Go sheer in the right place, at the right time.

Philip Lim cocktail dress, black and white color block with peek-a-boo panel, INA Chelsea.

Amount and placement of see-throughness should correspond to the occasion. A white knit dress with open-weave stitching is just enough for daytime. 

Courreges cap-sleeve cotton knit dress, INA Chelsea.

A see-through panel near the midriff is one thing at night, another in the morning. Try a dress with drop-down panels for a look that can reveal when the moment strikes.  

Philosophy by Alberta Ferretti lace dress, with velvet and ribbon paneling, INA Chelsea.  

Never go sheer all at once. While wearing one completely sheer garment, pair with another garment equally as opaque, such as a heavy twill jacket. 

Fendi men's polyester black shorts, entirely see-through, INA Chelsea.

Reveal an unexpected body part. The kneecap or ribcage is more unexpected than the chest or upper thigh. 


Yigal Azrouel black rayon spaghetti strap dress with netted areas, INA Chelsea.