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If We're Going To Sweat, It'll Be In S/S '19's Arty And Feminine Take On Crochet

The crochet dress is back, with brands like Jacquemus, Chloe and Oscar de la Renta showcasing their takes with an array of handcrafted numbers for Spring/Summer 2019. From macrame to fisherman’s weave, patchwork crochet to jacquard knits, here are the splurges and steals you need right now.

Crochet trimmed jacquard cotton dress by Dodo Bar Or, £475 (S$825), via Net-a-Porter
Whether you’re heading to lounge by the pool or are off to a weekend brunch, the loose silhouette of this tiered, crochet-trimmed number will keep you cool and comfortable all day long. Style it with a pair of flat sandals.   Asymmetrical cotton crochet dress by Hellessy, £1,210 (S$2,102), via Net-a-Porter
Hellessy’s crochet dress in a weighted knit features gathered sleeves and a delicate bow on the bust line. Finish this pretty number with a pair of elegant heels and a clutch, and head out for dinner.   Crochet trimmed jacquard cotton dress by Dodo Bar Or, £475 (S$825), via Net-a-Porter
This is a quirky pick, but it’s so fun we had to let you see it. Made with green netting and accentuated with 2,000 embroidered two-tone floral motifs, contrast this feminine piece with a pair of tough-looking combat boots or leather brogues.   Crochet lace maxi dress by Zimmermann, US$1,321 (S$1,814), via Matchesfashion
Crafted from a sheer cotton material that features a series of crocheted pineapple motifs, what we love about this flowy Zimmermann number are the elegant puffed sleeves and scalloped hem. It’s stately, elegant and pristine. Wear with backless slip-ons.   Crochet mini dress by Anna Kosturova, S$409, via Mytheresa
For lovers of the bohemian vibe, you’ll definitely need this ’70s inspired piece in your closet, pronto. When heading to the beach, complement this number with a bright yellow two-piece bikini underneath.   Crochet knit dress by Melissa Odabash, US$242 (S$332), via Matchesfashion
Panelled lace inserts and a loose silhouette will help you feel like you’re on vacay. Style with a straw basket bag, a pair of flat leather sandals, and gold-tone jewellery.   Knit crochet dress by Pixie Market, US$82 (S$112)
Slip into this crochet knit tank midi, and go play. Versatile and stylish, but easy on the body and appropriate for every day, wear this polished piece with a pair of mid-heel sandals.   Crochet panelled cotton maxi dress by Antik Batik, US$108 (S$148), via The Outnet
The bouffant silhouette and empire waist fit of this dress will make you feel like a you’re in Greece. That, and a high-powered imagination. Finish the look with gold accessories.   Crochet knit dress by Love Moschino, US$138 (S$189), via The Outnet
Playful and vibrant, this dress is made of a knit material with two-toned floral motifs. Wear with a pair of clean white sneakers.   Crochet dress by Zara, S$59.90
Featuring a crew neck and crochet details, wear this casual piece over a bikini for that resort getaway.