Monday, April 15, 2013

How to style lace: Lace looks for special occassions

To invest... or not to invest
When you are going for a lace anything that is going to be reserved for a special occasion (a dress, a coat), I think your best bet is to have it tailor-made, because good-quality lace items are usually very pricey and difficult to fix if they do not fit perfectly (for instance, you cannot fix the hem length if the scalloped part of the lace has been used - as it should have been). So, you are better off choosing a cut that is perfect for you and your own fabric and have it made to measure. Also, it will be immesurably cheaper.
Your inspiration can even come from something you like from an un-affordable brand: you can buy it, take it to and have it replicated by a professional and then return it intact (labels in place of, course, never worn, and within the time limit).

Trends 2013: Futuristic
Sometimes You Just Want to Go Crazy by Caroline Grant. Sometimes you just want to let your hair down and dance the night away. It's been quite a while for me... I made a friend when I was at university with whom I love going out dancing until early hours in the morning. I've never had so much fun in my life... everybody should have a friend like that, who makes you also fun! [Style: Urban Woman].

Tory Burch Alicia Dress / Burberry London Worsham Coat / Rauwolf Gemstone Clutch / Jimmy Choo Buzz Heels Shoes / Stella McCartney Foil-print Scarf / Alexis Bittar Teatro Moderne Bracelet / Alexis Bittar Teatro Moderne Earrings / Estée Lauder Lipstick in Modern Mercury / NARS Nail Lacquer in Tokaido .

Best dresses for Body type C: Strapless
Wedding Fun by Caroline Grant. My wedding party was very stressing because I did everything myself, so by the time the guests started arriving I was already exhausted, and then had to keep an eye on the food, etc... I'm just looking foward to someone else getting married to go and just enjoy myself!! [Style: Modern Classic].

Valentino Strapless Cotton Macramé Lace Dress / Hobbs Invitation Jewel Jacket / Mary Portas for Clarks La Magdalene Sandals / Accessorize Suzie Rose Clutch Handbag / Monsoon Priscilla Fur Stole / Andara Peacock White Pearl and Druzy Mosaic Ring / Andara Peacock Druzy Mosaic Bracelet / Andara Peacock Square Druzy Tassel Earrings / Estée Lauder Lipstick in Modern Mercury / Lancôme Vernis in Love Nail lacquer in Infusion de Prune.

Styling tips for lace
Feline Feelings by Caroline Grant. Sweet lace in beige can certainly be vamped-up by a feline print, and red plus beige is always a favourite of mine. Lovely shoes in a yellow red contrast with a square, hard-lined, clutch handbag, together with bad-ass chain. All Erickson Beamon's collection, In the Mood for Love, is stunning, you can see a pair of earrings in the set and judge for yourself. [Style: Ladylike with a Twist].

Carven Lace Overlay Dress / Alexander McQueen Ocelot Jacquard Blazer / Lanvin Two-Tone Minaudière Handbag / L.K. Bennett Petal Shoes / Asos Metal Chain Bow Waist Belt / Erickson Beamon In the Mood for Love Earrings / Alexis Bittar Gold Smoky Quartz Doublet Ring / Tom Ford Lipstick in Wild Ginger / Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Ginger Fire.

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