Know Your Sheer Wear

Sheer dresses are the latest trends. Almost every celeb- from Kim Kardashian to Gwyneth Paltrow, is now a days seen wearing a sheer material dress. But selecting a proper sheer outfit  is a very tedious task. Many celebs have there oops moments while wearing sheer outfits. Don’t fret we are here to help you to not have a wardrobe malfunction while wearing a sheer dress.

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Know your body type : 

Blake Lively

knowing your body type is a must. You should look for sheer outfits that highlight your best features. For example, if you have toned legs and arms you can go for a dress that is sheer from knee below and has sheer arms.


Length matters : 

Knee Length Sheer Dress

If you are tall and fit then opt for full length and flowy outfit, on the other hand if you are short and stout then opt for dresses that cover your bulging areas and highlight the best features. For short person, full length dresses are a big no, they make the person look even more short, instead select a knee length dress.If you are stout then don’t go for too tight or too lose dresses,rather go for a dress that fits you correctly. Also, do not go for too many layers, because too many layers have the potential to make you look fatter than you already are.


Confidence : 

sheer dress 

If you are planning to wear a sheer dress then, you should be comfortable with flaunting your body. Planning on wearing a sheer dress like the one worn by Kristen Stewart at Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Premiere? For wearing such an outfit you should be confident enough and should not shy away from showing a little skin and the most important thing is that you should feel comfortable wearing such a dress, only then can you carry it with grace 🙂 If you shy off from showing skin then you can select a dress that has sheer hands only.

Blair Gossip Girl

The simple yet elegant outfit worn by Blair Waldorf-Gossip Girl is also a very good option.


Lingerie : 

Selena Gomez

While wearing a sheer gown, lingerie plays a very crucial role. If the right inner wear is not worn, it can ruin your whole look, hence choose your lingerie carefully. A sheer dress will look even better when matched with sheer lingerie, like the one Selena Gomez wore at MTV Awards, but choose sheer lingerie with utter care.

Indian Ethnic Wear : 

priyanka chopra in sheer saree

Sheer material can be used with Indian outfits too. A Kurti with sheer hands or a sheer neck can give you the required style points 😉 Indian wear doesn’t lack behind when it comes to sheer outfits. In fact, Indian ethnic wear has many options to choose from – sheer blouse for saree, sheer saree, sheer lehnga, sheer necked kurti, sheer hands and many more.


Piggy Chops looks stunning in this royal blue and gold sheer saree. To flaunt a sheer saree, you should have the perfect physique. If you have stomach fat then do not go for a sheer saree, instead go for a sheer blouse like Parineethi Chopra and style the saree in such a way that it covers the little bulge, after all not all of us are blessed with a flat stomach *sigh*.

parineeti sheer blouse saree

If you are going for a casual look then a sheer kurti is your best option. You can also wear one with only sheer hands to stay out of the lime light 😛

sheer print kurti

Lighting : 

hayden panettiere wardrobe malfunction

Lights can also effect your sheer outfit. So, before going out wearing a sheer dress observe how it looks under bright lights and in sunlight too. Trust me, you do not want to have a Vanessa Hudson moment.

adrienne ballon wardrobe malfunction

Check out your look under every light possible before stepping out. Please avoid these malfunctions and we assure you, you can look your stylish best.

Yes, at times wearing sheer can become the most embarrassing moment of your life but if worn correctly it can lead to the best fashionable moment of your life too. Follow the tips mentioned by us and choose your dress wisely. Let us know if you have some more tips to help amateurs, by commenting.

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