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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!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! As you travel the streets in your chic dress, you admire your scenic surroundings of historic estates and well-manicured gardens, almost as awe-inspiring as the artful ensemble you wear. Featuring a black Peter Pan collar, golden half-orb buttons, twin pockets, and a print of chai and black stripes, this playful piece boasts a design so dazzling, you feel right at home amongst the striking scenery. With its coordinating sash wrapped tightly around your waist, strappy sandals keeping your feet cute yet comfortable, and a quilted shoulder bag storing your camera safely inside, you confidently strut your way along, collecting as many admiring glances as the street itself.
Clad in this breezy, striped dress, found exclusively at ModCloth, you gather with your closest of friends for a weekend brunch by the sea. Delighting in the boats slowly making their way through the bay, you cant help but admire the nautical stripes of taupe and navy that adorn the silky fabric of this fully lined frock. Featuring asymmetrical button closures that wind their way up the side, a surplice neckline, and adjustable straps, this classic dress will add seaside style to any occasion when you pair it with navy clog sandals, a stack of wooden bracelets, and a wide-brimmed hat to shield your eyes from the sun.
You've been waiting for what seems like ages for your sisters to come back home for a visit! To prepare, you clean up the house, bake warm bread for their arrival, and pretty yourself up in this pink-and-grey-plaid shirtdress! Its dramatic shawl V-neckline between cuffed cap sleeves, and a full skirt fluttered with waist ruffles beside secret pockets, are what make this lined dress the ideal way to greet the girls. Setting a small locket above its gathered bust, lacing up heeled Oxford boots, and gathering your gifts for their return, all that's left to do is watch the door for the moment they call in, 'Hello!'
Youd rather curl up on the couch for a Joan Crawford marathon than go out, and you plan ahead for showings of silent films at your local indie theater. These films may not be in technicolor, but they do exude a spectrum of great art. This dress, featuring black and heather grey stripes, reflects the colors of glamour, mystery, and charm in your favorite classics. Cuffed cap sleeves, a soft V-neck, decorative buttons, pockets near the hem, and lines going both horizontally and vertically make this a casual but super cute dress for any day. Wear with a cozy cardigan for those quiet weekends by the TV or with patent ballet flats and a bowler hat for a night out with Hollywood starlets!
Anyone can celebrate a new home, but only a unique gal like you throws a festive shindig to warm up her new houseboat! This striped dress is a sure bet for a fte your pals wont likely forget. Rocking in the gentle waves, you mix up vintage cocktails in this black and white stunner, its black-trimmed pockets and back cutout adding interest to your yacht-worthy look. Four gold, retro-inspired buttons secure you into this sheath and provide extra elegance, especially when paired with gold bangles, navy heels, and mid-century earrings. Let this fully lined dress keep you anchored in style, even after the party has ended and you drift off into the early morning sunrise!
You know the rhythm of the ocean inside and out - including how to carry its easygoing effect into your unique look! Picnic with your childhood pal on your favorite pier while dressed in this nautical maxi dress, and let the soft jersey enwrap you like a warm tide. Revisiting your special seaside spot is made more beautiful with the presence of the stunning, helm-inspired back of this long, laid-back dress. The red button details and slender navy sash topping this heather-grey maxi look great with your red flats and a sunny, leather tote, and keep you feeling as carefree as when you were a kid. This frock embodies your playful spirit in a totally grown-up look that can stay with you wherever you may drift.
Despite spending your Saturday in a dark editing booth, you still manage to look chic in this sleeveless, A-line dress! As you carefully splice together film strips, you notice that your surplice-backed frock seems to imitate the art youre helping to bring to life - its black-and-white stripes have a sharp contrast that rivals the polish found in your clean editing, and its diamond back cutout complements the directors sharply yelled Cut! A sweetheart neckline, pleated skirt, and back-button closure only add to the frocks stunning composition! Pair this spectacular dress with scalloped, noir flats and an iridescent cross-body bag for a casual ensemble that boasts award-worthy elegance!
Youre strolling to the town square, with snacks and a new book in tow, merrily swinging the A-line skirt of your casual dress by Knitted Dove! By mixing retro inspiration into her fresh, contemporary designs, Knitted Dove designer Gracie Von Kriegenbergh has perfected the path to alluring fashion destinations. This 100%-linen frock boasts broad horizontal and zigzagging stripes in sun-washed hues of jonquil, aqua, grass, and navy that perfectly complement your strappy wedge sandals. The sleeveless silhouette is comfortable and flattering and sweet details, such as hip pockets and a scalloped buttoned back closure, will make this dress one of your springtime favorites. As you find your most-beloved reading bench beside a majestic fountain, your positive presence inspires others to ...
Sail the vast and salty sea in the yacht-perfect style of this adorable A-line dress! Youre bound to have a grand old mari-time in this frocks deep navy, tank-like top, which features flexible knit fabric adorned by a trio of brassy decorative buttons. The striped cotton skirt flaunts lines of red and blue, and gathered pleats create a flattering and seafaring silhouette. Outfit yourself in this nautical frock alongside strappy, gold-detailed sandals, an anchor-shaped pendant necklace, and UV-protected shades, and take a coastal cruise with your best crew!
For your poetry reading from your first full-length collection, you need a look that will add to your unique voice but not steal the show. This red dress by Petrunia boasts stripes of a silvery sheen and a retro fit for a coveted look thats perfect for standing front and center. Petrunia innovates creative pieces that utilize the most cherished details of vintage craftsmanship in updated styles for a woman who lives for the present moment. Feminine, flattering, and a truly transformative, Petrunia pieces, like this frock, will surely become timeless additions to your unique wardrobe! As you deliver poem after poem of lyrical loveliness, the round decorative buttons slant across your bust and make this short-sleeved A-line playfully poetic. Over brown, heeled brogues and brassy ...
Two of your friends are tying the knot in a casual oceanside lighthouse ceremony, and youre arriving in maritime style in this striped halter dress! After the happy couple says I do, the guests enjoy hors d'oeuvres of gourmet cheeses and seared tuna as you easily cruise between the comfy indoor couches to the outdoor bar on the deck in this fully-lined, yet breezy frocks light fabric. Sporting alternating black-and-pale-gold chevron stripes, the black-banded waist matches the angled halter straps that unite with two back buttons. Twirling on the dance floor to the yacht bands cover tunes in black patent peep toes and seashell accessories, you smile as a saxophone-playing cutie checks you out. Later, as you hug your newly espoused pals, youre thrilled to share in their seaside ...
Set sail for stylish new horizons in this red, white, and blue striped dress! Warmer weather calls for this darling shirtdress, which sports casual flair with an optional, slim crimson belt and shiny gold-buttoned front. Breezy cotton-blend fabric keeps you cool as you cruise the open sea, while the flattering A-line silhouette and sleeveless racerback bodice puts the merry in maritime. Adorn the white collar with an oceanic pendant necklace, add gold-rimmed sunglasses and matching strappy flats, and yacht to feel especially seaworthy!
When your mood shifts from edgy rocker to classic academic, restart your style with the timeless savvy of this sleeveless shirtdress! This silky twofer takes you back to fashion basics with its neutral taupe bodice and mid-length, pleated, plaid skirt. A rope-like print crisscrosses the skirt overlay, while the teal lining peeks through sheer blocks. With faux-mother-of-pearl buttons accenting its sleeveless, collared top, this demure frock looks phenomenal alongside ivory tights, camel-hued Mary Jane pumps, and a dainty, bejeweled bracelet. Slide into a casual-cute ensemble with this delightful dress!
A casual occasion calls for attire with comfort, crispness, and character. With this 100% cotton sleeveless shirtdress by UK designer People Tree, youll have all three and then some! Since 2001, their fair trade and environmentally friendly designs have made People Tree leaders in sustainable fashion. The support they give to the craftspeople of developing countries who create each lovely garment means every piece is unique, such as this plaid frock's versatile pattern and classic design. A picnic is perfect in its mid-length A-line skirt that boasts one chest pocket and two at the hips. The substantial fabric and optional waist sash offer you the excellent fit you need to create an informal ensemble with class. Add braided, strappy sandals, a lace-textured cardigan, and a striped ...
You've decided to throw a 'just because' dinner for your dearest pal this evening and have gone all out with an outdoor table along the harbor! Poised for a seaside night in this red- and cream-striped, mid-length dress, which is adorned with a denim-inspired collar and gold buttons, you enjoy good food and company as the boats majestically drift through the water. Set sail into unforgettable style by completing your look with sand-colored skimmers and sparkling jewelry!
When a busy work week calls for style as practical as it is polished, you pencil this smart sheath dress into your schedule! Not only do the black stripes, gold accent buttons, and unexpected back opening of this sheath exude executive esteem, the comfy fabric and ever-so-slightly gathered, elasticized waistline of this dress also keep you feeling cool and collected in even the most high-pressure meetings. Wear this sleeveless frock with sheer tights, turquoise, patent pumps, and demure earrings, and your wardrobe will be ready to take on the world!
Your joy is contagious as you sail along Grecian waters, letting gentle sea breezes lightly ruffle the hem of your colorful A-line dress. Featuring a flared floral skirt in coral, yellow, and blue hues, and a nautical-inspired bodice that boasts a row of navy buttons, this vibrant tank dress was the perfect choice for your afternoon on the bay. A voluminous, tulle-trimmed lining and sweetheart neckline only add to the frocks charm! Paired with a woven sunhat, wayfarer sunnies, and gladiator sandals, this pretty piece completes a picturesque ensemble that looks as good as you feel!
Today youre enjoying an afternoon meal with friends, and you brought a delicious Cabernet to share. You arrive at this low-key gathering in your retro striped sweaterdress, which boasts a faux-button neckline, and you've paired this frock with sheer tights and Oxford heels. As you hug the host, she compliments you on this dress captivating pattern, which wields stripes of various dimensions in shades of warm red, gold, brown, and olive green. Handing her your bottle of libations as a token of gratitude for her hospitality, she begins to giggle. As you round the bend, you see a collection of bottles upon the table and each of your smiling friends holding a glass of vino! Pouring yourself a glass, you toast to the old saying, 'Great minds think alike!'- and it has never been more true!
Your dress may dwell neatly inside a pretty network of lines, but your unique look is free to step outside the box a bit! You love this candy-hued, striped dress because, whether you wear it to work over navy flats and under a yellow cardi or you play it up at night with studded ankle booties and a distressed biker jacket, this girly little number packs a bright punch! Lined in 100% cotton and tied with a bright pink bow, the only thing better than this square-necked, buttoned, A-line beauty is watching a fashion maven like you find a thousand fun ways to wear it!
Not feeling swell? Slip into this nautical sheath dress and get a boost of feel-good energy! Bedecked with a satiny, striped bust and matching side tabs, this navy number is crafted from a flexible cotton blend to help you move and shake your day away. Rockabilly-red buttons, trim, straps, and kick pleats add contrast and appeal to this longer, body-hugging frock. Add lemon wedges, a white cardi, and a haute little headband, and youll feel immune to any troubles that head your way at todays pier luncheon. Get your RDA of fun fashion today with this sleek, sea-worthy dress!
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