Sheer summer getting shorter

A season’s high (or low) always presents the opportunity to see how a trend evolves to cope with the change in weather. Snapped on the streets of New York, this particular piece of street style gives us a chance to see how the sheer maxi skirt has evolved to cope with the heat of summer 2011. Unsurprisingly it’s gotten shorter, and isn’t quite so maxi anymore. It’s a stylistic change that isn’t quite necessary, however, given the trend’s skirts and dresses almost always included a shorter skirt overlaid with a longer sheer one.

sheer summer skirt

This particular look was snapped by Mr. Newton.

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