Susan

About Susan

Susan's all-time favorite things include pugs, eating outdoors, and absurd mushroom-themed housewares. Her current obsessions include nail polish, wedges, and anything high-waisted. Her ultimate style icon is her grandma, and she's one of the founders of ModCloth!

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No Wonder These 4 Festival Styles Have Never Gone Out of Fashion

There’s no doubt we all love festival-inspired style, but where did it all start? Take a look back with me today, at the original festival fashionistas.

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My Favorite Trends for Spring 2014

Today marks the first day of New York Fashion Week, and while the fashion world anxiously awaits a peek at the trends coming down the runway for A/W 2014, I can’t help but anxiously await the arrival of spring!

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Timeless Trend: ModCloth Takes on Trompe L’oeil

Literally ‘to deceive the eye’ in French, trompe l’oeil has reappeared in the fashion world over and over again throughout the years, and it’s easy to understand why. To me, trompe l’oeil is one of the most unique trends out there!

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Memorable Gifts from Holidays Past

With gift-giving season in full swing, you’ve likely been thinking hard about what to give and get for the holiday season. As I make my holiday shopping list and check it twice, I can’t help but reminisce on gifts I’ve received for holidays past.

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Give A Little Gratitude Everyday

What better day to talk about gratitude than Thanksgiving? I’ve been making an effort to consciously make gratitude a habit in my life every single day, not just one day a year.

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Turn-of-the-Century Today: Antique Science Inspiration

Our founder Susan dives into her fascination with antique science, the inspiration behind this month’s fascinating array of scholarly styles.

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5 in 5: My Current News & Musings

Life’s been pretty sweet to me lately (as it should be in summer!), so narrowing my shout-outs down to five things was a bit of challenge this month. Check them out, and feel free to chime in with your own points of excitement, too.

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5 in 5: My Current News & Musings

Can you believe it’s May already? It may not be summer (officially) yet, but I’ve been pretending it is. Here’s a snapshot of who and what I’ve been day-dreaming about lately, from kitschy roadside attractives to must-have dresses.

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5 in 5: My Current News & Musings

April’s been a whirlwind of trips already, so I’m busy as usual, but wanted to check in to share a few things I’m excited about at the moment.

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Smile While You Style: Make March a Month of Wearing What You Love Most

I’ve been taking outfit photos and sharing them online in some way since 2006. It’s a fun way to document what you’re wearing, and I love to go back and look at old outfit photos to remember what I did that day and how I felt at the time.

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Sea to Shining Sea: Retro Photos & A Special Styling Quote

Susan's February Letter

Three continents in one week! Can you believe it? I just got back from a month of traveling for both pleasure and work, including visits to trade shows in Berlin, Paris, and Amsterdam. Next up: London! What a busy year so far!

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Welcome to January: The Power of Color, Vintage, & Travel

As we were planning our creative campaign for this January, we began by thinking about the basics. We started with color. You’ll be seeing what arose from this over the next few weeks, but first, I thought I’d share a list of the small, simple things in my life recently that I’m grateful for — the things that inspire me.

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A Kitschy, Cool Collection of Gifts by Susan

ModCloth’s abuzz with holiday excitement, and though I spend most of my time thinking about the best merchandise to bring to the site so that you all can give great gifts, I also have my own gift giving to figure out!

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Susan’s Selects: What I’m Loving this Summer

Summer may have only just officially begun, but all of us at ModCloth have long been looking forward to the amazing items coming to the site this season. As the weather warms up, it brings with it trends we can’t wait to try! Here are just a few of my favorites…

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