Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Lace me up


Hi, I hope everyone had a great weekend. I had a lovely weekend and had some great time with friends and family. This post is dedicated to a classic lace piece. When I was recently reading my Lucky Magazine, they were giving ways to dress up or dress down your lace. In order to accomplish this, you need a piece that will withstand more than one season. I have seen many lace dresses lately, but before I decided on one I took into consideration what were my goals for my piece. I wanted a versatile lace dress that would be fantastic worn by itself and one that I could dress down to look like a skirt. So, that is how I decided on this lace dress from F21 that has a pencil skirt bottom.
F21 lace dress sold out online, check store- Similar

When I am looking for a classic piece I often look at high end designers. Dresses like this lace dress by Valentino will stand the test of time, but not for my wallet. So, my Forever 21 was a close substitute.
Valentino Nude Lace Dress

For my dress down look, I pair this lace dress with a military style vest and denim shirt.
Old Navy Vest -Similar, Mossimo Floral Denim Shirt -Similar


Do you wear lace? What is you favorite way to wear it?

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3 comments:

  1. I love how you layered the dress. Right on trend and the key is mixing it with more casual pieces as you did. I have that vest!

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  2. Great layering. Love the lace dress.

    I don't own much lace. In fact, I think I just have 1 skirt. Must change that.

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  3. I'm impressed,(but certainly not surprised) by your usual thoughtful approach to making this dress work in different ways. And I'm guessing you'll make about fifty outfits using it either as a base or an addition! Such a great purchase for you ... and a very pretty piece on you.

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