Saturday, May 3, 2008

Ebay Spring Trend - Sheer cover

Show some skin! Sheer fabrics are another big trend this spring and were seen on many runways including (from left to right) Chanel, Jil Sander, Derek Lam and Fendi.

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While it may seem like an intimidating look to adopt for some, the sheer trend is all about being subtly seductive but still keeping it classy. Choose an item that will hint at your best features such as a blouse with sheer sleeves to bring the focus to your arms or a skirt with a sheer hem to show off your great legs. Be careful not to reveal too much or your outfit may leave you looking like less of a fashionista and more like a lady of the night.

You can use sheer fabrics as a cover up over another garment, for example, wear a sheer patterned dress or skirt over a plain one for delicate but alluring look.

Tap into this trend with the items I found below.

#1 70s Liquid Satin Wine Colored Mini Dress
Item no.

This is a sexy semi sheer wine red dress with a plunging V-neckline. It is unlined and features sheer puff sleeves, a ruffled collar and a stretch waist.

Bust - 36"
Waist - 26/30"
Hips - 32"


AUCTION END: May-06-08 15:00:00 PDT(3 days 7 hours)


#2 Vintage Floral Boho Sundress
Item no.

Sweet Ruth McCullouch vintage dress with gorgeous bold floral print. In good vintage condition. Size small.


AUCTION END: May-05-08 18:01:40 PDT (2 days 10 hours)


#3 Vintage Navy Blue Sheer Crepe Top with Lace Bib
Item no.

Darling vintage navy blue sheer crepe top with sheer lace bib, Victorian collar, puffed sleeves, button cuffs, accordian knife pleat bodice and cabbage edged hem. Great vintage condition. Size small/XSmall.

Measurements (will stretch)
Bust - 32"
Waist - 32"

BUY-IT-NOW Price: US$34.95

AUCTION END: May-06-08 20:36:27 PDT (3 days 12 hours)


#4 Vintage 60/70s Floral Maxi Dress
Item no.

This is a 60s/70s peach vintage dress with a sheer floral overlay. It has double spaghetti straps and a crossover V-neckline and a long pleated skirt. In very good vintage condition.

Bust - 33/34"
Waist - 31" (max)
Hips - 40" (max)


AUCTION END: May-06-08 17:52:12 PDT (3 days 10 hours)


#5 Vintage Black Lace Victorian Dress
Item no. 250242494407

This gorgeous black lace dress features a Victorian neckline with pearl buttons. The waist and sleeve cuffs are elasticated for comfort. It also has two tiered ruffled hemline and a matching string belt sash.

Bust - 36"
Waist - 24" but will stretch to 32"
Hips - 42"


AUCTION END: May-05-08 14:13:26 PDT(2 days 6 hours)

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