There used to be a negative connotation, even a taboo that was associated with black lace. It was linked to the mysterious, anti-heroine, seductive character of the Femme Fatale, who would use her charm, beauty, and sexual allure to lead a man into compromising and even dangerous situations. Black lace symbolizes femininity in a pure and simple form, a small hint of lace on a dress or on a skirt can create a sense of sophisticated seduction.
Contemporary designers such as Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino are re-interpreting the symbolism behind black lace by incorporating it into their runway collections. Bloggers and fashionistas casual and demure incorporation of lace is making it an on-going street-style trend. Black lace is no longer simply worn as lingerie or veils at funerals, but instead has become an element of sleek modernity.
Unleash your inner Femme Fatale with these TÉLIO fabrics: