Modest Dresses

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Vintage Hem, a slip for adding length to skirts

These slips with decorative hems are intended to show underneath skirts to add below-the-knee lengths of 27" to 29." Designer Jennifer Young writes, "The idea occurred to me that I could embellish my hemline as well as creating one slip that would add trendy layers and much-needed length to my skirts and dresses."

Sweet Innocence knee-length dresses by Diviine Modestee

These dresses are knee length and have sleeves and modest necklines. A few of the styles would work as bridesmaid dresses. A Vintage Hem may be worn underneath for added length, if desired.

April Cornell feminine, artistic clothing

Search long enough on this site, and you will find several modest styles of skirts, tops, dresses and nightgowns each season with feminine detailing and custom fabric prints. Most products are manufactured in India.

Ringger Modest Clothing

The Ringger family began their home-based business in 1987 and expanded to the Internet in 2003. Independent sewing contractors help fill orders. A selection of classic clothing in many sizes, including culottes, skirts, blouses, and jumpers may be ordered from this supplier. The selection of modest nightgowns is worth a special look.

Beautifully Modest Formal and Bridal Dresses

Beautifully Modest started out as one of the largest online modest bridal and formal retailers and has since expanded its offerings to also include casual clothing, swimwear and accessories. Shop online or in retail store locations in the USA.

Recollections historic, romantic dresses

For a historic, romantic look to special occasion, formal or bridal dresses, browse the extensive collection at Recollections. The style pictured here may be found in "Victorian Ensembles," as well as under other headings. Dress styles overlap into multiple categories on the site, so to help with navigation, follow these primary links:

The Play Dress in children's sizes

From the same adorable pattern, this family business has produced several hundred girls' dresses since 2005. The Fashion Belle site is focused on women's apparel, but this exceptional resource for girls' dresses deserves a mention. The girls' sizes 3 to 12 fit up to a 30" chest circumference, which may overlap some junior or petite women's sizes.

Practically Pretty by Design women's regular, maternity and nursing classic dresses

Bettie Need offers custom-sewn women's and girls' classic dresses and skirts from her own original designs as well as from the pattern labels Baker Lane, Sense and Sensibility and Serendipity Studio. Maternity and nursing styles are included in the options.

Mikarose dresses, tops and skirts, wholesale and retail

Mikarose appears to be the original source for a variety of dresses, tops and skirts that are also stocked by several other modest clothing distributors. Most of the dresses are only knee length, making a Vintage Hem valuable for adding length as needed. Some of the necklines are also low, requiring added layers for modesty.

Jen Clothing Store with dresses in regular women's and women's plus sizes with special alternatives for nursing mothers with front wrap and front button designs

With customer service based in Utah and a stock and shipping warehouse in New York, this company is an online-only storefront that stocks various brands of casual and formal dress styles for women, with a special category of wrap and front-button dresses for nursing mothers.

Graceful Threads simple clothing styles for women and girls for charity and simple dress groups

Scroll past text at the top of the pages to see the simple day wear styles offered by this company. The majority of dresses feature sleeve and collar designs that are vintage 1980s. Several modest nightgowns for girls and women are shown near the end of product pages. Choose from a wide selection of fabric prints for all custom-made garments.

Whimsey Lane Apparel, casual modest clothing

Designer Julia Smith offers one exclusive dress design on her website, the Ava Dress, in two colors, Snow White and Black Midnight. The remainder of the dresses on the site are supplied from another manufacturer. The swimwear designs are Julia's own.

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