Trending: See-Through Black Lace Dresses

Jessica Biel on Oct. 25, Kristin Cavallari on Sept. 14, and Jessica Lowndes on Sept. 12.
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Listen, we’re not going to sit type here and tell you it’s easy to pull off the underwear-shown-on-purpose look. Nothing looks weirder than thick white bra straps peek-a-booing out from under a racerback tank top. Been there! But — and there’s always a but — if done right, teaming a black bra with a black lacy dress or top can actually look chic, and stars Jessica Biel, Kristin Cavallari, and Jessica Lowndes nailed the look. To get it right — and not risqué — start with a solid black bra and add to it one of these sheer-looking outfit ideas below.


Jessica Biel at Glamour’s REEL Moments in L.A. on October 25.
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JESSICA BIEL: Jessica Biel paired a darker ’do with a see-through Oscar de la Renta black floral lace and crinkle chiffon blouse at a Glamour magazine event this week. Pair a lacy blouse with a lacy skirt for Jessica’s look, or slip into this Alex Evenings dress ($128,

Kristin Cavallari at the Grand Opening of Lavo in New York on Sept. 14.
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KRISTIN CAVALLARI: Kristin Cavallari showed off her curves (and her bra) in a sheer, long-sleeved tube dress at the grand opening of Lavo in New York last month. Show off your curves like Kristin with this stretchy lace dress from American Apparel ($50,

Jessica Lowndes at Fashion Week in New York on September 12.
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JESSICA LOWNDES: Jessica Lowndes rocked a lacy tee with a teal skirt and a full-coverage bra for a classy/cute look at New York Fashion Week. For an easy-to-wear tee like Jessica’s try this one from Olive & Oak ($35,

+ Which dress is your favorite — Jessica B., Kristin, or Jessica L.’s?