About Julianne

Julie Since graduating from the "Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too," Julie's aptness for the written word picked up steam like a runaway train. Her journey thus far has been fueled by an adventurous heart, creative mind, and love of breakfast, baking, and bacon. She often makes social situations more awkward than they need to be and loves the word "scrumtrulescent!"

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Quote of the Day: Gilda Radner on Fashion

Gilda Radner isn’t typically remembered for her discriminating taste in fashion, but the comedienne’s statement on the subject of style caught our eye. Props to our graphic designer, Ryan, who brought her wise words to life with this adorable …

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Movie Title Stills from the Past Bestill Our Hearts


All images via The Movie Title Stills Collection. Above, Citizen Kane, 1941.

The Movie Title Stills Collection is like a candy store for type and film nerds alike. Whether you’re looking for weekly movie night fodder or have a …

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For The Win: Pimm’s Orange Soda Floats

If cocktail-making was an Olympic sport, the Pimm’s Orange Soda Float would win tens across the board in the categories of simplicity, creativity, deliciousness, and presentation. This boozy, Creamsicle-inspired float is one that blows the competition away.

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Art Class: DIY Retro School-themed Centerpieces

Do you have a party to host that could use a school-inspired touch? Look no further than your local flower market, grocery, and secondhand store to pull together these retro school-themed centerpieces.

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The Winners of Our Style Icon of the Times Contest on Pinterest

If you’re in need for some serious style inspiration look no further than any or all of the entries from our Style Icon of the Times contest on Pinterest. With amazing submissions ranging from the ever-popular Audrey Hepburn to …

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Quote of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt on To-dos

As writers, our Literature Loves board on Pinterest holds a place near and dear to our hearts. So much so that we asked one of our graphic designers, Sam, to use her magic to make some of our favorite …

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How to Be the Coolest Kid or Adult Ever: Make Your Own Gak!

It stretches, it bounces, it oozes, and it farts… ahem, excuse us. In the spirit of Geek Week, we couldn’t think of a more appropriate DIY than to recreate the gloppity goop that shaped our childhood: Gak!

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Revenge Of The Nerds: Pinterest-Style

A few of our favorite pins from our Pinterest board, Le Geek, C’est Chic!

Where’s the best place to seek out and share your love of Wes Anderson Film Color Palettes, Tobias Funke, and astronaut cats all in one …

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So Fly: Travel Pins By Our Latest Pinterest Guests!

We’ve all seen travel boards galore on Pinterest – they seem to be endless -, but today we’re sharing some of the best of the best out there! Hop on over to our ‘Guest Pinner’ gallery on ModCloth’s Pinterest to …

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Shake Up Your Playlist With My First Earthquake


Photo via My First Earthquake

If your summer playlist is lacking fierce female vocals, then Bay Area indie group My First Earthquake is your fix. The beginning of their latest album, Friction, starts off strong, with catchy, summer jam goodness. …

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Kick-start the Summer with a Piña Colada Popsicle

A healthy dessert, a breakfast of champions, or a midday snack — however you choose to treat yourself to a popsicle is your own to savor! With Emily Zaiden’s new recipe book, Top Pops, in hand, we opted for …

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Best Job Ever: Sara Spearin, Donut Queen (And Her Tips For Creating a Donut Cake!)

As the founder and owner of San Francisco’s beloved Dynamo Donut and Coffee, Sara Spearin‘s daily routine involves transforming dough into mouthwatering flavors ranging from Lemon Sichuan to Chocolate Star Anise. Since today is National Donut Day, we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to ask the “Donut Queen” to show off her skills, share her tips on making the perfect donut cake, and fill us in on what it’s like having the best job ever.

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Mr. Gnome Rocks


Photo by Nate Burrell via Mr. Gnome

I recently caught a performance of Mr. Gnome, a Cleveland band I’d been itching to see for years — it was well worth the wait. The San Francisco venue was intimate, and …

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Cap Off Your Wedding with a Vintage “Honeymoon Cocktail”


What’s better than the icing on a wedding cake? A reception featuring vintage-inspired cocktails! We couldn’t think of a more appropriate way to end our 2012 wedding guide than with a good, old-fashioned ‘cheers,’ so we’re taking a cue …

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