You can’t tell the history of fashion without the big-eyed, short haired supermodel who embodied the mod aesthetic that reigned supreme in the 1960s. Of course, we’re talking about the one and only Twiggy. In honor of Twiggy’s 65th birthday (which she's celebrating on September 19th), Her Campus presents the best sixties-style dresses the 21st century has to offer.
1. Stick in the Mod Dress, $58 from Nasty Gal.
This fun and flirty pink number adds an element of surprise with its bold black collar.
2. Short Sleeve Color Block Shift Dress, $26.99 from Charlotte Russe.
You can throw this dress on to take a midterm during the day—remember: dress well to test well!—and keep it on when you go out to dinner in the evening. It’s simple design allows you to dress it up or dress it down by adding a statement necklace or a light scarf.
3. Mod About You Dress, $58 from Nasty Gal.
The long sleeves, dark hue, and high neckline of this flowy dress counteract its short length—it's both sweet and fierce.
4. BDG Mode Stripe Mock-Neck Trapeze Dress, $69 at Urban Outfitters.
This dress is both casual and comfy. Add tights and an edgy leather jacket to make it perfect for fall!
5. Nine West Geometric Colorblock Dress, $64.
This sophisticated dress is a grown-up adaptation of the classic youthful look. Perfect for your fall internship!
The mod legacy of the 1960s is still very much alive in today’s fashion universe. So next time you rock a shift dress, don’t forget to ask yourself, “what would Twiggy do?”