The See-Through Dress Trend Isn't Just for Fashion Show-Offs

The see-through dress trend is perhaps the most risqué look for the new season, but it's also well positioned to be the prettiest. It's great for those who want to bare a little flesh without veering into exhibitionist territory. The trick is that it's all to do with how you wear it and what you wear it with. Thanks to the likes of Molly Goddard, Osman, Dior, and Valentino sending models down the runway in various shades of sheer tulle for spring/summer 2017, we've got more than a good idea of what designers think (a chance to show off your undies)—but the formula for real life is to layer the dress (or top) over a T-shirt and jeans. Driving that point home, we've seen girls on the streets already adopting the idea with surprising ease.


Getty Images; PICTURED (left to right): Dior, Osman, Molly Goddard, Valentino, Rochas

Essentially, you're showcasing everything and yet nothing at the same time. Got that? Of course, you don't have to wait for the forthcoming season's pieces to drop as there is already a range of items available for you to purchase and start sporting this look—suffice to say, retailers are seriously on board with the new piece. From the high street to designer, we've selected the 10 best see-through dresses to do the trend right now…