L-R: Polyester color-block pleated dress by French Connection, $198 from Nordstrom and Macy's.

Vintage polyester 1960s pleat-bottom dress by Eve Le Coq, $55 from Lula Vintage Wear.

Wool color-block shift dress by Milly, $435 from Nordstrom.


Polyester ruffle-bottom shift dress by Giambattista Valli for Impulse Only at Macy's, $139 from Macy's.

Silk sequin shift dress by DKNY, $98 from Opitz Outlet.

Where to shop

  • Cliché: 2403 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. 612-870-0420
  • Lula Vintage Wear: 1587 Selby Av., St. Paul. 651-644-4110
  • Macy's: 700 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-375-2200
  • Nordstrom: Mall of America, 1000 Northwest Court, Bloomington. 952-883-2121
  • Opitz Outlet: 4320 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park. 952-922-2435