Lace has always been tricky to pull off. Not a material for mere casual wear, it’s known to be the stuff for lingerie, wedding dresses or formal dinner party dresses. It’s alluring, sensual and luxurious — all thanks to Queen Victoria, who got married in a white lace dress, causing lace to forevermore be intricately tied with notions of femininity.
But what if we told you that this arabesque design fabric need not be relegated to the bedroom or evening wear? It’s suitable for the office too — with the right accessories and styling.
If you’re as much in love with the fabric’s details and feminine charm and you want to rock a piece to work, here’s a list of some of our favourite work-appropriate lace dresses.