Mesh Fashion

Mesh is that very thin, soft net-like fabric that often acts as an overlay or base on which to embroider/appliqué. A mesh dress fits like tender, second skin. A mesh inset/cut-out lets skin show through. Mesh is light, packable, and very much in trend.

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Fiona Mesh Lace Trumpet Dress by Bardot: Very a la mode. Not for the shy. Flounced skirt and high neck. Back zip closure. Short sleeves. Partially lined polyester $179.00

Soutache Mesh Dress by JS Collections– in 5 colors. Patrician. Ornate appliqués enrich a trumpet-cut evening dress. Back zip with rouleau-button closure. Jewel neck. Slight cap sleeves. Lined polyester. $260.00                                                              

Embellished Mesh Gown by Pisarro Nights: Glittering beads and sequins hark back to Jazz Age glamour. Godet-flounced silhouette. 5 colors. Back zip closure. Jewel neck. Cap sleeves. Partially lined rayon. $238.00

Embroidered A-Line Gown by IS Collections: A romance of lacy embroidery sheer mesh at the neckline. Hidden back-zipper closure. Ballet neck. Short sleeves. Built-in bra cups. Lined polyester.

Not Shown: Adrianna Papell Embellished Blush Mesh Gown $300.00

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Pleated Dress: Contemporary and soft. Knee-length, pleated dress in mesh with narrow, adjustable shoulder straps and gathers at top. Narrow, elasticized seam at waist with a small ruffle, concealed side zipper, and gently flared, draping skirt. Lined. $99.00

Lace Cocktail Dress by IS Collections: Eminently useful. Sheath is edged with delicate eyelash lace. Stylized notched neckline inset with sheer mesh. Hidden back-zipper closure. Jewel neck. Built-in bra cups

Tadashi Shoji Ombré Mesh Cocktail Dress: Dark glamour. Ruched top.  Off-the-shoulder neckline. Cap sleeves. Sheath silhouette. Straight hem. Hidden back zipper.Polyester/ spandex. $270.00

Herve Leger Cocktail Dress in Bandage Knit with Mesh Insets: High style. Crew neckline. Short sleeves. Body-conscious silhouette. Tiered, fringe hem. Back zipper. Rayon/nylon/ spandex. $1690.00


Left: 3D Floral Crochet Lace Minidress: Youthful. Han Chong replaces his signature lace with breezier ’70s-inspired crochet mesh. Exposed back-zipper closure. Jewel neck. Sleeveless. Lined polyester.  $405.00                                                                                             

Center: Retrofete Rachel Dress: Party on! Lined nylon. Non-slip silicone. Hidden side zipper closure Ruched fabric detail throughout.  Mesh knit fabric with sequin embellished accents. $585.00

Right: Saba Blanc Midi Dress by Bronx and Banco: Ethereal. Lined polyester. Partially lined mesh fabric with lace trim and floral appliqué. Raw cut hem. Hidden back zipper closure. $437.00

Not Shown: Magdalena White Tube Mesh Dress $72.00


Left: Shein Flower Embroidery Mesh Overlay Maxi Dress: Young and trendy. Polyester mesh. Round neck. Half Sleeve. Fit and Flare. Details: Embroidery, Zipper, Button. $30.00

Center: Red Valentino Embroidered Tulle Mesh Midi: Something of an arty show stopper.  Iridescent embroidery of doves and motifs lend bohemian accents on this mesh dress. Round neck. Sleeveless. Concealed back zip. Seamed waist. Polyamide. A-line silhouette. Sale $897.00

ASOS Fringe Mesh Bodycon Dress: Mid-weight finish. V-neck. Fringe panels. Zipper side with hook-and-eye closure. $76.00                                                                                                          

Not Shown: Tadashi Shoji Embroidered Starburst Mesh Gown $568.00


Left: Shein Sheer Applique Mesh Top (needs camisole)- Really pretty. Short Sleeve. Polyester. Sheer, Button, Appliques. Pullover.

Center: Bardot Splice Semisheer Blouse: Elegant. Lace and dotted mesh. High neckline; V-neck illusion. Long sleeves. Slim fit. Hidden back zipper. Nylon. Sale $49.00

Right: Shein Mesh Yoke Layered Fringe Blouse: Cool. Beige. Long Sleeve. Polyester. Contrast Mesh, Fringe, Tiered Layer, Button. Pullover. $16.00

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