The Lace-up

The lace-up style we saw all over Spring 2015 runway, (Gucci, Givenchy, and Louis Vuitton to name just a few) is still going strong and truly one of my favorites because it is so romantic. I love romantic fashion but on a personal level I don’t think I would classify myself as a romantic, in fact I’d probably make my husband spit out his drink if I suggested that. No, I’m more of a sarcastic realist, not in a mean way, but more in a playful British or New Yorker kind of way, if that makes sense. It might seem easy to pull off the romantic lace-up style but I think the key is to be sure it doesn’t look to costume-y – like you are attempting to channel Jack Sparrow of Pirates of the Caribbean, or for you older folk – trying to imitate Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘puffy shirt‘ episode (starts at 2:21) which is actually a current Halloween Costume.  So you can understand how I was so excited when I found this blouse because it has a nipped waist, and the silk fabric lays flat on the arms and really flatters the figure.

For more lace up options, check out my picks below at every price point. Thanks as always for visiting and please subscribe if you don’t want to miss a post! xx
rebecca-minkoff-blouse-givenchy-antigona-isabel-marant-suede-pumpslace-up-blouse-rebecca-minkoffrebecca-minkoff-blouse-lace-upBlouse: Rebecca Minkoff | Jeans: Zara (Similar Style)| Bag: Givenchy (Similar Style Under $70) | Shoes: Isabel Marant (Similar Style (Under $80)) | Lips: Mac Rebel | Watch: Michele

 

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