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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!
You sing into the back of your hairbrush as you dance around your room in PJs that match the pastel colors of your sponge-painted walls. Time to get ready for another week of school. You want to wear something that will impress your secret love interest. Your crush is just so dreamy, from the way they style their hair to the choice white pants and absolutely flash patterned sweater vests they sport! Sigh. You need something to help you stand out from everyone else, something like this dress. Sweet! The rosette bouquets, feminine ruffle, and black, cloth-covered buttons adorning the bust make you smile at yourself in the mirror, while the satiny, fully lined, coral pink skirt looks ace! You tease your hair out a little more, put a round-brimmed hat on top, snap on a slap bracelet, and ...
After attending drawing class in the park, you linger a bit longer to sketch and enjoy the sunny day in your pretty frock. Its trompe loeil collar and ivory lace overlay create a playful covering over the white, cap-sleeved top, while the champagne-colored skirt and layered golden tulle add a hint of elegance. Pair this twofer dress with shiny, gold earrings and black flats with ankle straps in order to tie your look together in a truly artistic way.
Seems like your pals are always begging you to bring your famous baked goods around, so today you happily oblige, and even offer up your super-sweet style as a bonus treat. Wearing this cute dress boasting a cream lace top - lined through the bodice and sheer at the shoulders - and a pleated skirt of orange that coordinates with the collar and trim, you complement your sugar-dusted carrot cake perfectly. With the included brown faux-patent belt at your middle, candy-colored bangles at your wrist, and mint flats on your feet, you're a toothsome sight to behold, just like your beautifully baked confection. Time for dessert!
Of all the important items in your day planner, your date with nature is the one you definitely dont want to miss. This Saturday, you slip into this floral dress, slide on rose-hued canvas flats, grab your best friend and her packed picnic, and head out of town for a prairie stroll and lunch. The tall grasses wave around this lovely cotton frock's crocheted-lace top and trim, and birds chirp a song as beautiful as the small floral print. In your fabric messenger bag, youve packed delicate shades, a good book, and some SPF - all you need for a perfect prairie day spent in this empire-waist dress. This look is also cute enough to wear to a happy hour drink nabbed on your return to the city.
You cant find a single thing to complain about how this pine-green dress makes you feel! Adorned by a dainty overlay of doily-inspired daisies and finished by a demure keyhole, this flowy frock - a deisgn inspired by Susan's own vintage wardrobe - is proof positive of your fashionable nature. Pair it with chestnut-brown, lace-up booties, a denim jacket, and a floral hair clip - everyone will applaud this beautiful branch of your wardrobe!
Theres probably no such thing as overloading on fun, but if such a thing were possible, why not go all-out in this adorable party dress? Slip into this Emily and Fin dress, and the good times will never cease. This quirky, hard-to-find British brand combines simplicity with individuality in all of their flattering, vintage-inspired pieces. This frock's floral-printed, sleeveless top, black, satin-banded waist, and satin A-line skirt with pockets will make you just giddy, while the flirty keyhole back fastens with two sparkly buttons at the nape of the neck. Wear this frock with subtly colored tights, a sweet shrug, and vintage shoes and gloves, and don't be afraid to pull out all the stops this evening!
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!
Youve put your favorite poem to memory for this afternoons event so all thats left is finding the perfect dress. For a poised, poetic performance, dress up in this retro-inspired, turquoise A-line! Crafted from 100% cotton and featuring a lyrical crocheted bodice layer, this modest, feminine midi emphasizes your already-graceful demeanor. Its simple, classic design - including broad fold pleats, hip pockets, a sheer, floral back panel and short sleeves, and matching hem border - play up your singular silhouette so you can focus on delivering a sensational soliloquy. Alongside coral T-strap heels and a sweater-chained cardigan, this frock and your remarkable reading show off your commitment to the classics.
Whether youre jetting off to a fresh destination, or simply seeking a new perspective on your hometown shore, this 100% cotton dress by Derhy will clothe you in refreshing style. Since starting in the 70s, Derhy has developed a romantic, bohemian-influenced style that's as striking as it is socially conscious. Fully lined, this classic dress features a navy bodice, a sash-inspired waistband, and a lightly pleated skirt embellished by abstract shapes in navy, white, lavender, and aqua - hues that match the coordinated neckline. Show off the bow-bedecked back of this chic dress by pairing it with a simple gold necklace, vintage-inspired hat, and woven red wedges.
Me oh my! Youre looking mighty sweet today. The red-and-white gingham print you wear beneath that foldover collar is retro-adorable, and the twirl-ready black skirt that falls from it? As swingin as your smiling personality. We just love how youve matched cherry-print heels to the little crocheted details your adjustable straps boast, and we cant get enough of your vintage-inspired do. This is one back-zipped wear that we wish you could sport every single day!
Jive to the music at a festive flashback party in this 70s-inspired party dress. Featuring a swingin black velvet skirt, and a silk white bodice with metallic-gold ornaments, this fancy frock is the perfect piece for dancing under a shiny disco ball. It has bell sleeves with sweet slits that start above your elbow, and enough pizzazz to go with your glitter platforms and gold disc earrings. If youve got a fever for a fete this Saturday night, celebrate it with your hands in the air!
When attending a symphony, you know just when to find your seat, how to get the best view, and how to perch in your chair so that the sheer, layered, white skirt of your fancy frock falls elegantly over your knees. This sophisticated dress features a satiny black bodice covered in lace and finished with a bow-accented ribbon that runs from your shoulder blades to the center of your waist. This dress harmonizes beautifully with your emerald heels and delicate, rhinestone earrings, resulting in an outfit as worthy of applause as the performance before you!
Tonights jazz trio is laying down such a swinging tempo, you cant help but sway in your lovely pink-and-black dress. Your darling spins you on your T-strap heels, causing your skirt to flare beneath your lace-applique bodice. Afterwards, you take the lead, and place your hand behind your partners back so you can do the Charleston! You two dance in perfect synchronization, taking the crowd back to another era. After the last stanza, you fix up your bow, then curtsy before your amour.
For the opening of your best friend's shoe store, you proudly help to greet guests while flaunting her footwear beneath this 100% cotton, mid-century-inspired midi dress by Emily and Fin! This quirky, hard-to-find British brand combines simplicity with individuality in all of their flattering, vintage-inspired pieces. The natural waist and pocketed, polka-dotted A-line skirt of this frock allow your gal's original designs to pop, while the gathered, sleeveless coral top garners attention toward your impeccable personal style! Play off of the lovely frock and pretty pumps by pairing them with vintage earrings and adding an embellished comb in your updo, and even the doormat will feel honored to be near you!
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