Crochet is in the Details

Granny squares crochet maxi skirt | Girlfriend is Better
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A little bit sweet and a little bit sexy, crochet is going to be THE stand-out detail for the summer that will transition easily into Fall. Crochet is warm and inviting to the touch. I’m not a big lace person, but crochet is definitely something I can get excited about! The peek-a-boo details that show just the right amount of skin and if you plan it right, will highlight your best features, too.

Crochet granny squares | Girlfriend is Better
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Handmade Detail

I’ve been scouring stores for the perfect crochet pieces and am quite pleased with my findings. Anytime I can find something fashionable, flattering, and with handmade detail, I am all over it! Those are the key ingredients to a timeless piece that will outlast the trends. I’m grabbing all the good ones now, while they’re still around!

Zimmerman crochet maxi dress | Girlfriend is Better
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Crochet Finds + Steals

Adding a little open eye to your arms or collar-bone is still sexy and summery. Crocheted blouses have such a pretty, dainty quality and they look great on any body type. Check out these little numbers that have peek-a-boo crochet details and trim. Great for brunch dates or farmer’s market outings.  The maxi is on sale right now for $26 — holy cow! It’s my favorite one. It’s a cover-up, but you can of course also wear it as a dress too. I won’t tell.

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crochet Victorian Mini | Free Peoplecrochet maxi dress Ollie Maecrochet shell Asos

Granny squares crochet | Girlfriend is Better
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Granny Squares

Do you love granny squares? This is the most fun way to do crochet. Nasty Gal has some sick tank tops that are right on the money. They add pops of color and are the perfect way to rock 60’s beach style. The key here is coverage. You can always add high-rise jeans or wear under a light jacket to keep things tasteful. You know how to work it.  Here are some cute tops that look great paired with denim.

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crochet tank | Nasty GalCarnaby Crochet Crop Spellcrochet halter | Nasty Gal

Bottom line:

Whether you are looking for a breezy, summer staple for your wardrobe or a legit 60’s standout, crochet is the way to go. The best thing about crochet is that it will never go out of style.  Hopefully there’s something here that you love as much as I do!

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