ModCloth Ruching

Feel like your wardrobe is no longer en vogue? Give it a little taste of the 1990's with this totally awesome dress! This checked, two-toned frock has us wiggin' with its pastel mint-colored, faux sweetheart dress and heather grey top. Light ruching and twists of fabric along its bust create a fun, figure-flattering shape, while the slight puffs of its pretty princess sleeves are mirrored in the pouf of the bubble hem. Just pair this with your best patterned pull-up socks, slip-on shoes, and a Walkman full of your favorite Spice Girls and Third Eye Blind jams, and your style will be perfectly 'n sync! By chic, Japanese designer Scolar!
  • 45 months ago ModCloth »

    Feel at peace with your retro wardrobe surroundings - even at the beach! This vintage-inspired two piece swimsuit by Esther Williams features a high-cut bottom, ruching at the hips, and a halter cut top to keep you swimming in style. A feminine floral print with a subtle golden shine will keep you classically chic up and down the coast - don't forget the Coppertone!

  • 58 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in Red! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 61 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in gold! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 62 months ago ModCloth »

    Your closet is brimming with choice pieces made in every cut, color, and cloth - but when it comes time to select an outfit for a full day's worth of activities, you always go with this blooming frock. Perhaps it is the sweet disposition this dress creates with its pattern of pink and green bouquets printed on 100% cotton chambray that wins you over. Endearing details like straps of ivory lace, a coy V-cut front and back, decorative opalescent buttons at the bust, and elegant ruching at waist also make this beauty hard to ignore. Add a cinnamon-colored cardi and a pair of brown Oxfords, and watch as this frock blossoms into a gorgeous ensemble that will take you from running errands to ordering hors d'oeuvres without ever wilting.

  • 69 months ago ModCloth »

    Why wait for a reason to reach out to long-lost pals when you have all the reason you need hanging in your closet? Wearing this pretty mini-printed frock is enough to entice you to do so. Plus, you'll look totally fab when you say your hellos. Try it on with a pair of lace-up black boots, a cropped denim jacket, and a leather backpack before showing up for your friend meet-up. Featuring a satiny interior lining, which extends all the way below its outer layer's bottom hem, a shaping padded bust, and pleated ruching along its slightly structured bodice, this diva-esque dress will give you all incentive you need to reopen doors to relationships you'll always treasure!

  • 69 months ago ModCloth »

    You’re a city dweller now, but a piece of you always yearns for broad prairie skies. Whenever you travel back for a visit, you can’t wait for your first glimpse of the waving grasses and cheerful wildflowers. Even when you’re far from your Oklahoma home, you’ll think of it every time you wear this wild rose-strewn, dusty coral cotton dress. It has a boned, bustier top with a Basque waist, back ruching for an ideal fit, and a hidden side zipper. The delightfully swishy skirt is fully lined and ends in a flourish with a crochet-trimmed ruffle. Wear it with an antique locket, straw sun hat, and espadrilles whenever you want to make it clear that you’re a country gal at heart.

  • 69 months ago ModCloth »

    You’re a city dweller now, but a piece of you always yearns for broad prairie skies. Whenever you travel back for a visit, you can’t wait for your first glimpse of the waving grasses and cheerful wildflowers. Even when you’re far from your Oklahoma home, you’ll think of it every time you wear this wild rose-strewn, dusty blue cotton dress. It has a boned, bustier top with a Basque waist, back ruching for an ideal fit, and a hidden side zipper. The delightfully swishy skirt is fully lined and ends in a flourish with a crochet-trimmed ruffle. Wear it with an antique locket, straw sun hat, and espadrilles whenever you want to make it clear that you’re a country gal at heart.

  • 70 months ago ModCloth »

    Slip on this wonderful wiggle dress for 40s-inspired flair! A slinky navy sheath with butter yellow roses hugs your curves, while figure-flattering ruching streamlines your silhouette. With a faux-surplice neckline and a gorgeous open back, every detail of this fully lined and fully loaded dress is pure retro glamour. Dress it up for a wedding, work it at the office, or slip it on for a lunch date - you can't go wrong!

  • 70 months ago ModCloth »

    Your best gal pal claims you've reached your limit when it comes to the number of flower-laden frocks you're permitted to own, but being a lover of budding, billowing pieces, there's no chance you're stopping anytime soon! You cop this molten rose-print, strapless dress by British brand Motel, so you can pair it with the slingback wedges, lace-hemmed cyclist shorts, and oversized, licorice handbag you picked up in anticipation of such lovely wardrobe additions. Featuring unique details like a stitched, sweetheart neckline, A-line seams, and flexible ruching along its upper back, this dashing dress will be an awesome addition to your ever-expanding collection of blooming beauties!

  • 70 months ago ModCloth »

    Turn your next semi-formal engagement into a disco inferno by flaunting this stunning strapless confection on the dance floor! Featuring layer-upon-layer of fluttery sapphire tulle and a perfectly pretty sweetheart bodice boasting riveting ruching, this knockout number will convert your twirling form into an awe-inspiring blaze of brilliant blue. Pair this dazzling dress with dainty gloves, strappy silver stilettos, and a rosette-sporting headband to fan the fire on your already fashionable-as-can-be ensemble and light up the night with your scorching style.

  • 71 months ago ModCloth »

    Simply can't wait for this evening to debut your new outfit on the dance floor? This fire engine red frock - found exclusively at ModCloth and expected to be restocked in all sizes by the end of May - will dazzle bystanders with its darling draped neckline, riveting ruching on the bodice, enticing V-cut back, and flirty skirt featuring a voluminous tulle underlay that sighs with your every step. Expertly modeled with silver slingbacks, a collar of rhinestones and ribbon, and an elegant linen wrap, this magnificent number is sure to be the hit of the party - right behind your impressive footwork, that is!

  • 71 months ago ModCloth »

    You're having one of those mornings - you overslept, you ran out of coffee, and now you're ten minutes late and you haven't even left yet! Luckily, you have a plan. You grab a V-neck tee, skinny jeans, and fitted blazer from the front of the closet, and then reach for your trump card - these stunning, vegan faux suede shoes. With their sleek bootie cut, concealed platform base, go-with-everything noir hue, back zipper, and decorative ruching across the foot, these haute heels instantly infuse your outfit with office-ready polish. In fact, you think these sophisticated shoes might have single-handedly saved your morning and set you on the path for a great day!

  • 72 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in a cheerful, red-gingham print! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 72 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in a lush light blue velvet! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Girl Howdy features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 72 months ago ModCloth »

    Have you found your favorite maxi yet? Let us recommend this blossoming beauty to you! Featuring an exotic, multicolored floral print, a cutout halter back, and a smooth, fully lined interior, we're sure this floor-length frock will become your go-to gal when it comes to billowing pieces that make you feel pretty. An easy, invisible zipper with hook and eye closure rests between slight ruching at its back, so you can slip it on easily and head out to enjoy lovely springtime weather. Pair it with espadrille wedges, a leather satchel, and braided leather bracelets for a precious look that will wear well into the summer season!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in pewter! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in a distinguished, cobalt and vermilion-plaid print! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in a two piece! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this red retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features a modest-but-marvelous bottom with low-cut legs, flirty ruching across the front, and an always hot, tie-in-back halter top. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in a two piece! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this black retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features a modest-but-marvelous bottom with low-cut legs, flirty ruching across the front, and an always hot, tie-in-back halter top. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in bronze! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in soft sage! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    It's ModCloth's ultimate swimsuit - now in a playful, purple print! The holy grail of swimwear, and flattering on every body type, this retro swimsuit by Esther Williams features low-cut legs, a halter neck, and flirty ruching across the front. Show off your flair for vintage style - even at the beach!

  • 73 months ago ModCloth »

    Do you dream of backstroking through a pool of light, fluffy cumulus clouds? Of swan diving into the stratosphere? As far as this stunning suit by Mink Pink is concerned, the sky really is the limit as to where your swimming adventures might take you. Its gorgeous print of azure heavens crowded with lovely cloud formations, along with its curve-flattering front ruching, will definitely make quite an impression the next time you hit the beach. And if inclement weather should threaten your next pool day, just don this beauty of a bathing suit with a floppy woven hat, oversized sunnies, and crocheted cover-up, and we're certain that your fun, sun-loving fashion will conjure up clear skies in no time.

  • 74 months ago ModCloth »

    Prepare for copoious notetaking, and look your best at an educational panel about fashion forwardness by pairing this satiny smooth, onyx dress by Tulle Clothing with vanilla tights, polished peep toes, and a dainty heart-charmed necklace. Its textured fabric and crocheted lace-lined scoop neck are just a few of the darling features that make this dress so special. Its front darts accent slight ruching at its natural waist, just above its casually convenient hip pockets, while its invisible back zipper with eye and hook closure will keep you dressed the part. When you wear this dress, don't be surprised if you're asked to join the team of panelists!   

  • 74 months ago ModCloth »

    Do you relish in the whimsical? Find the forest enchanting? When you wear this floral knit, chestnut scarf featuring seedling string-of-pearl embellishments along its middle seam and edges, you'll delight in the way its smooth texture wraps you in nature's warmth! Flexibility is stitched perpendicular along its length to create ruching above its isosceles-pointed ends, allowing pearl-pom strings to hang from their tips. Pair it with a teal maxi skirt, open face cardi, and rust-colored winklepickers for a tantalizingly trendy look!

  • 78 months ago ModCloth »

    There's nothing like the smell of sugar and citrus wafting through the air, greeting you as you wake in the morning. You'd know that vibrant combination of sweet and sour anywhere - it means a fresh batch of heavenly lemon scones just came out of the oven at the bakery on the corner. As you struggle to dress in a flash so you can get your hands on one of those delicious confections as quickly as possible, you pause just long enough to lovingly pluck a sunny cardigan befitting of the occasion from your closet. With its enticing V-neck, gentle ruching at the sides, and charming 3/4 length princess sleeves, this golden knit is almost as delectable as the goody you're about to consume. Worn with cuffed denim, leather and canvas wedges, and a darling headband, this cardigan sets the tone for a stylish ensemble that's almost yummy enough to eat.

  • 79 months ago ModCloth »

    Be whisked away to an extravagant Saint Petersburg theater where top ballet dancers perform to your heart’s content when you slip on this silky dress. As a dapper usher leads you with a white gloved hand through the seating aisle, the flouncy, feminine skirt of your rich blue dress glides like a swan on a lake. Mesmerized by the building’s Art Nouveau decor, you don’t notice the other patrons admiring the sheer, chiffon overlay of gentle navy over a satiny, deep sapphire liner. The same shiny fabric trims the low V-neck, elasticated waist, bow in back, and triangle details on front. With your beaded clutch and silver jewelry catching the glow of the dimming house lights, your heart flutters as the curtain lifts. At last the poised dancers begin Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ with the start of the orchestra, and you excitedly smooth your skirt, adjust the sleeveless top, and smile inside.

  • 79 months ago ModCloth »

    Anything with 'ballerina' in its name must be trimmed with tulle and tempt you to twirl in it, right? Well, this fabulous, feminine coat is an exception to that rule, because its exquisite elegance earns it the right to bear the title of 'prima ballerina!' In the softest shade of seashell, with a chicly notched collar, refined ruching down its sides, a double-breasted, button front, pristine pockets, and poshly puffed shoulders, this sophisticated, satin-lined piece of outerwear was clearly designed with a glamorous, graceful girl in mind. Even if you've never put on a pointe shoe, you'll be poised and polished when you wear a floaty, floral frock, lacy tights, tantalizing T-straps, and this beautifully belted, couldn't-be-classier coat.

  • 80 months ago ModCloth »

    As the bulbs of the cameras flash, you don't flinch one bit - you feel completely prepared to step onto the red carpet in this astounding black frock. This photogenic floor-length gown boasts a a skirt bursting with hundreds of rosettes, while the ruching and cross back straps of the padded top provide a sultry fit. Awe the crowd with your best dressed list-worthy ensemble of this daring dress with sleek stilettos and a rhinestone collar necklace.