July 16, 2012


pointelle |poinˈtel| (also trademark Pointelle)nouna type of knitwear or woolen fabric with small eyelet holes that create a lacy effect.ORIGIN 1950s: probably from point in the sense [lace made entirely with a needle] + theFrench diminutive suffix -elle.

Rebecca Taylor Pointelle-knit Cotton Sweater

Chartreuse lightweight pointelle-knit cotton. Ribbed trims. Button fastenings through back. 100% cotton. Dry clean.

Alexander McQueen Pointelle-paneled Fine-knit Dress

Black stretch fine-knit viscose. Laddering and pointelle details, fully lined in visible nude stretch-silk. Slips on.

Alexander Wang Pointelle Tank

Pointelle jersey scoopneck tank with contrast stripe at neck and sides. Available in Burgundy. Imported. Rayon. Dry clean.

Pointelle-knit Stretch-jersey Dress

Burgundy pointelle-knit stretch-jersey. Pleated hem, ribbed trims, partially visible blush lining. Slips on. 63% viscose, 37% nylon. Dry clean.

M Missoni Bow Detail Pointelle Knit Dress

Sweet bows top a pointelle-knit dress with a wavy black-and-white design. Approx. length from shoulder to hem: 39". Lined. Cotton/viscose rayon/linen; hand wash or dry clean. Imported. via C.

Catherine Malandrino Pointelle Knit Dress

EXCLUSIVELY AT SAKS. Fine pointelle knit patterns lend delicate texture to this slim style.

Catherina Malandrino Pointelle Tank Dress

This knit tank dress features a scoop neck and racer back. Pointelle panels and ruffled hem. 1" straps. Lined.

Catherina Malandrino Scoop Neck Pointelle Dress

This scoop-neck pointelle dress features ribbing at the princess seams and at the edges. Elbow-length sleeves. Contrast lining at body.

M Missoni Pointelle-knit Sweater Dress

Pointelle zig-zag stripes add a delicate finish to this cozy sweater knit.

M Missoni Pointelle Zigzag Open Back Dress

This scoop-neck, pointelle-knit dress features an intarsia pattern. Solid ribbed banding at waist and at open back. 2" straps. Lined.

Versace Pointelle Cut-out Detail Dress

Vibrant pointelle knit with a surprising cut-out oval along the back.

Yigal Azrouel Pointelle Knit Sweater Dress

This fine-knit sweater dress features pointelle detailing. Fold-over collar and 5-button closure. Short sleeves.


M MISSONI Pointelle Wave Striped Tank Dress

REBECCA TAYLOR Cotton Pointelle Cardigan

THAKOON Pointelle Detailed Fine Knit Wool Dress

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