How to Style Lace Shrug: 15 Best Outfit Ideas for Women

Very similar to the cardigan and the scarf, I consider the shrug to be something that can instantly add a lot of style to different types of outfits. Today, I am going to talk about a very specific type of shrug, namely the lace shrug. Most of you may already know that a white lace shrug matches perfectly with a wedding dress, so I am not going to put emphasize only on that type of outfits. In this blog post, you will see a wide variety of lace shrug outfit ideas that you can easily pull off. Let’s jump right in.

Teal Lace Shrug with Black Slip Dress


I am going to start off this beautiful list with a very feminine and elegant outfit. To achieve this amazing look, you can wear a teal lace shrug over a black slip mini dress. For the shoes, you can simply wear a pair of black ballet heels for a more elegant and formal look or a pair of pink heeled sandals for a more refreshing look.

White Crochet Lace Shrug with Vest Top & Skinny Jeans

black crochet lace shrug vest top skinny jeans

This is a very refreshing and adorable look. The shrug is a white crochet lace semi-sheer shrug. Wear it over a white vest top and pair them with black skinny jeans. For the shoes, keep the refreshing feel consistent by wearing a pair of white heeled sandals.

Blush Pink Bolero Lace Shrug with Black Fit and Flare Dress

blush pink bolero lace shrug black fit and flare dress

Sometimes, you can view a lace shrug as something that you can wear with your cocktail dress. For example, you may want to wear a blush pink lace shrug over a black fit and flare cocktail dress. Not only that it can make you look more elegant, it can also keep you just a little warmer when you enter the party room.

Black Lace Shrug with White Top & Dark Blue Skinny Jeans

black lace shrug white top dark blue skinny jeans

You can also view a lace shrug as a type of mini cardigans that you can wear with a casual outfit. For example, you can wear a white vest top with a black lace shrug. Pair them with dark blue skinny jeans and black ballet flats to add an elegant touch to the outfit.

White Lace Shrug with Burgundy Silk Sheath Midi Dress

white lace shrug burgundy silk sheath midi dress

Here is another great example of wearing a lace shrug with a cocktail dress. This time, it is a white lace shrug that is layered on top a burgundy silk sheath midi dress. To look more elegant and feminine, you can simply wear black ballet heels and a classy black leather clutch bag.

Black Shrug with Pink Belted Mini Dress

black shrug pink belted mini dress

To achieve a refreshing and ladylike outfit that is perfect to wear when springtime comes, you can wear pink belted mini dress with a black shrug. The pink dress looks so lovely in its own right already. The black lace shrug simply provides that little extra feminine touch. Complete the outfit with black ankle strap heels and a straw hat to look more artistic.

Black Lace Shrug with White V Neck Pleated Skater Dress

black lace shrug white v neck pleated skater dress

For those of you who are going to a cocktail party soon but don’t want to wear a fancy dress, here is a very low profile but elegant outfit that you may consider. The outfit consists of a white v neck pleated skater dress, a black lace shrug and a pair of black ankle strap open toe heels.

Black Lace Shrug with Grey Form Fitting Mini Dress

black lace shrug grey form fitting mini dress

One nice thing about a lace shrug is that it can turn an overly simple outfit into a beautiful one. For example, wearing just a grey cotton mini dress and a pair of black ballet heels would be a little too informal for a cocktail party. However, by wearing a black lace shrug, the outfit is now a really classy one.

Navy Lace Shrug with Two-Toned Tulle Dress

navy lace shrug two tone tulle dress

Here is a dreamy outfit that can make you stand out from the rest in a cocktail party. To achieve this look, wear a two-tone tulle dress, with the upper part being a sweetheart neckline cotton top and the lower part being a teal tulle midi skirt. Wear a navy lace shrug when you enter the party room and take it off at the middle of the party. For the shoes, a pair of silver open toe shoes would match perfectly with the dress.

Pink Shrug with Floral Babydoll Dress

pink shrug floral babydoll dress

For a refreshing and cheerful look, you can simply pair a pink lace shrug with a white floral printed babydoll dress. Pair them with pale pink open toe heels to add a feminine touch to the look.

White Lace Shrug with Bridesmaid Dress

white lace shrug bridesmaid dress

As mentioned earlier, a white lace shrug is a perfect match with a wedding dress. Although I don’t want to make that the focus of this blog post, I still think that I should mention one or two of such outfits. As an example, you can wear a white lace shrug with this white sweetheart neckline bodycon bridesmaid dress. Pair them with white heels to look pure and innocent.

Long Sleeve White Lace Shrug with Belted Wedding Dress

long sleeve white lace shrug belted wedding dress

Let me know you one more wedding dress outfit. This time, it is a long sleeve white lace shrug which makes the wedding outfit look so much more unique. You can simply wear it with a white tube belted wedding dress and silver ankle strap open toe heels to look elegant and feminine.

Pale Pink Shrug with Black Shift Dress

pale pink shrug black shift dress

Let’s continue to look at some beautiful color combination that would make your cocktail party outfit look beautiful. Here, we have a pale pink lace shrug that is paired with a black shift dress. You can simply complete the outfit with a pair of silver ankle strap open toe heels to complete this mature and classy look.

Pale Yellow Lace Shrug with White Tank Dress

pale yellow lace shrug white tank dress

This is probably one of the most creative outfits among the list. Just look at the pale yellow mesh cap. It is such a rare yet beautiful item. Pair it with a pale yellow lace shrug, white tank midi dress and white ankle strap open toe heels to complete this refreshing and beautiful look.

Teal Lace Shrug with Matching Midi Dress

teal lace shrug matching midi dress

Up to this point, I still haven’t shown you what it would look like to match a lace shrug with a matching dress. The above picture has the answer for you. Wearing the teal lace shrug with the matching lace midi dress and pale pink heels may not be as eye catching as other outfits in this list, but it is still a very elegant and comfortable looking outfit.

I hope you find these lace shrug outfit ideas useful. If you are still looking for other outfit ideas that can inspire you, you may want to check out other blog posts in this website.