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Outfit Query: Monochrome Mesh Insert Cut-Out Bodycon Summer Dress

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A lot of new trends have caught on this summer. Like the killer gladiator sandals, white on white and the famous mesh insert cut-out dress/jumpsuit.

The mesh insert dress is an inspiration of the Alexander Wang ensemble first seen on Rihanna at the X-Factor UK finals.


Following queries on the ABY Facebook Page as to how to get this look, here are  a few ideas.


This Missguided Klarissa Mesh Insert Bodycon Dress, £29.99 .

Klarissa Mesh Insert Bodycon Dress In Cream, £29.99, Missguided


The dress also comes in black below:


Other HOT mesh insert cut out dresses that you can choose from:

Slim of All Things Slim knows how to wear the hell out of a cut out dress!


The Missguided Robena Mesh Panel Racer Dress, £29.99 in cream looks like a perfect copy of the Wang original.

Robena Mesh Panel Racer Dress In Cream, £29.99, Missguided

Natasha above is slaying this Milenka Mesh Panel Jumpsuit for only £32.99 from Missguided. 

It comes in white too!


Even Hotter buys…

Lizzie Mesh Insert Bodycon Dress, £20, Boohoo
Arrogant Cat London Bodycon Mini Dress with Mesh Insert, £45, ASOS
Hybrid Dress with Mesh Inserts, £95, ASOS
ORANGE MESH BODYCON, £35, Miss Selfridge


Lipsy Flocked Sheer Panel Dress, £50, Lipsy
Lipsy Sheer Insert Bodycon Dress, £55, Lipsy

I can’t lie, these dresses are sexy! I am thinking getting myself one. The Lipsy bodycon number is speaking to me…Let me know which ones you might be grabbing.

Please forward your queries to artbecomesyou@yahoo.com. 

And check out the Facebook Page for loads of  cool pics and updates.

Until then.

Love and Light x

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  • Muke Alison
    June 25, 2013

    i absolutely loveeeeee these cut out dresses but my boobs won’t let me wear some of them :(. need to get a stick on bra or something like that. lovely post lydia. and i am a HUGE fan of all things slim. she always kills it

    • MsAidyl
      June 26, 2013

      i was thinking about the same thing- what bra do i wear. never tried on one of those stick ons but i’;; see how it goes.
      Thanks Muke

  • Javanna
    November 8, 2013

    How do I purchase an item, if I stay in the United Stated? Under mailing address the Country United States isn’t listed.

  • Javanna
    November 8, 2013

    United States* I meant

    • MsAidyl
      November 11, 2013

      ASOS has got a US site and Missguided ships to the US if I’m not mistaken.

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    February 3, 2014

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