Archive | April, 2010

Top 10 Retro Recipes

Retro Recipe

Photo: Flickr user x-ray delta one

It’s common knowledge that casseroles were king in the 50s, and fondue was a favorite in the 70s, but what else did people make back then? This week’s Top 10 takes a dive into …

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365 Days Later: The Uniform Project

She did it. Sheena Matheiken, the woman who stole our hearts with her creativity, impeccable styling, and unique fundraiser The Uniform Project, has survived 365 days of wearing the same little black dress. We caught up with the …

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Sleigh Bells Are Rocking

Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells ditches run-of-the-mill riffs to create the perfect potion of pop and electro-rock, with vocalist Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Miller crafting their own distinctly distorted sound. The above song, “A/B Machines,” is one of few that …

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ENVY april 29th

The American Beauty Rose Dress was featured in ENVY Magazine

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Oh, Shoot!

On Tuesday, the band Heavy Trash rolled into Pittsburgh to perform at the Thunderbird Cafe, just blocks from the ModCloth office. Led by legendary indie rocker Jon Spencer, Heavy Trash dumps on its audience a dollop of rockabilly drumming, bluesy …

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On the Radio-head

Yes, it has finally come. The match made in Indie Music Cover Heaven. To raise money for Haiti and Chile relief efforts, Regina Spektor has covered the Radiohead classic “No Surprises,” with the money from the cover sales going to …

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Sew ‘Burda’ Stylish

For those of you craving an online DIY forum, Burda Style may be just the site to stir your creativity! The online sewing community is a hub for sewing enthusiasts to chat on message boards, read sewing tips, post sewing …

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A Stylish Spectacle

Dating back to 3rd grade when I memorized the eye chart to cover up my worsening vision, I’ve avoided wearing glasses. Now that I’ve seen style like Deren’s, however, I might change my mindset. The gusto this recent CMU grad …

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The Bare Truth: Women’s Bodies in Ads for Men

In past Vintage Sexism posts, we’ve examined ways ads and commercials target women to sell everything from coffee to kitchen appliances to laundry detergent. Lately, though, I can’t help …

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Never too Legit to ‘Quito’

If Quito, Ecuador was one of the first places declared a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site, it must be a sight to see, right? (The answer is yes.) So, get ready as Travel Bug zips down to South America! Riddled with …

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