The Lace Guide

Thinking about wearing a lace wedding dress? Well, you’ve come to the right place! You may not know, but there are countless types of lace to choose from when deciding on the perfect wedding dress for you. We’ve laid out the most popular kinds of lace seen on Kleinfeld wedding dresses to make it simple! See the different kinds, below.


Alençon lace is characterized by raised cording that follows the pattern of lace underneath. This style of lace is what we consider to be the most traditional lace pattern and is very popular among brides.

Get this lace: Allure Bridals Style 9676


Chantilly lace resembles Alençon but without the raised cording. This delicate style is flat, intricate and romantic and gives off a wispy feel.

Get this lace: Pronovias Style SUPERBA-LINED


Guipure lace is known for its lack of net background and stiff, thick feel. This style is perfect for the bride who loves texture and detail.

Get this lace: BLUSH by Hayley Paige Style PRAISE


Perfect for the boho bride, cotton lace is both soft and lightweight. Try this fabric if you’re getting married during the warmer months as it tends to be cooler and more comfortable.

Get this lace: All Who Wander Style ROWAN-WF

Point d’Espirit

Point d’Espirit lace is spotted with polka dots mixed within traditional lace patterns. This fabric is perfect for the bride who likes lace but doesn’t want an all lace gown, or who wants something a little more unique.

Get this lace: Pnina Tornai Style 4714


Beaded lace can either be hand or machine embroidered with clear, white or colored beads to accentuate the lace pattern. Wedding dresses with beaded lace can be made with all types of lace patterns. Beaded lace is a great option for the bride who wants to add a little sparkle to her wedding day look.

Get this lace: All Who Wander Style AVERY


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