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What to Wear to Pitchfork 2014

What to Wear to Pitchfork 2014

Pitchfork music festival is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited for the awesome lineup this year which includes Neutral Milk Hotel, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, John Hopkins, and Summer Breeze alum Pusha T. Now that you have your ticket, you’re probably wondering what you should wear. We rounded up some of our...
Independence Day Inspiration

Independence Day Inspiration

                                         
Get Patriotic

Get Patriotic

Home of the brave, it’s time to party. The Fourth of July [Independence/America Day] is upon us. Here are some ideas for your 2014 celebration, be it a Gatsby blowout party or a small BBQ and a day of thanks. What To Eat See the freedom, taste the freedom. Start the day right with these...
Friday Links: Summer Edition

Friday Links: Summer Edition

Pool Envy White Pants DIY Cocktails The Essentials Beach Reads Floral Feet Summer Salad Chicago Summer Bathing Beauty Cucumber Bralette (image via)
Spring Formal Dresses

Spring Formal Dresses

A variety of formal occasions from date parties to Senior Prom and Interfaternity Sing require dresses to wow the crowd.  If you want a sexy, modest, chic, or affordable dress, these three stores have them all. Nasty Gal: Sexy and Daring Daring V-neck plunges, open backs, crazy cut-outs, and eye-catching prints, Nasty Gal’s dresses will definitely get you...
MODA x OCEAN

MODA x OCEAN

Are you coming to MODA x OCEAN tomorrow? You should be… to celebrate the Magazine’s new issue and the blog itself, we’ll have cupcakes, a record player and a view of downtown Chicago from the penthouse at Logan. And just in case you need more convincing, or outfit inspiration, here are a few of our favorite...
Last Minute Mother's Day

Last Minute Mother’s Day

Yes, mother’s day is today. Yes, you can still find something for her. No, she’ll never know it took this long for you to think of something (it happens to the best of us). We’ve put together a list of options based on some general ideas for gifts–go forth and gift! If you were thinking…flowers...
Meet the FOTA Designers: Joy Mao & Ying Chen

Meet the FOTA Designers: Joy Mao & Ying Chen

We want to introduce a fearless duo who collaborated with each other to produce the collection you’ll be seeing this Friday! Joy Mao and Ying Chen actually met backstage during the 2012 FOTA Fashion Show where they had each designed collections composed of classical floral numbers. They soon discovered that they shared similar design aesthetics,...
MODA Loves Moms

MODA Loves Moms

With midterms and the recent influx of gorgeous spring weather, it is hard to keep track of the date. But it is impossible to forget the Mamas in our lives. This Sunday, May 11, is Mother’s Day, and not a day to be missed. Whether it’s your mom at home, your sorority mom, or any other mother figure,...
Meet the FOTA Designers: Alicia French

Meet the FOTA Designers: Alicia French

As a graduating fourth year, Alicia French is excited to display her collection as a student for one of the last times. She is double majoring in Art History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies and comes from sunny California. After she graduates, Alicia wants to study architecture, and it’s been fashion design that feeds...
MODA's Vintage Crawl-- TODAY!

MODA’s Vintage Crawl– TODAY!

Got twenty dollars in your pocket? Come thrift shopping with MODA on Friday, May 2nd for our 2nd annual Vintage Crawl (think bar crawl with vintage stores/ boutiques).  We’ll have free buses going to Wicker Park, a list of hand-picked boutiques with discounts just for you, and MODA-endorsed eats and bars for after. Be sure to bring...
Video of the Week: A-Z of Dance

Video of the Week: A-Z of Dance

Spring is in the air (kind of) and MODA is pretty excited for the impending events of the quarter (think: MODA’s Vintage Crawl & more)… And we just want to dance. Check out this awesome marketing video from i-D and Diesel, and let the happy dance begin. We’re obsessed– please teach us how to finger...