Honestly, I had no clue who Doona Bae was until someone pointed her out to me. She’s a big-time actress in Korea.
But here’s the thing: what drew me to the Asian beauty was the sheer lace dress she wore to the European premiere of her movie, ‘Cloud Atlas’ (her first foray into English films).
Andy Wachowski, Goetz Otto, James D Arcy, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, and Martin Wuttke at the European premiere of “Cloud Atlas” (“Wolkenatlas”) at CineStar Potsdamer Platz in Berlin on November 5, 2012 (Credit: WENN)
Simply put, Doona looked stunning in the black high-neck, long-sleeved dress, and it was interesting how she made something sensually sexy seem so conservative…and proper.
Doona Bae captivates at the ‘Cloud Atlas’ premiere with her elegant black lace gown (Credit: WENN)
How do you like her look? I find it quite intriguing. I love the mix she put together – from the hair to her creamy skin and red lips to that see-through yet prim evening gown.
Doona Bae’s outfit balances sensuality with sophistication, showcasing her unique style and beauty at the ‘Cloud Atlas’ Germany Premiere at CineStar on November 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany (Credit: WENN)
Her sharp features and razor-cut bangs created such a gorgeous contrast to the romantic dress that you can’t help but stare. This brings us to the question: how would you wear her dress if you had it?
I have no details on Doona’s black lace gown yet, but if you love lace and want something sheer, you can try splurging on these dresses.
Alice + Olivia’s Jae lace open-back dress and Naeem Khan’s geometric lace gown for those seeking luxury in sheer elegance
But if spending loads of money isn’t your cup of tea, why not go for these more wearable pieces from Free People? These aren’t as “prim,” but they’re definitely as sheer.
Bohemian and chic: ‘Candela Stella’ maxi and ‘Fairytale’ crochet dress by Free People offer a stylish yet affordable take on the sheer lace trend