Gallery of Transparent Dresses

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Trendy and transparent design by Luisa Beccaria

Trendy Transparent Dresses

If you're not sure if the sheer clothing trend is something you can pull off, think again; these sheer dresses offer sexy but sophisticated style that lets you show some skin without going too bare. Use these tips to find sheer styles that work for you.

sheer overlay by Dries Van Noten

Layered Sheer Lace

Layer a sheer lace dress over a mini-dress to become an instant fashionista. This style allows you to outfit yourself in sheer lace without wearing an outfit that is revealing.

sheer black dress by Jonathan Simkhai Fashion

Sheer Black Dress

Sheer and sexy, this look combines heavy black fabric with lots of transparent sections that bare much of the body.

Transparent Evening Dress

Transparent Evening Dress

The transparent dress trend goes formal in this style. The prom-dress inspired design features lots of sheer layers that float and move with your body.

Little black dress

Black Gown with Sheer Panel

If you need a new take on the classic little black dress, consider sheer for a modern update. This elegant style has a sleek sheer panel in the midriff area.

Short Sheer Dress

Sophisticated Cocktail Dress

If you're not comfortable with a see-through waist, look for a long gown with sheer arms, neck, or shoulder panels, like this incredibly slimming Elisabetta Franchi dress.

Sexy sheer lace by Blumarine

Flirty Lace

Flirty and fun, this sheer style covers everything you need to and shows off the midriff and shoulders. Want to bare less? Look for similar styles that have double or triple lace layers to give a sheer illusion with more coverage.

Transparent Wrap Dress

Layered Wrap Dress

A transparent wrap dress is soft and sexy. Pairing a less form-fitting style with several sheer layers means you can show a little skin and still look refined.

Sheer Beach Cover-Up

Beach-Ready Cover Up

This simple black dress features a transparent skirt, making it perfect for a romantic walk on the beach.

Sheer Punk Style by Rochas

Punk Pairing

With a hint of punk style, this black dress combines a sheer, lace embellished overlay with a graphic tee style for a look that's sexy and a little bit rebellious.

Loose Sheer Top by Katya Leonovich

Sweet and Sheer

The loose-fitting transparent dress features an edgy cut. Wear a camisole underneath to give it a hint of sweet innocence.

Sheer layers by Blumarine

Modern Shift Dress

A smart, pretty take on the sheer trend that practically anyone can wear, this ruffled dress only hints at transparency.

Sheer Maxi

Maxi Dress

The maxi dress gets a modern makeover when it's done in see-through fabric like this green number from Alberta Ferretti. Look for styles with extra layers on the skirt portion of the maxi dress if you want a little more coverage.

Slip Dress by Diane Von Furstenberg

Sheer Slip Dress

Inspired by classic sheer nightwear, this sexy dress from Diane Von Furstenberg creatively combines lace and a slim transparent strip of bodice for unforgettable style.

By considering creative designs, the transparent trend can be accessible to the everyday woman. Add a new dress in a sheer style to add a dose of glamor to your wardrobe.

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Gallery of Transparent Dresses