Shress Roundup: straight from the Sheer Dress section of the Fashion Police jail

Annarita Celano shress, £25

Annarita Celano shress, £225

Sheer dresses – or “shresses” as the fashion world dubbed them shortly after they started to appear on the runways. How we laughed at them! Soon, however, it was the SHRESSES that were having the last laugh, because rather than disspear almost immediately, as we felt sure they would, the shresses went forth and multipied, and pretty soon they were popping up all over the place. In fact, we had to inagurate a whole new wing of the Fashion Police jail for them, so we could keep them away from the other inmates. (Shresses are a bad influence on other clothes, you see. You don’t even want to KNOW what happened when one briefly shared a cell with harem pants…)

The one saving grace of the shress, of course, is that we still haven’t seen anyone wearing one in “real” life, and for that we will be forver grateful. That doesn’t mean we can’t still have a good ol’ laugh at them, though, so here, for your viewing pleasure (or displeasure, as the case may be) are some of the current crop of shresses occupying our jail…

All shresses: Yoox.com

7 Comments

  • November 30, 2009

    naomi

    if i had known what i could charge for mom’s sheer drapes i would have converted them to shresses years ago lol

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  • November 30, 2009

    Selina

    The Annarita Celano dress? Brothel curtains!
    .-= Selina´s last blog ..Your daily dose of pretty: not for the arachnophobic =-.

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  • December 1, 2009

    Bethany

    The bead danglies make it look like a shredded shress.

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  • December 1, 2009

    lizvocal

    I bought the Comme des Garcons shress from Fredericks of Hollywood for $29. Not to wear out of the house, of course……

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  • December 1, 2009

    Milly

    I don’t know…worn properly…perhaps rather as layering rather than the dress itself…the Alexander McQueen one could be rather nice. Perhaps.

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  • December 1, 2009

    Madeline

    I guess that these should be worn like those 20’s overdresses, with some silk sheats underneath. But nobody seems to be making these anymore, so that option is out of the question…

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  • December 2, 2009

    Diandra

    The one in the picture reminds me of those beaded doorway thingies I had when I was little lol!
    While I think visible underwear is extremely trashy, I don’t really hate shresses…Maybe they could be pretty with something pretty over/under them! (like the Alexander Mcqueen one!)

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