One trend in clothing for women is the casual and everyday use of the lace dress. No longer just reserved for a formal wedding dress, the lace dress deserves a special place in your clothing collection. While most fashion aficionados focus on the lace wedding dress, here we will take a look at two types of this style. Specifically, we will review the lace dress cuts for both the empire waist style and sleeveless cut.
The lace dress was once reserved for the feminine and fragile personalities, but if you want to reveal your best look there is no better way than with this style. Lace has gone through many changes over the last one hundred years and now it is being combined with more materials and fabrics than ever.
You need to know that just about anyone can pull off wearing this type of dress, and it is quite appropriate for wearing the office, a quick trip to the mall, or for a night out on the town. For you romantic types, this style of dress gives you a tremendous avenue for expressing this side of your personality. The best thing of all, with a dress such as this there could no material that feels more comfortable, and makes you feel pretty at the same time.
The first style we will consider is the empire waist lace dress. With this style the waist line has been placed directly under the bust line. This produces a lovely flowing look that will flatter the figure of almost any woman. The empire waist is extremely forgiving and tends to hide troublesome spots that you would rather not have others focus on.
This cut also compliments your figure and accentuates your strong points, giving you an extremely flexible garment to wear just about anywhere. Here are a few empire waist LD offerings we like right now.
Newport News Empire Waist Lace Dress Review – You may have already seen this dress as it lately been advertised in many popular magazines for women. This lace dress is absolutely striking full flowing length. It has a surplice neck line that accentuates this area of your body.
Feel equally comfortable wearing this for either a casual or more formal gathering. It has a hidden back zipper and the material is full nylon, and imported. One thing to note is that this dress tends to run small, so keep this in mind when ordering. The manufacturer recommends dry cleaning only for this garment. You can find this dress on sale at Amazon for around seventy dollars, not including tax and shipping.
Calvin Klein Strapless Empire Waist Lace Dress Review – Here is a tweener type of dress that is more suited to a formal occasion, yet could be worn as evening attire. This dress is a beautiful full length lace bodice style, that is probably closer to an evening gown. It comes with a long sleeved lace jacket that hits at the waist, and it pairs with the dress quite elegantly.
This lace dress screams sophistication, elegance, and grace. This offering is imported, and should only be dry cleaned. We have seen this offered online are various boutiques for around one hundred dollars, but be advised to compare prices for the best deal.
Halter Beach Empire Waist Lace Wedding Dress Review – We would be remiss if we did not review at least one wedding lace dress. Here we have an absolutely striking dress sure to make any bride look absolutely beautiful on here special day. It has a strap that comes around the front behind the neck, with an open back just above the mid waist line area. It has a stunning hem at the bottom that flowers open and flows beautifully from the empire waist.
This lace dress material utilizes a combination of satin, taffeta, and silk and comes in white, ivory, and champaign. Please be advised that this dress will take approximately two weeks for delivery. Overall cost to your front door is less than two hundred dollars, and we are sure you will be pleased with it.
Next we want to give you some reviews for the sleeveless lace dress. If you are looking to add a dainty and feminine look to your lace dress that is when you want to go sleeveless. This cut is a more casual look, and best suited in more temperate climates or during the summer months.
Made popular in the early eighties, you will see that the sleeveless lace dress is coming back now more than ever. And for good reason, lace is a lightweight and airy material, and combined with a sleeveless cut you an almost perfect dress for warm weather. Here we will take a look at three more offerings for the sleeveless LD.
Free People Sleeveless Lace Dress Review – This first sleeveless lace dress review is very popular at the moment. Free People has made this particular dress perfect for the woman who is going on for a night on the town. The sheer lace lavender material with a scoop neck just screams romance and style. It has a unique tiered detailing in the chest area, with a scallop lace trim on the bottom of the dress.
There is a lovely ribbon trim that adorns the neckline, and the inner lining has an adjustable length and is removable. This is a rayon and nylon material, with a cotton slip. Free Republic recommends hand washing this stylish imported dress. We have seen it priced for around fifty dollars, but be advised to shop around for the best pricing.
Calvin Klein Plus Size Sleeveless Lace Dress Review – Plus size anything is hot right now, and even more so in this type of dress. This is a lovely dress that is perfect for the times you want express your charm and romance. It has a scoop style neck with seaming detail, and a removable waist ribbon that can be added to fit your particular style or mood.
This lace dress has a back zipper design, and an added three button closure. The color is midnight black lace, and it comes in sizes through sixteen. You can buy this particular dress online at Bloomingdale’s for around seventy dollars, which is quite a bargain from our perspective.
Candela Sleeveless Mini Lace Dress – Here is unique offering from Candela, where you can make a statement with a mini skirt cut in your in this style of dress. This dress is sophisticated and seductive, that has an unusual side zipper for closure. The lace is darted bodice to accommodate your particular figure, the back is slit, and a viscose lining is added as well.
This lace mini dress drops to about eighteen inches from your natural waist, just enough coverage without being too risqué. The material is a taupe nylon lace, and its imported. This lace mini dress is available from Saks for around a one hundred and fifty dollars, a little pricey but that includes free shipping.