Baking away in the kitchen, busy as can be, you create yet another batch of your famous blueberry buckle - but this one is special! You slip the pan in the oven, then rush off to dress as the cake rises. You lovingly pluck this darling frock out of the closet and admire how it shares the same vibrant hue as the batch of fresh blueberries you were just folding into dough, as well as sugary white polka dots and lovely coordinating trim at the patch pockets, bottom hem, foldover top, and ornate bodice seaming. You pull this cute confection on, tying the halter neck tight, then add peep toe wedges, a lacy cardi, and golden charm bracelet just as you hear the timer go off. You collect your buckle, then head out the door for your date, looking every ...
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!
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!
Who wouldn't want to croon a ballad when they see you in this sultry frock? Charmingly crimson, with a flexible material that caresses your curves, this dress with a crossover sweetheart neckline and gentle pleats at the bust is made to impress. Add seamed stockings, sturdy T-straps, and a pearl necklace before stepping into your favorite jazz club for a martini and dulcet serenade!
Theres probably no such thing as overloading on fun, but if such a thing were possible, why not go all out in this adorable dress? Slip into this retro, cherry red and white polka dot frock from hard-to-find British designer Emily and Fin, and the good times will never cease. The sleeveless top, with flattering gathering, a natural waist, and an A-line skirt with pockets will make you just giddy, while the flirty keyhole back fastens with two shank buttons at the nape of the neck. Wear this frock with vintage shoes and gloves, and don't be afraid to pull out all the stops!
When it comes to hatching ideas, you've certainly beat the competition. Once you get cracking, you'll only 'egg-cept' the best! Your taste in dresses proves no less discriminating, and strangers have been known to shell out enthusiastic compliments 'eggs-alting' your ensembles. You never like to coop your style, and this undeniably unique and fantastically funky frock will keep your wardrobe wings decidedly unclipped. Featuring a rather retro print that rivals the best of mid-century illustration, this crimson keeper is one basket in which you can confidently place your eggs - don't 'omelet' it get away!
Has a single afternoon ever seemed so perfect? A slight autumn breeze, not a cloud in the sky, and a charming companion to spend the hours with - the only thing that could make it better is a midday clothing change into this gorgeous halter dress! Before making your way to tonight's soiree, you duck into your home to quickly slip into this sweet cotton-blend frock, which features a print of pink and white flowers upon its black surface. Its fit-and-flare shape is wonderfully flattering, making it an excellent pair for the included detachable belt, as well as with opaque stockings, a cozy cardigan, and sky-high T-straps. Get ready to enjoy the rest of the afternoon with your paramour!
Take a black, retro-cut frock, sprinkle it with ripe strawberries, and you'll be tempted by no other. With flattering princess seaming in the bust, satiny decorative buttons lining up the front, handy pockets, and a sash to wrap in a cutesy bow, this dress will get sweet on you at first glance. Wide straps make for a comfortable fit, while bows on the neck and pockets make this dress even girlier than it already boasts to be. If you want to show off the fullness of the A-line skirt, add a tulle petticoat for a bold look. Wear with patent heels to create an ensemble that will sweep the nation.
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!
Surely you'll be humming a merry tune when you slip into this sultry, red-hot frock! With a simple silhouette of a halter neck, gentle sweetheart neckline, fitted waistline, and flowing skirt, this dress is perfect for a night out on the town or a giddy date with your dearest darling. Pair it with a strand of pearls, netted stockings, and polka-dotted pumps for a sassy ensemble that enchants like a big band on swing night!
You're the magistrate of styles that are great, the grand dame of fashion fame, and you're ready to show the world that this sartorial sovereign isn't afraid to flaunt fab prints! Step out into the streets of you kingdom sporting this spot-on sleeveless dress of teal boasting brown polka dots, pretty princess seams, and an elasticized back that showcases your stately shape with every step. Paired with textured tights, prismatic pumps, and a fetching fascinator, this darling dress proves, without a doubt, that you and your fashion rule!
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!
Prove that youre the classiest retro reveler around when you make your rounds in this rockabilly dress! Ready to help you style an infinite number of luxe looks, this form-fitting cutie pie wows with its white-piped, leaf-shaped cutouts, and decorative, concentric-circle-patterned buttons that run in a riveting line down the front. Attain a look of pin-up-pretty perfection by wearing this darling design with a cherry red clutch, glossy pumps, vermillion lips, and a cute scarf knotted atop your hair!
As you wait for the opener to finish up their set, you squeeze the hand of the bass player of the all-girl jazz fusion band you sing in. She assures you there is nothing to worry about! ""Look at that dress,"" she says of your lake-blue strapless stage outfit, found exclusively at ModCloth, ""you command attention!"" It felt good to hear the encouragement, and glancing down at the buttoned diagonal flap across the boning of your princess seams, and the row of white buttons that line the pleated wrap skirt, you realized how right she is. Squeezing her hand once more, you click together your patent leather heels and jingle your chandelier earrings, with an inkling that this performance might be your best yet!
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 ...
Singing at venues across the country, youll need a look thats as bold as your vocals - don this dress, and your performance will be unforgettable! Leopard print harmonizes with blooming roses to create a sassy style thats sure to charm the toughest crowds. Youll send audiences swooning when you start crooning in the pin-up style, buttoned bodice, and halter neckline. Accompany this look with peep toes, a cuff bracelet, and a black fascinator, and youll be on your way to fashionable fame!
Wondering how to best impress your holiday party date, you decide to keep it classic in this 1950s-inspired frock byBettie Page Clothing! Retro-inspired designer Tatyana createdBettie Page Clothing out of a hankering to produce high-quality, high-glamour fashion with a mix of the modern. Looking like a black and white photograph that is saved and passed down through generations, the ravishing outward-folded V-back of this belted dress plays a large part in the romantic unraveling of the night. Add a bit of edge to your look by dangling triangular earrings over the front cutout, picking polka-dotted tights to wear under its A-line skirt, and choosing crimson pumps to touch the evening, which is turning out to make your heart flutter, with a tad of extra excitement!
Strutting so stylishly past the cafe, you overhear onlookers rave about that 'rockabilly diva's cheerful cherry dress!' As you turn your gaze to thank these friendly strangers, you recognize the duo - what a coincidence! Your style-supporters and friends insist you take a seat and enjoy an espresso, and unable to resist, you lean your zipped and tied back against the cool chair with a charming smile. With a collared and padded bust, one-inch straps, and a swingy A-line cut, your sprightly dress steals the subject of conversation - that is, when you're not being complimented on your woven platforms, rouge lipstick, or vintage 'do!
As you climb aboard the three-mast ship, the wind ruffles the full hem your dress - this sailor-inspired piece whose dusty rose hue is exclusive to ModCloth. Once on deck, you straighten this frocks deliciously cute neck tie, and head toward the sound of the music. Entering the ships main hall in this dress, wicker-soled wedges, shining post earrings, and several dainty rings, you draw admiring stares from more than a few in the assembled crowd. Taking a seat, you join in on the singing, lilting out lyrics about adventure, faraway lands, and pretty lasses such as yourself!