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  • Tux One to Know One Dress
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    Tonights fancy affair is filled with fashionable looks, and youre the first to dole out compliments! Each bit of praise is instantly returned with ample admiration of your own black, twofer dress. Whether applauding its tank bodice's print of white bow ties and tiny dots, acclaiming its black, faux-leather waistband, or lauding its graceful, chiffon skirt, fellow partygoers adore everything about your lined, back-zipped frock. Paired with heeled saddle shoes and an edgy top hat, this dress delights the dapperest of dressers!
  • Dinner and Prancing Dress
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    After a fabulous meal with your sweetheart, you fancy a flutter along the lakeshore in this rainbow-printed dress from Jack by BB Dakota. The airy chiffon silhouette of this ombre frock sways sweetly in the evening breeze, and you take a cheery twirl in your pastel pumps. Showcasing a defined bodice and a black, feather-like print, this flirty frock has you skipping in delightful style!
  • How Do You Doodle? Dress
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    Today is your chance to exchange pleasantries with this uniquely embellished ivory dress! The meandering black piping squiggling across the front of this silky, stretch-fabric frock's bodice tickles your fancy. In addition to the onyx ribbon bow adorning its waist, this sleeveless dress's sheer high-low overlay, which floats over your peep toes, makes your entrance even more elegant. Introduce the abstract charm of this dress to your next festive fete!
  • Roadside Attraction Dress
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    Youre always up for finding unique tourist attractions and hole-in-the-wall eateries. For a road-trip ensemble that mirrors your playful sense of adventure, be sure to wear this printed A-line dress! Fully lined and fancy-free, this surplice-necked frock - a ModCloth exclusive - is the perfect piece to accompany you on your intrepid travels. A novelty print of aqua automobiles, golden billboards, crimson cafs, and other highway highlights will make this belted garment a conversation piece wherever you roam! Pair this 100% cotton, pleated dress with a beaded necklace, emerald peep toes, and your trusty DSLR for a happy-go-lucky look that boasts miles of style!
  • Conservatory Companion Dress
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    Once a year, the downtown conservatory hosts a semi-formal gala where guests in their best duds enjoy dancing, champagne, and hors doeuvres, all while surrounded by the worlds rarest, most beautiful plant life. This year, your sweetheart got the tickets, and you got the finest dress to don at this fancy, floral event! With its silky lining, sleek, black belt, and bold, black-and-tan pattern, your sleeveless frock is polished, party-ready perfection. This adorable A-line has you feeling as gorgeous as the greenery around you, especially when your look is complete with black, ankle-strap heels and red-rose earrings!
  • Petit Four Party Dress
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    Youve planned the perfect whimsical get-together - one dedicated to beautiful bite-sized snacks! Feeling fanciful, you slide on this monochromatic floral party dress and fasten its bright pink belt around your waist. This fully-lined frocks woven fabric is patterned with dreamy, watercolor-esque flowers that echo the decorations youve set up for your fete. You slip on a sparkly headband and pink pumps to complete your ensemble and begin to set up your delicate delectables!
  • Coastal Cocktails Dress
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    The first night of your tropical getaway is cause for celebration with fruity cocktails, the painterly coast, and this monochromatic maxi! Boasting an array of pinks that rival the sunset, this floral-print halter dress, finished with an accordion-pleat skirt, makes you feel as gorgeous as this seashore setting. Slip off your braided sandals, pop a flower in your hair, and give a toast to your premier night in paradise!
  • Party for the Course Dress
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    Oodles of compliments are to be expected when youre arrayed in this fabulous sapphire-blue party dress! The razzle-dazzle essence of this fancy frock lies in its woven, gold motif that twinkles with texture from pointed collar to pleated A-line hem. As the tulle-lined skirt flounces from the low-fitted waist above your shimmering tights and champagne heels, this cap-sleeved garment will soon have you wont to feeling winsome!
  • Debonair Duo Dress
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    When you and this twofer dress by UK-based Closet get together, its for a special occasion, such as tonight's cocktail soiree. Upon your arrival, the guests agree that youre one polished pair, as you reveal your lightweight, black and white fit-and-flare, adorned with a single bow. Your favorite dress deserves only the best, which is why you chose scarlet T-strap heels and brilliant jewelry to dazzle while you mix and mingle the night away!
  • Starlet's Web Dress
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    You and your pop-culture-crazed pals love hosting fanciful premiere parties for exciting new films, and guests are just about to arrive for tonights glamorous gathering! After slipping into this two-toned dress, you feel like spinning with excitement. Featuring a fully lined, tulle layered skirt, and classic A-line silhouette, this sleeveless piece is a chic choice for this evenings entertainment! As you weave through guests, offering hors d'oeuvres and animatedly discussing your favorite movies, you receive countless compliments on your elegant frocks delicately crocheted, web-like bodice. Accompanied by a glistening headpiece and dOrsay heels, this black-and-peach number will heighten the sophistication of your gleeful get-together and have you feeling like a star!
  • You've Been Mist Dress
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    Your pals cant wait to honor your return to your city with a party fit for a fashionable queen. This steely-blue lace dress is just the one to show off how good your travels have been to you. A subtle sheen, cap sleeves, and a gathered, draped hem make this frock a graceful way to make an entrance. Removing your coat, you reveal the style that everyones missed - the lace is topped in a glam bib necklace as you strut in your ivory heels and take your place among your nearest and dearest!
  • Proclaim Your Prowess Dress
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    Your flair for all things fancy cant be subdued, so make a statement at tonight's elegant outing in this little black dress from Motel! Self-proclaimed British cult brand Motel is dedicated to decking ladies out in vintage-inspired, bold designs that are nothing short of spellbinding. Flawlessly flaunt your style in the its textured silhouette and perfectly pleated skirt of this back-zipped beauty, framed by the posh panache of your pastel pumps and sparkling gold jewelry!
  • Candlelit Entryway Dress
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    The delicate click of your stilettos footsteps pairs with the flit of each candles flame to create an ambient scene surrounding this black lace dress by Kensie. The satiny, cream lining of this scalloped frock glows gently through its overlay, while sheer cap sleeves and a scoop neck exude charm. Youve complemented the onyx exposed zipper and its ivory piping with chandelier earrings and a simple bracelet, which elevate the utter beauty of your evening!
  • Belle in Burgundy Dress
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    Fabulously dressed in your wine-hued, cocktail dress, you decide that tonights holiday party will be the place to uncork the fancy bottle of Pinot Noir that you purchased on your trip to Burgundy. Your sassy, stretch-fabric frock flaunts a number of stylish details - a sweetheart neckline, black waistband, black, mesh illusion neckline, and back keyhole-with-button closure. Add pizzazz to this red and black dress by accessorizing it with gold, cord earrings, glittery, black heels, and a jeweled minaudiere!
  • Exuberant Entrance Dress
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    Gliding into the room with a smile on your face, you and your white dress are greeted with countless compliments and endless hugs! Embroidered accents decorate the sheer panels along the neckline and back of this fully lined frock as you mingle with the crowd and sip on sparkling champagne. Youve only just arrived, but this evening is already enchanting youre in the company of your satin heels, rhinestone hair clip, and this darling dress!
  • Best Pals Party Dress
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    This item was picked by you in our Be the Buyer Program and will be sold exclusively online at ModCloth! Looking for a way to show your besties how much they mean to you? We say, slip into the flirty pink skirt of this V-neck dress, and throw your gals a party! Youd make the most adorable host fancied up in the side cutouts of this back-zipped dress. With your friendship necklace featured above the padded bust of this lined frock and a sparkly pair of pumps dancing alongside your feminine frock, you're ready to celebrate!
  • Yacht Cocktails Dress
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    Hit the deck and raise a glass garlanded in the rope-like stripes of this stunning maxi dress. With its creamy hue and sheer, lined skirt, this strapless dress will come aboard with whispers of easygoing days of dockside drinks. With the wind in your hair, wedge espadrilles on your feet, a bright yellow bag at your side, and a large sunhat atop your vintage sunnies, youre feeling fresh and fine as seaside sunshine!
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  • After Dinner Speech Dress
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    At a fancy dinner celebration, you, the birthday girl, insist on making a grateful toast. You smile in your black lace party dress as you rise from your chair - the pleated A-line skirt floating elegantly above pale aqua heels, which perfectly match the satiny underlay of your frock. The scalloped, V-shaped, back-tied illusion neckline frames a delicate silver pendant necklace, which is a gift you just received from your sweetheart. While thanking everyone for this fabulous soiree, the inspiring design elements of your dress, such as its padded bust cups, arched cutout, and shirred back panel have you feeling calm, poised, and pretty. Decked out in this special ensemble and surrounded by cheers, you cant help but feel both lovely and loved.
  • Dauntless Dance Steps Dress
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    While you might be new to this dance club, you have no problem stepping into the spotlight with gusto in this A-line dress! Black-on-white lace swirls around the halter neck, open back, and bodice of this dress, while white-on-black lace curves in a broad band at its hem. As your partner twirls you to the time of the music - showing off your solid red heels, sparkling earrings, and this two-toned dress - the crowd is sure to appreciate your skills and style!
  • Art Gallery Gala Dress
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    Some galas are a black-tie affair, but tonight is an opportunity to have fun with your look thats why you arrive at the art gallery in the pink bodice and black tulle skirt of this strapless, twofer dress! You mingle through the showroom as the bow along the sweetheart neckline catches keen eyes, garnering compliments from fellow partygoers. Artfully accented with a silver bib necklace and slingback heels, this fanciful frock is the perfect combination of feminine and fashionable!
  • Captivating Cadence Dress
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    Theres a musical quality to the way you wear this emerald midi dress by Ryu! Known for its sophistication and creativity, Ryu has been designing delicate silhouettes with whimsical details since 2008. As you walk in this fully lined A-line, the box-pleated skirt rings like a bell in rhythm with your allegro step, while cream-hued lace stripes crescendo from waist to sheer hem. Collar pleats keep the tempo and rickrack trims the shoulder straps like the spaces of a choral staff. Accompanied by lyrical heels and an upbeat cardigan, this back-zipped number composes a harmonious ensemble!
  • Play Fair-y Dress in Midnight
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    Tempted to go all-out glam for the party tonight, you decide you wouldnt want your friends to feel outdone, and so you turn to the more understated beauty of this ballerina dress in black and tan! Its voluminous tutu looks too sweet when you flit about, and its ruched top - touched with silver glimmers, striped with corset-like ribbons, and secretly featuring padded cups - looks just lovely beneath your bright pink smile. As you sway through the evening in this lined and back-zipped dress, you cant help but feel feminine and fancy. The ivory flats, rhinestone-lined headband, and pearly bracelet youve paired with it only support your pretty pixie image!
  • Soiree What You Will Dress
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    Even the most elegant soirees are a bit more grand when you make your entrance in this striped party dress! Atop a neutral, silky lining lies a black mesh overlay that looks striking amidst your rhinestone studs and patent mint pumps, but its the triangular-shaped open back that really stuns the crowd. This fully lined, back-zipped number was made for a glamorous gal like you!
  • Intrepid Elegance Dress
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    Take the city by tempest when you go out in this sassy little black dress! Perfect for last-minute dates and cocktail hours alike, this silky, black tank dress is dolled up daring thanks to the crochet floral band at its waist that allows for a peek of skin. Don this semi-sheer, lined dress with patterned tights, plush pumps, and a necklace that hangs low over its decorative buttons, then go out and awe with your fearless style!
  • Serendipitious Occasion Dress
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    By happy chance, this twofer dress found you as you sought out an ensemble for a special occasion. A pleated blue skirt displaying subtle damask patterns and black tank bodice combine to make a dress so perfect for you, it just had to be fate. Pair with satin black heels and a dazzling clutch to complete your look, and proudly display it as if its been yours forever!
  • Nothing But the Best Dress
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    What a week! You deserve nothing less than to treat yourself by wearing this super-sultry LBD and ordering that fancy glass of wine. Savor every sip as you live it up feeling indulgent in the padded sweetheart neckline and defining seams of this strappy sheath. Worn with a furry bolero, netted tights, and leopard-print heels, this cocktail dress helps garner that great sense of confidence that youve totally earned!
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