Archive | July, 2012

Quote of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt on To-dos

As writers, our Literature Loves board on Pinterest holds a place near and dear to our hearts. So much so that we asked one of our graphic designers, Sam, to use her magic to make some of our favorite …

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Enter Our “Style Icon of the Times” Contest on Pinterest!

Fashions come and go, but style icons never fade. Starting on 7/24 at 11 a.m. PT, we’re holding a style icon contest on Pinterest to honor fearlessly stylish females from over the decades! Create a board conceptualizing the life …

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Vote in the North ‘Poll’ on Be the Buyer!

You know Be the Buyer as the program that asks your opinions on which items should be produced and sold on ModCloth. Well, your votes have also been influencing which styles we’ll feature in an upcoming holiday event!

From 7/16 …

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Shortcut to Style: 3 Picture-perfect Short Hair Tutorials

Whether you're gearing up for school portraits or just want to look picture-perfect, these short hair tutorials will ensure that you'll always be camera-ready. Read more »

Fave Finds: Lauren’s Long-awaited Vintage Swimsuit


Who: Lauren of Someone Like You

What: 1960’s vintage bathing suit

Where: My local thrift store in Mansfield, Ohio

How much: $4

When I use it: “I’ve been hankering for a vintage swimsuit for years and have always come …

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And Your 2012 Office Geek Off Champ is…

Our inaugural Office Geek Off drew in submissions from companies and employees from every conceivable sector — fashion, beauty, finance, marketing, media, tech, pharmaceuticals, and more — but it was worker bee Kim Smith (@kimsmith) who won the race. Kim’s …

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How to Be the Coolest Kid or Adult Ever: Make Your Own Gak!

It stretches, it bounces, it oozes, and it farts... ahem, excuse us. In the spirit of Geek Week, we couldn't think of a more appropriate DIY than to recreate the gloppity goop that shaped our childhood: Gak! Read more »

Revenge Of The Nerds: Pinterest-Style

A few of our favorite pins from our Pinterest board, Le Geek, C’est Chic!

Where’s the best place to seek out and share your love of Wes Anderson Film Color Palettes, Tobias Funke, and astronaut cats all in one …

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Vote for Your 2012 Office Geek Off Champ!

On Monday, we dared professionals everywhere to show us their geeky sides in our inaugural Instagram Office Geek Off. Our pals at Polyvore, Refinery29, Benefit Cosmetics, WillCall, and Chronicle Books helped us kick the competition …

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Vintage Sexism: Through the Looking Glasses

Image via Tumblr user sadburro.

This one goes out to our readers far and wide, far- and near-sighted. Raise your glasses if you’ve ever been called, “four-eyes,” “geek,” or “brainiac,” or, if you’ve ever been told that your eyewear …

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