The grown-up guide to wearing lace

Lace can be tricky to wear. There’s a danger of going too Boho or too formal- wear white lace with caution as you’re going into bridal territory, ditto black lace and funeral territory. There’s also the added worry of too see-through, too tacky, too cheap… The list to navigate lace is endless, but it’s still a material we love and think can be a great addition to your wardrobe to wear day and night.


How to wear lace like a grown-up on fashion blog a style album


The Inspiration…


Mixing Lace with your knitwear, teaming with denim and toughening up the look with biker boots are ways we’ll be incorporating lace into our wardrobes for A/W.


How to wear lace like a grown-up on fashion blog a style album


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Lou wears…


Lou pairs a sheer lace top with tailoring. The lace makes the look less office and more evening and the blazer keeps the sheer lace classy. The belt pulls the look together.


Louise Redknapp wearing Lace top on fashion blog a style album
how to style lace on fashion blog a style album


Louise Redknapp Black Blazer A Style Album


Lace Top Off-White (similar)| Blazer Isabel Marant (similar)| Trousers & Other Stories| Shoes Gianvitto Rossi



Em wears…


By adding a blazer and boots to my lace midi dress, it instantly dresses the look down, meaning that an otherwise strictly evening dress, becomes acceptable as daywear.


Emma Thatcher of Fashion Blog A Style Album wearing Lace
Chanel Bag and biker boots on a style album


Emma Thatcher wearing Lace dress on fashion blog a style album
Alaia boots and chanel bag on fashion blog a style album


Blazer Blaze Milano| Dress Philosophy Di Lorenzo (similar)| Boots Alaia (similar)| Bag Chanel


Lou & Em how to wear lace on fashion blog a style album


The Blouse…


Team with Tailoring or Denim. One of the easiest ways to tap into the lace trend.



The Lace Dress…


Works for Day or Evening, toughen up with leather or smarten up with tailoring.


The Skirt…


Add a chunky Knit to a lace skirt for a casual yet cool look.



The Cami…


If you just want to dip your toe into the trend, a cami/bodysuit or bra is the way to do it.


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