Trending: Summer Lace

Get the look with these ten local picks.

By | Bostonista |

Reminiscent of the Victorian era yet perfectly modern, lace is a breezy, natural choice for summer. Lace up your warm weather wardrobe with these easy pieces.


These airy ballet flats are casual yet chic. And black goes with everything, n’est ce pas?
Call It Spring fabric flats, $35, Call It Spring, Cambridgeside Galleria, Cambridge, 617-494-1810, callitspring.com.


Swathed in floral lace, a demure and ladylike bag is the perfect accessory for a garden party.
“Daisylace” minaudière, $278, J. Crew, 100 Huntington Ave., Boston, 617-236-5950; and other locations; jcrew.com.

Trade up your boring cotton tank for this silky shirt with peek-a-boo side panels.
Astars “Broken Promises” modal and cotton tank top, $75, The Blue Jeans Bar, 85 Newbury St., Boston, 857-350-4683, thebluesjeanbar.com.

Read on for additional lace picks…

This tangerine frock with a embroidered overlay adds instant color to a weekend brunch.
“Varsity” cotton and nylon dress, $478, Nanette Lepore, 119 Newbury Street, Boston, 617-421-9200, nanettelepore.com.

Dressed up or down, this one-sleeve stunner is ready for wedding season.
Shoshanna “Alexis” cotton and nylon dress, $374, Mint Julip, 1302 Beacon Street, Boston,
617-232-3600, shopmintjulep.com.


Oh, the romance! The embroidery on this special silk number is intricate and detailed (and resembles floral vines, perhaps from a Victorian garden.)
TT Collection for Intermix “Mick” silk blouse, $215, Intermix, 186 Newbury St., Boston, 617-236-5172, intermixonline.com.


Add a dash of lace to a plain white t-shirt with this lightweight collar.
Necklace, $18, 361 Newbury St., Boston, 617-236-0088, urbanoutfitters.com.


Go for baroque with these sophisticated silver earrings.
“Dee Drop” silver earrings, $49.50, Club Monaco, The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-262-2658, clubmonaco.com.


Skort? Culottes? Whatever you call these shorts with an overlay, know that they are fresh for the season.
Yumi Kim “Natasha” rayon and polyester shorts, $144, Crush Boutique, 131 Charles St., Boston, 617-720-0010; and 264 Newbury St., Boston, 617-424-0010; shopcrushboutique.com.


Light and breezy, this lace top suits summer to a T.
Joie “Fanny” cotton-blend blouse, $248, Wish, 49 Charles Street, Boston, 617-228-4441, wishboston.com.

— Eve Bertin-Lang

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