Oooh, I do so love a bit of lace and there’s plenty appearing in the shops at the moment. It looks like our upcoming autumn/winter fashions are going to keep on with the ultra-feminine trend that started over spring and summer with the full skirts and florals.
A season or so ago the only lace item I could find was Kiyonna’s “Boudoir” Lace Dress which, frankly, disappointed. This season though, I’m loving the subdued touches of lace: a little frill around the collar, a band at the hem.
I think I’ve nailed down what makes a lace item successful in my books. First, the lace needs to be relatively fine (Take note, Kiyonna: Stretchy underwear quality lace Need Not Apply).
Try Jacqui E for a couple of really nice pieces that use eyelash lace.
Second rule of thumb is: All things in Moderation. A little lace inset is so much more wearable than a full lace ensemble: