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The words "lady" and "lace" just always seem to flow together. Still, there are many ways to don the feminine fabric without looking frilly and over-the-top girly.
In fact, the lace dress is one of the most versatile pieces sitting in our closets. From the boardroom to cocktails with the ladies, there are a million places and occasions that call for lace's perfect combination of flirty and polished. So, from downtown edgy to just downright sexy-fierce, we've rounded up some of our favorite lace dresses that need to find their way into your closet — ASAP.
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