Sheer maxi dresses are about to hit it big. Gracing Spring 2021 runways at brands like Dior and Fendi, it’s a trend that has been seen all over the world, and it’s about to become a must-have for your very own closet. But tips on how to style sheer dresses aren’t easy to come by.
Sheer items in any way, shape, or form can be quite daunting. Though many people can wear their favorite lingerie underneath a barely-visible airy sheath of chiffon without a second thought, others are less comfortable with that underwear-as-outerwear look. But that doesn’t mean you have to swear off the sheer dress trend altogether. You can layer under, over, wear them with a full slip underneath or simply a bralette.
Not convinced? Take it from the below street style stars and high-fashion runway shows. With their styling tips, you’ll be a sheer maxi dress wearing pro in no time at all. Fendi showed the look with a turtleneck bodysuit underneath, while Dior chose a more full-coverage two-piece lingerie set. Hailey Bieber went for the bra and panty look, and Rihanna topped hers with a leather jacket.
No matter how you style it, a sheer maxi dress is the Spring 2021 trend you’ll see everywhere next season. Get inspired below and shop the looks right here.
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How To Style A Sheer Dress With A Bra & Panties
If you want to show some skin, with a lingerie look underneath, consider a retro vibe with a more full coverage boy short and bralette on top, like Hailey Bieber. One expert styling trick she uses is to go monochrome so her 3-piece outfit looks totally streamlined and pulled together.
How To Style A Sheer Dress With A Leather Jacket
Borrowing from the ‘90s, Rihanna slipped a sheer black lace dress over panties, topping it with a leather jacket to complete the look. A leather jacket and a sheer dress with lace detail is the perfect mix of edge and romance.
How To Style A Sheer Dress With A Blazer
If you want something sheer, but looking for a dress that doesn’t reveal all, consider an allover print that makes it a little less noticeable. Top it with a tailored blazer and heels and you’re good to go.
How To Style A Sheer Dress With A Turtleneck
Whether long sleeved or short, take a cue from Fendi’s Spring 2021 show and consider layering a full bodysuit underneath a sheer maxi dress. It shows off your legs without leaving you feeling as though you’re walking around in your underwear.