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Outfit Ideas: 3 Ways to Wear a Lace Dress


Girl in lace dress
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As the weather starts warming up, sundresses have become my go-to outfit. However, rotating through the same dresses can quickly get boring, and unfortunately, I don’t have the budget to buy all the dresses I’ve been drooling over on the Internet.

So, instead of wishing that everything I pinned magically showed up in my closet, I’m going to show you the one dress you really do need in your spring/summer wardrobe and three different ways to style it.

A pretty lace dress is the perfect warm weather staple, since it can be styled for so many different occasions. Here, I’m going to share three unique outfits using the same lace dress, but really, that’s just scratching the surface of the many ways you can wear this must-have spring piece! Scroll down to see all three looks:

Boho Chic

Boho chic lace dress
Product Info: Vest, Bag, Dress, Necklace, Boots

You’ll be sure to turn heads when walking to class in this chic look.¬†For a sunny day on campus, pair this fit-and-flare lace dress with a denim vest, ankle boots, and a bold statement necklace. A roomy leather tote holds everything you need for studying on the quad or getting fro-yo with friends.

Preppy Pastels

Preppy lace dress
Product Info: Cardigan, Shoes, Dress, Necklace, Bag

For a day around town, dress down your lace dress with preppy polka dot sneakers and a quirky bicycle print cardigan. The novelty print is fun and youthful, while the statement necklace and polished turquoise bag keep the outfit from looking like you raided your little sister’s closet.

Polished and Professional

Lace dress, blazer, flats
Product Info: Dress, Blazer, Flats, Necklace, Nail Polish

A lace dress isn’t just for casual settings – it’s also the perfect interview look for your dream summer internship. Instead of pulling out a frumpy old pantsuit, try pairing a ladylike lace dress with a coral blazer and sleek black flats. A dainty white statement necklace adds a bit of glam, while a coat of ballet pink nail polish makes you look completely pulled together and professional.

Tell me what you think!

How would you style this versatile lace dress? What’s your favorite look from above? Let me know by leaving a comment below.

Posted on on April 17, 2014 / Filed Under: Fashion Tips / Tags: , , , ,

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4 Responses to “Outfit Ideas: 3 Ways to Wear a Lace Dress”

  1. 1
    April 17th, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    I’m just going to say it: that dress is not even lace.

  2. 2
    April 17th, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    Great ideas!
    @Molly: The dress is lace, I have the exact same one in sky blue. But yeah the lace is not even noticeable in the online picture. . . at least not in this color.

  3. 3
    April 30th, 2014 at 5:13 am

    i like this fashions

  4. 4
    May 1st, 2014 at 3:07 am

    Question: how would this dress fit a person who is 5″9? Also, is this dress made in China?

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