You'll walk with the confidence of a seasoned salsa star when you dress yourself in this licorice- and coconut-striped dress with sky-high stilettos, a ruffled leather clutch, and back-seamed tights to boot! It's flared at the waist, so your every twirl will create waves of wonder among onlookers - that is if you can manage to draw their attention away from the vibrant crimson rosette cascading down your frock's single shoulder strap. Simply secure its hidden back zipper, allowing its flexible banded back to fit to your form, then grab the hand of the best stepper in the room for an evening of active elegance!
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!
Really, Julie, my fellow writer, roommate, and good friend, should be writing the description for this knockoutBettie Page dress, as featured in InStyle. She's a mixology maven and even - I have to confess - came up with the witty name for this dress. But, you're stuck with me. And though I may not be as much of a cocktail queen, I'm still bananas for this buttercup yellow dress. Unique, pretty prints always make me weak in the knees, and the retro, color-filled glasses poured over this practically pure cotton frock make me tipsy with joy. Plus a glittery red belt to cinch its A-line cut that I so adore? Ideal. ESP tells me that this dress will find its way into both Julie's closet and my own. So, when I walk upstairs in the morning wearing this dress, kitten ...
You may arrive fashionably late to the venue tonight, but when you make an entrance in this striped dress by Eva Franco, you know thats when the real party starts! You immediately grab your dates hand and make your way to the dance floor as the skirt of your lined fit-and-flare bounces around you, encompassing your every dance move with help from a tulle underlay along the hem. The vibrant turquoise and black stripes that run across your strapless dress pop underneath the spotlights and garner compliments from everyone around you. Pair your piece with glittered, round-toe heels and a beaded cuff around your wrist, and youll be looking so dazzling that youll wish the night would never end!
Get ready to move to the rhythm of this eye-catching strapless peplum dress! This brightly colored twofer will dance its way into your wardrobe with fun details such as the sweetheart neckline along the raspberry-hued bodice and a teal high-low waist ruffle that flutters to a flowy point near the back hem of the matching skirt. This back-zipped dress is crafted from elasticized fabric and includes built-in bodice boning for flexibility and support while you boogie down on the dance floor. Harmonize this rocking frock with a glittery statement necklace, polka-dot platform pumps, and sheer, back-seamed tights, and youre sure to shimmy til the sun comes up!
Each time you slip into this playful, polka-dotted frock, you know youre going to have fun. Its navy blue shade features bright pink, blue, red, and yellow circles, which, coincidentally, resemble the confetti pieces youre about to shower on your best friend! As she pauses momentarily in surprise, you circle her while twirling in your pleated skirt. A cobalt blue cardigan and coral leggings complete your ensemble, which will look festive and fashionable on this exciting evening out with your bestie.
Excitement is in the air as you step onto a boat in your pretty, striped dress. Its mixture of navy-blue and mint-green provides a sweet new twist on traditional nautical stripes. Buckling a wide belt over the A-line skirt and fastening a simple, golden pendant necklace near the gathered sweetheart neckline of this frock are the perfect ways to accessorize with sophistication. Complete your look with a wide-brimmed hat and white heels for a look thats perfect for a party!
A classy beach soiree calls for a dress beautiful in both silhouette and hue, and this chevron lace, peach party dress, as featured in Southern Living, maintains the delicate balance of elegance and earthiness youre seeking. As you make your appearance among the candlelit tables, this fresh frocks sheer, three-quarter sleeves and slight dip in the back give the sea breeze a chance to dance upon your skin. Paired with bronze heels, abundant jewels, and a glittery clutch, this pretty dress provides the perfect look for tonight, helping you gleam like the last hour of light upon the sand.
When it comes to cinema, you are certainly an enthusiast, and when award season rolls around, your friends know who throws the best parties! Before the guests arrive, you set out the drinks and snacks before decorating the room while wearing this navy blue, floral halter dress by Lavand. This brand from Madrid offers fresh, youthful garments that boast as much intriguing personality as the singular stylistas who wear them. Adorned with a white, yellow, and true-blue floral pattern, shirring in the back, and a subtle handkerchief hem, this dress will certainly steal the show! Complete your look with pale yellow flats and pearly jewelry, and your guests will have you nominated for Best Dressed of the night!
The weekend theater festival has finally come to a close, and, as stage manager to several productions on the bill, your evening will be spent visiting cast parties in your darling navy dress! Shimmering black dots and fringed scallop patterns make the overlay of this dress the perfect conversation starter, and the back cutout and ladylike silhouette will earn rave reviews from your creative collaborators. Cast it alongside some bow-embellished heels, rhinestone earrings, and a classic trench, and youll be the star of every soiree!
As the work week winds to a close, your mind cant help but wander to the gorgeously graphic shift dress youve got planned for tonights get-together! Tapering strands of purple, blue, and green circles decorate the smooth, ivory weave of your dress, just as colorful string lights provide dazzling party decor. The clock counts down the final minute of the day, and youre off to the subway with thoughts of classic, pink pumps and glittery, dangling earrings adding a bounce to your every step!
Scattered rain showers may have moved your garden party indoors, but the mood remains delightfully cheerful thanks to the vibrant floral print on your A-line dress! As you offer hors d'uvres and catch up with friends, the pink, blue, and coral blooms on your sleeveless frock fill the house with gleeful gaiety. This 100% cotton garments button closure, tiered hem, and crocheted trim only heighten its joyful charm! Paired with daisy-yellow peep toes and a glamorous cocktail ring, this fully lined dress can make any occasion merry, no matter what the weather forecast may hold!
No centerpiece or ornate cocktail can outshine the beauty of you in this grapefruit-red dress! Available for purchase in February, this satiny frock flaunts a dainty waistline bow, charming back buttons, and sheer skirt stripes that reveal the smooth lining below. Radiant and refined, this fab fit-and-flare will be the delight of your dinner guests, particularly when served with pearly earrings, ankle-strapped pumps, and a shimmering, rhinestone hair accessory!
An adorable dress and a gift for the hostess are integral components of courteous party attendance. Its easy to see why youd choose this sweet, bold, A-line dress to wear with your dark tights and pendant necklace. The satiny smooth stripes of pink, peacock blue, black, and grey are flirty and fun, which is the perfect formula for party attire. Once youve chosen the perfect bottle of wine for your bestie, youre ready to RSVP!
As soon as your pearly-hued T-straps step onto the marble of the grand foyer, the entire room is transfixed. You whisk off your cape-like coat to reveal this stunning party dress beneath, and it's almost as if the crowd releases a collective sigh of admiration. Boasting a simple A-line silhouette and a dramatic open back flanked with tie-secured lace, this cream and black confection is sure to inspire plenty of affection for your exquisite ensemble. Pausing to adjust the stack of golden bangles resting on your wrist, you flash a smile when you look up to see several approving nods from your fellow fashionistas - seems like your arrival was just what was needed to get this soiree started!
Sitting in traffic on your way to a big soiree, youre content as could be in your bejeweled black dress! A busy gal like you doesnt get much down time, so a standstill means you can stop and adore this frocks gem-studded Peter Pan collar or the way your ruby heels play off of its palette. Imagining your friends ooh-ing and aah-ing over your patterned tights and emerald bag, you smile to yourself - being fashionably late in this gem of a dress isnt worth honking over. Just then, the neighboring car rolls down her window to compliment your look, and you two spend the stalled time talking fashion until the lanes clear.
A chic beach cookout calls for a dress that can flutter in the breeze and flatter your figure! The pastel base of this floral dress looks fresh as sliced watermelon and feels as calming as the salty sea air. A paisley-inspired print in guava, lemon, lime, and teal is the perfect pairing to your flower-topped sandals and woven brown belt. Beneath the arms of this A-line racerback are delicate ruffles, ready to rustle in the breeze, keeping your spirit light and your look fresh for tonights dinner!
Dive into an elegant evening clad in this gorgeous teal party dress! This iridescent, sea-blue, fit-and-flare frock - found exclusively at ModCloth and inspired by our co-founder Susan's vintage collection - overflows with mid-century grace and glamour. Pair the rippling accents and pleated bust detail of this lined dress with pearl earrings, silver, peep-toe heels, and a sweep of coral-colored lipstick, and youll make a splash at your next special occasion!
Like your favorite glass sculptors work, this vibrant floral dress has a lot to offer from every angle. From across the room, let this pink-and-black, silky number appear as an abstract mix of colors and texture, with its delicate lace trimmed-slip peeking out from under its A-line skirt. Up close, however, take note of the bright blossom pattern that fades beautifully into black near the hem, fall in love with its lace panel across the shoulder blades, and covet its structured black piping. Possessing the same transformative, transcendent quality of lasting art, this pretty party dress will stay in your closet for years to come, and will evolve with your ever-growing, fashionable perspective.
Your office will be abuzz about your bright, pulled-together look! Youve pulled this belted yellow dress over black opaque tights and zebra-striped flats. Tucking its pintucked front panel and pointed, Peter-Pan-style collar under a cropped, black jacket, you pack your faux-croc tote full of files and notes to take home. Alongside a fresh coat of bright red lipstick - the perfect complement to your look - this little yellow dress helps you show off your stellar work ethic and professional style, both of which seem to be second nature to you!