Fashion Trends

Fashion Makeover: Turn Your Sheer Blouse Into A Hot Summer Coverup

The Transformation

We say the quickest and cheapest way to update your wardrobe for summer is to work with the great pieces you already own. This time, we show you how to revamp that sheer button-front blouse that was your staple for the past few seasons. Instead of wearing it buttoned up with skinnies or a skirt like you’ve done before, it’s time to work it into a glam poolside look as a cover-up for your sexy swimwear.

Sheer Genius

Fashion has been all for transparency lately, and sheer or see-through blouses quickly became one of the biggest trends in 2011, carrying over into 2012. Every fashion lover injected at least one sheer blouse into her wardrobe, or if you’re like us, one in every colour!  Now that summer is upon us, though, it’s time to spin our new summer look and we are all about recycling pieces without repeating last year’s style.

Throw One On

Summer brings beach days, boats, patios and pool parties, and those call for bikinis. Sometimes, though, you need a little extra coverage- and that’s where those sheer blouses hanging in your closet come in! Unbuttoned and thrown over your favourite bikini (we love this leopard print Melissa Odabash suit) and with the sleeves rolled up, your old blouse is new again. Belt it in the middle with a bright skinny belt like our Asos find, toss on some brazen bangles, and finish with glam metallic gladiator sandals and you have transformed that sheer blouse into pure, summer 2012 style.

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