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The Pandemic Only Slowed Down The Sheer Fashion Trend: Expect A Comeback! 22 Looks + Styling Tips!

The Pandemic Only Slowed Down The Sheer Fashion Trend: Expect A Comeback! 22 Looks + Styling Tips!


If there’s one fashion piece that puts the ‘s’ in sultry style, it’s sheer clothing! The see-through trend never fails to stand out both on and off the runway. From sheer ruched dresses and jackets to maxi skirts and beachwear, the audacious fad has been making waves since Summer 2019 till date. Sheer fashion 2020.

In addition to its seductive appearance and playful functionality, the sheer fashion trend comes with a sense of confidence. It gives stylistas the freedom of making creative statements in a way that is both risqué and bold. 

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Toke Makinwa

Pushing its enchanting limits further, the modern staple comes in fabrics like organza, tulle, and chiffon. Style stars like South African television personality and rapper Boity Thulo and Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa have been spotted slaying in sheer pieces in 2020. With such a brazen identity on the style scene, this fashion item is a must-try. Sheer fashion 2020.

Whether you’re a street style star or a high fashion connoisseur, the possibilities that lie within this craze are endless. You can go boldly sheer with only a bra or panties covering your special parts or modestly sheer by wearing a sheer kaftan or trench jacket over a fully covered inner piece.

Here are 3 tips on rocking the sheer fashion trend 

#1. Neutral colors work best

When it comes to putting the perfect sheer outfit together, having the appropriate color palette matters. While bright hues like pink, yellow and red allow the fiercer ones among us to dress their truth, neutral tones like white, cream, and black rule the sheer trend.

#2. Outfit choices

To showcase sheer silhouettes in their exquisite form, picking out the right outfit involves a number of factors. From whether the event is formal or casual, to the vibe and tone aimed for, a sense of intentionality is needed to properly slay. For instance, sheer trousers or maxi skirts fit into a day at the beach, while a sheer blouse or dress can take your outfit from day to night if styled accordingly. 

Julitha Kabete white sheer blouse stylrave
Julitha Kabete
#3. Accessories set the tone

For a fashion-forward look, statement accessories add weight to the airy trend. For a minimalist look, keep jewelry at a minimal––duh. When it comes to shoes, pieces like strappy sandals, flats, heeled mules, or a pair of classic pumps can be incorporated to complement the destination and intended vibe. To kick things up a notch, opt for a pair of oversized sunglasses and a cute tote.  Sheer fashion 2020.

If you’re looking for ways to navigate through the tricky but fabulous sheer fashion trend, or simply in the mood for some random style inspiration, we’ve got you covered.

Check out 20 ways to serve audacity in sheer fashion style…peekaboo!

Tops / Shirts / Blouses

Boity Thulo cream sheer jacket stylerave
Boity Thulo
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Nancy Isime
K Naomi Noinyane
Kim Oprah striped see through long sleeve top stylerave
Kim Oprah
Saraj J Holder white see through jacket stylerave
Sarah J Holder
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Kamo M.
Nqobile Khwezi
Nqobile Khwezi


Trench Overlay

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Inga Kersey
Juliette Foxx visor hat sheer jacket black stylerave
Juliette Foxx



white deep plunge sheer maxi dress stylerave
Julitha Kabete
Olivia Culpo nude stoned see through midi dress stylerave
Olivia Culpo
Lilian Afegbai black ruched sheer dresses stylerave
Lilian Afegbai
Nimi Nwofor yellow sheer maxi dress stylerave
Nimi Nwofor
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Marii Pazz sheer fashion trends 2020 stylerave
Marii Pazz


Nancy isime red sheer skirts summer style 2020 stylerave
Nancy Isime
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Pants / Trousers

Jennie Jenkins sheer beach trousers stylerave
Jennie Jenkins
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Charlotte Kamale

Photo Credit: Instagram | As Captioned Sheer fashion 2020.

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