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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!
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.
Ah, love - or as the French call it 'amour'! It really does make the world go round. It's that same euphoric rush of feelings that you experience every time you look at this cabernet- and cloud-striped dress. Crafted in soft, organic cotton and cut in a classic shape of a crew neck, nipped-in waist, and A-line skirt, this belted beauty first stirred a deep affection within you during your trip to the Riviera. And the more you wore it - out to cafes with a bohemian satchel and pretty pumps, or at the beach with a floppy 'chapeau' and 60's starlet-worthy sunnies - the more you fell for it. Now the two of you are practically inseparable, even though your vacation is long through.
Youre enjoying a warm, breezy afternoon on the back porch swing, writing and drawing in your favorite notebook. As you look toward the horizon for inspiration, the wind ruffles the gently belled sleeves of your navy blue, open-back dress, and a bird swoops across the sky from one tree to another and then back again. You stretch out on the swing, resting your feet in tawny sandal flats, and admire the white, grey, and pink swirling flora along the hem. Sliding your locket pendant along its silver chain, you suddenly let it fall to the deep V-neckline of your dress overlapping bodice. A flash of creativity has you quickly writing the first draft of a poem thats almost as lovely as you.
You always find that the easiest way to make a positive first impression is to present yourself with style and a smile. Today - your first day working with the local music publication - you're doing just that by donning this black-and-ivory, floral-print dress and walking into the office with confidence. You zeroed in on this dress as the perfect piece for such an occasion because of the way the cute capped sleeves, bow-embellished circle collar, fetching full skirt, and graphite-dappled print reflect your sweet disposition in every way. The addition of heeled Oxfords, a cropped jacket, and a sweet headband complete this fab 9-to-5 look. Now you're ready to prove that your work ethic is as reliable your sense of style.
You step off of the plane and feel the blistering heat hit your face. Youve finally made it to the African safari you have spent your life dreaming about. It's perfect, and so is your look. To stay cool on those hot African days, this sheer print dress will do just that. Fear not, for the light cotton sleeveless slip dress underneath will ensure that you remain cool and modest. The print could also not be more perfect. The dress is splashed with leaves and bright orange flowers that run from the collar, down the sleeveless torso, only to be stopped by the cheetah print located at the elasticized waist. The skirt mirrors the torso, with leaves, flowers, and cheetah print, and is light enough to accommodate a perfect breeze. Be sure to wear open-toed, strappy sandals, oversized beaded ...
For the first night as a lead in the big performance, your heart is aflutter with nervousness and excitement all at once! You slowly slip into this navy intermission dress, though, and immediately your nerves are calmed. The graceful way its low back falls, and the elegant ruching of its seamless sleeves simply make you feel beautiful, and when it's finally time to put your costume on and step onto stage, you're ready. After the play, you're quick to put this dress back on, and proud of your performance, your heart takes flight like the birds perched in sprigs, above and below its elasticized waistband. You step your wedge sandals down from the stage doorstep and greet an applauding group of friends and family, and as you squeeze your beige cardigan in closer, you know you owe it all ...
Sometimes your cohort hosts singalongs in his wide expanse of a backyard. Showing up to the gathering in this silky dress, forest green like the trees you twirl through, and full of flying birds that illustrate the freeing feeling that comes from these festivals, you go for the tambourine and start tapping it along with his banjo strums! The frock's scalloped sleeves, which match its hem, are split by an overlapping, triangular cutout back, and when you're feeling extra fun, you sneak a bundle of wildflowers from one of your pockets to hand to your current dancing partner! Imagining an overhead few of your flock, you picture the birds believing your outfit is the perfect representation of this field full of fun - you've wrapped a thin belt around its elasticized waist, slid ankle ...
No matter if its during summer that you want to slurp up ice cream drips, or the dead of winter that you get a craving - this vanilla-white dress black flecks like dark chocolate chunks will satiate your taste buds via style! With an elasticized waist fit for a double-wrapped belt, a tie neck between puffed short sleeves, and full lining, this frock will fulfill your soft-serve dreams. Don it with strawberry-pink sandals and a matching satchel when its warm, or a minty scarf, lemon tights, and noir boots when its chilly, and let this dress be your inspiration to serve yourself an extra scoop!
This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! From finding the perfect width of twine to tie together simply breathtaking bouquets at work, to organizing casual parties that your friends will never want to leave, this floral shirt dress will take you fashionably from one expertly planned event to the next without causing you the headache of worrying about your wardrobe. Its black backdrop presents bundles of pink, yellow, and blue-toned roses that beautify the soft fabric falling over your frame. Set a simple gold tennis bracelet next to the removable sash of this frock, slip your feet into low wedges with pastel-lemon straps that tie up around your ankles, and tie a ribbon around your locks, for a busy-day look thats arranged ...
For that vacation cruise to the Bahamas, this floaty, flirty frock is just the thing you need! The upper half of baby blue, grey, navy, coral, and white diamonds contrasts sweetly with the robins egg bottom. While the scoop neck, wide sleeves, and skirt lining freely mix, the sheer top layers perfectly over a coral bandeau, and is further enhanced by the addition of tan sandals, and a large pendant necklace. Sailing across the deep, blue ocean, this dress sparkles among a sea of shades.
Folks will come flocking to compliment this shift by Sugarhill Boutique! The brother-and-sister duo behind Sugarhill Boutique blend nature-inspired patterns and international design elements into everyday pieces that are sure to lift your spirits to new altitudes. This dress muted mint fabric is covered with a print of geometric black birds - alongside cuffed, gem-tacked sleeves, a wrap shape, and a subtly folded collar, this detail gives this garment an edgy-yet-feminine feel. Wear this look open with a cami underneath, or close the neckline with a handy snap. Paired with patterned tights, wood-soled wedges, and an avant-garde metallic ring, this frock always looks fly!
In this light-coral, A-line dress, you'll be adored by all that see you, including your doting paramour! This fetching frock flaunts a lace-like knit laid over a white base, embellished with a circular cutout in the back, and topped with a singular button. The large, brown-outlined daisies wear well with mocha wedges, an opera necklace, and floral headband. This scoop-necked frock is more intoxicating than the sweet smell of a fresh bouquet!
A warm night falls over town, letting elegant shadows fall on the buildings and avenues. Streetlights flicker on and illuminate the chic floral frock you flaunt down the sidewalk. Its lacy black overlay casts a graceful shade over the pink-and-blue floral-printed fabric below. The exposed back zipper and half sleeves add an edge to your evenings attire, as do the suede booties, metallic bangles, and geometric earrings youve paired with your dress. The sun may have set, but your stylish evening has just begun!
What's more awesome than a trip to Austria? How about one in which you have the whole city a-'buzz' about your style? Embody the effortlessness of European fashion when you slip into this flowing dress, patterned in a pointillist print of leafy greens, citrus-y oranges, creams, and lilacs. The most marvelous 'honey' at the Leopold Museum, your midi's tie sash and tiered ruffle are so elegant as to invite others to 'comb' start a conversation with you! Lined with a cotton tank dress and paired with peep toe flats, a sheer scarf, and a brown leather carryall, this stupendous dress is sure to re-route many a flight pattern to see the 'Dress of Dreams!'
No need to hide your passion for patternmaking - show it off while sporting this statement dress! Created of comic-covered cotton thatll have you in stitches, this sewing-themed dress wraps you up over a wide waistband and full A-line skirt. Its half-sleeves and side tie are touches that make this frock even more of a marvel, and with vintage peep toes in a sharp shade of rouge and a pastel-hued coat thatll make for a darn good presentation of this piece, all will know that your fashion sense isnt for the faint of heart!
No one will deny that you've got the best of summertime style when you show up in this fine frock. With its minty hue as the backdrop to an array of happily hazy polka dots, this dress, which boasts a rounded neckline, short sleeves, and a draping A-line skirt, is fun for frolicking and a generally fancy-free 'tude. Dress it up with a strand of pearls, grey stockings, and a pair of champagne-hued stacked heels for a look that's 'pouf' positive of how fantastically fashionable you are!
Whether you're penning out the day's produce specials or creating a beautiful chalk mural next to an assortment of fresh flowers, you love your job at the local co-op because it - like this printed dress by Mata Traders - allows you to artistically express yourself. By transforming fashion into action,Mata Traders strives to fight poverty with employment - and empowerment - of craftswomen in India and Nepal by producing fair-trade and handmade products. In this fetching frock, boasting a playful pattern of azure, navy, and sunflower and shirring at the neckline and waist, you feel like your every move conveys the creativity coursing through your body. For another delightful day on the job, you pair this cotton piece with canvas boat shoes, wooden earrings, and a braided belt, showing ...
You didnt plan to spend your day exploring all the beautiful aspects of your citys downtown park, but when you felt the breeze against the bow-like details on the back of your frock, you took it as a nudge from nature to embrace the afternoon! Covered in petite rosy bouquets, the knit fabric of your frock makes a comfy, carefree companion on your adventures. Paired with a voluminous scarf, lace-up boots, and a cross-body bag, this dress offers as many joys as the flora and fauna you discover along the pathways.
As youre buzzing through the day, you notice music at every turn. Perhaps your charming coral shift dress has made you more aware of the harmonies around you! Its darling detailing at the sleeves and bright blue sash belt complement the rare hummingbird pattern, causing others to take notice of your classic, avian-inspired style and become more aware of the music surrounding them, as well. As you walk down the street, your blue- and white-striped flats and golden bangles create their own beat on this musical morning.
Today, you were spotted wearing this short-sleeved dress while helping a friend move, aiding your sister with homework, and easing a cousins heartache. Your loved ones sure do feel lucky! Boasting multicolored birds perched all about this black dress rainbow-hued bouquets, this lined and back-zipped piece makes your being around even more awesome. Having offered the cobalt belt you wore just above its pleated waistline to your mom after noticing her feeling down, your outfit now consists of cute brown boots and a mauve scarf that look as lovely as you are!
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