Hamlet has a good article by Iris Ophelia on the advantages and disadvantages of mesh clothing. See: Ophelia’s Gaze: 3 Great SL Fashion Items Which Show Off the Potential — and Limitations — of Mesh. I’ve tried to get the concepts of how mesh clothes will work out. But, Iris’s explain may make more sense to some readers.
If your thinking of buying mesh clothes to try out, Iris’ is a must read article.