I’ll admit it: I’m more of a pants girl. Growing up, I always leaned more towards the tomboy side of the spectrum, and now I’m a huge fans of menswear and androgynous styling. Don’t get me wrong, I can still appreciate a well-constructed skirt when I see one, and lately I’ve made more of an effort to add more fun, feminine pieces to my wardrobe.
But enough about me. Let’s discuss a trend that’s about to explode: the sheer skirt. Seeing as it’s still cold, this trend has remained at bay – but it’s only a matter of time until the snow melts (at least on the East Coast) and these see-through babies are a dime a dozen on city streets. California-based blogger Rumi Neely of fashion toast rocked a sheer bottom while at New York Fashion Week, as did a partygoer on the opposite coast at a recent Refinery 29 event in L.A.
So what’s your take on the sheer skirt? Do you think it will go the way of the infamous Ugg? (Read: niche trend becomes mainstream trend becomes renounced by the fashion world.) If you’re ballsy enough to rock this, some items to keep in mind: this item is best kept for the weekend. Even if you work in a super-casual, laid back office, chances are your boss doesn’t want to be able to see your undergarments. And have fun! Chances are, if you’ve incorporated a piece like this into your wardrobe, you already dress fun and playfully – with a bit of an edge. Don’t be afraid to add an edgy accessory or pair with a quirky pair of shoes.
Not sure where you can purchase a sheer skirt? Try fashion-forward retailer Urban Outfitters – they’ve got great options, under $100! Check out Sparkle & Fade‘s version or Cheap Monday‘s take on the trend!
Images via Refinery 29, Fashion Toast, Urban Outfitters
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