RUCHED CROP TOP: Designed with frill detailing, romantic ruching at front and made in pointelle
fabric, this works day or evening.
The gown is Chantilly lace appliqud on pointelle
tulle with layers of silk and tulle.
* Grey suede sleeveless dress, $68; Pointelle
open cardigan knit pattern, $222; Born in California Rebellion II taupe booties, $80; B Design pearl and horn necklace, $52
raglan jumper [euro]22.50, coloured denim shorts [euro]13
Towle Everyday Pointelle
flatware features raised dots flowing playfully along the handle.
SHRUG off those spring breezes wearing this turquoise pointelle
shrug, pounds 23, Dorothy Perkins, left.
This wonderfully tactile snood in delicate pointelle
stitch acts as a scarf and a hood to protect you from the worst of the wind and wet weather.
Yellow cardigan, pounds 19.50 from Marks and Spencer; Short sleeved magenta cardigan, pounds 22.35 from Dorothy Perkins; Blue/floral Suzannah cardigan, pounds 38 from Monsoon; Orange cardigan with vintage lace, pounds 29 from Littlewoods Direct; Greenbeltedribbedcardigan,pounds 32 from Next; Longline Cardigan, pounds 19 by Mar isota, www.mar isota.co.uk; Coral cardigan, pounds 14 from George at Asda; Lady Camp shocking pink Pointelle
trim crop cardigan, pounds 30 from Jane Norman; Shocking pink cardigan, pounds 15 from Littlewoods Direct; Acid yellow knitted cardi coat, pounds 169.99 from Cardiff's Lunacy boutique, Castle Arcade, 029 2023 1500 (www.lunacyboutique.co.uk)
Right: stripe wrap cardigan, pounds 35; pointelle
Grandad top, pounds 18; amber camisole, pounds 8; blue combat jeans, pounds 30, all in sizes 8 to 18, all by Mammas & Papas.
Alora dresses up in French Toast's acrylic cardigan, $11.99, with ribbon detail (1-888-55-SCHOOL), worn over a cotton pointelle
camisole, $6.99 (set of two), and a polyester knit, pleated scooter skirt with flower belt buckle, $9.99 (available at www.frenchtoast.com).
Wrap up your look (and add some waist definition) by tying a sash over a pointelle