Lust List: Hot Pieces from Our Spring 2012 Runway Collection
The bebeBLACK spring 2012 runway collection has finally hit stores! From plunging ruffled necklines to sharply tailored blazers, we’re totally swept off our feet by its all-white Edwardian-inspired design and luxe couture detail. It’s a blank canvas waiting to be accessorized however we please. Here we’ve compiled the top pieces we’re most coveting and provided tips on how to make them your very own.
Which runway must-have is on YOUR lust list?
WHY WE LOVE IT>> Spring just wouldn’t be spring without shoulder-baring dresses. These babies have sweetheart and plunging necklines, summery crochet detail, and lightweight fabrics that feel so good against our skin.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Key word: color. Go for a bold blue sandal or cork heel pump. Want to amp it up for an after-hours social event? Throw on a pair of duster earrings and a single statement bracelet. Ready, set, party!
GET IT>> Look 1: Pintuck Strapless Dress (192097, $398). Look 2: Embroidered Tiered Mesh Dress (186202, $275). Look 3: Sleeveless Ruffled Collar Dress (192273, $248).
WHY WE LOVE IT>> You can never go wrong with showing off some leg! These shorts and rompers have adorable crochet trim, dotted texture and ruffled frills.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> The anorak is having a major spring moment right now, and we’re not surprised. It has a lightweight you can wear when the whether is just a bit chilly and it looks chic over anything. Oh, and we’re obsessed with throwing blazers over shorts. They sharpen them up and give our off-duty outfit the going-out green light.
GET IT>> Look 1: Tiered Ruffled Tank (187068, $98), Linen Lace Trim Short (188962, $120), Hooded Chest Zip Pocket Anorak(192308, $245). Look 2: Double Ruffle Halter Jumpsuit (189444, $198). Look 3: Contrast Trim Blazer (189226, $218).
WHY WE LOVE IT>> We love it when we don’t have to go home and change before going out with friends. These pieces are a hot solution to this dilemma.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Style this crisp white pant with the lace-accented blazer for an office look and then transfer your essentials from your work bag to a minaudiere and ta da! You’ll end up with an after-dark outfit sure to steal envious glances. Just say’n.
GET IT>> Look 1: Lace Contrast Blazer (189226, $218), Lace Trim Trouser (187847, $158). Look 2: Lace Contrast Blazer (189226, $218), Pintuck Tuxedo Shirt (188652, $98), Pleated Belt Loop Short (192791, $120). Look 3: Lace Trim Trouser (187847, $158).