A changing of the hems

With spring / summer 2011 attempting to make its presence felt across many a country we’re seeing the sheer maxi dress trend evolve exactly as we had suspected it would: to be shorter.

see through mini skirt

To date though, we’d simply lacked the visual confirmation that the hemline of the sheer maxi dress trend would change in response to the weather. But, thanks to the talented eye of street style photographer Wayne Tippets, that’s no longer the case as you can see above.

Best of all, the jagged hem seems to imply that this is something of a DIY knee length sheer skirt – it’s something of a thrill to me to see trends adapted on the streets before retailers and designers have a chance to do it themselves, it shows that fashion is now a bottom up art instead of one dictated from the top down.

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