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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!
Jump into this fab black frock covered in white dots 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, complimented 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!
If you've done it as well, I'm sure you'll agree there's nothing quite like it. Studying abroad - it's an untouchably terrific time, and this lighthearted and funBernie Dexter dress whisked me back five years, and over the Atlantic, to Paris, where I spent my junior year of college. The Eiffel Towers sprouting up from its print sit me back on the Champ de Mars, where I occasionally picnicked away the night. Its brasserie scenes remind me of hours discussed away over a thimble of caf noisette, and I can practically smell the buttery aroma of viennoiseries wafting out of the stripe-awninged patisserie. My travel plans for this year don't include Paris - 'un dommage' - but if I slip on this cotton dress with a vintage slip, short white gloves, a huge sunhat, and satiny kitten heels, I ...
Youre usually one to spice up your outfits with wrists full of bangles, big earrings, and bold statement shoes, but sometimes you like to remind yourself that simplicity is just as stylish. Slipping yourself within the lining of this navy-blue shift, you scan your jewelry drawer for the perfect pairings. You look down at the wavy, cream-colored collar and subtle neck pleats on this pocketed dress and decide youll skip it all. You buckle on a pair of rose-hued T-strap flats, grab a vintage shoulder bag, and head on your way with only this lovely dress beautifying you today!
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!
Turn your average afternoon into a spectacularly stylish day by wearing this lovely green knit frock featuring retro-chic black dots! Along with its slender belt, this pleated, cap-sleeved shift makes everyday glam easy to achieve. Just pair this dress with comfy, patterned flats, metallic earrings, and a bright shoulder bag for a look brimming with understated beauty!
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!
You like to consider yourself something of a modern-day Audrey - you have impeccable taste, and value elegance and grace above all else, but like to keep things interesting! Well, then, allow us to introduce you to this sleeveless dress - with its basic black hue and classic fit-and-flare silhouette, it has the classic sophistication you look for in a garment, but its cutaway back that stretches coyly across the sides gives it a fashion forward edge. Slip into this magnificent piece, secure its oversized round buttons at the back, then add textured tights, bow-bedecked pumps, and a studded patent clutch, for a look that's part classic ingenue, part show-stopping stylista!
Whether youre greeting guests at an elegant gala or attending a debutante dinner with your paramour, your timeless style shines through in this BB Dakota dress! Its luminous, softly fading stripes enchant onlookers with it shining hues of iris, royal purple, silver, and graphite. A pleated, A-line skirt and sleeveless bodice create a classic, figure-flattering silhouette that glides alongside you while you mingle. Worn with a strand of pearls, a lady-like pair of pumps, and a shimmering hair accessory, this dress leaves a lasting impression!
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!
Well hello there, fair ModGal. Aren't you up bright and early this sleepy weekend day, and looking lovely, as well! Modeling that darling dress of petal-pink chiffon, trimmed with black at the waistband and mesh neckline, you radiate more cheer and warmth than the morning sun. We especially love the way you've paired this fully lined, decorative-button-dotted piece with a retro-style woven purse, a golden bracelet, and terrific T-straps, as if your fab fashion is greeting the day, and all you see, with a resounding ""hello!
It's time to meet your new office bestie! With a sophisticated, sleek silhouette and basic black hue, this dear dress feels perfectly in place in your work space. However, fun, fashionable details like the peaked shoulders, Peter Pan collar, and ruffle peplum make this knit number anything but all business! We suggest employing this chic frock with red pumps, an artisanal silver cuff, and a retro shoulder bag, creating an outfit that's sure to be a bigger hit around the office than a box of fresh donuts! Love this fetching frock? Check out this dashing design in a host of other haute hues!
When a new student enters your little corner of the English department, she is greeted with the same elegance and grace in this muted maxi dress that you might hope to find in her stanzas! Standing to welcome her, the sheer length of this off-white, embroidered mesh dress falls to the floor behind your desk, and you offer a hand with a wrist decked with wooden beads as you reach for a handshake. Stepping out of your area to show her around, the half-lining of this V-neck is now visible, and before you begin, you remember to grab the floral shawl on the back of your chair, placing it over the adjustable straps on your shoulders to fight off the air-conditioned chill. The white, crocheted center panel of this dress seems to lead the way, your sienna-hued sandals poke out ...
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 ...
This 1950s-inspired dress is perfect for an after-school date at the ice cream parlor! Wearing this bright cherry hue, you'll be spotted right away by your companion. And, as you share an ice cream float, you'll both admire the fabric-covered buttons down the front 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 slight stretch of this cotton-blend dress will keep you comfortable. Wear this piece with a knit cardi and T-straps for thirst-quenching style! Love this fetching frock? Check out this dashing design in a host of other haute hues!
Just as you can always rely on your bestie to greet you with a pint of ice cream after a hard day, you can trust that this darling dress by hard-to-find British designer Emily and Fin will always lift your spirits when you need it! Crafted of cherry cotton covered in cream dots and pretty piping at the banded waist and bateau neckline, this fetching frock makes you oh-so merry with its sweet, full skirt and crystal-like faceted buttons securing the slit in back! Whether you don it on sunny afternoons with wedge sandals and a floppy chapeau, or brighten a grey day by pairing it with prismatic tights and pumps, this lovely dress packs a stylish punch, time and time again!
Not only do you adore your academic studies - you also heart scholarly style. Just take this darling dress - its tartan-like plaid of brick-red, grey, black, and tan, alongside its rust-red velvet trim, is perfectly academic in feel, while its wide waistband and pleated skirt look oh-so-studious when worn with a white, long-sleeved, collared shirt, high-heeled Oxfords, over-the-knee socks, and a cute cloche. Show your fellow students and profs that your style always makes the grade, and wear this adorable piece in the halls of your campus.
Believe it or not, changing the direction of your daily dressing by leaving solids behind is as simple as stepping into this prismatic phenomenon by Sugarhill Boutique! Inspired by the places the founding brother-sister duo travels to, each piece is crafted with the utmost precision and care. This stunning strapless maxi even makes your reflection smile, as its triangular front cutout lets light in wherever you stylishly set out. A back tie beneath a comfortable, fitted panel and flattering opening adds extra sweetness to this dress' vertical streaks. When you wear this piece with a shell statement necklace and platform sandals of light blue, a ripple effect of praise will happen before you!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! Whether you're vacationing with friends or heading out for a show in the city, this dramatic dress by Stop Staring! is just the sizzling piece you need to make a bold impression. Crafted of a smooth cotton blend and decorated with large black fronds, this white dress packs plenty of dazzle, from its looped halter neckline to its full, flared skirt. Slip this retro beaut on with red beaded earrings, a pair of bright peep toes, and a silky scarf wrapped around your shoulders, for a stunning look that's sure to have heads turning all night long!
To mark her Mod-iversary and celebrate every contribution she has made to our community, were dedicating the description of this cheery, scenic frock to Jenna, an Associate Project Manager in our San Francisco office. Known for her ability to brighten more days than the sun, Jenna beams warmth from the moment she enters the office, through the mid-day meeting lurch, and straight through to happy hour. That's why this darling dress from beloved pin-up-chic brandBernie Dexter is perfect for this outgoing girl. With its pretty pastoral print of a field of poppies blossoming under a blue sky, this all-cotton, strappy sundress triggers as many smiles as Jenna's April Fool's hijinks - well almost. Channel your inner Jenna and spread your soaring spirit by strutting this dress along with ...
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!
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