I think it could look great in the office, depending on the cut and style of the dress, as well as the amount of pure sheer-ness. Take a gander:
|From left: Minka Kelly in a pleated mini, peep-toe heels and a turquoise cocktail ring; Emily Blunt n a sheer white dress, Amrapali jewels and nude heels: Kerry Washington in a blush Herve Leger by Max Azria bandage dress, Alexis Bittar earrings and Rene Caovilla sandals.
Here are some examples of where to get your own:
From left: Jessica Simpson Cascading Rose Dress, originally $138.00, on sale for $103.50; Topshop White Sheer Sleeve Shift Dress, $100.00.