The Modern Lace Dress

When we think of lace, what do we think of? Often, lace is considered an old-fashioned fabric worn by elderly women at weddings and church functions. These days however, lace is used in fun, fancy-free ways that have shaped modern fashion and styles that are age appropriate and filled with sex appeal. We need to give lace a second chance, and these dresses may have you living for lace again.

Becoming a princess is in your future in this romantic and soft hued pink-nude lace dress. With beautiful lace cut outs, trendy cold shoulders, and a flowy frame, this stunner is suitable for weddings, beach photoshoots and more.

ASOS Cold Shoulder Kate Lace Maxi Dress

This isn’t your Nana’s church dress! With a flared mini skirt and a lacy, transparent bodice, this black lace tiered dress from PrettyLittleThing is sophisticated and sexy, and gives a new updated meaning to the “Little Black Dress”.

CAYA BLACK LACE PANEL TIERED MINI DRESS

Need something a little demurer but still want some interesting details? This lace dress from John Lewis has interesting patterns in the lace, making it eye catching and subtle at the same time. It brings both sophistication and modern sensibilities to the party.

Hobbs Jenna Lace Dress

For something fun, youthful and free flowing, have you ever considered printed lace? It’s lighter than traditional lace, and comes in beautiful patterns. This off the shoulder look from Urban Outfitters has a city vibe. You can pare it with some great boots and black tights for a put together, edgy look. Who knew lace could be edgy!

Kimchi Blue Violet Printed Lace Midi Dress

Lace has a lot going for it. For instance, a subtle lace trim around the neckline to feature your face, or a full flowing dress of layered, textured fabric. There’s a lot of opportunities to look amazing in a fabric that is making a comeback in a big way!

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