MESH IT UP

January 28, 2017
mesh it up
The sheer trend is still very much alive, but fashion has seen a transition from girly lace to sporty mesh.  Once only associated with sports, and swimwear, we've been seeing mesh in tights, t-shirts, jumpsuits, and even evening dresses. This lightweight breathable material is the perfect combination of edge and style. 
Working mesh into your wardrobe can be a little tricky. If the execution of this trend is done wrong you can go from chic, to raunch in an instant. Here's a few tips to help you mesh it up.
 
Tip 1
Remember "less is more".
Complimenting your mesh with a statement piece, like an embellished jacket or top is always a great idea, but be careful not to over accessorize, if you do the jacket and jewels will overpower the mesh.
Tip 2
Mesh Overlay
Layering with mesh as I've done above is a great way to add texture to a monotone look. It also gives you innovative ways to incorporate your mesh into your wardrobe.
mesh it up
Tip 3
Metals & Metallics 
Be bold with your mesh, don't be afraid to make a statement with accessories, metallics or bright colors. I chose silver as my metal of choice, the silver chain from my choker, flowed perfectly with the silver details of my jacket & shoes. 
Tip 4
Meshy Feet
If you're looking for a different way to create a mesh look, try mesh footwear. This season we've seen booties, heels, and thigh high boots in mesh. Styled with solid colors they can create a bold fashion forward look.  
mesh it up
For my mesh look I decided to layer. After days of rain we finally got back to sunny days here in San Diego, but there's still a lingering winter chill.
I wore a solid black one piece tank bodysuit from American Apparel, and layered it with a cap sleeve mesh dress from H&M. The mesh on this dress is tight and has a soft sheen, so to add more texture & a statement piece to my look I wore a black on black monogramed Gucci leather jacket, and black Chanel chain booties. 
Please leave me a comment below and let me know your thoughts on my look, and tell me how you style your mesh can't wait to hear from you. As always thanks for reading!
Xoxo,
Pashana
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