Crochet goes from frumpy to sexy, thanks to names like Self Portrait and Burberry

Once reserved for doilies and table tops, crochet is back in a big way
Crochet goes from frumpy to sexy, thanks to names like Self Portrait and Burberry

With labels such as Melissa Odabash and Missoni taking to the trend, the knitting technique has made its way onto jumpsuits, crop tops and even evening dresses. Here’s how you can get the look:

Golden hour
Fashioned out of crochet-knit fabric woven with metallic threads, this strapless jumpsuit is glamorous and laidback. Designer Melissa Odabash has crafted it with wide legs and a drawstring at the waist for a comfortable fit. Rs.20,808 approximately

All that glitters
Glittering lamé adds a dash of elegance to this otherwise simple dress from Missoni’s Resort 2019 collection. The classic silhouette has a halter neck and a slim-fitting bodice that gives it a double-shaded effect. Rs.1,20,493 approximately

Back in black
Paco Rabanne takes crochet and elevates it to evening wear with this dress. Crafted from sheer floral crochet, it has a metallic chain embellishment at the hem. Rs.67,345 approximately

Playing peekaboo
Made from cotton and lined with beige jersey, this white dress from Self Portrait is perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch. We also love the scalloped hem, which falls just below the knee. Rs.33,164 approximately

Beach escape
Perfect for the beach or poolside parties, this Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini top is made from sheer georgette and has intricate crochet trims along the neckline and waistband. Wear with a flowing skirt to complete the look. Rs.31,114 approximately

Classic take
The vintage-inspired palette is what makes this Burberry piece stand out. The crocheted lace mini dress is lined with silk and features floral crochet patterns in orange and purple. Rs.1,86,278 approximately

Say it with flowers
Handmade by Turkish artisans, this piece can be worn as either a cover up or dress. Featuring green netting and 2,000 two-tone flowers, this one is from resortwear label, My Beachy Side. Rs.96,869 approximately

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