But her revealing leather and lace mini-dress also came as a surprise.
She went from dominatrix to dowager, swapping her D & Gs for sensible brogues, her sexy leather and lace for tweeds and twin sets.
The bride reportedly wore a custom Chantilly lace mermaid gown by Carolina Herrera.
The leather and lace dress she wore during the Halftime Show was designed by a little-known designer named Rubin Singer.
In the Forum Club, there is taffeta and lace, leather and gold.
Fanny appeared, a vision of white arms, lace, and embroidery.
She was paying minute attention to the lace insertion of her skirt.
The sheen was not yet off the lace and buttons of the youngster in charge.
On closing the door after her the lace bed-curtains had probably caught fire.
Just as she went out with her father, Manon came in under the pretext of asking me what lace I would wear for the day.
early 13c., laz, "cord made of braided or interwoven strands of silk, etc.," from Old French laz "a net, noose, string, cord, snare" (Modern French lacs), from Vulgar Latin *lacium, from Latin laqueum (nominative laqueus) "noose, snare" (Italian laccio, Spanish lazo), a trapping and hunting term, probably from Italic base *laq- "to ensnare" (cf. Latin lacere "to entice"). Later also "net, noose, snare" (c.1300); "piece of cord used to draw together the edges of slits or openings in an article of clothing" (late 14c.). The "ornamental net pattern" meaning is first recorded 1550s. Sense of "cord for tying" remains in shoelace. As an adjective, lace-curtain "middle class" (or lower-class with middle-class pretensions) usually is used in reference to Irish-Americans, by 1928.
c.1200, "fasten (clothing, etc.) with laces and ties;" see lace (n.). Also "tighten (a garment) by pulling its laces" (early 14c.). To lace coffee, etc., with a dash of liquor (1670s) originally was used of sugar, and comes via the notion of "to ornament or trim." Related: Laced; lacing. Laced mutton was "an old word for a whore" [Johnson].
Language for Assembling Classes in Eiffel. Specifies how to assemble an Eiffel system : in which directories to find the clusters, which class to use as the root, permits class renaming to avoid name clashes. "Eiffel: The Language", Bertrand Meyer, P-H 1992.