Fashion Fix: White lace

01 April 2011

Provocative white lace debuted this season at Dolce & Gabbana with their all-white collection, inspired by an Italian newly-wed’s trousseau (that’s bed-sheets for their new married home to you and me). But the collection was in fact, as expected, far from virginal! White cotton body suits were layered under hourglass shaped broderie anglaise dresses, inserts of intricate crochet and sexy mini skirts brought a young Sofia Loren to mind. Now, at first this may seem a terribly tricky trend to trial but as the season progresses it is looking to be one of the simplest to wear in practice. Case in point is actress Blake Lively. At the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas (before stunning us with that red Marchesa number), Blake teamed her white lace blouse and skirt with a minimal jacket and nude heels. This is one trend that doesn’t require much accessorising. Tousled hair and gold jewellery, together with some super high wedges or stilettos will give you the sensuality that this look not only requires but deserves! [Caution: Avoid diamante jewellery at all costs, or you run the risk of looking like a runway bride!]. Check out our top 6 buys below…
 
- Lily Russo 

White lace skirt

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Black wedges

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White lace dress

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£275, American Retro

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Gold and black lace earrings

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White lace dress

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£36, Topshop

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White lace bustier dress

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