Naomi Sims, widely regarded as one of the first African American supermodels, was flawless to say the least.

The beauty who took the ’70s by storm was always decked out in the finest threads, rocking looks that quite honestly still work today.

Just as spring really blooms, we’re taking major inspiration from the style maven.

We know that without the help of some serious vintage shopping luck we won’t be able to find this exact look,  however it is revving our engines and giving us plenty of ideas on how to do white dresses this spring.

In the spirit of this jaw-dropping floor length, white, lace-up dress we’re looking at how to bring this delicate yet eye catching element to our wardrobes.

We’ve scoured the internet for looks that evoke the same ethereal feeling. Shop our hottest finds below!