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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 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!
You love it when your lovely long-distance friends call for a chit-chat, but on a day like today, when youve zipped yourself into the retro, deep navy blue color of this oversized Peter-Pan-collared dress, you simply cant imagine staying inside! Tell the ladies your catch-up must be delayed, and step out to let the world see the cute 1/2-length sleeves and perfect princess seams of this cotton-blend frock. With mid-height peep toes in which to frolic, vintage cat-eye sunglasses, and gold studs to add an extra sparkle to your smile, all you walk by will be wishing they had this fashionistas attention!
There are certain looks that flourish through many style trends, unfazed by their time-honored appeal. This long-sleeve, leaf-print shift is the very definition of lasting fashion with its classic design, vintage details, and demure essence. With button-cuffed long sleeves, a back keyhole closure, removable, black waist sash, and accordion-pleated skirt overlay, this sheer frock is top-notch when it comes to enduring silhouettes. The navy trim at the cuffs and rounded collar, plus pintucked bodice pleats are venerable embellishments, while the feather-like leaflets of sage, navy, and fuchsia add modern flair as they fall behind a deep-goldenrod background. Champion an abiding ensemble with this dress, navy heeled Oxfords, sheer, grey stockings, and a vintage handbag, and your attire ...
As you slice the fresh mozzarella and pick the perfect basil leaves, you catch a glimpse of your reflection in this tomato-hued shirtdress, and feel satisfied to see how pulled-together this simple frock looks! With square chest pockets surrounding a hidden button panel, and a thin belt between cuffed half sleeves, this dress is comfortable enough to prepare for the evening in and cute enough to welcome guests in! Directly beneath two slight side vents, you set black flats, and add a braided rope bracelet to extend as you offer hugs. If your outfit is any sign of how the evening will go, all should run perfectly classic!
Your style, like your life, is down-to-earth fabulous. This wine-hued maxi dress sums up your effortlessly chic look perfectly, which is why you take it everywhere with you on this crazy road called life! A sleeveless silhouette is already enough to lead you to this dress, not to mention the gorgeously sheer, bordeaux fabric, delicate gold buttons from collar to hem, and a faux-leather belt. Pair it with a cropped, cognac-colored biker jacket and embroidered boots, and no matter where your road winds, your stylish intuition will find its way back to this dress.
As a sought-after furniture designer, your unique pieces - and look- draw attention, even in a crowd. This printed dress will help you stand out, whether at work or at play, with its own bold, golden flourish design. 3/4-length sleeves, front-and-back keyholes, and maroon piping all speak to your attention to gorgeous details and play off the steely grey tights youve worn. Scarlet Oxfords and a well-designed business card add to your look that speaks volumes about your aesthetic without your having to utter a word.
Your friends are always coming to you for all kinds of advice, and when they see you donning this printed dress by JilRo at your next girls night, theyll be begging for style recommendations! Voted #1 designer in the 2012 Full Figured Fashion Week, JilRo was created by Aly Jill Scott and Roberta Cysne. They believe that unique shapes, styles, and colors should be available to everyone and are committed to creating stylish, high-end options for women of all sizes. A muted rainbow of hues swirls around the silk-blend fabric of your short-sleeved frock. A vibrantly printed interior of the high-low hem peeks through with every step you take. Pair your piece with onyx kitten heels and a glittered clutch for an ensemble that shows that youre not just wise about life, but style, too!
Looking confident and sophisticated in this sheath dress, you hash out a sales strategy with the rest of the executive team today like nobodys business! With a corrugated stretch fabric in commanding blue-and-black contour panels that celebrate your figure, this cap-sleeved frock is a perfect companion to your result-driven strategy. Pair this midi with pointy-toed heels, and hang a silver necklace over its boat neckline for a sharp and sassy look that you can wear outside the office.
You feelrather fond of yourself each time you don this chic colorblock sheath! Theres just something about the way the flexible, knit fabric embraces your singular silhouette that encourages self-admiration. Face the world in sassy cyan, which is expertly accented by black short sleeves, a black back panel, and swooping hip details - an edgy contrast alongside its swanky side-pleats and glossy, faux-leather belt. Youre enamored by your ensemble of a long, beaded necklace that drapes past your look's boat neckline, dark, swirl-lace stockings, and posh, ankle-strapped pumps. You deserve to feel this delighted, so treat yourself to this love-inspiring frock!
As a newly promoted editor, sit down at the weekly meeting looking the part in this belted grey dress. Tell your colleagues youre detail-oriented by boasting this sheaths pleated neckline, subtle, woven pattern, and cap sleeves. Bright tights and black pumps ensure youll look both polished and pretty at your first day on the job!
When it comes to style, your specialty is showcasing savoir-faire through impeccably sharp attire. In this lagoon-blue sheath dress, your graceful presence practically percolates! You possess classy confidence while sporting this frocks retro, folded collar, which reaches over each shoulder with capped sleeves and creates a V-shaped back dip. The mid-length pencil skirt features a smooth, subtly flipped front hem, while the back sports feminine pleats that add flirty flavor to your overall sophisticated demeanor. We know you've already imagined posh pairings, but we suggest showing off a vintage brooch that you've pinned off-center on the collar, adding refined, sheer stockings, and donning ankle-strapped, platform pumps with a pop of bright color. Now you look like the genuine genius ...
Exercise your right to fashionable freedom wearing this versatile, short-sleeved dress. With its solid teal hue and slim, camel belt, this flexible frock can easily transform into a plethora of dazzling outfits. Let the intermission hemline fall over floral-print leggings and crocheted navy sneakers for a casual look or slip into sheer, black stockings, a leather moto jacket, and faux snakeskin heels on your way to a swanky soiree. You can even go totally wild when you layer it over a red, long-sleeved, collared blouse, colorfully striped tights, and silver glitter Oxford heels. Express yourself in so many ways with this savvy dress!
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!
Still seeking a dress that lasts through a day at the office and stays comfortable during after-work errands? Well, wait no more, because youve just discovered this delightfully knit vintage-inspired dress! Youll be uber-productive today in this charcoal-hued frock, because the black and peach-beige collar, bodice, and cuff trim keep you stylishly motivated. With its classic A-line design that boasts 1/2-length sleeves and a rounded collar, youll feel fresh as you dash for your dry cleaning and swing by the store in the button-decorated bodice. This flexible-fit knit looks great with black tights and knee-high heeled boots, so what are you waiting for? The time for everlasting style is now!
You'll fit right in at the zesty southwestern grill when you sip a virgin margarita while wearing the fine, white print on this black scoop dress! You don this half-sleeved dress as a layer under your terra cotta circle skirt and low wedges, seeing that you kick it in style. As the day progresses and the sun begins to drop behind the scene, you sneak away, remove your extra skirt, reveal the close-fitted bottom half of this knit frock, and swap your wedges for goldenrod platforms. Twisting your hair up for the interruption-free evening of dancing ahead of you, you are ready in a flash for what is about to be a stylishly memorable night out!
Youre pumped for your first day as a professional, and its apparent by this business-chic dress you just chose to don for your first day. Take this scoop-neck style out for a spin before you wear it to the office, so that the world can see from its gathered waist and grainy wheat-on-black print that youre the perfect gal for the job! With a blazer unbuttoned over this lined dress bronze back zip, a scarf tied between its half sleeves, and some peep-toe pumps to stride confidently in with your hands casually in your pockets, you are all set to impress your new coworkers with your smarts and style!
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! On those Monday mornings when its nearly impossible to get out of bed, motivate yourself by hanging the billowing 1/2-length sleeves and blousy, red-orange upper of this twofer by your head! Imagining your frame within its front- and back-V, as well as beneath the black, stretch skirt of this side-zipped piece, will help you pop right up, and pairing noir tights and leopard-print pumps with it will speed up your getting-ready process up even more. With a cobalt blazer worn over this lined-top frock, and a thin necklace just above its neckline ruching, you'll be ready for work quicker than ever before, just because of the excitement this dress gives ...
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