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.
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
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.