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All the Design that’s Fit to Pin: Favorites from Our Design of the Times Pinterest Board

We know that everyone’s favorite ModCloth Pinterest board is our one-million-followers-and-counting, DIY-stuffed Create, Craft, & Inspire pinboard, so we thought we’d spread the love by angling the spotlight onto another one of our excellent boards: Design of the Times.

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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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Quote of the Day: Neil Gaiman on Mistakes

Neil Gaiman quote, designed by ModCloth!

Neil Gaiman quote, designed by ModCloth!

After hearing English author Neil Gaiman’s commencement speech for this year’s graduating class at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, we couldn’t shake the memory of his words on mistake-making. Our graphic designer Ryan was equally taken by Gaiman’s …

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The Untold Secrets of Batik

Batik has an enigmatic past, the likes of which could knock out the mystery of the Sphinx in the boxing ring of fashion history. Tune into our fashion history podcast to find out how this fascinating fabric came into being.

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Get Away to the Good Life: A Retro Retreat


Image via Flickr user The Pie Shop

Oh, major air carriers, won’t you please perfect time travel?

We’re ready to take a trip back to when ‘vacation’ stood for escaping the ordinary. On this first day of summer, we invite …

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1 Question, 5 Gals: Bloggers Dish on Trekless Traveling

Experiencing a place can sometimes be as easy as adopting a new perspective. We asked some of the bloggers featured in our Adventures in Style stylebook a question that proves whether or not it’s true. Scroll down to see what …

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Words to Work By with Ann Miura-Ko

All of us here at ModCloth are fortunate to come to work with inspiring women each and every day. Before closing out our career-focused stylebook, Nine to Fine, we sat down with Floodgate Partner and ModCloth investor, Ann Miura-Ko, …

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Wow, Mom, Wow: Fashion Sketches from a ModMom

Ever wish you’d inherited some natural talent or trait that belongs to none other than your mother? Maybe her eyes, her green thumb, or her knack for throwing together a magnificent meal in minutes? For me, it’s my mom’s artistic flair. Take a look at some of these truly fabulous fashion sketches she made when she was studying art in the 1960s.

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Exploring the Past with Our First-Ever ModCast

All images except for top left and bottom right courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

When the opportunity to collaborate with San Francisco’s Legion of Honor marched up and shook our hand, we knew we had to …

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So Long and Farewell, Wedding Guests!


Goodness gracious! Is this week over already? It’s said that time flies when you’re having fun, and if that’s the case, this week has felt as fleeting as a bouquet toss. While it may be time for us to unravel …

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‘Shop Talk: Our Graphic Designers Share their Fave Wedding Invitations

Looking for an wedding invitation that possesses charm, personality, and won’t be easily forgotten? You need a professional. We asked our crack team of graphic designers to advise us on how to make a memorable RSVP request, and what their favorite invitations of the moment are.

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12 People You Should Probably Follow on Pinterest

Pin, you’re it! Do you have a Pinterest account that houses your most important inspirations, from kittens wearing sweaters to the best in DIY organization techniques for your studio space? If you haven’t — do it. If you have, then …

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