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MA Beauty Expert: Styling a Lace Skirt

Sunday, July 05, 2015

 

Lace has long been a bastion in the world of lingerie and now its feminine charm has morphed into summer’s provocative lace skirt. This versatile garment is great in warm weather and can look chic as long as you keep it out of bridal territory. You will be amazed at the looks you can create with one simple lace skirt.

Tie One On

Take one lace pencil skirt and add a skinny cami under a chambray work shirt. But tie the shirt at the waist. Add chunky beads in varying lengths. Instant casual with sophisticated edge.

Frenchie

Take one lace flared mini and top it off with a traditional navy and white striped French t-shirt wrapped with a belt. Cute flats or flip-flops and you’re on your way to Saturday’s farmers’ market.

Texturize

Take one slim creamy crocheted lace skirt and add a nubby cotton pullover. Keep it long and loose and push up the sleeves. Add a stack of bangles, a great ring, and jeweled sandals. You’re ready for that sidewalk bistro iced latte with friends.

Office Ready

Take one tailored lace skirt and one neutral silk shell. Add a pop of color with a warm coral cardigan. A statement necklace with flesh-tone pumps results in cool ladylike chic.

Beachy

Take one eyelet tiered lace boho skirt and wear it as a cover-up over your bikini. With an easy-going sleeveless t-shirt, it makes a fresh and sexy beach look for umbrella drinks on the boardwalk at sunset.

Scour seaside shops for casual lace.  Chico’s Lia Lace Skirt is a beautiful staple in Ecru. J. McLaughlin Rowan White Lace Skirt is just fancy enough for fine dining nights in the city.

Don’t be afraid to try demure lace – its come-hither appeal is perfect for summer. Just be sure to make it yours with thoughtful detailed styling and no one will mistake it for a slip!

Donna Macdonald is a freelance writer who enjoys covering topics of interest to women, especially fragrance, style, beauty. She has also written marketing material for a women's book that hit the New York Times Bestseller list and netted her an up close and personal discussion on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Donna currently writes her own personal blog, alovelyinconsequence.blogspot.com, where she also writes about issues close to a woman's heart. Donna believes that when a woman finds beauty in the world, she will find beauty in herself.

 

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