Lace for the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s: the Dressy Version
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Did you know that lace was so expensive to make before the 19th century, therefore it was thought of as a luxurious item? Now with mass production, we can obtain it for a steal. Considering its more delicate nature, I think we still tend to consider it as a more formal element. Thus making it part of your dressy outfit is relatively easy. And there is some for everybody….I have a full outfit, half outfit and just a peek in the last one. I paired lace to wear for casual outings in the first styling discussion (here).
50’s Outfit (Dress): A dress is the easiest way to get gussied up since all you have to add is shoes and accessories! This necklace was given to me by a friend, and there is even a matching belt!
60’s Outfit (Top): Putting this lace top over a dress is a great way to create a two piece look. This is a great idea for remixing outfits when travelling so you don’t have to take as many items in your suitcase.
70’s Outfit (Tank top): This tank is perfect under a jacket to add a peek of lace. The advantage of a tank top is it’s not too bulky or warm since it’s sleeveless.
Thanks for visiting my styling blog! Are you a fan of lace?
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