Chrissy Teigen admits she “was a troll” after bullying scandal
Chrissy Teigen admits she “was a troll” after bullying scandal

Jennifer McShane

You won’t believe it, but the house everyone is obsessed with in Netflix’s Master of None is actually a set
You won’t believe it, but the house everyone is obsessed with in Netflix’s Master of...

Megan Burns

This 18th-century coach house in Wexford has had the most extraordinary renovation
This 18th-century coach house in Wexford has had the most extraordinary renovation

Lauren Heskin

Everything you need to know about ‘In the Heights’
Everything you need to know about ‘In the Heights’

Sarah Finnan

Lynn Enright: Should I have had a lockdown passion project?
Lynn Enright: Should I have had a lockdown passion project?

Lynn Enright

Tess Daly says she swears by this non-invasive, anti-ageing treatment
Tess Daly says she swears by this non-invasive, anti-ageing treatment

Shayna Sappington

Hunza G, the celebrity-favourite swimwear, has landed in Ireland
Hunza G, the celebrity-favourite swimwear, has landed in Ireland

Holly O'Neill

4 brilliant new books that are perfect summer reads
4 brilliant new books that are perfect summer reads

Jennifer McShane

‘The Crown’ star Emma Corrin reveals the ‘unusual’ way she was cast as Princess Diana
‘The Crown’ star Emma Corrin reveals the ‘unusual’ way she was cast as Princess Diana

Sarah Finnan

This Mauritian egg & rice dish will add panache to your Monday
This Mauritian egg & rice dish will add panache to your Monday

Meg Walker

Image / Fashion

How To Look Chic Wearing Sheer


by Marie Kelly
31st Aug 2016
blank

If there’s one essential style message to take away from this year’s VMAs, it’s don’t dabble in sheer unless you’ve got the style nous of Kate Moss. From Hailey Baldwin, Rita Ora and?Nicki Minaj to Kim Kardashian, who true to form left absolutely nothing to the imagination, sheer gowns?were a popular choice on the red carpet this week. The point of this season’s sheer trend, however, is to let the imagination gently wander without allowing it to take off like wildfire?(take note Kim; a sheer dress that is bum-skimming and cleavage-revealing is too much).

There’s a trick?to pulling off sheer and it’s all about skilful layering. Creating the right silhouette is also a key factor in achieving a look that’s chic not cheap. Too tight is too much. A barely-there fabric provides?enough sensuosity for?one outfit, so keep your?look fluid and soft instead. Here are some easy?ways to embrace the look?this season.

This beautiful lace dress offers plenty of opportunity to play around with layers and create different looks. It would look fabulous worn over cropped trousers and an ankle-strap heel. If you’re wondering how to wear over-the-knee boots without any unintended references to Pretty Woman, pair them with a sheer skirt – I’d layer up on top with a cosy oversized knit though to keep the balance of the look right.

Lola lace dress, €295 at Maje

Try?a tulle skirt which has layers of sheer fabric overlayed. The outer layer, which dips lower than the rest, reveals the see-through make-up of the skirt without showing too much leg. I love the embellishment on this Zara skirt as well as the avocado shade.

Tulle skirt, €39.95 at Zara

This top offers a very cool and understated approach to the trend. I love the asymmetric neckline created by?the two-textured make-up of the top. No layering required here!

Semi-sheer knit sweater, €65 at & Other Stories

I like?to give a very feminine look a masculine twist.?This Topshop collared shirt adds a strong boyish vibe to traditional lace and sheer?fabrics.

Fine cord lace shirt, €68 at Topshop

I think the transparent?panel on this camisole top is sexy but understated. I’d pair this with a very fine-knit polo neck in winter, in a colour other than black of course, so the panel remains relevant.

Lace top, €49 at uterque.com

 

 

Also Read