Archive | March, 2010

Top 10 Senior Portraits from the 1965 Hampton High School Yearbook

I’m not sure why, but when I saw this yearbook at a local thrift shop, it spoke to me. It said, “Hannah, buy me! Take me home. Read me! Oh, and then, if you don’t mind terribly, write a Top …

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Stuff We Miss Face-Off: BSB vs. Spice Girls

On Thursday, we rated the top boy band of the 90s. Friday, the girls took center stage. Now, the winners of each group have been chosen, and the task is upon us to decide the debate of the ages …

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Celebrating Women’s History Month with Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti, Co-founder and Executive Editor of

Jessica Valenti, Co-founder and Executive Editor of

In this week’s installment of our Women Making History series, I am thrilled to present founder Jessica Valenti! In addition to starting the popular feminist blog and online community, Jessica …

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And the Lucky Winners Are…

If you participated in our Aren’t You Lucky? Twitter Contest on St. Patrick’s Day, you may be one of our lucky, randomly chosen winners of a special ModCloth prize! If your Twitter handle is listed below, please fill out

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Stuff We Miss Showdown: Vote for Your Favorite Girl Band

One-third of my childhood was spent pretending to be a member of one of these mind-blowing girl bands. Totally inappropriate for a 12-year-old? Probably.  Totally awesome? Absolutely! From the empowering girl power exuded by En Vogue to the sultry …

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Outfit of the Week: A Little Bit Country & A Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll

“You play ball like a girl!” That was the ultimate insult in The Sandlot. But what’s wrong with being a girl? Nothing! As a matter of fact, it’s pretty awesome. So what better way to celebrate our femininity than …

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Obsolete Fashion: Could You Stomach It?

Madame de Pompadour

Portrait of Madame de Pompadour: Illinois State University, Illustration: Swillvill’s 18th Century

A stomacher was a triangular or U- shaped piece of fabric worn by women from about 1570 to 1770. In addition to connecting the two sides of …

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7 Street Style Photographers to Follow on Twitter!

For the social media savvy who are looking for the best in tweet – err, street– style photography, here are our recommendations for your Twitter list!

@MrStreetPeeper – At the IFB conference,  Phil Oh of …

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Stuff We Miss Showdown: Vote for Your Favorite Boy Band!

Before groups like LFO and O-Town soiled the good name of “boy band” with their too-poppy-even-for-Richard Simmons music, the boy band was a sacred covenant – admitting only the best and brightest young talents of the 1990s. Boyz II Men, …

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This Just In

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Easy Being Green Sandal

Last month, I talked about mint-y greens being a huge trend for spring, and this new sandal is one of my favorite examples yet! They’ll pair nicely with all the pretty floral dresses and skirts that …

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