Posts tagged "modcloth"

ModCloth’s New Ad Campaign Features The “Bravery” Of Real Women

Overpriced retailer ModCloth is doing something that I really, really like, for once: using actual, real women in their swimsuit campaigns. In a post on their blog, they said they'd be showcasing their female employees in an upcoming style story. Each woman will be wearing the same Esther Williams one-piece, which is one of the…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 15, 2015

Home Improvement: 7 Ways To Cute-ify Your Place For Under $50

Whether "home" to you means a room, an apartment, or an entire house, you deserve to love the place you live. But it can be overwhelming to find cute updates for your place. Who has the time to hunt around (especially when window-shopping at Sephora is much more fun?). Well, you're in luck. Hunting for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2014

ModCloth Vows Transparency On Photoshopping Its Models

This week, the retro fashion shopping site ModCloth made a public commitment to transparency in the media by signing a pledge let customers know if they Photoshop their models. The Heroes Pledge for Advertisers, which is a campaign of the Brave Girls Alliance, asks companies to commit to informing users if they tangibly alter a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 14, 2014

ModCloth Makes A Dress Inspired By Cheryl Strayed

ModCloth is now selling The Cheryl Dress, a garment named after the current recipient of my fangirl writer worship, Cheryl Strayed. "This sleek frock is perfect for a confident, successful woman like you, who has found wisdom in the journey and not the destination," says the item description. Or as Sugar, Cheryl Strayed's advice-giving alter…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 13, 2012

Would You Wear … Kaleidoscope Pants?

These crazy colorful pants caught my eye on Pinterest,  because really, how could they not? The multicolored kaleidoscopic print makes neon pink jeggings seem totally bland. They're definitely visually interesting, but not exactly easy to wear. Tell us: would you dare to rock these fancy pants? [$90, Modcloth]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 17, 2012

A Bunny Ring That Is Out Of This World

I can barely handle this ring. I mean, look at it. It's a giant cocktail ring featuring a stoic bunny in front of an endless starry sky. Its official title is "Celestial Bunny Ring," which sounds like the name of a really exotic sex toy or one of Frank Zappa's children. If I owned thi…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 23, 2012

Ask The Man Panel: Michelangelo’s Maxi Dress

The product description for this ModCloth maxi dress begins as follows: "'Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it,' the great Michelangelo once said. Certainly, he wasn't talking about this dress..." Luckily for us, our Man Panel certainly is talking about this dre…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 31, 2011

Do Not Want: A Sequined Top For The Senior Set

It's not so much that we're opposed to this shirt--which reminds of us one of the most beloved television characters of all time, Dorothy Zbornak--it's just that no one should ever pay full price for a shirt like this when so many languish in the thrift stores and vintage shops of America. If you can't…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 13, 2011

She’s A Girly Girl, Even In The Shower

These days a formal boudoir is hard to come by, so naturally a girl's gotta stake her territory elsewhere. This adorable cream-and-pink shower curtain will be like a flag, telling your gentlemen callers that this room right here is where the magic happens. The vintage beauty supplies depicted on the curtain — curlers, pearls, perfume…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 13, 2011

Adults Carrying Animal-Shaped Purses: Yeah Or “Neigh”?

It's still the first week of August, but I'm already thinking ahead to fall and a new purse to go with it. Scoping my beloved ModCloth.com for something cute, I stumbled across this atrocity: the Misty of Chic-oteague Purse. Errrrr, more like: which way to the glue factory? I'm pretty adventurous when it comes to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2010