Fashion / Society

Lovely lace: The sheer delight of sheer dressing

By Josefin Forsberg

This season, lean into body-bearing cuts and barely there fabrics

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Almost-nude dressing is nothing new. After all, Marilyn Monroe made headlines wearing a sheer dress singing 'Happy Birthday, Mr President' in 1962 while Jane Birkin dazzled in a crocheted Emilio Pucci gown in 1969. Almost ten years later, Cher sparkled in a Bob Mackie feather dress at the 1978 Met gala. Lastly, who could forget the iconic red carpet offerings of Halle Barry and Lucy Liu in the early aughts?

Embroidered tulle dress, price on request. Valentino. Featured in the December - January issue fo Vogue Scandinavia. Photo: Noel Quintela