Those detailed, tiny stitches. Those fine, soft threads. Those delicate hand weaved brides*.
In Black, white, or cream each piece has a special way of making and a special way of wearing. Like antique jewelry , antique lace makes a direct appeal to the romantic fantasy which involves crystal chandeliers, painted ceilings, fancy chinaware , and live music. (A gentleman playing a violin too, perhaps?)
Lace mask designed by Givenchy for Audrey Hepburn in her movie ‘How to Steal a Million’
*Slender ties which connect the different parts of the patterns