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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! Dance through your evening in this darling 40s-style sheath by Stop Staring! When youre in the mood for a little retro flair, the petite black polka dots, swooping trim, and gathered details of this cap-sleeved dress will help you get into the stylish swing of things. Partner this piece with colorful kitten heels, pearl earrings, and a fluttery fascinator, and hop into a haute new look!
Keep an open mind, and this sweater dress will have you seeing fashion from a different perspective. Deceptively simple, this 1960s-inspired sack dress features a unique, oblique cut that curves out on the right side and swings away at the left. Its capacious arm openings and boatneck that drapes off the left shoulder allow you to slip into it quickly on chilly mornings before heading out your art class, and the charcoal-colored, mohair-like composition and long length will continue to keep you warm for the duration of the cooler weather. Take your style in a different direction this season by styling this with brightly colored tights, Mary Jane-style heels, then cinch in the waist with a shiny belt for a conceptually cool approach to couture.
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program! Instead of leaving town for an entire weekend of adventure, you opt for a day-long escapade to a nearby beach town up north. Wearing this smoky, polka dot dress with eyelet lace wedges, a cropped cardi, and a vintage watch, you pack your travel bag with your camera, snacks, and a weathered map of the coast. This cotton dress' tulle ruffle-hemmed skirt has a smooth, interior lining that will keep you comfortable as you travel, while its shirred top hosts adjustable spaghetti straps and a feminine frill along its upper edge. As go-time approaches, your excitement grows, as does your adoration for this perfectly pleasant dress!
This item is a new version of one of your favorite Be the Buyer picks, featuring a different haute hue and fabric, and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! Start your new job with a profesh new style by wearing this cowl-neck sheath! The office will be in awe of the lightweight grey and black weave, chic tie sash, and structured cut of this boardroom-ready beauty. Orient this piece alongside understated metallic jewelry, printed tights, and patent pumps, and introduce a fashion thats as polished and professional as you are. In your work-friendly fashion, youre ready to take on the world!
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 ...
As you come upon your last big beach trip for the summer, you know exactly what you'll wear on your excursion - this gorgeous navy blue dress which, with its elegant high-low hem and exquisite pleats and ruching, remind you of the waves that roll onto the shore. You love its removable, adjustable straps and back shirring for best fit, as well as its padded bust, which creates an excellent silhouette. Once you slip into this dress and add a pair of flat sandals, a scarf in your hair, and a jersey cardi, you can imagine the scent of the salty air already!
While you find it unfortunate that every season can't be summer, it's easy to remain upbeat with the flare of both the sun and this dress gracing your gait through the park! As you take a seat on a wooden bench, crossing your legs under the A-line of this cotton, cap-sleeved dress, you smooth the pleasing black polka dots of its smokey lilac skirt over your thick knit tights and tall black boots. Then, adjusting the petite black cardi you've belted over this frock's wide, gathered waistband, which boasts an overlapping V-neck, your ear perks up to the sound of a sparrow, which sings a melody to sweetly accompany the beauteous scene you've created right in the center of the square!
Your new office job has you thrilled to impress your overseer, and equally as excited to experiment with alternatives to the typical trouser-and-blazer look! Try this charcoal dress on for size as you display the ease with which you tackle the slight back V and exposed zipper of this look - just the same as you comfortably take on challenges at work! Task-oriented 1/2 sleeves and a productivity-inspiring black faux patent leather belt boosts your confidence even more as you report to your boss on the first day with opaque black tights, pointed pumps, and an attitude as perky as your ponytail!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program! Grey skies cant cloud your outfit of the day - with this dove-colored dress in your fashion forecast, youll stay cozy, comfy, and stylish in rain or shine! Bibbed in bead-spangled lace and embellished with a slender waistline tie, this heathered shift dazzles despite the drizzle. Try this look with an oversized oatmeal cardi, patterned sweater tights, and a drop of gold accessories - whether you spend the day breezing through boardgames, blogging, or watching your favorite flicks, your stormy-day chic will keep you feeling sunny!
When it comes to dresses, you can't resist a classic pattern with a stylish twist, especially with all of the fun, new florals popping up! This bold and beautiful dress is sure to become an instant fave. Rich bunches of roses in shades of wine and deep green are strewn atop a charcoal-grey background with a beautiful, black damask pattern. The crisp, stretch-cotton fabric and comfy, padded bust make this frock especially versatile - wear it casually with a shearling-lined, denim jacket, or dress it up with elegant accessories for evening. For a city luncheon date with your BFF, go uber-feminine and layer it with a long, cream, wool coat, a dainty, pearl-and-gold necklace, and patent heels!
Class at the crack of dawn? Early morning appointment? Flight taking off before sunrise? Skip the sweatpants and sneak into this super comfy maxi for a fashionable look thatll feel like youre still in your PJs! Its creamy, crocheted V-neck, ruffly, fitted waist, and tiered skirt are stylish details that hide that youre secretly snuggly. And when you pair it with a long cardigan, comfortable sandals, and a long locket, your cute look will be covertly cozy all day!
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!
Add positivity and confidence to your school-scoping experience by wearing this printed grey dress on your tour! This cotton, cap-sleeved number byMata Traders instills you with the confidence to feel amazing - by transforming fashion into action,Mata Traders strives to fight poverty with the employment and empowerment of craftswomen in India and Nepal. This feminist-minded brand specializes in fair-trade and handmade products that are both beautiful and ethical, so you'll feel pretty inside and out when you're wearing this white, origami-print look over white flats and under a coral cardi. Enhanced by a dual-layer A-line skirt, a subtle V-neck, and a turquoise pleated waistband, this fierce, feminine frock provides a jolt of empowered energy as you step onto campus!
The next time your local wine and tapas bar hosts a tasting, gather your friends and colleagues, order a platter of fine cheeses, prosciutto, and imported olives, and enjoy an evening of conversation and refreshment as sparkling as this sleeveless dress! Its fully lined skirt features a discreet side zipper and a sash that ties at the waist. The skirt's lovely blush color will show your preference for pink vino, while the heather grey, jersey knit, scoop neck bodice will keep you comfortable as you listen to the sommelier explain how, in the production of ros, red-skinned grapes are crushed and allowed to remain in contact with the juice for only a few days before the grapes are pressed and their skins discarded, instead of remaining in contact throughout the fermentation process, as ...
You're a style blogging revolutionary, easily overcoming the question of what to wear and what to write about in an innovative way! Every dress has its day, so make this adorable one byEffie's Heart the feature of your next post! Its grey material with slight stretch is flocked with Celtic-inspired hearts for a little grit to equal out the melodic flow of its brown mesh yoke down to its sweetheart neckline. Pair it with rock 'n' roll platforms and revved up jewelry, then pose prettily by hooking a thumb on this dress' matching belt, or hanging a hand in one of its lace-lined pockets, and you'll have the whole blogosphere hoping they see the likes of you again!
Being the best, particularly when it comes to flaunting fab fashion, comes second nature to you! Lo and behold your most recent ravishing frock! A pretty papaya tint dresses the cross-pleated top of this sassy strapless with a punch of fresh color above its neutral fog-grey bottom, while its super stylish petal-wrapped front whispers of its chic design. Featuring a fully lined interior, flattering padded bust, and a hidden side zipper with easy hook-and-eye closure, this posh piece will look totally amazing with metallic-heeled pumps, sheer tights, and budding rose post earrings kissed to your lobes. Obviously, you're perfect at pairing, too!
Occupying a park bench with the perfect view of your favorite Parisian structure, you're feeling extra romantic in this understated shirtdress. Cleanly striped, neatly pocketed, and crafted by a woman who shares both your affinity for fashion and responsibility to the world, this fair trade garment by British brand Bibico represents awareness and support of vulnerable communities, and can only be found in the US at ModCloth! With a small charm necklace between this buttoned dress' small lapels, the sleeves of a navy sweater knotted between cuffed and buttoned cap sleeves, and a simple brown belt over its fitted-back waist, you hope in your heart that one of the stunning strangers who passes by will be struck by the same emotions as you are!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! Ever since you arrived at brunch in this darling, mid-century-style dress from Stop Staring!, your friends cant get your marvelous style off their minds! With subtle polka dots adorning its smooth, black weave and pale-grey buttons and trim adding an extra pop of personality, this fabulous, cap-sleeved fit-and-flare flaunts fun, 50s style at every turn. Pair it with purple heels, a silver clutch, and pearl earrings for a style you wont soon forget!
Youve unexpectedly found yourself with a bright, breezy afternoon thats plan-free. Who better to spend the day with in a sweetly striped dress than your lovely self? Do the things you love most while staying comfortable in this cotton-blend dress diagonal lines across the mid-length skirt. Half the short-sleeve bodice boasts alternating black-and-grey horizontal stripes that meet matching oblique bands in the middle. Browse for bouquets, catch a matinee, or lounge in the park with a paperback in this dress, along with ankle strap sandals, cropped jacket, and a red handbag. You deserve time to enjoy the pleasure of your own company.
While you wish you could host a tea party every day, sometimes youre just too busy. For those active afternoons, a portable mug and this double Peter Pan-collared dress will more than just do'! The violet- and blush-hued roses of this clay frock are reminiscent of those on a classic teatime dress, while shell buttons and a foldover chest pocket spice this one up in a way the typical ensemble lacks. With casual sandals secured by an ankle strap, a bracelet on which youve been collecting charms, and a small bow holding back your bangs, your delicate look is the fashionable future of enjoying a brew!
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