Announcing Name It & Win It: 4-Day Fete

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In addition to wishlists chock full of most-loved items, many ModCloth fans keep a mental list of their fave product names too! The puns and fun are contagious, so you may find yourself thinking, “I’d love to come up with the the perf name for this pretty piece!” Well, with the return of our famous Name It & Win It Contest, you can do just that!

Go ahead and start brainstorming because we’ve hand-picked four fab items for your wit and wordplay. Each day from tomorrow through 12/6, we’ll share one of these products on a different social platform at 9 a.m. PT. You can participate via our blog on 12/3, our Facebook page on 12/4, our YouTube channel on 12/5, and our Instagram feed on 12/6. Check back here daily for links to each platform, where we’ll post an image of the item up for naming!

Once you glimpse the day’s featured product on its host platform, you may enter up to three names for it by 9 p.m. PT via a comment to the image post. ModCloth teams hosting each platform will consider the creativity, originality, and brand-appropriateness of all entries, then choose one daily winner to receive the item they victoriously named! We’ll officially announce each champ on 12/13 via the blog.

Ready to give this contest a writerly whirl? The following deets are sure to help:

  • Your entries do not have to follow any theme.
  • Feel free to suggest up to three names for each item, but no more, please!
  • Names must be submitted as comments to our contest post on the platform hosting Name it & Win It for the day starting at 9 a.m. PT. Post your selections to our blog on 12/3, our Facebook page on 12/4, our YouTube channel on 12/5, and our Instagram feed on 12/6. The daily deadline for submissions is 9 p.m. PT.
  • Name submissions may be listed in one comment, or spread out across three comments.
  • If you repeatedly receive error messages when commenting, please send your submissions to NIAWI@modcloth.com, where you can also send contest questions.
  • If multiple people submit the same name, only the first comment with that name will be considered.
  • Winners will be announced on our blog on 12/13, and they will be contacted via email to coordinate receipt of the item named.
  • If you have questions, please see our legal info and Official Contest Rules.
  • Currently, this contest is only open to U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents who are at least 18 years old.

Give your fab phrases a chance to be famous! Four days of opportunity await you…

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73 Responses to Announcing Name It & Win It: 4-Day Fete

  1. Brittany 12/02/2013 at 2:51 pm #

    Sounds like fun!

    • Judie Sims 12/04/2013 at 2:55 pm #

      Lacy Stacey

    • Renee 12/05/2013 at 2:14 pm #

      1. The 4 C’s – Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat
      2. Ruby Illuminates with Style and Lace
      3. Red Electricity

      The red dress name it and win it contest entries.

  2. Patty 12/02/2013 at 3:20 pm #

    how about the Gilded Age for dress one?

  3. Suzanne 12/02/2013 at 3:41 pm #

    I’m a Canadian that has a US shipping address. Is the contest only open to Americans for the purpose of shipping the item or are there other legalities? Would I be able to enter?

    • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 3:39 am #

      For questions: NIAWI@modcloth.com (See dot #5 under “Deets”) Here’s to hoping you can, Suzanne!

      • Jchan 12/03/2013 at 6:21 am #

        For some reason the e-mail address isn’t working for me, though. :S I keep getting a postmaster returned reply.

  4. Ashlynn 12/02/2013 at 5:16 pm #

    I’m still so confused as to where I’m supposed to leave my name ideas

    • Uma 12/04/2013 at 7:35 am #

      There’s a blog post with a picture of the dress, you just comment on that post.

  5. Amelia 12/02/2013 at 5:34 pm #

    Hit the Spot dress

  6. celinajune 12/02/2013 at 9:09 pm #

    Not sure if this is the place to post my name suggestion for the black & gold dress from day 1, but my name suggestion is Goldi Rocks (a play on Goldilocks, ie: the golden tint, and the fact that the black gives it a rocker edge). :)

    Good luck all!

  7. Julie Bridges 12/02/2013 at 9:13 pm #

    “banging metal” “metal meltdown” and “meet-al with me”

  8. Jchan 12/02/2013 at 9:36 pm #

    I have a similar question! I’m a U.S. citizen living overseas, but I have a permanent address in the U.S. as well. Does that mean I can still enter? And if by lucky chance I did win something… Does that mean I would need to have the item shipped to the U.S. address? Or like the user above posted, is the U.S. citizenship requirement just for legalities?

  9. Holly 12/03/2013 at 12:02 am #

    Day 1 | Name It & Win It

    Argo Naughty
    (Or some variation of: ex, Argo Naughty Listed, On The Argo Naughty List)

  10. Jasmine Martinez 12/03/2013 at 12:36 am #

    Going with a holiday theme here since this gold number would be perfect for a holiday party with friends!

    1) Jingle Belle Rock Dress
    2) Blitzen Vixen Dress

  11. Deb Punkrockmomster Bradley-Frick 12/03/2013 at 1:12 am #

    What a fun game. Sadly this was not very well thought out for all of your plus size customers. Not one of the dresses in this name-game are offered in plus-size. So the prize is not applicable to a large segment of your customers. Did I miss something?

    • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 6:23 am #

      Anyone could win an item they would not or could not wear but could gift to someone and share the thrill of winning!!!

      • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 6:38 am #

        Fourth Day is flats!

    • Margaret 12/04/2013 at 1:43 pm #

      I agree. Given how many reviews I see from people who bought dresses in plus sizes, it seems to that there are a great number of customers who wear plus sizes yet some of the contest dresses are only available in S/M/L.

      I don’t think saying you can give it to a friend fixes it at all. Neither does having one day be shoes.

      I hope you modcloth comes up with a prize that works for everyone – e.g. the choice between that dress or a mod cloth gift certificate or coupon.. It’s a bit late to change the dresses but you could at least make an effort to be more inclusive.

  12. Cyra 12/03/2013 at 3:40 am #

    Oops! Not! See Deet #9. :(

    • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 6:40 am #

      Only U.S. Rules rule.

  13. Jess 12/03/2013 at 6:11 am #

    Yeah, I live in Australia and too would like to know if I am still eligible to enter? (:

    • Jess 12/03/2013 at 6:13 am #

      Ooh, nevermind. My tired eyes finally found my answer!

  14. julie garner 12/03/2013 at 6:51 am #

    I have a suggestion for the day 2 dress… Grape Expectations.

    • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 2:57 pm #

      Day 2 ideas need to be posted on Facebook after 9 a.m. tomorrow.

  15. Jami Chung 12/03/2013 at 7:01 am #

    Mother lamée I
    Arsenic and Gold Lace

  16. Cadence 12/03/2013 at 7:11 am #

    Is this where we post the names?

    • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 2:57 pm #

      Yes.

      • Cyra 12/03/2013 at 2:58 pm #

        For today only.

  17. Karin 12/03/2013 at 7:15 am #

    Mother Lamé I
    Arsenic and Gold Lace

  18. Jenna 12/03/2013 at 9:03 am #

    “Isle of Golden Palms Dress,” “New Years in Barbados,” and “Gold of the Rebellion” hope this is the right place…..

  19. Aliza 12/03/2013 at 9:06 am #

    Can we post names yet? And where do we post them?

  20. Allie Dean 12/03/2013 at 9:12 am #

    Palace of Versailles Dress in Hall of Mirrors
    -Day 1

  21. Victoria Scrivano Hauhe 12/03/2013 at 9:30 am #

    Day 1: At the Stroke of Midas, Not a Minute to Lace

  22. Aliza 12/03/2013 at 9:33 am #

    The Gilded Lily Age Dress or The Golden Flower Age Dress.

    • Aliza 12/03/2013 at 9:34 am #

      The above names are for dress #1

  23. Janelle 12/03/2013 at 9:47 am #

    Rock and Gold

  24. Kristy Lundin 12/03/2013 at 10:05 am #

    Dress # 1

    -Catching Lace Dress

    -Meshing Around Dress

    -Gold Medallion Dress

  25. punkrockmomster 12/03/2013 at 10:08 am #

    Hello. My first entry for the contest is ‘So Billy Jean-Ahh!’. I chose this name because I was thinking about the detailing of the dress; from the mesh inserts, the metallic sheen, and the faux leather trim making strong angles on the bodice of the dress. All of these clever style choices are reminiscent of the leather jackets and vests that Michael Jackson wore…hence the ‘Billy Jean’. The ‘Ahh!’ part comes from the fact that all of these details are creatively designed into a gorgeous, captivating lace frock to wear out on the town.

    My second entry is a long the same lines. It is ‘Thrill Her Night’, based on M. Jackson’s song with a cute play on words.

    My third entry is still appreciating all of those gorgeous, unexpected details and this time in a new way. I thought of the Opulent James Bond movies, fierce Bond girls and the title ‘GoldenEye’. I thought it would be fun to do a play on that and maybe call it ‘Goldeneye On You’.

  26. JT 12/03/2013 at 10:29 am #

    “Gladiator at the Gala”
    “Gold Year’s Eve”

  27. Jill H 12/03/2013 at 10:40 am #

    Bold in Gold
    A Chip off the Gold Block
    Fortune Favors the Gold

  28. Ellen O'Reilly 12/03/2013 at 10:42 am #

    1. Precious Metal Muse
    2. Precious Metal Rebel
    3. 24-Karat Charmer

  29. Julie Bridges 12/03/2013 at 11:26 am #

    for day 2 dress: Dotted Debutante. Dot-ing on you dress. Dotted Desire. Dotted Demonstration.

  30. Cadence 12/03/2013 at 11:29 am #

    Day 2 dress names:
    Flying Purple People Greeter (or Meeter)
    Luck be a Lacey
    Dance Floor Dime

    Day 3 dress names:
    Frankly My Dear Dress in Scarlet

  31. Jen 12/03/2013 at 11:37 am #

    1) Innocent Until Proven Gilt-y
    2) Penny-Wise, Pound-Stylish
    3) Practice Mesh Perfect

  32. Meghan V. 12/03/2013 at 12:38 pm #

    1) Just Like Gold Times Dress
    2) The Gold and the Beautiful Dress
    3) Laced with Taste Dress

  33. Audrey Winn 12/03/2013 at 2:15 pm #

    Day 3 Dress:

    1)Brocade Heart No More
    2) Happy Holly-days
    3) Scarlet Fever is Contagious

  34. Kaylie Manville 12/03/2013 at 2:38 pm #

    Dripping with Disillusionment
    Darlings on a Gold Leash
    Fraternizing with Frankincense and Myrhh

  35. Mika Post 12/03/2013 at 4:59 pm #

    My idea for the day 1 dress:
    gold lang syne dress (for new year’s)

  36. Emma Dugas 12/03/2013 at 5:13 pm #

    I think the dress for day one should be: Date With the Cute Boy and His Motorcycle Dress

  37. Kristina Smith 12/03/2013 at 5:52 pm #

    For day 2: Plum Tuckered Out

  38. Lea 12/03/2013 at 5:54 pm #

    1. She’s Got a Heart of Gold
    2. Follow the Gold Brick Road
    3. Consider Me Gold Fashioned

  39. Mika Post 12/03/2013 at 5:55 pm #

    Second idea:
    Tinsel in Tinseltown dress

  40. Mika Post 12/03/2013 at 6:05 pm #

    Third idea:
    These happy golden years dress

  41. Jessica 12/03/2013 at 7:04 pm #

    Classic Rock Gold
    Gold, Mesh, and the Blackhearts
    Back in Black and Gold

  42. Courtney Robertson 12/03/2013 at 7:45 pm #

    On the Edge of Goldie
    Goldy Walks Three Bears
    An Auriferous Glimpse

    • Courtney Robertson 12/03/2013 at 7:46 pm #

      for day 1

  43. amber 12/03/2013 at 8:30 pm #

    Leather I’m right or wrong dress <3

  44. Amy 12/03/2013 at 8:42 pm #

    Night of Golden Dreams Dress
    Puttin’ On The Glitz Dress
    Glitter and Lace, That’s What Good Dresses Are Made Of Dress

    • Amy 12/03/2013 at 8:43 pm #

      ^For Day 1 Dress^

  45. Christine Gebhart 12/03/2013 at 8:50 pm #

    Day 3 dress:
    “Kissing Santa Clause”

    • Christine Gebhart 12/03/2013 at 8:56 pm #

      “Kissing Santa Claus”

      Sleepy here in Ohio and can’t spell.
      :(

  46. Anne 12/03/2013 at 8:55 pm #

    Day One Dress Name: “Plum Party Doll”

  47. Karen 12/03/2013 at 9:15 pm #

    Leather and Glace

  48. Zoë Fieldinh 12/04/2013 at 5:28 am #

    Shine And Dine

    • Zoë Fieldinh 12/04/2013 at 5:29 am #

      Fielding**

  49. Bailey McIntyre 12/04/2013 at 5:30 am #

    Party at Gatsby’s!

    I posted this on twitter too!

  50. flomino 12/04/2013 at 5:53 am #

    By Gatsby I’ll Be Damned Dress

    Gilded Age Extravaganza Dress

    Give ‘em Glitz Dress

  51. Evie 12/04/2013 at 2:39 pm #

    Fun! But I’m sad because I have a name but not a facebook!

  52. Ariela 12/04/2013 at 3:05 pm #

    Day 3 dress: Empress for an Evening, Scarlet Incarnate, Don’t Ornamention It

  53. maggie 12/05/2013 at 6:29 am #

    do the submissions for the youtube contest just go on the main comment section?

  54. Cate 12/06/2013 at 9:14 am #

    Where

    • Cate 12/06/2013 at 9:14 am #

      Sorry! Where do we submit for the Instagram contest?

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