Look Lust: We’re Still Loving Sheer Black
The holidays are finally over! Now it’s time to put some edge back in your going-out wardrobe. We’ve put together six celebrity sheer black looks we’re dying to rock. So take a break from the reds and sequins and come to the dark side.
(1) GET TEXTURIZED
WHY WE LOVE IT>> It has a sweet vintage-inspired allure that we’re totally in love with right now.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Go for a textured A-line silhouette with a high-neckline and pair it with an ankle-strapped pump.
SEEN ON>> Felicity Jones (Eamonn McCormack/Getty)
(2) GET YOUR BACK INTO IT
WHY WE LOVE IT>> It’s super sexy and dramatic but not too over the top. Plus, check out that killer red lip. Obsessed!
HOW TO ROCK IT>> We recommend pairing an open back dresses with blazer jackets for an easy fix to a day-to-night dilemma. Open Black Lace Dress – WEB EXCLUSIVE (181733, $59), Darla Double Layer Jacket (184377, $169)
SEEN ON>> Rooney Mara (Larry Busacca/Getty)
(3) REACH FOR A COLLARED BUTTON UP
WHY WE LOVE IT>> Let’s face it, Olivia Palermo has a knack for adding a level of chic to anything. This is a prime example! Buttoning up a blouse all the way to your neckline? Touché, Olivia. Touché.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Style a sheer button up blouse with a maxi skirt and accent it with an ornate belt for a pop of glam. Sheer Cami Blouse (192006, $79), Metal Shell Clasp Stretch Belt (190464, $49)
SEEN ON>> Olivia Palermo (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty)
(4) THROW PATTERN IN THE MIX
WHY WE LOVE IT>> A pencil skirt is always sexy and a pop of pattern really takes an all black look to another level.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> We recommend pulling together a bodycon skirt, a cool heart-shaped bodysuit and using a print kimono for a cover up. Yes, you heard us right. Ottoman Skirt (182042, $59), Plunging Sweatheart Neckline Bodysuit – WEB EXCLUSIVE (190588, $49), Elastic Waist Kimono Sleeve Top (190205, $84)
SEEN ON>> Julia Restoin Roitfeld (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty)
(5) MAXI IT UP
WHY WE LOVE IT>> Well, we wouldn’t be caught dead in a full-on sheer dress (unless we’re poolside), but we love to picture this look paired with a mini bodycon dress.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Team a sheer maxi with a matching tube dress and off-set it with a colorful clutch. Sheer Stripe Tank Maxi Dress (189817, $ 98)
SEEN ON>>Natasha Poly (Daniel Venturelli/Getty)
(6) GO FOR SWEET BABY DOLL CUTS
WHY WE LOVE IT>> It shows off our legs and it’s completely adorable! Plus, we love Kourtney’s up do.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Elongate your legs in a pump with a hidden platform and finish with a dainty clutch. Mercedes Beaded Satin Pump – WEB EXCLUSIVE (188697, $159), Metallic Mesh Minaudiere (187274, $39)
SEEN ON>> Kourtney Kardashian (Ethan Miller/Getty)