AJ (re)Wears :: Black lace top

I had a whole clever blog post planned around this lace crop today. I've been seeing them pop up on the 80's and 90's re-runs I've been watching (Dirty Dancing, Friends, and SATC! Plus the new and adorable Carrie Diaries) and I wanted to do a whole "ode" to the crop. But let's save that for another day, shall we? Because today, we're making this top ultra remixable. 


The great thing about this little lace crop is not only its ability to stand quite nicely on its own, but that it makes a great layering piece as well. Think about it - a full shirt might bunch and gather at the bottom under a dress, but this one sat nicely and stayed put while adding a little bit of interest. 


So when it's time to put the crops away for another 10 years, I can at least rest well knowing this one can be used to add a little fall to my tanks and dresses while I'm waiting for it to come back around. 

Here's how I wore it yesterday! And I expect to continue wearing it as often as possible! 


Lace top, Express (exact).
Dress, The Limited (Similar in real leather, in faux leather).
Heels, ShoeDazzle.
Necklace, Dillard's.