Everybody Everywear 2.0: Lace

I must confess, I was a little disappointed when I found out that the next Everybody Everywear challenge was going to be lace. I voted for pleated skirt! I could even do shorts. But lace? I don’t wear lace. Not that I have anything against lace, it’s just a little fussy for my style. I don’t even think I have anything with lace on it… but then I remembered my vintage lace collar. And I was saved.

So yeah, I still don’t wear lace, but I can work with something like this, or maybe a crocheted lace trim. Somehow those seem less fussy to me.

Shirt: Forever21, remixed
Skirt: Banana Republic thrifted, remixed
Shoes: Madden Girl thrifted, remixed
Belt: thrifted via Buffalo Exchange
Lace collar: Lotusblossomvintage via Etsy
Brooch: vintage via Collectible Glitz (a cameo brooch would be perfect, but this is Victorian enough as it is.)

Lace | Everybody, Everywear

15 Comments on “Everybody Everywear 2.0: Lace”

  1. Your lace collar is so cool. I thought you were wearing a lace trimmed top at first. Also loving the brooch (even without the cameo).

  2. Aquí says:

    The collar is so cool! Such a great idea for those who don’t like lots of lace!!

  3. Tiffany says:

    that collar is fabulous! Nice job of incorporating it into your outfit. Also loving that gorgeous shade of blue!

  4. Linda W says:

    What a GREAT way to try something new! I have to admit, I was sad about the outcome, too! I wanted colored pants…If I could have rigged it, I would 😉
    Thanks for joining us at EBEW!

  5. I like every piece of this outfit. The shades of blue are great together, the shoes are fun, and the collar is divine. It’s all wonderful together.

  6. Sara says:

    Your collar is absolutely gorgeous! Really nice colours, and those shoes..<3

  7. Brittney says:

    i felt the same way about lace and only just barely remembered my shirt with lace (kind of crochet) trim. i absolutely love your collar with the blue of your shirt. so classic and perfect to show off the lace. you look fabulous!
    http://adayinlifetoo.blogspot.com (fellow 30×30 remixer…come on by)

  8. Desiree says:

    The lace collar is very sweet. That’s what I would’ve done for this week’s Everybody Everywear too.

  9. Monica says:

    Totally love this look!

    Ask the Duplex

  10. I voted for the crazy pants…I have some really insane pants by Laura Ashley that I’m waiting to bust out.

    I love your lace collar! I have one from my grandma that I love.

  11. Sarah says:

    That collar is darling. I know what you mean about lace, though. I only have a few pieces and they are super functional ones because I feel like lace can very easily become fussy and old ladyish.

  12. Valerie Fox says:

    You look lovely! I had the same problem finding some lace in my closet! My shirt only had a tiny bit of lace, but I guess it worked and I stuck in a pleated skirt anyway!

  13. Kristine says:

    SO pretty!! Love the color combo too!

    Thanks for sharing!

  14. Alessandra says:

    What a gorgeous color palette on you. That touch of lace is lovely. I also love your belt. Well done!

  15. Great outfit! That lace is not bad at all. Perfect on you.

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