Trend: Lace

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Lace is a trend we still can’t get over. It had a strong presence last summer and this year it’s back after Valentino, Elie Saab and Miu Miu all brought innovation into the mix with over sized reworks, eyelet patterns, and the cool awkward cute look.

Valentino Spring/Summer collection 2012

If you’re like me, love lace and bought into this trend last year, but don’t like to wear head to toe pretty, here are a few tips on how to refresh your lacey numbers. Layer your lace with a bright color pop of Neon! A bright neon vest or swimsuit under a lacey dress to give it a little more energy and then finish it off with one statement bracelet

Items: Ethnic Lace Dress, Ruffle Monokini One Piece Swimsuit, Swedish Hasbeens, Brea Glided Bangle

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Mix your pretty pieces with some edge; vintage tee’s over lace skirts and shorts for that tomboy look

Items: Daisy Embroidered Mesh Short, Vintage Loves Vintage Tees, Luke Ankle Boot

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How would you update your lace?

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Savannah Marie -February 24, 2012, 2:35PM

I absolutely love lace, too! I was big into it last year & will be big into this year as well!
Cheers,
Savannah
everybodysbuyingvintage.blogspot.com

Kylee Noelle -February 24, 2012, 3:50PM

I will probably never get over lace details! Love mixing lace and leather to break up the head=to-toe lace look. Your neon idea is brilliant. Now I’m all inspired to go change into something lacey!
xo, Kylee

martha -February 24, 2012, 3:58PM

those mesh daisy shorts are amazing !!!!!

fp jemma -February 24, 2012, 4:01PM

Hi Kylee we love lace with leather too, it’s such a nice contradiction! xoxo

Claire -February 24, 2012, 9:17PM

Neon and lace, I want to try this!

Freja! -February 25, 2012, 12:13AM

I bet no one recognized her from Feb’s catalog! She looks so different fresh faced! wow!

Lucy -February 25, 2012, 8:37AM

Love this! Great spring inspiration. I like how delicate lace makes you feel, but I’m to a more casual dresser but teaming it with boy tees is a good idea! Thank you Jemma

malin {kodiakbird} -February 29, 2012, 9:31AM

how can one ever get tired of lace?!

apopofpurple -April 23, 2012, 6:40AM

love the neon underneath.

feel free to find out how I wear my lace and more tips on how to wear lace this spring at http://apopofpurple.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/ss-2012-challenge-5-lace-up/

thanks
xo Jenn

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