Your Eyes? Smokin’ with Our Latest Beauty Tutorial

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With fall in full swing, we’re creeping closer to our favorite time of year here at ModCloth — party dress season! In preparation for all those holiday parties, we asked Shana of Fox & Doll to show us how to achieve the perfect smokey eye.

This easy-to-follow tutorial is a great way to spice up your beauty routine, whether for a girls’ night out or after-work happy hour. What beauty trend are you planning to sport this holiday?

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{ DIY } Red, White, Blue & Peep Shoulders

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I got this Tee from a Jay-Z and Kanye West concert I went to last December, and since then it hasn’t gotten much play time aside from running errands in or doing chores around the house in. I’ve been wanting to make more use out of it, but turns out this girly girl is not much a T-shirt regular. Last weekend, my friend Donellyn helped me transform it into a peep-shoulder tee–creating enough feminine flare for me to wear it out, and just in time for Fourth of July. It was a pretty straight forward cut-slits-through-each-sleeve and seam-the-cut-ends job, but I still couldnt do it without Donellyn’s sewing skills. Just another reason to be thankful for crafty girlfriends!

{ Shorts – Thrifted, DIY’ed | Franco Sarto Wedges | Sunnies – LA Santee Alley | H&M Ring | Bangles – Forever21, H&M }

Happy Birthday, America!  To those also celebrating today…

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‘Dill-icious’ Arakas Me Patates Soup

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Who knew there was so much more to dill than pickles? After our free seed packet project, we’re been experimenting with dill dishes over here in the ModCloth kitchen, and this dill-featuring Arakas Me Patates Soup (braised peas and potatoes soup) is no pickle if you’re looking for something easy and delicious.

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Bloom electric light
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Lenox drinkware

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Zara furniture
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Kamara Leather Ivory Ballet Slippers

Make Your Own Festival Flower Crown with This Easy DIY

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Flowercrown-DIY-800xVH(1) BTS-March_DIY_Flwr16 Claim your reign as ‘queen of festival season’ by topping your head with a crown of fresh flowers . For our latest stylebook, Boho Rhapsody , we created this abundant bouquet to top off model Jessie’s pretty powder pink hair, and today we’re sharing the simple steps you can take to create a crown of your own. Great for gals with both long and short hair, we think there’s no better way to celebrate spring and kick of your music festival calendar than with this wearable wreath of fresh wildflowers.

BTS-March_DIY_Flwr1Festival Flower Crown

Fresh flowers & greenery
Florist’s wire
Florist’s tape

Step 1:
Using the shears, trim the stems of your flowers to just a few inches long. To determine the amount of wire you’ll need, carefully wrap the wire around your head, being sure to overlap slightly. Once you know the length, cut the wire with…

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