Rad Or Bad? Would You Wear Sheer Pants?

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No one can deny that the sheer trend isn't the easiest to rock—but from shirts to socks, we've managed to find ways to pull 'em off. But when it comes to pants, we have a feeling that the only ones that should be wearing them see-through style are belly dancers and fire eaters. But Alexander Wang and Valentino both showed barely there pants this year, and a quick scan of our favorite e-commerce shops show that they're is being stocked in stores. Should we be equal-opportunists when it comes to all things sheer? Tell us: Are sheer pants cool or are they transparently bonkers?

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Above, from left: Valentino Sheer Lace Pants, $1,295, available at Net-a-Porter; Alexander Wang Chiffon Lingerie Pants, $450, available at Opening Ceremony; Diane von Furstenberg Sheer Harem Leopard-Print Pants, $195, available at Shopbop.
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Above, from left: Acne Contact Stoned Pats, $319, available at Shopbop; Tom Scott Drape Pants, $610, available at Creatures of Comfort; Ruby fall '10, full collection here.