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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.
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! For you, the ride to finding your fashion niche was a quick one, and as you board the train to the big city today, you wear the retro peplum ruffle of this navy-blue dress by Stop Staring! to show what your personal style is all about! A vintage suitcase, a handmade fascinator, and the rockin-est red pumps you could find are all it takes to complete the all-out chic look of this cap-sleeved midi as you chug along in your compartment, but you went the extra mile by adding lace glovettes to match the white polka-dots of this dress, as well as a string of pearls strung over its gathered surplice neckline. When the conductor ...
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 ...
Jump into this caliente red frock 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, complemented 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!
You pride yourself upon being a lady of style and sophistication. Still, you find that you simply can't resist adding a sly wink of whimsy and sultry allure to your wardrobe - a fact beautifully showcased by this green dress by Bettie Page. The classic shape of this darling frock - the full skirt, bateau neckline, and cap sleeves, along with the precious bow at the waist - exude the designer's passion for golden-age Hollywood glam. However, it's the caged top created by a netting of peridot green cord that adds a saucy kick of 'va va voom' to the otherwise simple look. Don this enticing number with seamed stockings, pretty peep toes, and coy crimson lips, and don't be surprised if your playful ensemble garners a couple of winks of its own as you head out for the evening. ...
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!
This Trollied Dolly black, printed dress will definitely have you falling in love - with fashion, that is! An exuberant print, white piping, and a tie-neck detail epitomize this British brands signature - original designs and adventurous prints that bear witness to the travels, colors, and cultures that inspire its sister-founders. Celebrate your independent spirit and unique style by securing the white, woven belt of this dress over a pair of leaf-hued tights and cutout Mary Janes. The perfect pairing of this love-bird print with a pink clutch and vintage fascinator is enough to have everyone at the party flock toward the positive energy your bird-bedecked dress gives off!
The gilded opera house and the gifted soprano are just magnificent this evening. Sitting in a luxurious balcony seat, wearing this gorgeous, black lace dress, you are moved by the talent and raw emotions of the troupe. For opening night, you donned this noir, empire-waisted number with a romantic neckline trim, a front slit lined with ruffles, and flowing 3/4-length sleeves that you can roll up into short sleeves. Add shimmer to this sable beauty with gold chandelier earrings, gold bangles, and velvet heels.
You want the whole wide world to see just how much you love wearing this 100% cotton, pink heart-print dress by Bernie Dexter! As a makeup maven, a pin-up model, and a 50s-inspired fashion designer,Bernie Dexter knows how to set the scene for stunning style! Printed with white hearts of many sizes, this adorable frock is worthy of your love and affection - its defined, belted waistline, charming white-lace-trimmed collar, decorative button bodice, and pocketed A-line skirt provide a darling backdrop to your lace tights, heart-shaped handbag, and golden-toed heels. With a look this sweet, its no mystery why this fit-and-flare dress has won your affection!
Having just paid the check, you and your best girlfriends get up from the table and head out of the restaurant. Outside, the setting sun paints the hills in the same color as the dress you wear - a soft spring green! Next stop is a speakeasy-style joint thats just opened up down the street. Striding ahead, you feel the warm breeze slide across this frocks cutout-style, button-closed neckline, and, knowing how well-dressed you are in this dress - found exclusively at ModCloth - which you've belted and paired with retro pumps, puts a gaiety in your gait. Reaching your charm-braceleted wrists into the air, you turn your face to the scenery and smile.
Need a standout piece to rock at tonights cocktail affair? Before you default to the basic LBD, think about adding some panache to your party attire by flaunting this wiggle dress byStop Staring! Boasting a flavorful print of white polka dots and red cherries over a black background and eye-catching pleating at the bodice and waist, this charming piece is sure to stand out in the crowd. Try partnering this pin-up-inspired style with a golden locket, slingback heels, and a patent purse, for a look that is equal parts tangy and sweet, to be sure!
Certainly there are trends you and your pals dont agree on, but a timeless piece like this field-printed cotton dress by Mrs.Pomeranz is one you nearly argue over who gets to wear it first! Its with a swooning love for feminine frocks that Mrs.Pomeranz creator Dasha deems a 50s-style silhouette the most flattering of all. Created from fine English and Italian fabrics, her dresses, which are crafted to complement all figures, are elegant daily wears. From its diagonally buttoned mandarin collar, down to its full skirt thats twirl-ready, this fully lined piece embodies the elegance of an oil pastel painting. Agree that the touches of deep plum in its satin buttons and belt take the beauty of this sage-and-iris frock to new highs, and work together to create several looks around this ...
For you and your friends, the pre-dance photo shoot is just as important as the dance itself, and youll look delightful when you strike a pose in this pink dress, found exclusively at ModCloth! Inspired by a charming 1950s piece from our co-founder Susan's vintage collection. As you grab your besties for another picture, the gathered bodice on your short-sleeved frock creates a stunning, textured contrast to the smooth skirt beneath it. Wear this dress with black, dotted tights, a pair of mint round-toe pumps and gold hair clips for an ensemble that will have everyone asking for a photo!
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 ...
Start a slow-simmering sensation by wearing this spectacular black sheath from Stop Staring! You show real character in this dress' shiny black polka dots, poised shoulder pads, and vintage-inspired design. A mix of a demure, mid-length skirt and sassy, body-hugging fabric, this multi-layered peplum frock flaunts subtle embellishments such as decorative bodice buttons and a front waist bow. Though it seems like a contradiction, you exude an understand glow wearing this wiggle dress with lace-scalloped stockings, high-gloss pumps, and diva-esque shades. Inspire whispers of wonder in this exceptional ensemble!
Taryn, who is celebrating her Mod-iversary as a Product Launch Coordinator in our Pittsburgh office, knows that retro looks shouldnt be relegated to costume parties and kitsch - frocks that take their cues from dazzling past decades, like this knit sheath dress, should be celebrated everyday! Posh taupe flourishes channel 50s femininity, the lemon-yellow hue harkens back to 70s styles, and a Peter Pan collar boasts mod, 60s charm. With tights, tall chestnut boots, and a wide-brimmed, boho sunhat, this black-trimmed dress will have you ushering in a new era of beauty!
Youre the first of your friends to suggest an adventure, and are always on the lookout for climbable trees, but when it comes to getting dressed up, you are down to go all-out feminine, and thats why you adore this mid-length sheath so much! With a nod to luxe, you stick to a classic color scheme of black and white, and tipping your fascinator to the flirty, you have fallen for this knit's peplum ruffle. Cute cap sleeves and a sweet scoop neckline are easy to love, and by adding some extra 'sultry by stepping into rouge stilettos and grasping a gold, sequined clutch beside this frock's hidden side zip, you send your pals giggling with glee at how haute-ly you clean up!
Youre on your way to achieving your own statement-making, work-appropriate style with this demure dress! The simple stitching in vibrant blue, white, yellow, and orange pops at the neck and waistline of this basic black dress, while the formfitting fabric contains just enough stretch to hug your figure. Pair it with a citrus-colored blazer and bright satchel to glam up your corner of the office.
Last-minute dinner dates, impromptu board meetings, after-work drinks with friends - no matter the occasion, or the time of day, you're always perfectly put together. Radiant as ever in this slightly stretchy, fire-engine-red sheath, you strut through your day in black patent pumps and spotted tights. Sporting a vintage bib necklace to complement the angular neckline of this cap-sleeved, peplum-accented beauty, your classy look has just enough sass for a quick stop downtown to meet friends at a local gallery opening.
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