How to Wear a Lace Top

how to wear a lace top
Sea top (sold out but similar + shop Sea here), Frame jeans (shop more Frame here), Ulla Johnson shoes (look for less here), Cartier watch, Hermes bangle

The blog post title is sort of funny, right?  “How to wear a lace top?”  Step 1:  Put it on.   But seriously, there’s always that conundrum of ‘is it too sheer?’ or ‘what bra do I wear?’ when donning a see-through fabric like lace.  You have a couple options: just wear a bra and be ok with the fact that you can see it.  (That’s the option I went with for these photos – it’s a black lace bralette.)  If you wear a lace bra, it will look like it’s meant to be under the lace and I only recommend this option if your top is a little looser in the trunk of your body – go for a color that coordinates with the top.  Another option would be to wear a formfitting layering cami the color of you skin underneath (with or without bra – up to you).  The cami gives the illusion that it’s part of the top, which is what you want.  You can’d go wrong with a beige or black cami underneath but whatever is closest to your skin color looks (in my opinion) best under lace.  For example, if I’m wearing a white lace top, I’d go for a nude/beige cami underneath.  For a black lace top, I’d wear beige or black – both would work!  And lastly, wear a cami in a professional setting–the bra-only trick only is more for a fun night out (or perhaps the most relaxed work environment ever).

Lace Tops To Suit Your Fancy

A lace sweatshirt in navy?  Fancy!

Perfect for Valentine’s and under $100

Gorgeous sleeve details and an unexpected color

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