Believe it or not, it is possible to wear the whimsical, lightweight fabric that is tulle without the risk of looking like a Disney princess, a Carrie Bradshaw wannabe, or – even worse – a prom queen circa 1990. The solution? Contemporary tweaks, and lots of them.
Keep scrolling to discover five tips on how to tackle this fun and flirty trend and to see how the likes of Anja Rubik and Chiara Ferragni pull it off with ease. And because you’ll want to own a sheer something of your own when you’re done, we’ve put together an edit of our favorite tops, skirts, and dresses to buy now. You’re welcome.
Slip It On
For a chic and playful twist on this trend, layer a tulle slip dress or skirt over your outfit à la Susanna Lau of Style Bubble.
Keep It Simple
If you need to slowly ease yourself into the world of tulle, opt for pieces with very minimal detailing.
Balance It Out
Pair tulle with contrasting, laid-back fabrics such as denim to create a sense of balance in your look.
Tone It Down
The key to nailing the tulle trend while still keeping your look casual is to wear no more than a single layer with white sneakers.
Keep It Neutral
To maintain an air of sophistication, stay away from the overly girlie and pastel shades of tulle, opting instead for neutrals like nude and black.