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Midnight Velvet Style Story: Lily Cutwork Shirt

Pencil sketch of a woman wearing a belted cutwork button-shirt tunic with an asymmetrical hem, and tall boots.
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The Lily Cutwork Shirt
A woman wearing white, in a cami, leggings, and a cutwork button-shirt tunic, with an orange floral background.

Here’s what it looked like when it was just an idea…

Pencil sketch of a woman wearing a belted cutwork button-shirt tunic with an asymmetrical hem, and tall boots.
Drawn by Rachel, Midnight Velvet designer.

Artfully sketched by one of our in-house designers, the Lily Cutwork Shirt is special. It was designed exclusively for the feminine, confident woman. And because it’s made for Midnight Velvet customers by Midnight Velvet designers, you won’t see it everywhere you go (like so many mass-produced, fad-inspired fashions).

Are you prepared to make an elegant entrance…and exit?

The Lily Cutwork Shirt has a gentle A-line shape that floats away from the body and ends in a dramatic high-low hem (flowing and long in back). How pretty is that!

Back view of a mannequin displaying a white cutwork button-shirt tunic with an asymmetrical hem.

With its alluring sheer cotton fabric and boutique details…

Elegance

will

happen!

FIVE STAR REVIEW

Love this blouse!

“This is officially one of my most favorite blouses ever! It can be dressed up or down. It is flowy. The back hangs down long, and the front is long too…The cut-out design is beautiful, and whatever you wear underneath shows through beautifully.”

-Sherry

Louisville, KY

What do our designers have to say about this very special creation?

Let’s ask them!

What inspired the Lily Cutwork Shirt?

ASHLEY: The Caroline Shirt! Our customers loved this shirt so much that we asked ourselves how we could give her something like it, but different.

A brunette woman poolside, wearing a lime button tunic shirt with an asymmetrical hem, black leggings, and black pumps.
The Caroline Shirt

Did you design the Lily Cutwork with a boutique look in mind?

KIRSTIE: Absolutely! We decided to create a very unique eyelet with intricate floral and geometric cutwork and embroidery. The fact that it’s oversized makes it really different.

RACHEL: And we chose a cotton that’s a bit more sheer and breezy—great for summer and layering.

A long-haired woman in a white cutwork button-shirt tunic with an asymmetrical hem, black capris, and white sandals.
The Lily Cutwork Shirt

How should she wear or style it?

ASHLEY: It’s an easy outfit to put together. Pair it with a cami on top. Go with leggings, slim capris or skinny jeans on the bottom. If you want to show off your waist, add a belt.

KIRSTIE: For shoes, if it’s colder outside, you could wear tall black boots with a heel. If it’s warmer, go with high-heeled sandals. Taking it from day to night is super easy, too. Just change into dressier shoes and add blingy statement jewelry.

RACHEL: It could even make a really cool swimsuit cover-up!


Here’s your chance to

talk to the designers!

Do you like longer tops? Sheer fabrics? Share your feedback to socialmv@midnightvelvet.com


FIVE STAR REVIEW

Love the product!

“I have the white cut-out jeans, and this just turned up the volume on this outfit.”

– Marjorie

Oak Hill

Let’s make a Midnight Velvet outfit!

We’ll start with the Lily Cutwork Shirt and our Seamless Control Cami in white—and add from there…

A woman wearing white, in a cami, leggings, and a cutwork button-shirt tunic, with an orange floral background.
A white cami on a black background.
Back view of the lower half of a woman in a black stretch capri with button detail on the lower side hem.
Black faux leather gladiator shoe with a wedge heel, open toe and lower sides, front zipper and pierced sides.
faceted pear set necklace

You look gorgeous!

FIVE STAR REVIEW

Stunning Shirt!

“What a beautiful shirt. So feminine, and the fit is perfect, so trust the size. I am very happy with the purchase, and I recommend this unique blouse/shirt to others.”

– Anonymous

LaGrange, TX


Keep shining bright!

– The Midnight Velvet Team

Comments (3)

Rebeccadory

More like a question how can I have my new ideas of design discovered who do I talk to and my name is Rebeydory.

Midnight Velvet

We will pass along your email to our designers Rebeydory. Not sure of their process for idea generation. Thanks for the comment!

Sandra Howard Burks

Plus size women how do I be able to design my own outfit and let it be shown on your block please show me how

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Published on Jun 01 2018

Last Updated on Jul 30 2021

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