Sheer bikinis are made of fabric that is exceptionally thin. When worn, these swimsuits reveal every curve, especially when wet. Typically made with Lycra, nylon or a blend, sheer bikinis are naturally clingy. Manufacturers often include a nude-colored lining to give the illusion of naked flesh while actually providing some coverage.
The stun of see-through
In contrast, see-through swimwear is completely transparent. Unlike a sheer bikini, a see-through suit is not lined to provide a bit of coverage. A see-through bikini is best for the free-spirited woman who is comfortable baring her best assets. Both of these styles are made in a variety of solid colors or printed designs, despite the sheerness of the fabric.
When shopping for sheer or see-through suits, keep in mind that many stores do not allow returns on purchased swimwear - so know what to expect before you buy.