Denim Poll: Lace denim, love it or leave it?

Denim and lace. It’s so Desperately Seeking Susan, or girl meets boy, or pretty and rugged. But what about lace denim? How 80’s! I have seen lace print denim before, and lace leggings, but never really gave them much thought. Since lace is an ongoing trend through the fall, lace tights are a winter essential… so why not? Particularly since the downfall of lace tights is the lace cuts into my feet, and you could never get as lush of a lace as the lace on the Siwy Hannah Lace Leggings.

But if wearing see through pants isn’t your thing. I mean, you don’t have to explain yourself, I understand. Genetic Denim has a wonderful lace textured jean that is a bit more traditional. As far as printed denim goes.

I have a few ideas of how to wear these… so it’s just a matter of time before it happens. But is it going too far?

Would you wear lace jeans?

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  1. July 1, 2010 / 9:26 am

    I bought lace tights awhile ago (from Target!) but haven’t worn them yet because I haven’t gotten the chance. I’m intrigued by lace denim but have no idea how to wear them… I think I would totally pick up a pair if I saw it in a store like Target or H&M. That price point is much easier to play with than Genetic Denim.

  2. July 1, 2010 / 9:36 am

    I haven’t tried THAT kind of denim & lace yet, but I am a HUGE fan of denim & lace in general. In fact, it’s one of the main things I find myself both making and wearing.

    See? I’m not lying:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/uproar/3039021355/in/set-1561128/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/uproar/430877831/in/set-1561128/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/uproar/430877870/in/set-1561128/
    https://www.shopmissmalaprop.com/cart.php?m=product_vendor_list&pageNumber=&catID=&c=&v=2&r=&id=&sortBy=&search=&shopByPrice=&viewAll=1&customListIds=

    Denim and lace obsessed? Oh yes.

  3. July 1, 2010 / 10:00 am

    Oooh. Those are fancy and I think my wardrobe needs a pair asap.

  4. July 1, 2010 / 10:01 am

    I would totally try it. That’s a pretty pair you have – it wouldn’t be going too far at all. 😉

  5. July 1, 2010 / 10:06 am

    I like it…but I don’t know if I could wear it in broad daylight. Maybe at night time or for a bar…

  6. July 1, 2010 / 10:59 am

    woww!! i love the lace denim that’s amazing!!
    i would definitely wear it

    xx

  7. July 1, 2010 / 12:58 pm

    hell’s bells that IS desperately seeking susan!! i can’ t wait to see them on you. my initial reaction was no way, but i think i might come around.

  8. July 1, 2010 / 1:29 pm

    Oh, I really don’t get this look. I was there the first time, and even back then I thought it was over the top…

  9. July 1, 2010 / 1:45 pm

    Am so very keen. In fact, a pair I found at the op shop are not unlike these. More a damask than a lace, but similar. I found a great ’80s top of acid wash denim, lace and floral tapestry-like print for 50c at a carboot sale almost two years ago. I think it’s finally come back into its own. Maybe more now than when it was first bought.

  10. July 1, 2010 / 2:28 pm

    It wouldn’t look good on me, but if if does on others – go for it!

  11. July 1, 2010 / 5:42 pm

    i love the pair in the first photo but it doesn’t look like denim to me. love the color and texture!

  12. July 2, 2010 / 7:42 am

    i’m intrigued. they really take me back to the 80s and Madonna

  13. July 2, 2010 / 1:43 pm

    thank you for stopping by
    love these trousers
    wonderful blog xoxox

  14. July 4, 2010 / 1:32 am

    I love this look! It’s fantastic!

  15. July 9, 2010 / 1:49 pm

    Love the shorts!

    Thanks so much for the comment!

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    xo

  16. Thu Nguyen
    August 5, 2010 / 7:39 am

    I love lace tights, well tights in general. I think lace denim would be cute! But how would you wear it….

  17. August 8, 2010 / 8:29 pm

    I am a true denim junkie. haven’t tried rag and bone and would love to see it. however the lace jeans.. Hmmmm not so sure.
    I have lace , lace-embellished tops in the closet and wear them (gotten comments from musicians I have interviewed who liked it) but not on jeans. It’s the way it would have to be accessorized so it’s not over the top .

    maybe as a lace denim skirt.. (pencil) that would rock

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