Admittedly the sheer blouse trend at first thought and even at first sight can be a little bit daunting for many. I immediately batted the trend off as one for the extremely trim, the extremely sexy, the extremely brave and most certainly not one for me. However, it can’t be denied how damn good a black organza blouse looks tucked into a pair of jeans and a kitten heel looks. I have seen many of my favourite bloggers rocking sheer and organza blouses and have looked in envy, trying to figure out if there really is anyway that I can tackle the trend because although I might love myself a little mini dress for the summer, in the winter I am all about the good jeans and a nice top and I honestly can’t think of a better way to update a ‘jeans and a nice top’ look than with a sheer or organza blouse.
Let’s be honest, if you’re not overly confident in showing of your entire mid-section, cleavage, boobs, back etc then this is a trend that is hard to adopt and so it’s important that you adapt it in a way that not only works for your body shape, but most importantly your confidence and comfort levels. There are lots of different types of sheer and organza blouses on the high street and some are slightly more forgiving than others. Sheer blouses with embroidery, embellishment or even a print like the one I am wearing here makes all the difference – they are just a little less revealing and leave you looking just a little less naked. Alternatively, opt for blouses or jumpers that have sheer sleeves but are covered in the mid-section – this is the perfect way to dip your toe in and participate without going the whole hog. I plan to be adding many blouses and tops of this kind to my autumn/winter wardrobe because I feel like this is a more wearable take on the trend.
However, if like me you are battling against the elements, back fat, mum-tum and boobs that need more support than a bralette can offer, then nailing the underwear or what you wear beneath is what makes this sheer blouse trend achievable, especially for me. My go-to to wear beneath my sheer blouses are corset style shape wear.
I find that in most cases, vest tops or camisole shape wear doesn’t really do sheer tops any justice and actually defeats the whole object of wearing anything sheer in the first place. It’s all about the play on the skin and the illusion of nudity whilst being very much clothed, so what you wear beneath your organza and sheer garments really is just as important as the garment in itself – because it will be on display. I find that corsets are just as sexy as a bra, however still conceals the areas I wish to reveal less of and even sucks me in a little! It really is a win win all round. So if you’re thinking about tackling the sheer blouse trend but are a little unsure, shop the underwear first and then the blouse. Hope you enjoy the edit ladies xxx
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