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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Witness One Second on the Internet

Simply presented and staggering to behold, the site One Second on the Internet is our interwebs rec of the day. The site leads you in with the teaser: “In one second on the internet there are…” and then unfurls the interactive fabric of the internet, right before your eyes.

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Infinite Loop: Get Your GIF Fix with this Gorg Tumblr

Berlin artist Thoka Maer’s gorgeous, GIF-strewn Tumblr, It’s No Biggie, may be one of the most delightful things we’ve seen all day. Quietly beautiful and perfectly looped, Maer’s GIFs are unstoppably wonderful.

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Would You Eat a Peanut Butter Hot Dog?

Thumb Hot Dog Peanut Butter

In honor of National Hot Dog Day, our office threw a picnic-themed feast filled with franks, slaw, and other foods befitting this fine day. It was there, though, that we discovered some of our coworkers’ unusual condiment preferences.

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Comfort Zone: Meet Summer’s Most Walkable Sandals

Run! Walk! Stand at the bus stop for hours! If that action sequence sounds like your daily routine, then you know how important it is to have shoes comfy enough to carry you through your day. Luckily, our latest fleet of sandals make it ridiculously easy to stay cute and comfy. Come, let’s meet a few of summer’s most walkable wonders…

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9 Unusually Delicious Ice Cream Topping Ideas

This National Ice Cream Month, think outside of the icebox! Start adding bacon, schnapps, and balsamic vinegar to your shopping lists, because we’ve got 9 ice cream topping ideas to tickle to your taste buds with.

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Digital Summer: Free Wallpapers for July

Steal a slice of late summer with our latest set of downloadable wallpapers, all of which were inspired by scenes from our Summer in Focus stylebook!

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What Our Writers Are Reading This Summer

At ModCloth, we have writers on multiple teams, all specializing in different types of media and writing. One thing we all share, though, is a love of literature, and of finding the perfect summer read. Here’s a peek at what our writers are reading this summer.

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Don’t Just Sit There, Listen to Lucius!

As much as we love a good holiday break, the workdays prior are always little frantic, as we frantically try to wrap everything up before Fourth of July festivities. Luckily, we’ve conquered most of our to-do list. All that’s left now is to kick up our feet and relax. The soundtrack to our newfound zen? Up-and-coming Brooklyn band Lucius.

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Fruit Punch: Cool ‘n’ Colorful Bags to Rev Up Your Summer

Find your new main squeeze — sartorial squeeze, that is — with a playful, summery bag! Our New Arrivals section has been seeing fresh deliveries of grapefruit and orange-hued bags, and they were honestly too good for us not to want to share.

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Help Us Pick Our New Newsletter Design!

Help, we need somebody, and not just anybody — we need we need your help choosing our new newsletter design! We want to revamp our beloved Weekly Wow; problem is, we can’t decide which version we like better.

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Laura Callaghan’s Marvelous & Mischievous Illustrations

Today’s ‘objet d’heart’ is the illustrated work of Irish artist Laura Callaghan. Color-rich, fashion-filled, sometimes spooky, and always slightly mischievous, these are illustrations that will tease your imagination and delight your design eye.

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Scenic Views: Free Downloadable Wallpapers for June

When our team sat down to brainstorm what Summer 2013 would look like for ModCloth, we found ourselves inspired by the act of travel itself. While we’re only halfway through our journey, we thought we’d try and bottle up the magic of our June shoot by creating downloadable wallpapers for your devices!

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Fan Fare: Valerie’s Retro Diner Photo Shoot

We’re loving Story by ModCloth reader and 20-year-old film student Valerie Chiang’s gorgeous photo shoot at Cafe 50′s — which, if you recall, is the same diner we shot our June stylebook at. Click through to check out her pretty shoot, which she shared with us!

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Pattern Mania: 6 Totally Amazing Novelty Print Dresses

While it’s true that we’ve never met a novelty print we didn’t love, these ones we love especially much. This season, we’re loving the influx of playful prints and retro silhouettes in our mid-century fashions category.

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