About Turi

When Turi isn’t blogging, you can find her nose behind a book. But reading isn’t her only pastime. She loves running (cue jogging stroller), taste-testing pizza and burgers, and working on the next great American novel. Her latest homage to all things literary? Her son is named after writer Dashiell Hammett. How apropos.

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Say It Louder with Our Make the Cut Design Contest

Submit your Say It Louder graphic t-shirt designs now through August 19, 2018 for a chance to win a $500 ModCloth gift card! Read more »

Jump Right In: Liz Styles a Jumpsuit 3 Ways

We partnered with with our friend Liz Morrow to style our Every Waking Momentum Cotton-Linen Jumpsuit three ways. Who knew a jumpsuit could be so versatile?! Liz says, "Jumpsuits are all the rage right now and I'll admit I'm pretty obsessed myself. When I spied this linen jumpsuit I knew it'd be a super fun piece to remix! It's perfect on its own, but switch up a few details and it can fit a number of styles."  Read more »
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Meet Helei from CBS’ “Celebrity Undercover Boss”

Look familiar? You may have seen aspiring model, Helei Amini, in a recent episode of CBS' “Celebrity Undercover Boss.” We flew her out to LA for a photo shoot (her first ever!) and had the opportunity to learn a little more about her. Read on to hear her story and her advice for other aspiring models. Read more »
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Find Your Perfect Fit

It’s important to us that you find pieces that are perfect for you. We know that one size doesn’t fit all, so we offer sizes XXS-4X. But how do you know where you fall in the size range? We’re here to help! Read more »
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The ‘Maine’ Attraction: Julie Takes Us on a Tour of Portland

We reached out to our friend Julie of Orchid Grey to take us on a tour of Portland, Maine. With lighthouses galore, plenty of antiques, and the freshest seafood around, we were enchanted by this oceanside town. Without further ado, we'll let this undercover mermaid show us around.  Read more »
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What’s in a Name: The Power of Plus Size

We’re testing how to best integrate "plus size" back into the top-level navigation of our online shopping experience starting this week. We want to streamline this messaging and make sure your experience is the best it can be. Read more »
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Curtain Call: Meet the Models

This spring we hit the beach boardwalk of Santa Cruz and the colorful streets of Capitola for a sun-drenched romp by the bay. But we didn’t do it alone. We were accompanied by our talented team of models. And these gals do more than simply rock a cute frock. Meet the models who add a little glam to our April collection and take a peek behind the scenes. Read more »
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Pop the Question in Style: Easy DIY “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” Cards

You're committed to spending your life together, and the wedding planning is about to begin. You've had in mind who you want in your wedding forever, and now it's your turn to pop the question to your leading ladies. If this sounds like you, then these easy DIY "Will You Be My Bridesmaid?" cards by guest writer Pei Sim are a perfect project for you. Read on to learn her how to!  Read more »

Cycling Tips from Biking Pro Roxy Lo

If worrying about the rules of the road has you holding back, then these cycling tips are just what's needed. Cycling pro Roxy Lo gives us a primer on bicycling basics. Read more »

Perfect for the Procrastinator: A DIY Holiday Card

If you're in a last minute gift-giving frenzy, never fear! A DIY holiday card paired with a gift certificate is a wonderful present that doesn't feel like an afterthought. We partnered with DIY dynamo, Pei Sim, of Paper + Craft Pantry on this easy idea to add elegance to your gift-card giving. Read more »