Archive | January, 2012

Gotta Love Some Inspiration: The Creative Process Behind Our Stylebook

The title of our current stylebook is Girl Meets Glam – and ma’am, do we mean glam or do we mean ga-LAM! In styling, photographing, writing, and designing this project, our Creative Team was inspired by bright, fabulous, and cheeky …

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Fave Finds: Emily’s Sweet Satchel

Who: Emily of Yesterday’s Sweetheart

What: The most perfect white satchel (free of stains and scuffs!)

Where: Goodwill

How Much: $5

When I Use It: “This is the perfect bag for getting dressed up with. Recently I wore it …

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Quiz of the Month: 2012 Trends to Try

Tickled pinker than cotton candy by your enthusiastic response to the “Find Your Coat Calling” quiz in November, we decided to start a monthly blog quiz. Hope you enjoy!

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Single File: A Retro-Inspired File Folder DIY from A Beautiful Mess

DIY expert Elsie Larson of the blog A Beautiful Mess teaches us how to make easy, breezy floral file folders. Read more »

One Tweed Coat, Three Ways

Wearing tons of layers and a bulky coat is starting to feel a bit monotonous as we dream of the quickly approaching spring weather, so I thought I’d try my hand at styling three (San Francisco) winter looks with the …

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Meet the ModDog: Alfie

Name: Alfie

Age: 8 months

Breed: Chihuahua/Dachshund mix

“I’ve had Alfie for just over a month and a half, but it was love at first sight for both of us!” says ModSquad Coordinator and PR Assistant Emily. “I …

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What to Pack for a Poetry Festival

From literary conferences to late-night readings, the modern poet ends up spending lots of time on the road. With the Santra Cruz Poetry Festival just around the bend, I’ve gathered up the must-have items for today’s traveling writer. While events …

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Style Icon: Elaine Benes

Seinfeld Elaine Benes fashion

I am a little obsessed with the hit ’90s show, Seinfeld. More specifically, I am a little obsessed with the sole female character in the ensemble cast, Elaine Benes. Quirky and confident, Elaine was always my role model, …

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Fave Finds: Katie’s Austrian Jacket

Who: Katie of Is It Secret, Is It Safe

What: Vintage wool jacket that’s part of traditional Austrian dress

Where: Vintage store in St. Louis

How Much: $4

When I Use It: “All the time! It’s a great shade …

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