About Jenn

Jenn's first career aspiration was to be a dinosaur. After her kindergarten teacher informed her that couldn't happen, she decided she would be the next best thing: a writer. Aside from writing, Jenn loves chambray shirts, all cacti, and good typography.

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Unwind with ModCloth’s Weekend Mixtape

Hectic week? We hear ya. To start the weekend off right, we pulled together the perfect playlist to unwind to. So kick back, relax, and let the music play.

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Shelf Life: What ModEmployees Are Reading

Maxing out credit cards? Not so much. Maxing out our library cards? Guilty as charged. Here’s an update on what we’re reading around the office.

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Chill Wave: Free Wallpapers for October

Treat your digital devices to a little alpine inspiration with this month’s super chill wallpaper downloads.

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30 of the ModCloth Writers’ Favorite Words

Word lovers, today’s our day — yes, it’s National Dictionary Day. In honor of this happy occasion, we commissioned an illustrated quotation celebrating the power of words, and asked the ModCloth writers to share their fave words.

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Eat Your Veggies: 6 Veg Recipes We Can’t Wait to Try

Between food blogs and the all-magical Pinterest, we’re constantly finding exciting recipes that put veggies front and center. Here are a few of the vegetarian recipes topping our to-make list at the moment.

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Reason #2905 Why We Love Mindy Kaling

Just when we thought we couldn’t love Mindy Kaling more than we already do, her honest and spot-on answers in her new Parade Magazine interview has sent our crush-o-meter into overdrive.

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Ombré + Rocks = Our Latest Art Obsession

Our latest obsession: the ombré rocks of artists Inka Lindergård and Niclas Holmström. Psychedelic and striking to behold, these artistically altered natural wonders are a one-two-punch of color and deliciously ominous seaside moodiness.

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Lucid Dreaminess with Keep Shelly in Athens

The best way we can describe the song “Recollection” by Greek duo Keep Shelly in Athens is that listening to it feels like waking into a dream. So grab your headphones, tune in, and get ready to zone out.

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Lovely Letters: Our Graphic Designer’s Current Typography Crushes

We’ve got our minds on typography, and typography on our minds. See what typographic delights are inspiring our blog graphic designer this week, and get inspired in turn.

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Vote for ModCloth’s Holiday 2013 Wrapping Paper!

We’re throwing down the ‘wrap’ battle of the century, and we want you on our judging panel! We hosted an office-wide competition inviting employees to submit their designs for our first-ever ModCloth wrapping paper, and now need your help picking a winner.

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Happy Video Game Day!

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Bleep bloop! The calendar websites of the interwebz inform us that today is unofficially Video Game Day — and you know what, we’ll take that unofficial holiday and run with it.

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The Marvelous Miniature World of ‘Bisous Les Copains’

Good things come in small, continuously looped packages. We’re convinced of that after discovering weekly GIF project Bisous Les Copains. Browsing Bisous feels like paging through a particularly wonderful pop-up book, and is a visual experience filled with miniature moments of magic.

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Style Experiment: Free Wallpapers for August

Hear, hear! Another new batch of free, downloadable wallpapers are here! This month, we drew cues from our antique science-inspired “Style Experiment” homepage campaign.

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Give Into the Dreamy Pop Stylings of Elephant

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Call their sound dream pop, lo-fi bedroom rock, or a Grizzly Bear-meets-the-XX-meets-Tennis with an infusion of doo-wop — whatever it is that UK band Elephant is selling, we’re buying it.

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