Sheer styles reign supreme among the LFW street style set

Peek-a-boo lace and tulle take to the streets

A guest in lace dress at Simone Rocha SS24 GettyImages-1687189606 Crop
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Temperatures may be dropping but that didn’t stop those in attendance at London Fashion Week from daring to show some skin as they took to the FROW for all the major designers SS24 collections.  

From tulle fabrics to barely-there lace and peek-a-boo metallic styles, less was most definitely more, with many opting for sheer midi and maxi dresses to channel the spring summer stylings on the catwalks. And, while the sun may have only made a sporadic appearance, most didn’t let it stop them, choosing to pair their dresses with tights and autumn approved boots to add an extra element to their looks. 

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Underneath, minimalist underwear added an air of sophistication with nude and black shades creating contrast against bold dresses. If you’re wondering how best to wear a sheer dress, this is a great lesson in how to layer them successfully, as high waisted briefs and simple t-shirt bras will ensure the perfect amount of coverage without compromising on the overall look and feel of the outfit.

Parisa Wilkinson attends the Holzweiler SS24 Show LFW GettyImages-1671879838

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If you want to add some sheer delight to your autumn winter wardrobe, or just want to get ready for when the weather warms up again, we’ve rounded up the best sheer pieces to shop right now. Whether you opt for a party-ready metallic dress, ideal for when Christimas invites start arriving in the not too distant future, or a sheer shirt, perfect for pairing with straight leg jeans for a chic take on jeans and nice top, there are some incredible pieces available right now. Simply keep scrolling to shop the edit… 

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Jazzria Harris
Freelance Fashion & Beauty Writer

Jazzria Harris is a freelance fashion and beauty journalist with over 8 years experience working in the industry. At just 4ft 11, she’s an expert in petite dressing and previously wrote the column Jazz’s Short Stories giving tips and advice on dressing for petite proportions. Her wardrobe staples are a great black blazer, a hardworking slip skirt and of course a great pair of heels (for the extra inches, of course). Jazz has written for publications including ELLE UK, heat magazine, Eliza, Women & Home and more.