Here's your chance to become a virtual member of our Fashion Buying Team! Be the Buyer allows you to vote on style samples that with your help could be sewn for and sold exclusively by ModCloth
Browse through the potential designs, click 'Pick it!' to vote on your favorites, and tell us why you picked or passed them in the comments section. Your vote counts!
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! As you travel the streets in your chic dress, you admire your scenic surroundings of historic estates and well-manicured gardens, almost as awe-inspiring as the artful ensemble you wear. Featuring a black Peter Pan collar, golden half-orb buttons, twin pockets, and a print of chai and black stripes, this playful piece boasts a design so dazzling, you feel right at home amongst the striking scenery. With its coordinating sash wrapped tightly around your waist, strappy sandals keeping your feet cute yet comfortable, and a quilted shoulder bag storing your camera safely inside, you confidently strut your way along, collecting as many admiring glances as the street itself.
You are definitely departing for the day in style when you wear this totally hip navy-and-white dress! Get groovy with this frocks vertically striped sheer sleeves, swinging skirt with a center pleat, and princess seams that all combine to create a fab retro silhouette. Boasting a matching curved collar, fabric-wrapped decorative front buttons, white placket trim, and an optional white faux-leather belt, this striking dress allows you to affix the collar toggle for a happening cutout-like bodice detail. Matched with knee-high platform boots, ivory tights, and a headband for your bouffant, this fun frock has you feeling far-out!
When you awoke this morning, you sensed something special was on the horizon. Your upbeat mood drew you to this brightly striped sleeveless dress, which perfectly reflects your hopeful and happy feelings. Brandishing a bunch of fruit-hued stripes in lemon, persimmon, guava, raspberry, tangerine, and blueberry, this sheer ivory dress is a veritable rainbow of opportunity. With a vintage-inspired design, including structured bodice seams and a box-pleated skirt, this darling dress always makes you feel oh-so divine, especially when worn alongside red velvet wedges, an amber handbag, a cropped jean jacket, and bow-topped headband. Begin your day in a positively radiant way in this colorful frock!
When you head back to visit the ol' homestead, show your family how savvy and stylish their young lady has become with this jade-hued, A-line dress. With a pastel-pink lace insert at the top, a Peter Pan collar, and 3/4-length sleeves, this striped, textured, tailored dress shows off your confidence and sophistication. Bright T-straps, a golden pendant, and a braid-detailed bag only highlight the charm of this striking shift. All of your loved ones are sure to welcome you with warmth when they catch a glimpse of your sweet-meets-chic glamour!
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!
It's time to meet your new office bestie! With a sophisticated, sleek silhouette and paper white stripes on its crimson hue - a variation that's exclusive to ModCloth, and was recently seen on Glee - this dear dress feels perfectly in place in your work space. However, fun, fashionable details such as the peaked shoulders, a black Peter Pan collar, and a ruffle peplum make this knit number anything but all-business! We suggest employing this chic frock with noir 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!
Wait! Is that your jam that just came on the speakers in the roller rink? No better time to hit the floor and show off your super sweet moves than now, when you're modeling this marvelous striped knit dress. Featuring a square neckline, a split, red faux leather belt, and back slit, this 100% cotton, grey and navy number stylishly highlights your sweet skating maneuvers. And when you're done flaunting your fab footwork, you trade your roller skates for patent flats that coordinate with your stack of yellow bangles, and hit up the ice-cream shop with your besties. Can you say best day ever?
No centerpiece or ornate cocktail can outshine the beauty of you in this white cocktail dress! This satiny frock flaunts a dainty waistline bow, charming back buttons, and sheer 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!
Before you get to planting, you must first march this cotton dress byPeople Tree to the market for seeds. Let the light-colored stripes along this sash-tied frock inspire you to buy tomatoes, eggplant, and a little broccoli n cauliflower! Since 2001, their fair-trade and environmentally friendly designs have madePeople Tree leaders in sustainable fashion. The support they give to the craftspeople of developing countries who create each lovely garment means every piece is unique, like this side-zipped dress. With a layout sketch in one of this wears hidden pockets, low wedges to match its wooden, decorative buttons, and a straw bag on your arm, you stylishly head back home to start sowing!
Not feeling swell? Slip into this nautical sheath dress and get a boost of feel-good energy! Bedecked with a satiny, striped bust and matching side tabs, this navy number is crafted from a flexible cotton blend to help you move and shake your day away. Rockabilly-red buttons, trim, straps, and kick pleats add contrast and appeal to this longer, body-hugging frock. Add lemon wedges, a white cardi, and a haute little headband, and youll feel immune to any troubles that head your way at todays pier luncheon. Get your RDA of fun fashion today with this sleek, sea-worthy dress!
Your collection of rustic clothing comes in handy when its time to visit your favorite country cabin. This silky, plaid dress in particular proves to be a comfortable, effortlessly stylish complement to your tree-filled surroundings. The tan, orange, navy, and gold palette of this taupe-trimmed, sashed shift feels right at home amidst the evergreens. Paired with navy tights, lace-up boots, and a mustard-yellow coat, this darling dress is the toast of your getaway wardrobe.
Upon waking up in a glum mood this morning, you felt a deep desire to perk up your disposition through style. Feeling bored by the same old attire, you shuffle through your closet, searching for an item that embodies your thrill-seeking frame of mind. Just then, you spot the perfect piece to cure your clothing rut - this sassy, vintage-inspired striped dress! This frock gives you the boost in spirit youve been looking for, with pale orange-and-black lines that alternate across the bodice and flared skirt. A noir mesh illusion neckline assists in emphasizing the exaggerated curves of the sweetheart bust, while the flexible knit fabric possesses a pleasurable fit. Beneath its A-line skirt, you don playfully patterned tights above pumpkin platform pumps and secure your coiffure with a ...
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 ...
With the rising sun before you, your sister behind you, an oar plopping in and out of the ripples to your right, and this striped-and-floral navy dress on your frame, you close your eyes for a moment and smile. What a dreamy trip around the lake! The breeze slowly brushes past your cardi-topped shoulders, livening your locks just as the hot pink accents of this lined piece do your look. You stop rowing, stretch your simple flats out before you, and take a break to enjoy the scene while surrounded by some of your favorite things!
Whether it's flowing toward the sand or fleeting into the sunset, the seemingly endless sea puts everything into perspective as you drift across the sand wearing this darling nautical dress! A charming choice for a coastal retreat, where you can truly concentrate on your art, this enchanting navy frock touts a flowing skirt below its fitted sleeveless bodice, and a knit front panel with classic stripes in crimson and white. Accompany this timeless twofer with strappy brass-trimmed sandals, a broad straw hat, and rounded retro sunglasses, as well as a woven tote for your sketchbook and camera - then dream your way down the shore until you uncover the next masterpiece in your vivid imagination!
The hunt for a smooth stone has never looked as cute as it does when youre searching around in this tailored dress by Dear Creatures! The two designers behind this sweet brand created it with the idea of paying homage to decades past, while leading the pack in determining the top looks of tomorrow. As you slowly step around in pointed-toe flats and retro sunglasses, this semi-sheer dress striped V, soft sky tones, and cleanly pleated skirt are picturesque. When the time is right, hold your collection next to the tortoiseshell buttons on this back-zipped dress waist while you horizontally launch a dancing rock. Nature will notice the smile that forms above this frocks collar as you silently celebrate the success of stone after stone grazing the waters surface!
Whether you mix dough from scratch or swing past a bakery on the way to your friends parties, youll look as sweet as your amazing cherry tart in this refined plaid dress. The crocheted cream collar and removable, almond-colored belt are lovely additions to the charcoal, chai, cranberry, and teal shades mixed together in this charming piece. As you serve slivers in your wine-colored cardigan and brown ankle boots, you graciously accept compliments on your ensemble. It may have been quite easy to accessorize with this charming dress, but your secret is safe!
Whether youve got an upcoming academic presentation, a regular day at the office, or a casual celebration to attend, youll create a lovely look with this vintage-inspired plaid dress! Youll feel office-chic in grey slingbacks and this tailored frock, which skillfully wields princess bodice seams, a banded waist, and A-line skirt flair. Wow your classmates with your poised lecture, because this fully-lined dress sleeveless silhouette looks stellar with a cherry-hued cardigan while it keeps you cool-headed as you achieve your goals. Kick up your patent heels paired with a red-, black-, and grey-striped print and a black-trimmed scoop collar. Work hard and play hard, because no matter your occupation, youll feel confident and carefree in this lovely frock!
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