable totes for my groceries,  and I recycle. I use the right kind of toothpaste, buy non-oil based dish soap, …

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