Trend Watch: Romantic Lace Looks From the Resort Collections

Romantic lace looks with a hint of Victorian flare were in ample supply in the resort collections, which are hitting stores now.

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Pucci
A lacy look from Pucci's Resort 2012 collection.
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Courtesy of Alexander McQueen
Romantic lace looks with a hint of Victorian flare were in ample supply in the resort collections, which are hitting stores now. Here, a bright white lace dress with cap sleeves from Alexander McQueen.
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Courtesy of Alberta Ferretti
Alberta Ferretti's elegant. '20s-style gown features a burst of hot pink lining beneath layers of taupe lace.
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Erdem
Middleton-favorite Erdem's timeless lace shift dress pairs beautifully with a prim headband and classic, black patent pumps.
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Courtesy of Pucci
Flirty but still elegant, Pucci's sheer lace jumpsuit pairs perfectly with a classic blazer.
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Courtesy of Andrew Gn
Andrew Gn's ladylike lace dress features subtly sculpted shoulders and a delicately tapered waist.
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Courtesy of Anna Sui
Anna Sui toughened up a nightgown-like lace maxi dress by styling it with clunky ankle boots.
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Courtesy of Barbara Bui
Barbara Bui's sophisticated lace mini-dress and matching jacket evoke a modern Jackie O.
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Courtesy of BCBG
It may not be very office-appropriate, but BCBG's alluring see-through lace dress certainly makes a statement. We'd suggest investing in a chic slip for those not looking to bare too much skin.
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Courtesy of Lanvin
Subtle lace embellishments give this floaty Lanvin blouse a touch of old world glamour.
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Courtesy of Behnaz Sarafpour
Behnaz Sarafpour's girlish, flare-hem tunic and matching lace trousers pack a '60s, mod appeal.
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Courtesy of Bibhu Mohapatra
For a bold new take on classic lace, Bibhu Mohapatra layered a bold lace applique on top of an ethereal, yellow lace skirt.
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Courtesy of Cacharel
Cacharel's sassy lace one-piece puts an elegant, grown-up spin on youthful rompers.
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Courtesy of Christopher Kane
A wild, rainbow-colored underlay gives Christopher Kane's groovy lace jumpsuit a Studio 54 vibe.
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Courtesy of DKNY
DKNY's ladylike lace dress would be perfect on a beachy vacation, or paired with tights and booties for winter wear.
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Courtesy of Elie Tahari
Gold lace applique transforms Elie Tahari's white column gown into an exotic, Egyptian-inspired confection.
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