How to Wear Black Mesh Top: 15 Amazing Outfits

best black mesh top outfit ideas

Many people think that the black mesh top is too sexy to wear unless you are a super model or a movie star. Actually, depending on how you style it, you can actually make it part of your street outfit. For example, for those of you who can’t accept wearing a black mesh top over a bralette, you can easily wear it over a vest top and you can still achieve a really elegant and feminine look. To show you more on how to style it, I have collected some of the black mesh top outfit ideas for you. Let’s dive right in.

Black Mesh Top with Skinny Jeans


I am going to start off the list by showing you something that you would likely see on the TV. Yes, it is the typical way of wearing a black mesh top over a black bralette. But don’t get discouraged yet if you just don’t like this kind of overly sexy outfits. You can simply tweak the outfit by replacing the bralette with a black vest top. Anyway, pair the mesh top with black skinny jeans and black ankles strap open toe heels to complete this all-black sexy and stylish look.

Wear with Black Bralette and Leather Mini Skirt

black bralette leather mini skirt

If you want to build a feminine and sexy outfit around the black mesh top, you can wear it with a black leather mini skirt. For the shoes, I would recommend you to wear black ankle strap open toe heels or black ballet flats. To add some extra style to the outfit, you can wear a black choker.

Polka Dot Semi-Sheer Black Mesh Top with Leather Shorts

polka dot semi sheer black mesh top leather shorts

If you think a solid-colored black mesh top is a little too mature and feminine for you, you may want to try this polka dot version instead. Wear it over a black bra top. Wear black leather mini shorts and black suede ankle boots to complete the stylish and lovely outfit.

Black Cropped Mesh Top with Mini Skater Dress

black cropped mesh top mini skater dress

This is a very interesting way to style a black mesh top. It is a actually a cropped mesh top that is worn over a black bra top. Pair them with a black mini skater dress and black ankle heeled boots to complete this sexy look.

Black Long Sleeve Top with Mesh Overlay & Orange Skirt

black long sleeve top mesh overlay orange skirt

At first glance, this looks like a black cutout top. Actually it is a hybrid black top that is partially made of the black mesh. It is paired with an orange pencil skirt to create a sharp contrast. Complete outfit with black suede ankle boots to look sexy and chic.

Wear with Black Leather Jacket & Denim Button Front Skirt

black leather jacket denim button front skirt

If I have to tell you what I mean when I say “low-key sexy”, I think this picture says it best. To achieve my so-called low-key sexy outfit, you can wear a black mesh top over a black bra top. Wear a stylish black leather jacket over them so that it is not super easy to see that you are wearing a mesh top. That creates the “now you see it now you don’t” effect which is a great way to look sexy. Complete the outfit with a dark blue denim button-front skirt, stockings and black leather heeled ankle boots to achieve this remarkable look.

Mesh Top Over Black Lace Bralette

mesh top over black lace bralette

If you are going to a cocktail party and you decide to look super sexy in a non-mainstream way, that means that you are not wearing a cocktail dress, then you can wear a black mesh top over a black lace bralette. Pair them with black leather mini skirt and black ankle strap open toe heels.

Wear with Black Vest Top & White Wide Leg Pants

black vest top white wide leg pants

Here is an elegant outfit that you can wear for a formal event. To achieve the look, wear a black vest top with a black mesh top layered over it. Pair them with white wide leg pants and nude ankle strap open toe heels to complete beautiful and professional looking outfit.

Hybrid Black Top of Satin and Mesh

hybrid black top satin mesh

Now, if you think all the outfits mentioned are way beyond your comfort zone, let’s start with something that is very easy to pull off. This is a hybrid black top with the shoulder part made of mesh and the rest made of satin. You can simply wear it with black pants and black open toe heels to complete the elegant outfit.

Black Mesh Top with Button Up Wool Skirt

black mesh top button up wool skirt

Here is a super chic outfit that can make you stand out in a formal event or a cocktail party, yet, it doesn’t require you to show much skin at all. To achieve this gorgeous look, you can wear a black mesh top over a spaghetti strap black v neck vest top. Complete the outfit with black button front pencil skirt and black thigh high suede boots. For more outfit ideas of similar boots, you can check out our blog post on how to wear thigh high boots.

Polka Dot Mesh Top with Black Felt Hat

polka dot mesh top black felt hat

Earlier, I have mentioned how to style the polka dot mesh top. I feel like the outfit is too nice that I want to talk about what else you can do with the outfit. To pair with the polka dot mesh top and leather skirt outfit, you can wear a black felt hat to add an artistic touch. The felt hat does really take the outfit to the next level.

Black Mesh Button Up Shirt with Black Suit

black mesh button up shirt with suit

For this outfit, if you replace the bralette with a black vest top, what you get is a feminine outfit that you can wear for work. The outfit consists of a black mesh button up shirt. Pair it with a black slim fit blazer, black skinny pants and suede ankle boots to achieve an amazing look.

Long Sleeve Mesh Top with Black Ripped Skinny Jeans

long sleeve mesh top black ripped skinny jeans

This is an absolutely stylish all-black outfit that you can easily pull off if you replace the bralette with a black top. Simply wear a black long sleeve mesh top with black ripped skinny jeans and black leather mid-calf boots to achieve a cool and dark all-black look.

Oversized Short Sleeve Black Mesh Top with Pencil Skirt

oversized short sleeve black mesh top pencil skirt

It is not that often to see a short sleeve black mesh top. It often looks nice when it is used in a layered outfit. Try layering it over a white bra top and a black pencil skirt to achieve a stylish and ladylike casual look. Black ankle boots would be the perfect shoes to match with the pieces.

Half Sleeve Black Cropped Mesh Top with White Skater Skirt

half sleeve black cropped mesh top white skater dress

For a simple and sexy look, you can wear this half sleeve sweetheart neckline top that has the shoulder part made of mesh. Pair it with a white skater skirt and black heels to achieve this chic look.

So, here are the black mesh top outfit ideas I want to share with you. My main purpose is to let you know that you can really control how sexy you look by changing what you wear under the mesh top. It will be great if you can try some the above mentioned ideas and expand your outfit world just a little bit at a time.