Who Looked Best in Lace: 45-Year-Old Jennifer Lopez or 15-Year-Old Bailee Madison?

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There are only so many looks that can be pulled off across generations, and actress Jennifer Lopez and child actress Bailee Madison proved that lace is one such look. With 30 years between them, both managed to look equally stunning in their long-sleeved, fit and flare lace dresses. Comparisons are always difficult with such stunning celebrities, and these glamorous ladies didn’t make it any easier for us in their pretty, lacy frocks.

1. Jennifer Lopez in Zuhair Murad Dress (Full Story)

Jennifer Lopez in a Zuhair Murad light blue mini lace dress

Jennifer Lopez in a Zuhair Murad light blue mini lace dress

Jennifer Lopez in Christian Louboutin crystal-embellished pumpsJennifer Lopez attends the Home Special Screening presented by Twentieth Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation at Regency Village Theater in Westwood, Los Angeles, California on March 22, 2015

At the special screening of her latest voice acting venture, Home, J-Lo dazzled in a Zuhair Murad light blue mini lace dress and Christian Louboutin crystal-embellished pumps. The effect was fairytale-worthy; a perfect look for a DreamWorks animation screening. Her sparkling icy blue dress and wavy golden locks had us reminiscent of a certain Frozen princess, and even without the crown Lopez shone like royalty on the purple carpet.

2. Bailee Madison in Royal Blue Lace Dress

Bailee Madison in glamorous royal blue fit and flare frockBailee Madison at the Hallmark TCA Winter 2015 Party in Pasadena, California on January 9, 2015

Earlier this year, Bailee Madison attended the Hallmark TCA Winter Party in this glamorous royal blue fit and flare frock. The Once Upon a Time star pulled her hair up in a pony, donned a pair of nude-tone sandals, and wore pink lipstick. The effect was a playful, modern twist on the  young Snow White image she’s most known for, and she pulled it off well.

From 15 to 45 years old, Lopez and Madison illustrate that this lacy, flared style is an appropriate and winning closet staple for all ages.

We think both actresses look princess-perfect in their dresses. If you’re in need of some timeless additions to your collection, check out some of these similar lacy frocks from Farfetch and Shopbop.

1. BB Dakota Phaedra Dress, $105.00

BB Dakota Phaedra Dress

2. Lover Heather Sweetheart Dress, $725.00

Lover Heather Sweetheart Dress

3. Emilio Pucci Belted Lace Dress, $1741.50

Emilio Pucci Belted Lace Dress

4. P.A.R.O.S.H. Petunia Dress, $437.70

PAROSH Petunia Dress

5. Saylor Lissa Dress, $297.00

Saylor Lissa Dress

6. Whistles Winona Allover Lace Dress, $162.50

Whistles Winona Allover Lace Dress

7. Nightcap Clothing Spanish Lace Deep V Fit and Flare Dress, $149.60

Nightcap Clothing Spanish Lace Deep V Fit and Flare Dress

So who do you think deserves more recognition for wearing a fit and flare lace dress? Is it a tie, or did one charming celeb win you over? Let us know!

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