This just in: 4 lovely lace dresses for spring
Whether it’s just a trim or a full-on lace dress, there’s something about the feminine material that always looks elegant and timeless. But new arrivals this spring are showing that the delicate fabric is far from, well, being strait-laced. Lacy dresses are appearing in traditional colors on sheath dresses, but also cropping up in new and interesting cuts and bolder colors.
Ready to lace your closet with a pretty little number? Here are four of our fave lace dresses for spring and summer.
Floral and lace
White lace is too beautiful to be reserved just for your wedding day. This fresh spin on a white, lacy dress is lined with a soft, blue pastel to peek through with an unexpected pop of color. Go ahead, and wear it before Memorial Day, paired with a statement necklace for the perfect date night look. Bonus: A floral and scalloped hemline adds extra interest. Loft floral lace dress, $118, loft.com
With music festival season upon us, we’re drawing fashion inspiration from Bohemian-chic styles that are as effortless as they are cute. The asymmetrical “hanky hem” on this red dress is a sure bet for any outdoor concert or patio dinner that’s in your warm-weather future. For those who want to go bold and Boho, pair it with a floppy hat and a bright beaded necklace. Maeve prima lace dress, $188, anthropologie.com
Bat your eyelashes at this darling eyelash lace dress that features great design details. A mesh, polka dot front is lined with a floral eyelash fringe and the pleated fit-and-flare fit makes it the perfect party dress. Start RSVP’ing to all those graduation parties and springtime get-togethers in this dress that is a fresh take on “ladylike.” Eliza J dress, $198, nordstrom.com
A black maxi dress is a warm-weather staple. This fun take on the summer staple has crocheted lace details on the bodice. Plus, choose your own adventure in this dress: It can be a casual cover-up to whisk you to the pool or beach, or dress it up a chunky heel and some drop earrings for a fancy dinner. Old Navy crochet maxi dress, $42, oldnavy.com