Archive | April, 2011

Sail into Nautical-Inspired Style

Whenever late spring rolls around, I feel a wave of excitement just thinking about all the sailor-inspired clothes I’ll be able to incorporate into my wardrobe. After flipping through numerous vintage books and watching old Hollywood films, I find myself …

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Best Job Ever: Winnie Au, Dog Photographer

Here at ModCloth, we recently experienced the unpredictable and always entertaining world of dog photography with our latest puppy stylebook, Party Animals! The photo shoot was a total blast, not to mention a whole lot of work, which is why we're in complete admiration of dog photographer extraordinaire Winnie Au. We're pretty sure Winnie has the best job ever, so we couldn't wait to ask Winnie about her amazing pet portraits, her secrets to success as a photographer, and the story behind her Kickstarter project, Canine Chronicles, in this doggone awesome edition of Best Job Ever! Read more »
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The Sweet Taste of Victory: Winning Cupcakes from Our FC's Contest!

If there’s one thing that we love, it’s a bake-off! We challenged ModCloth employees to a cupcake contest last Friday, and there was no telling how freely the creative juices would flow. The friendly folks at our Pittsburgh-based Fulfillment Center

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Stylish Words of Wisdom from our Mothers

They held our hands when we cried over breakups, coached us when we needed motivation to finish AP English without intellectual scarring, and encouraged us to follow our dreams, regardless of the obstacles. Little did we know, secret, stylish tips …

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Meet our Model Employees

Forget working for the weekend! One of the biggest perks of being a ModEmployee is that while many eagerly await Friday, we’re often counting down the hours until Monday morning. Much of this vocational voracity is thanks to our incredible …

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Fair-Trade Frocks by Mata Traders

Looking for clothing with a conscience? Then say hello to our newest designer,  Mata Traders! This fair-trade label is run by two best friends in Chicago, who aim to educate, employ, and empower women around the world with their …

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An Author’s Best Friend: The Tails Behind the Tales

Amy Tan with her Yorkshire terrier Bubba Zo. Photographed by Jill Krementz.

After celebrating premier pup Winston’s birthday yesterday, we were reminded of how thankful we are to have the ‘paws-itively’ pleasant company of the ModDogs around the office. …

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Style Glossary: The Eco in Friendly!

The Eager to Recycle Tote was made, in part, by remanufactured grain sacks and melted plastics.

Ever wonder what’s so green about eco-friendly items when your purchase them? This Style Glossary post will help you win the guessing game of …

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Page Turners: Dress for Prom like a Pro


Image via Flickr user Millie Motts.

Back in the days of yore, when I was a prom-bound, high school senior in need of a dress, I scoured the labyrinth of the internet, hoping to find a dress that was …

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Pugs, Chihuahuas, and Mutts – Oh, My!

What happens when we get all the ModOffice pooches together for Winston’s birthday bash? The “Party Animals” stylebook! Check out Winston, Keith Richards, and the whole bowwow bunch as they model our newest line of crazy-cute canine collars. …

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