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My Dress Obsession - Modcloth Collection

I have a problem and I can admit it, I love dresses.  When I wear them, I can't stop smiling.  I feel like a little girl on easter.  Even if it is just a simple sun dress and I am just hanging out for the day, I can't stop thinking about how happy it is making me.

This leads to my always searching for a perfect dress.  Now, understand, I rarely buy them.  I have only splurged once in my life on a dress - and on September 29th of 2012 that dress will debut at my wedding. Otherwise, I try to be economical about my dress purchases.  However, I recently ran across a website called Modcloth that makes it hard for me to exercise self-control.  For some reason it makes it easier when I know other people are having to exercise control with me, SO I am telling you, my lovely readers, all about it in hopes that you can share in my pain.






These are all dresses from the website, among so many more.  Literally there are hundreds of them.  I am sure if you love dresses, they have something that will match your style!  Take a look and let me know what you find.  Seriously... leave a comment below with the name of a dress you found.  I love that website so much, I am sure I will want to see how your style lines up with it!

I love lace and vintage inspired items, and this website is full of them.  In addition to dresses, there are tons of other clothes and house hold items.  

Make sure you check out Modcloth and take a look for yourself :)

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