20 Beyond-Lovely Lace Dresses For Now And Forever

Some things never go out of style, and a classic lace dress is right up there with red lipstick. Our fondness for lace is truly limitless, and the "lace is more" mantra rings especially true in those gah!-10-minutes-to-get-ready moments. Whether it's crafted from chantilly or eyelet lace (or everything in between!), the delicately feminine style is always utterly sophisticated and a tried-and-true staple.
Sure, lace is the go-to matrimonial attire, but there's no denying that a peekaboo lace dress packs a sweet-yet-sultry punch. It's a statement-maker that can easily be flaunted on for full-on ladylike charm, or be toughened up with a leather jacket for a surprisingly edgy look. From prim and proper to modern and sexy, we've rounded up our favorite lace dresses in an array of colors and cuts (long and short!) that will be in heavy wardrobe rotation now — and much later.
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H&M Dress, $39.95, available at H&M.
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SEA Combo Netted Lace Dress, $414, available at Barneys.
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Dorothy Perkins Mocha Lace Top Peplum Dress, $79, available at Dorothy Perkins.
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Lover Millie Lace Dress in Flamingo, $750, available at Forward by Elyse Walker.
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Joie Rori Dress, $338, available at Joie.
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Erdem Anna Lace Dress, $2,720, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Free People Cross Stitch Lace Column Dress, $300, available at Free People.
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Plenty by Tracy Reese Mariposa Lace Dress, $129.95, available at Anthropologie.
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Elkin Silence Dress, $117, available at Shopbop.
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Rebecca Taylor Lace Dress, $135, available at Rebecca Taylor.
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French Connection Fast Iris Lace Dress, $198, available at French Connection.
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For Love & Lemons Lila Sheer Lace Dress, $142, available at Wasteland.
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Zara Faux Leather and Lace Dress, $79.90, available at Zara.
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Motel Rocks Jude Bodycon Lace Dress, $40, available at Motel Rocks.
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Alice by Temperley Floria Embroidered Voile Maxi Dress, $575, available at Neiman Marcus.
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Shakuhachi Lace Panel Dress, $190, available at Koshka.
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Pixie Market Magenta Embroidery Scalloped Dress, $77, available at Pixie Market.
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Threadsence Antique Bloom High-Low Dress, $44, available at Threadsence.
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ASOS Lace Skater Dress with Pleated Skirt, $87.95, available at ASOS.
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Zimmermann Flip Side Twisted Lace Dress in Lagoon, $870, available at Forward by Elyse Walker.
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