Fall Trend Alert. Give to Me Your Leather Take From Me My LACE

There is no escaping lace this fall and we couldn’t be happier. Dark or metallic lace with embellishments like leather, crystals and feathers makes us swoon. Judging by the Fall ’08 ready-to-wear shows (see below) lace is clearly a must-have.


(l-r) Sari Gueron, Vivienne Westwood, Chanel


(l-r) Alexander McQueen, Andrew Gn, Erin Fetherston

(l-r) Prada, Rodarte, Rebecca Taylor

Don’t be afraid to add lace stockings and open-toed pumps (please avoid lace leggings though). Unlike the old days, there is nothing prim and proper about lace today!

Let’s go fall shopping shall we?


Shopping details:

1. Diane von Furstenberg ‘Olivette’ Dress $465
2. Giles Chain Lace Wrap Dress Was $5,010  Now $3,006
3. Andrew Gn Wool Lace Straight Skirt $1,475
4. D&G DOLCE&GABBANA Floral Brocade Dress Was $545   Now $327
5. Derek Lam Metallic lace shift dress $2,490
6. JS Boutique Low Back Lace Sheath Dress $150
7. Anna Sui Metallic Lace Dress Was $430  Now $301
8. Kay Unger Lace Bubble Cocktail Dress $400
9. 3.1 Phillip Lim Runway Two-Tone Lace Dress $625
10. Derek Lam Peg Skirt $1,390
11. Milly Lace Overlay Dress $435
12. Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Lace Dress $995

– Lauren Dimet Waters

Runway photos: NY Mag

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