Announcing ModCloth’s Battle of the Gifts: Day One, Spy Cat vs. Robot! – UPDATE: ROUND 1 CONTEST HAS ENDED


Today we are pleased to launch our inaugural Battle of the Gifts. For the next three weeks, we’ll be hosting six rounds of battles to find out which gifts will reign supreme. To kick things off, we’ve pitted the Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel against the Party of the Gear Corkscrew. Which item will knock out the competition? You decide by placing your vote in the comments section below.

But wait– there’s more! We’re also giving away a $25 gift card to one lucky voter! Simple place your vote below by 10am PST on Tuesday, December 3rd to be entered into our random drawing. And don’t forget to come back for our next round this Wednesday when we’ll be offering yet another chance to duke it out and win a prize.

Looking for more geeky goods and cute critters? Check out our holiday Gift Guide!

UPDATE: DAY 1 CONTEST HAS ENDED. Congratulations to our winners, the Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel scorched the competition with voter Christen snagging the $25 gift card!

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  1. Charlotte Boyer 12/02/2013 at 1:02 pm #

    I think the geeky robot will win!

  2. Shanna 12/02/2013 at 1:42 pm #

    Shaken, Not Purred kitty will definitely win!

  3. Elizabeth 12/02/2013 at 1:52 pm #

    the “party of the gear” will be victory themed! Go robot!

  4. Camille L. 12/02/2013 at 2:11 pm #

    I’m gonna have to say the Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel for the win!

  5. Jean 12/02/2013 at 2:14 pm #

    Shaken, not purred tea towel!

  6. Caitlin W. 12/02/2013 at 2:31 pm #

    Geeky Robot!

  7. Mary Weise 12/02/2013 at 2:35 pm #

    Party of the Gear!

  8. NTE 12/02/2013 at 2:44 pm #

    I’m voting for the towel cat

  9. Selene 12/02/2013 at 3:16 pm #

    I’m in the Kitty’s corner. No way is that Geeky bot going to win.

  10. Samantha 12/02/2013 at 4:20 pm #


  11. Kendra G 12/02/2013 at 5:06 pm #

    I go for the robot. It’s such a conversation starter

  12. Elisabeth 12/02/2013 at 5:10 pm #

    Whilst I love all things robot (being an engineer and all) I can’t go past a dapper looking cat. Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel wins this round I believe.

  13. Brittney G. 12/02/2013 at 5:16 pm #

    I’m not one to “throw in the towel,” but I’ve gotta say that the Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel is gonna win, paws down!

  14. Sarah B. 12/02/2013 at 5:17 pm #

    My vote goes to the Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel!

  15. Glorivette 12/02/2013 at 5:17 pm #

    Shaken, not purred tea towel 🙂

  16. Pam 12/02/2013 at 5:30 pm #

    I only “pawzed” for a moment before I decided that “shaken not purred yea towel should win!

  17. Alison 12/02/2013 at 5:34 pm #

    Okay, I am a cat person to the max but that towel is actually kinda creepy, so I gotta go with the Robot corkscrew 🙂

  18. Talita 12/02/2013 at 5:49 pm #

    The Kitty Tea Towel, definitely!

  19. Paula 12/02/2013 at 6:00 pm #

    As a crazy cat lady, I’m going with Shaken, not Purred.

  20. Jamie C. 12/02/2013 at 6:00 pm #

    Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel is another breed of cat! It’s like the Walking Dead’s governor got a meow-kover. Bad@$$.

  21. Abby 12/02/2013 at 6:15 pm #

    Towel Cat! Shaken, not Purred.

  22. Vicky 12/02/2013 at 6:57 pm #

    I agree with Alison, I love cats but just can’t stand behind a cat with a mustache & eye patch. I vote for the robot!

  23. Rebecca S. 12/02/2013 at 7:21 pm #

    Tea versus wine… tough bargain. That cat, though, is brewing some strategy, some secret identi(tea)… I’m voting for the eerie underdog(cat).

  24. Ashleigh 12/02/2013 at 7:32 pm #

    Definitely the Party of the Gear Corkscrew. Who could possibly pass up such a cute little helper?

  25. Marie-Pierre 12/02/2013 at 7:36 pm #

    Ze feline espion!

  26. Suzanne 12/02/2013 at 7:51 pm #

    Go tea towel!

  27. Cheryl 12/02/2013 at 8:32 pm #

    Spy Cat tea towel!

  28. Megan 12/02/2013 at 10:34 pm #

    Shaken not Purred!! Love cats 😀

  29. Leanne 12/02/2013 at 10:55 pm #

    Love it!

  30. Christen 12/03/2013 at 3:47 am #

    Cat towel. Because of the moustache.

  31. P 12/03/2013 at 4:54 am #

    The tea towel!

  32. Christie 12/03/2013 at 5:11 am #

    I vote the Party of the Gear corkskrew. Though paper beats rock, I think plastic definitely beats cloth.

  33. Julia 12/03/2013 at 5:18 am #

    It’s a tough decision……but I gotta go with the robot! Party of the Gear For the Win!!!!

  34. Quiche Lauren 12/03/2013 at 6:22 am #

    Party of the Gear!!

  35. Lisa K 12/03/2013 at 6:27 am #

    As an admitted wino, I’d have to go with the Robot corkscrew.

  36. jazz 12/03/2013 at 6:40 am #

    That cat is winning. He looks like he’s seen some things in his day

  37. Veronica 12/03/2013 at 7:49 am #

    Tea towel hands down… *because I want it, hehe*

  38. Erin (ModCloth) 12/03/2013 at 10:00 am #

    VOTING HAS ENDED. Stay tuned for the winner announcement and the next round of ModCloth’s Battle of the Gifts this Wednesday, December 4 at 10am PST for another chance to duke it out and win a prize!

  39. Mo 12/03/2013 at 11:24 am #

    Definitely Robot.

  40. Katherine 12/03/2013 at 12:05 pm #

    Definitely the towel. Cats are devious little things, no way would it lose to a robot!

  41. Giselle 12/03/2013 at 12:36 pm #

    Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel – it’s cute, to the point and heck, it reminds me of my grandad … if he were a cat … whatever, I love it!

  42. Leah 12/03/2013 at 1:28 pm #

    Totally the robot.

  43. Rox Guillemette 12/03/2013 at 1:51 pm #

    Love the tea towel!

  44. diane park 12/03/2013 at 2:01 pm #

    Party of the Gear for sure!

  45. Kalie 12/03/2013 at 3:37 pm #

    This is the internet… cats always win! So I vote for the Shaken, Not Purred tea towel.

  46. Casey Lane 12/03/2013 at 4:03 pm #

    Shaken, Not Purred tea towel!

  47. Morganne Sigismonti 12/03/2013 at 7:34 pm #

    Eye would choose the cat tea towel.

  48. Jessica 12/03/2013 at 8:45 pm #

    I do believe gentleman pirate cat shall rule supreme.

  49. Korri 12/03/2013 at 9:28 pm #

    the kitty towel!

  50. Miss Ashley Azzopardi 12/03/2013 at 10:37 pm #

    I am a huge cat lover, however in this case the robot has won me over!

  51. Stephanie Jones 12/04/2013 at 5:30 am #

    spy cat!!

  52. Kasey 12/04/2013 at 6:16 am #

    Party of the Gear corkscrew says your occular challenged cat is going down!

  53. Dawn 12/04/2013 at 6:41 am #

    Cats man, it’s all about the power of cats. Tea towel FTW.

  54. Georgina Isabel 12/04/2013 at 8:22 am #

    Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel, most definitely!

  55. Christine McNeill 12/04/2013 at 9:30 am #

    Such a hard decision, but I think I’m going to have to go with the Party of the Gear Robot Corkscrew

  56. Kathrine Bach Pachniuk 12/04/2013 at 9:55 am #

    Cats always beat robots. That’s why we’re so screwed when they take over the world.

  57. derya 12/04/2013 at 3:34 pm #

    as a cat lady, i will of course choose Shaken, Not Purred Tea Towel as a lovely pirate of the modcloth 🙂

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