Lace

One of the things I love about exploring the blog world is finding inspiration from real ladies.  It’s one of the things I love the most about J’s Everyday Fashion— she shows how she recreates outfits using what she has in her closet from affordable stores.

And it’s one of the things I love about fashion challenges and I’d like to participate in more in public.  Previously I would “participate” without posting about it, but look out world!  I’m going to post them.

This month’s Trend of the Month from Marionberry Style is lace!  I wasn’t going to participate at first because I don’t have anything lace even though I love it.  I have had plenty of lacy tops in the past, but no more.  They either didn’t fit anymore, got dingy, or were ruined (Mom!).  I was ready to pass by this one, although regrettably, when I remembed that HEY! I need to challenge myself to participate in lace without having lace.  Say what?

So I stared in my closet for a while and came up with my version of a lacy outfit.

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It might not exactly be a lace top, but it works, right? (I have no idea why my face is so red…)

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It gives the feel of lace without actually being lace.  And in my opinion, it is close enough!

Cardigan: Target, teal, old.
Top: Loft, white and grey, bought on sale, old.
Skirt: Loft, black, old.
Jewelry: Necklace, Stella & Dot, Geneve Lace Pendant, $98.

And just like the last time I participated in an MB style challenge, I wanted to find accessories that would satisfy the trend.  Accessories are a cheaper way of being trendy!

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Lace is definitely a trend in the jewelry world.
Necklace: (wearing in outfit) Stella & Dot, Geneve Lace Pendant, $98.
Earrings: Stella & Dot, Geneve Linear, $59.
Earrings: Gift, QVC, similar: Target, $7.99!!!

What are your favorite lace pieces?  How do you incorporate trends without spending a fortune?

For more lace jewelry from Stella & Dot visit here!

Also linking up with Glow Kourture!
Glow Kouture Style Link Up

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3 responses to “Lace

  1. That’s a great color combination! I like lace too, I have a lace top that I plan to wear when the weather gets warmer and I don’t care if it’s trendy. I feel good in it 🙂

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