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Just a girl in a thrift store - that's how it all began. Susan, our co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, sold her favorite vintage finds from her dorm room. Soon, a 'store' was born!
Vintage clothing and decor is still very near and dear to us, so we sell at least one item a day. They go fast, so visit often to snag your own ModCloth one of a kind!
Theres probably no such thing as overloading on fun, but if such a thing were possible, why not go all out in this adorable dress? Slip into this retro, cherry red and white polka dot frock from hard-to-find British designer Emily and Fin, and the good times will never cease. The sleeveless top, with flattering gathering, a natural waist, and an A-line skirt with pockets will make you just giddy, while the flirty keyhole back fastens with two shank buttons at the nape of the neck. Wear this frock with vintage shoes and gloves, and don't be afraid to pull out all the stops!
This 1950s-inspired dress is perfect for an after-school date at the ice cream parlor! Wearing this deep purple, your darling will spot you right away. And, as you share an ice cream float, your paramour will admire the fabric-covered buttons and the dainty cap sleeves. The fitted bodice is the perfect accompaniment to the slightly flared skirt and cinched waist with a matching sash. As you lean in for a sip, the subtle stretch of this cotton-blend dress will keep you comfortable. Wear this piece with a cropped cardigan and ballet flats for thirst-quenching style! Love this fetching frock? Check out this dashing design in a host of other haute hues!
You pride yourself upon being a lady of style and sophistication. Still, you find that you simply can't resist adding a sly wink of whimsy and sultry allure to your wardrobe - a fact beautifully showcased by this navy dress by Bettie Page. The classic shape of this darling frock - the full skirt, bateau neckline, and cap sleeves, along with the precious bow at the waist - exude the designer's passion for golden-age Hollywood glam. However, it's the caged top created by a netting of deep blue cord that adds a saucy kick of 'va va voom' to the otherwise simple look. Don this enticing number with seamed stockings, pretty peep toes, and coy crimson lips, and don't be surprised if your playful ensemble garners a couple of winks of its own as you head out for the evening. ...
Has a single afternoon ever seemed so perfect? A slight autumn breeze, not a cloud in the sky, and a charming companion to spend the hours with - the only thing that could make it better is a midday clothing change into this gorgeous halter dress! Before making your way to tonight's soiree, you duck into your home to quickly slip into this sweet cotton-blend frock, which features a print of pink and white flowers upon its black surface. Its fit-and-flare shape is wonderfully flattering, making it an excellent pair for the included detachable belt, as well as with opaque stockings, a cozy cardigan, and sky-high T-straps. Get ready to enjoy the rest of the afternoon with your paramour!
Take a black, retro-cut frock, sprinkle hot pink polka dots on it, and you'll be tempted by no other. With flattering princess seaming in the bust, satiny decorative buttons lining up the front, handy pockets, and a sash to wrap in a cutesy bow, this dress will get sweet on you at first glance. Wide straps make for a comfortable fit, while bows on the neck and pockets make this dress even girlier than it boasts to already be. If you want to show off the fullness of the A-line skirt, add a tulle petticoat for a bold look. Wear with patent heels to create a look that will sweep the nation.
Keep up with the fast tempo of trendsetting style, and swing into a look of pure, polished sophistication with this adorable, vintage-inspired, A-line frock. Cute cap sleeves, a row of covered buttons up the center bust, a traditional notched collar, and a discreet side zip provide a flawless fit perfect for donning on your next outing to the local jazz bar. Allover small white polka dots sizzle against the cherry cotton-blend fabric, ensuring your savvy silhouette will never fall out of tune. For an ensemble that proves you're in the know when it comes to charming style, simply bow the removable white sash at your waist, then add sultry fishnets, patent pumps, a few gold accessories, rouge lips, and a statement-making mesh fascinator.
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! You and your BFF both need to remodel rooms in your homes, and you dont see why you shouldnt make an event out of it! Dressing to display your excitement, you back-zip the periwinkle pleats of this cowl neck frock on atop lemon-colored peep toes and head on over to the design shop. A retro spread of white flowers and coral colorblocked touches turn this lined Eva Franco dress into your ultimate inspiration as you flip through books, and the sweet bow on its back-buckled belt offers the same pulled-together look youre searching for. With oversized button earrings and a woven straw shoulder bag, this lovely dress appearance adds extra elation to the celebration of your decoration hunt!
You pride yourself upon being a lady of style and sophistication. Still, you find that you simply can't resist adding a sly wink of whimsy and sultry allure to your wardrobe - a fact beautifully showcased by this green dress by Bettie Page. The classic shape of this darling frock - the full skirt, bateau neckline, and cap sleeves, along with the precious bow at the waist - exude the designer's passion for golden-age Hollywood glam. However, it's the caged top created by a netting of peridot green cord that adds a saucy kick of 'va va voom' to the otherwise simple look. Don this enticing number with seamed stockings, pretty peep toes, and coy crimson lips, and don't be surprised if your playful ensemble garners a couple of winks of its own as you head out for the evening. ...
Currently one of the country's most respected young talents, this delightful dress grew up dreaming about one day becoming a world-renowned icon. Today, it's on its way with a well-crafted A-line cut, precise bust darting, dapper ruffle and heart button details, a matching, optional sash, and delightful cap sleeves. Though its background is foggy, its precise raven outlining keeps this frock on track. Currently, this masterpiece of a dress resides on a fashionable young painter who styles it to perfection with flower-adorned pumps, netted stockings, and a handmade headpiece. Love this fetching frock? Check out this dashing design in a host of other haute hues!
Your style is as sweet as your bakery confections when youre manning your food truck in this darling dress! Its hot pink hue and sugar-white polka dots are the secret ingredient in what sets this halter dress apart from the rest. A lightly padded bodice and gently pleated skirt are the icing on the cake of this charming look. Add a pinch of gold accessories, a pair of comfy kitten heels, and a buttercream cardigan, and youll be serving up swoon-worthy style!
Strutting so stylishly past the cafe, you overhear onlookers rave about that 'rockabilly diva's cheerful cherry dress!' As you turn your gaze to thank these friendly strangers, you recognize the duo - what a coincidence! Your style-supporters and friends insist you take a seat and enjoy an espresso, and unable to resist, you lean your zipped and tied back against the cool chair with a charming smile. With a collared and padded bust, one-inch straps, and a swingy A-line cut, your sprightly dress steals the subject of conversation - that is, when you're not being complimented on your woven platforms, rouge lipstick, or vintage 'do!
Sound the horn and set sail in this adorable, sailor-style dress. This navy blue A-line is super retro and superbly charming. Rolling down the Mississippi from Memphis to New Orleans, you'll be as perky as the white polka-dots. The white sailor collar draws attention to your sun-kissed, rosey face. A hidden zipper and adjustable bow adorn the back of this 1940's inspired frock. A knee-length hem is perfect for showing off a pair of patent leather pumps or sweet sandals. No anchor can hold you back from being the belle of the clipper fleet in this dress!
This cotton frock fromBernie Dexter depicts the lushest landscape you've ever seen - complete with verdant grass, beautiful brush, and flowering bushes - and though the printed garden is lovely, nothing can compare with how you look in the dress itself. A strappy sundress with a fitted waist and full, elegant skirt, this gorgeous garment is perfect for warmer weather, or even in chillier circumstances when worn with a cardigan and tights. Before visiting the rose garden with a gaggle of best friends, slip into this dress with over-the-knee socks, walkable stacked-heel Oxfords, and a gardenia in your hair!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program, altered based on your feedback, and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! While the sleek fashion future is always on your radar, you are still a fan of the stylish days of yore, when retro-fabulous frocks like this black and white A-line by Stop Staring! ruled the world of popular fashion. Its modest length and giddy dots are irresistibly adorable, while its bowed sash and ruched top are undeniably stylish. With slightly elasticized, light lining and red leather clogs that are perforated to match the eyelets on the edges of your hair scarf, this back-zipped dress takes the cake for encompassing the completely comfortable and totally sweet sides of what vogue means!
Standing on the side of the stage, looking oh-so adorable, you crack up at the comedian with a constant stream of chuckles that jostle the pleats of this dress' skirt, waiting for your indication. There's the punchline - you hold a sign that reads, 'Laughter,' over the seams extending upward from the waistline of this thick knit number, and suddenly all the attention is on you in this pocketed, silky polka dot-lined, back-zipped frock with leopard print wedges and an arm stacked with bangles. The comedian continues, and the next time you assist with the 'Applause' sign, you realize that the attention never left you and your ravishing vintage-inspired cotton-blend dress!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program, altered based on your feedback, and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! For you, the ride to finding your fashion niche was a quick one, and as you board the train to the big city today, you wear the retro peplum ruffle of this navy-blue dress by Stop Staring! to show what your personal style is all about! A vintage suitcase, a handmade fascinator, and the rockin-est red pumps you could find are all it takes to complete the all-out chic look of this cap-sleeved midi as you chug along in your compartment, but you went the extra mile by adding lace glovettes to match the white polka-dots of this dress, as well as a string of pearls strung over its gathered surplice neckline. When the conductor ...
Jump into this caliente red frock and meet your darling on the dance floor to show your affection in a tango of perfection! Don't be surprised as your bowed neckline bounces with every step, and the ruched waist flatters your figure as you flash your red-pump-clad feet! With a retro-infused shape, complemented exquisitely with textured tights and glittering gold baubles, this pretty piece will keep up with your magnificent moves, and maybe even help you score a kiss after the final dip!
As you climb aboard the three-mast ship, the wind ruffles the full hem your dress - this sailor-inspired piece whose dusty rose hue is exclusive to ModCloth. Once on deck, you straighten this frocks deliciously cute neck tie, and head toward the sound of the music. Entering the ships main hall in this dress, wicker-soled wedges, shining post earrings, and several dainty rings, you draw admiring stares from more than a few in the assembled crowd. Taking a seat, you join in on the singing, lilting out lyrics about adventure, faraway lands, and pretty lasses such as yourself!
The day has much in store for you - brunch, an afternoon gallery walk, and tickets to the ballet. Dressing for such a varied schedule may challenge some people, but youre well adept at it, especially since you have this pristinely pretty Bettie Paige frock in your wardrobe! Retro-inspired designer Tatyana created Bettie Page out of a hankering to create high-quality, glamorous fashion with a mix of the modern. This impeccable item stays true to its retro roots with a flattering, A-line shape, an anchor-esque red pattern atop a grey background, and a red-trimmed bolero that sits crisply atop the frocks halter-tie neckline. Worn with low, cherry pumps, a rose hair clip nestled into your tousled do, and a boxy handbag, this gem of a dress will take you from event to event with perfect ...
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer program! As a makeup maven, a pin-up model, and a 50s-inspired fashion designer,Bernie Dexter knows how to set the scene for stunning style! Printed with a vibrant, blossom-filled pastoral landscape, this fantastical frock is a dream come true - its defined, belted waistline, charming Chelsea collar, and billowing skirt provide a darling backdrop to your pearl jewelry, khaki cardigan, and kitten heels. Welcome a world of beauty to your wardrobe with this ladylike look!
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