About LauraWith a passion for events, interviews, and her pet aloe plants, Laura strives to live in a world where writing poetry evokes celebrity status. When she's not planning her apartment's next face-lift, she's either befriending strangers or admiring maps. She has an MFA in Creative Writing, is a member of ModCloth's Charitable Giving Committee, and is an avid appreciator of funky hairstyles and too-hot sauces.
Author Archive | Laura
From Patrick Swayze buttons to hairpins boasting psychedelic prints, designer Molly Gaines of Vivi Dot crafts her handmade goodies in a home studio as quirky as her retro-inspired line of accessories. This Seattle resident named her company after her grandmothers -- Vivi and Dot -- whom she credits for her creative moxie and sense of humor. Between crafting and creating, she invited us in for a virtual tour of her stylish space! Read more »
If a full day of vintage shopping topped off with some vegan Mexican noms sounds like your idea of the perfect day, let Toronto, Ontario blogger Elycia of â™¥elycia lead the way! For our May edition of Travel Bug, she shows us where to score retro dÃ©cor, mod dresses, and tons of other T-dot treasures. Tag along to see why her lakeside city is oh-so special! Read more »
It's a fact -- when the workweek gets busy, our makeup routine is the first thing to suffer. With that in mind, we asked makeup artist Priscilla Francine to show us how to achieve a pretty pastel look that not only brings out the best in a variety of skin tones, but will last all day. Read more »