Trend Alert: Black Lace

Trend alert: black lace

We first saw the emergence of boudoir-style dressing at the SS14 shows from Dolce & Gabbana, Stella McCartney and Erdem. The French do lingerie better than anyone else and Isabel Marant didn’t disappoint with her delicate lace bralets, while ’s revealing sheers make the perfect evening ensemble (with a nude slip underneath, of course).

black lace style tips

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to add a little touch of the sultry to your regular 9-to-5 gear. The key to this trend is keeping it classy – show a hint of a lace bra underneath a white blouse, slip a lace cami underneath your classic blazer, or go all out in a spaghetti-strap slip and racy red lip for a special night out with a special someone…

Agent Provocateur Alina Bra, £110,
Drive him crazy with a peek-a-boo bra under a button-up shirt.

black lace tops

Topshop Lace Insert Cami, £28,
Update your basic black tank with sheer lace accents.

Alice + Olivia Rosanne Double Layer Skirt, £182,
Flash a pretty petticoat under a seemingly-normal skirt.

Diane von Furstenberg black lace
Diane von Furstenberg Zarita Lace Dress, £205.47,
Sexy yet sophisticated, you can wear this to a cocktail party or black-tie event.

black lace trend Spring/Summer 2014

BB Dakota Josette Scallop Lace Top, £42.55,
For the daytime, dress up your denim with a delicate lace top.

Kimberlee Oo

Kimberlee is an Australian writer who gave up the reality to follow her dreams...Originally from Sydney, now living in Paris. Kimberlee spends her days writing, styling and eating croissants.