Trend Alert: Lace Inserts

Lace took the ramps of various fashion weeks by storm in Spring-Summer 2013. From sweet pretty day dresses to sensual see thorough gowns and blouses, this openwork fabric had fashion fall in love with it all over again. Now that fashion has taken on a new level of sophistication in 2014, so has its love affair with lace. Keeping with the minimalistic outlook, designers have moved on to a different form of lace—lace inserts.


On the ramp:  Jenny Packham, Prama by Pratima Pandey; Celebs spotting: Nina Dobrev, Evelyn Sharma, Jacqueline Fernandes celebs-lace-inserts

High Street: From a lace patch on frayed denims or as sleeves of a casual tee to subtle trims on dresses and flap of handbags, everyone has embraced lace inserts! A hint of lace can go a long way in instantly glamming up any outfit and is perfect to beat the heat. Lace has been around for more than a decade, constantly evolving and dominating the ever-changing trends. Thanks to its versatility, lace can be carried off by anyone. Don’t just stick to basic black or white, opt for pastel colours for a playful yet elegant look.


  1. Pleated top, Forever New, Rs. 1,295
  2. Cotton stole, Forever 21, Rs. 880 approx.
  3. Knit skirt, Zara, Rs. 3,895
  4. Clutch,, Rs. 1,800 approx.
  5. Brogues, Debenhams, Rs. 1,200 approx.