You can’t deny the girlish appeal of lace, but you’ll be surprised by all the versatile forms it comes in, from a streetwear-ready track jacket to a laid-back tee.
Saks Fifth Avenue Long Raglan Sleeve Lace Bomber Jacket
Lovely white lace takes this bomber jacket from basic to beyond, while the down-to-earth silhouette means no one will mistake this topper for an errant bridal separate.
To Buy: $60; saksoff5th.com.
ASOS Pure Pointed Lace Heels
Sleek black pumps feel extra feminine (and fancy!) with the addition of lace and sheer panels. Slip into this pair to start your evening on the right foot.
To Buy: $68; asos.com.
BCBGeneration Open Back Tee
Not all lace need feel formal. This sheer, T-shirt style looks just as good layered over a silk cami for an eye-catching outfit as it does over a bathing suit for a day at the beach.
To Buy: $78; revolveclothing.com.
Charlotte Russe Lace Pleated Midi Skirt
If the idea of an all lace pencil skirt feels like a little too much, this more forgiving, less figure-flaunting pleated version should hit the spot.
To Buy: $27; charlotterusse.com.
Stella & Dot Chantilly Lace Cuff
Dainty filigree goes glam in gold in this cuff that looks just like the textile but is actually made from stiff metal.
To Buy: $98; stelladot.com.
Adrianna Papell Seta Lace Envelope Clutch
Perfect for cocktail parties, this Chantilly embellished bag fits all of your evening essentials (plus the optional strap means your hands are free to meet, greet, and eat). Also available in black and latte.
To Buy: $52; dillards.com.
Mango Cut-Out Guipure Dress
Take a close look at this simple black sheath, and you’ll see its full of gorgeous details, like a sheer, peekaboo hem, an open back, and a modest side slit.
To Buy: $120; mango.com.