Modesty Blaise: With these sheer hems, showing some leggy skin is in

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The sheer trend seems to be picking up even more momentum lately. But while some of those completely see-through blouses and burnout dresses seem a little bordello'esque at times, a simple sheer skirt hem offers just the right amount of skin. Preen, Phillip Lim, and Frank Tell all showed some thigh for fall, and check out Alex Wang's variation with nylon bike shorts, which was both daring and very DIY—sheer genius.
Above, from left: A spring '09 look from Preen; a spring '09 look from Armand Bassi One; a spring '09 look from Frank Tell.
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Above, from left: A spring '09 look from Preen; a spring '09 look from Alexander Wang; a spring '09 look from 3.1 Phillip Lim.
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