Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A Love Affair with Lace

Just in time for spring, the ladies of Gwynnie Bee are curating some of their favorite lace pieces for a collection called "Wild and Lacy".  If you've been reading my blog for any amount of time, then you know, I have a thing for lace.

But it hasn't always been that way. For years I avoided lace, as being too "old-lady" or "doily" looking, but now I embrace its feminine and romantic nature. Some of my favorite lace pieces (also all Kiyonna pieces!) that I have featured here are actually available at Gwynnie Bee.  If you are like the old me, and you are nervous about investing in lace pieces, then Gwynnie Bee's "Clothing Without Commitment" options will be perfect for you.

You can order and try out any lace pieces you want, and if you hate it you aren't out $50 or $100, you can just send it back and pick something else out of your virtual closet. Also, Gwynnie Bee heard your wishes (and my wishes), and you can now buy pieces directly from them if you get something home and decide you can't live without it! It's truly the best of both worlds!

Second Chance Prom
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On Aging and Birthdays
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Pomp and Circumstance
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Romance Reigns
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If you haven't joined Gwynnie Bee yet, now is a great time! She is celebrating her one year anniversary of helping plus-size and cusp-sized women feel beautiful, and to celebrate you can join and receive one month free to try out the services offered. There are absolutely no strings attached! You risk nothing. Request an invitation and get started today!


ashleigh said...

I think you look beautiful. The lace has a romantic effect against your pale skin and dark hair. Gywynnie Bee is definitely a great deal!

Always Maylee said...

Lace is so pretty and feminine and I love how romantic and flirty it can be too. You look beautiful in all of these outfits. The first dress is my favorite!

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Flora Atchison said...

I've always been a bit shy about wearing lace, but I think I'm going to try it out. You wear it so well.

Sharon S said...

That lace pink dress looked amazing on you! Definitely not old fashioned :)

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Emily Sandford said...

Love them all. Lace is one of my favorite trends right now.

Aurora said...

Hi! I just came over here from Putting Me Together and have been perusing your blog for a good half hour or so. Can I just say that I am a volumptuous gal, and am still trying to learn how to dress in a way that is "me." I look at these Pinterest boards and these other sources of inspiration and think I can pull it off, and try and fail miserably, but I love the inspiration that I've gotten from you!! And I recently chopped all of my hair off and LOVE IT! Your cut is super cute, and thanks for all of the awesome posts and inspiration!!

Hems for Her, a.k.a. Katie said...

Thank you Aurora! I was frustrated with what was out there as well, and that was the main reason I started blogging! I really appreciate you coming over and reading, and I loved all my short haired sisters!

Hems for Her, a.k.a. Katie said...

Mine too, Emily! I didn't realize how many pieces I had till I started putting this together!

Hems for Her, a.k.a. Katie said...

Go for it! Thank you so much!

Hems for Her, a.k.a. Katie said...

I am addicted to Gwynnie Bee!

Ashley Clever said...

You look stunning in the first picture!

Four Seasons One Wardrobe said...

Yes, you got to love lace! I especially like the brown lace dress and the white top, very pretty!

Danielle said...

So, you have awesome lips (is that weird to say? I am weird, so I guess if the shoe fits...). Anyway, I'm loving all of the lace! So classic :)

grownandcurvywoman said...

You wear lace well! Im glad you decided to rethink your decision to wear it. I havent embraced lace but you are making me a believer!

Brynn said...

I, too, LOVE lace! It's classic, beautiful, elegant, and a little sexy (without being vulgar). You look stunning in lace, and I'm happy you've embraced the lace!!!

Heather Boschke said...

That Gwynnie Bee first dress is amazing - the color and cut is perfection on you!


Annie said...

Such pretty outfits! Love love love that first lacy dress on you :)


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hemiola74 said...

So glad to learn about Gwynnie Bee from you! I had no idea it existed! I signed up for the free trial and they have shipped me my first three items! Can't wait to get them and try them out!

Erin Holmes Née Fabac said...

I am waiting with bated breath, for Gwynnie Bee to ship to Canada. You make a great ambassador for them!

lesliescloset.ca said...

I loooooooooooove lace. When I was expecting my second, I had an amazing lace dress that I found on ASOS - I only wore it a couple of times, but I got SO many compliments on and now I'm pretty sure I could run a small business just loaning it out. It was this one - http://www.asos.com/ASOS-Maternity/ASOS-Maternity-Katie-Lace-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=1768146 And I always wore it with a black satin sash so I could delineate boobs from belly. Right now, I really want a cream lace pencil skirt.

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