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Lace Shorts: Not Just Underwear for Victorian Ladies Anymore

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Lace shorts can add instant femininity and dressy appeal to a plain outfit. Racked trendwatcher Donna Kim picks six of her favorite lace shorts that are in stores now.

1. Lace market shorts, $88 at Madewell: These vintage-inspired cotton and nylon blend shorts are dressy but still versatile enough to wear with casual pieces.

2. Tibi lace and silk shorts, $285 at net-a-porter.com: These shorts are dressy and an appropriate length for evening.

3. Embellished lace shorts, $125 at Topshop: Since these have a shorter inseam, they would look best with black opaque tights.

4. Diane von Furstenberg “Weslia” beaded lace shorts, $285 at net-a-
porter.com
: The subtle sparkle on the shorts and their elastic waist makes these shorts super-comfortable and super-cute.

5. Velvet and lace short, $70 at Topshop: The cream lace detailing gives these baggy shorts feminine appeal.

6. Lace shorts, $16 at Warehouse: The fully lined and tailored fit of these high-waisted shorts will look great on any body type.

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