[infobox subtitle=”Different ways to rock sheer” bg=”pink” color=”white” opacity=”on” space=”30″ link=”no link”]Hint of Skin[/infobox] It would be a vast understatement to say that sheer is one of the hottest trends for the summer. Dominating the runways since the 2000s, the sheer trend has made its way into Valentino and Balmain collections at Paris Fashion Week and street style alike. While sheer gowns may glide effortlessly down the catwalk, incorporating sheer into everyday wear might have you fearing over-exposure. Our tips on how to rock the translucent look this summer? Stock up on lingerie to keep you covered and stick to paneled dresses, skirts, and blouses if you’re feeling on the safe side. Below, find some of our styling tips and tricks on how to wear the sheer trend. Maybe less really is more after all.

Sheer Panels

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There’s no doubt that a swatch of skin can be both daring and chic without revealing too much. For the less adventurous, stick to sheer-paneled tops and dresses that take all the guesswork out of wearing the sheer trend. Translucent fabrics can draw interest to longer silhouetted styles or opaque fabrics. Evoke sporty vibes with a sheer-paneled tee or rock an anglaise skirt this summer.

Keep Things Covered

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Layering a sheer chiffon dress or blouse over a crop top adds dimension and wearability to any outfit. Keep things simple underneath with a nude bra or discreet slip or dare to be bold and rock a sporty bandeau and high-waisted shorts.

Barely There

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Here’s where your most chic, sporty bralettes come in. Rocking a completely sheer top requires the perfect lingerie to show off underneath, the right occasion, and a completely carefree attitude.

Slouchy Sheer

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Even the slouchiest of tops look effortlessly cool when it comes to sheer fabrics. From drapey blouses to rompers, the sheer trend ensures that slouchy silhouettes feel instantly sexy, not sloppy.

Featured Image: Christopher Kane at LFW // Text by: Summer Lin