How to Wear Sheer Clothing – and Still Look Like a Lady

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Buying a beautiful piece of clothing and then realizing you don’t actually know how or where to wear it is something most women can relate to. Sheer clothing – one of the most popular but tricky-to-wear trends – is a great example of that.

According to the street-style set, you can also expect to find sheer tops and dresses sticking around for both Fall/Winter 2017 and the summer of next year, which begs the question: how exactly do you pull off sheer clothing and still look like a lady? Here, Savoir Flair shares eight useful styling tips as well as street-style outfit inspiration to help you tackle this trend.

1

When worn together, two revealing pieces of clothing make for one great outfit.

For example, a mesh sweater worn beneath a slinky maxidress adds texture and instantly gives off a cool fashion-girl vibe.

2

If you love the trend but don't know how to go about wearing it, remember that you don’t have to go all out.

Look for pieces that are strategically designed to make you look sexy and modest at the same time, such as a top with sheer sleeves or a sheer neckline.

3

Sheer tanks, chain tops, and bralettes add dimension, romance, and drama to any look.

Click here for more ways to pull them off.

4

Lace skirts without lining can be worn with oversized jumpers or blazers.

Just make sure the top is long enough by aiming for mid-thigh hemlines.

5

Sheer tulle dresses can be used to elevate a plain-tee-and-jeans combo and get that grungy ballerina look.

For more tips on how to wear tulle like a street-style pro, click here.

6

A bustier top or dress can be worn over a printed sheer top for an instantly chic look.

Polka dots and micro-floral embroidery should be your go-to prints.

7

For a casual approach, wear a tank top underneath a sheer top.

Go for cool instead of sexy vibes, and pair this with wide-leg trousers or high-waisted skinny jeans.

8

Look like you've mastered the art of layering by adding a sheer lace robe or dress underneath a coat.

A cinched waist will help you create a feminine and polished look as opposed to a more bohemian one. 

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