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Old 06-20-2013, 03:29 PM
 
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A half slip is the solution for a sheer dress or skirt.

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Old 06-20-2013, 04:15 PM
 
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I was going to suggest first a nude-color body shaper (all one piece).

But yes, slips are very useful. I remember when I was in college, I had lots of mini skirts and since they were dark and not see-through, I figured I didn't need a slip. After all, those were for old ladies or see-through skirts only, right? Then I would walk across campus and have to constantly pull down my skirt as it would ride up my legs as I walked. It seems slips were not just invented to prevent seeing through a skirt, and but also to let the skirt, um, slip down over your legs and not ride up. Important life's lesson, I'd say.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:07 PM
 
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When you tried it on, if you tried it on you should have been able to tell how sheer it was then you could have left it at the store. Going without underwear is just gross outside of the fact that you could have a feminine issue start unexpectedly. Go to a good tailor and get them lined, wear a slip or donate them to the dress to the nearest landfill.
I bought them online, so obviously I couldn't tell it was see through.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:09 PM
 
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But anyways, I don't think a slip would work because it's body hugging and you might see the outline of the slip.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:48 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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But anyways, I don't think a slip would work because it's body hugging and you might see the outline of the slip.
There are body hugging seamless slips as well. Go over to a department store and check the selection.


I am on my phone, please forgive the typos.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:51 PM
 
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Try to get it lined or return it.

Most dresses nowadays should be lined. I work in retail and I don't remember the last time I saw a dress that's not lined. Though, it would also depend on which store you bought it from.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:17 PM
 
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Match your underoos to your shin tone.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:26 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Try to get it lined or return it.

Most dresses nowadays should be lined. I work in retail and I don't remember the last time I saw a dress that's not lined. Though, it would also depend on which store you bought it from.
At least half if the dresses I see are unlined. It is very common. I have quite a few.


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Old 06-20-2013, 10:56 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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But anyways, I don't think a slip would work because it's body hugging and you might see the outline of the slip.
Something like this will work with a body hugging dress: Flexees® Decadence Tank Dress from Maidenform®

Or this:Amazon.com: Curvi Shapewear Women's Compression Full Slip Control Slip Underwire Strapless Body Slimmer With Hidden Bra FBM003 (Now With Full Sizes And Colors): Clothing

It won't be any more obvious under the dress than the bra that you were probably already planning to wear.
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Old 06-20-2013, 11:02 PM
 
Location: State of Transition
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But anyways, I don't think a slip would work because it's body hugging and you might see the outline of the slip.
Go to a store and try different slips with it, to see. This is really a simple solution. It sounds like you haven't tried to solve this at all.

An alternative, if you haven't worn the dress out of the house, is to return it, if you weren't expecting it to be see-through, and you're having trouble dealing with that aspect of it.

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