10 Retro Spring & Summer Dresses To Channel Your Inner Marilyn


Hooked on Modcloth yet? Well, if you’re not yet, you will be after this post. The editors at Child Mode have put together 10 of our favourite retro summer dresses from Modcloth this summer. So whether you’re trying to channel Marilyn Monroe or Doris Day, we’ve got you covered.

retro summer dresses from ModclothAbsolute perfection. The Soda Fountain dress comes in several colours but the style is classic daytime chic.

retro summer dresses from Modcloth This white lace and navy blue frock is simply elegant. Perfect for graduations, garden parties, or getting the groceries. What? The season is short, get your dress on!

retro summer dresses from ModclothQue sera, sera, whatever will be, will be. As if this dress won’t bring out your sunny disposition?

retro summer dresses from ModclothI really hesitated putting this one up because I’m not very good at sharing and this dress is hands down my favourite. Beat you to the checkout!

retro summer dresses from ModclothThis would, of course, be perfect for a bride but it would also be great for a formal affair. Also, I love the va-va-va-voomness of this dress.

retro summer dresses from Mocloth I want to sip champagne on a yacht wearing this dress. Can somebody arrange that? Lovely with pearls and kitten heels.

retro summer dresses from ModclothThis dress is ideal for that wedding you have to attend this summer. Bring a pashmina to wrap around your shoulders at night.

retro summer dresses from ModclothWhat comes first the dress or the garden party? I say the dress, then plan the garden party to show this off. J’adore.

retro summer dresses from ModclothThis dress is just hot, right? Exactly like the season and you.

retro summer dresses from ModclothPerfect for cocktails under a starry summer night. I love the grapefruit colour of this dress.

Candace Derickx

Candace Derickx writes about food, family and travel on her site Life in Pleasantville and has been a staff editor at ChildMode since 2011. Follow her on Twitter @candace_dx and join in the conversation on her Facebook page, Life in Pleasantville.

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