Monday, January 4, 2016

Add This


to magically update and empower your outfit...


a touch of lace, 
sheer lace to show a bit of skin,
or lace over silk to create the illusion.

a seriously serious luxury feature,
one which has survived centuries & is always beautiful.

the tuxedo suit with a little lace cami underneath is raised to an entirely new level, isn't it?

highqualityfashion:

Givenchy SS 16

& for a little added improvement...

IF YOU HAVE A SKIRT YOU REALLY ONCE LOVED
but now it seems too short or the slit is to high,

ADD LACE
like below, make the slit wider & pop some awesome lace under the slit &
you have a NEW skirt !!!



Totally beautiful, wonderful, feminine and edgy at the same time, Splenderosa says.

same with the oh-so-beautiful Oscar outfit...
even though I cannot wear it this way any longer, I mean with the sheer lace top,
I'll have to put a jacket or maybe a silk blouse with the skirt...

&, again, IF YOU HAVE A SHIRT you think is too short,
add some majorly expensive lace to the bottom of the hem
and, voila, you have a masterpiece !!

floraspice:

Oscar de la Renta Spring/Summer 2016 | NYFW



this dress, below, is SO me.
I love the long sleeves, the serious, tailored bodice, the dropped waist,
& the tiers of ruffles trimmed with lace.

& a black pump.

no fluffy hair, pulled back with that giant bow is what completes this look,
elegantly beautiful, with a touch of whimsy.




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9 comments:

  1. HI YOU!
    I HAD THE coolest skirts that were maxi and long....with just a bit of lace showing at the bottom. I wore them u until they fell apart! (you know me and my uniform! Where do we get that lace cami???

    HELP!!! what a fabulous post!!

    ps got a "dog breath" commercial on the audio. Who knows? I love love love your blog!!!

    XXOO

    Penelope

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  2. A little bit of lace, just a peek, can change our whole day, it makes us feel frivolous, just a little naughty, it's a touch risqué; it doesn't have to be any of these but in our heads it gives us that slightly carefree feeling and it puts a spring in our step. Thanks for this, now I'm off to find a touch of lace to put under a cashmere sweater for the day!

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  3. Masha, This is a great, helpful post! This is Laura Wilson; I cannot seem to publish a comment any other way.

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  4. DO TEXAS WOMEN still dress up?Would you see your favorite dress at a dinner party?Maybe I'm living in the WRONG STATE!!
    XX

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    1. Yes, Elizabeth, we do dress up. Church, luncheons, teas, dinner, galas, benefits, or beautiful parties at someone's home. But not in summmer, it's just too hot - so those who can afford to leave Texas, do.

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  5. Just absolutely great ideas,Marsha!
    The last one image.....( I think from Chanel?....)- is mostly stunning!!!
    Hope you had a wonderful Christmas days:)))
    Xx

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    1. I think you are correct about the Chanel.
      XX's

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  6. I love the idea in the second shot. I'll be using that one :)

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