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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Business Savvy Sites for the Business Savvy Gal

When I first started ModCloth out of my dorm room, it quickly became clear that I had a lot to learn about how things ran in the fashion industry. Processes like buying, networking, and fundraising seemed intimidating when I first faced them — but now, with ModCloth boasting three offices and over three hundred employees, I’m proud to say I’ve picked up a few things. It wasn’t without some guidance, however. Here are a few of my favorite resources for women who are looking to get started in the business world.

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What I’m Currently Listening To…

Whether I’m flying to a conference in Sydney or heading home to reunite with Winston in San Francisco, one thing that keeps me sane throughout the time zones is an entertaining playlist. Since this past month has been a whirlwind of airports and adventure, I wanted to share with you what keeps me grounded while in the air.

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What I’m Loving for Spring

This past month, the buyers and I have been busy at trade shows all over Europe and the U.S., on the hunt for exciting new items to bring to the site. Though it’s tough to choose from all the amazing designs we’ve seen, there are definitely a few trends that stand out!

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A Letter from Susan!

It’s only August, and it’s been an amazing year already. I’d like to share some of the highlights with you, and thank you for being a part of ModCloth’s success! Not only have we taken on some fabulous new brands and new faces to our team, we’ve also opened another office on the West Coast!

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This Just In!

This week was really tough — how am I ever supposed to pick just one favorite from all the incredible new items? After much internal debate, I finally settled on these beautiful, walkable heels because I simply can’t wait to wear them with all kinds of socks and tights this Fall.

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This (Almost) In!

Since we’ve been talking so much this week about our incredible trip to Berlin, I decided to show off a little sneak preview of my favorite future item, rather than my favorite new item. This incredible studded Jeffrey Campbell wedge won’t be available for a few months, but I can already picture wearing it with opaque tights & mini skirts.

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Lookout, Cookout Dress

The weather in Pittsburgh has been absolutely beautiful lately and I can’t wait to wear this dress on my next outdoor dinner date.

What’s your favorite new item this week?

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This Just In!

Raccoony Poppins Tank

There are so many exciting new things happening here this week, including lots of great new items! My favorite this time is the Raccoony Poppins Tank, simply for it’s charming weirdness. Who wouldn’t love a flying raccoon …

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The Veronica Bathing Suit

This week, my pick for favorite new item was clear. After all, the 4th of July is right around the corner – wouldn’t this swimsuit be absolutely perfect for a pool party?

What’s your favorite new

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The Bonnaroo Dress

Bonnaroo Dress

Extra, Extra, Read all About it! New styles debut on the site every day, of course, but there is always that certain dress, blouse, or accessory that has everybody in the office talking. ‘This Just In’ is a …

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Peacock Crossing: A Trend Report

Peacock Crossing: A Trend Report

You may have noticed ModCloth’s recent abundance of peacock and bird fare. We hope you’re as excited as we are!

As you also may have noticed, over the past year or so, designers like Alexander McQueen have been featuring avian …

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Incognito

This week, I made a purchase that I’ve been thinking about for a long time.

I bought a wig.

No, my hair isn’t falling out and no, I haven’t come down with a case of crazy (ala Britney Spears). I …

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