April 07, 2012

Sheer

sheer | sh i(ə)r|adjective(of a fabric) very thin; diaphanous sheer white silk chiffon.nouna very fine or diaphanous fabric or article.DERIVATIVESsheerly adverbsheerness nounORIGIN Middle English (in the sense[exempt, cleared] ): probably an alteration of dialect shire [pure, clear,] from the Germanicbase of the verb shine . In the mid 16th cent. the word was used to describe clear, pure water, and also in sense 3.





Azzaro's sheer toga dress:

 Vanessa Seward, Azzaro's designer, in sheer long sleeve black dress:
 Sherr dresses by Douglas Hannant:


 Jenny Pachkam and Dolce & Gabbana('s) sheer:

Lela Rose's:

Gucci's Fall Winter 2011/2012 Ready-To-Wear collection:



 Stella McCartney:



Courtesy of vogue.it