Lace is complicated. It is super hard to make by hand, and it’s incredibly popular. Same thing goes for computers and computer programs. Writing a program by hand? That’s an insane amount of work. Yet, people used to do it. As early as in 1843, Ada Lovelace published an article explaining how a computer would work. Without lovelace, you wouldn’t be able to admire any clothes online (including those with lace).