Posted on June 24, 2014

Limoncello Lace dress

Dresses/ Wardrobe
Limoncello lace dress Notting Hill Street style

I have a penchant for pretty fabrics: Lace is utterly romantic and feminine. To not look like a hippie lost on your way to coachella or as if you worn your grandma’s table cloth, here are my…

4 Quick tips on how to wear lace

– Lace is a material that can look cheap if the quality is not high. Keep it classy.

– Opt for tailored, classic and crisp shillouettes like a collared blouse and pencil skirt for a ladylike and elegant look that is totally wearable to work too.

– Inject some colour for a modern take: Yellow, red, pink & orange. Don’t be afraid, be bold!

– Tone down hair & accessories. The lace is enough decoration, keep make-up, shoes & jewellery minimal.
Max & Co Lace dress yellow London Street Style
I’m wearing a two-toned dress made from macramé lace. The collared shirt and straight skirt keep the look classic. The limoncello yellow colour adds a summery note and the metallic belt clashes nicely with the prettiness of the dress.
  • Lace dress from Max & Co SS2014
  • Metallic belt from Max & Co
  • Pointy white ballerinas from Versace Jeans @TK Maxx
  • Macaron necklace from Les Nereides N2
Emma Stone Lace Dress Dolce & Gabbana

Emma Stone at a photo call in Rome in Dolce & Gabbana. Perfect combination of classic shapes (pencil skirt, collared blouse) and feminine lace. I also love the girly braid in her hair.

 

Go for modern, coloured lace if you are afraid of looking too bride-edque in white lace

Go for modern, coloured lace if you are afraid of looking too bride-edque in white lace. Alexa Chung (left) and Michelle Williams are wearing a red lace dress by Erdem.

 

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