~ the “naked dress” ~

15 Jun

Do you think that Rihanna was the first who wore a sheer gawn? Think it again!

When she stepped out in her Adam Selman gown at the CFDA Fashion Awards this week, she joined the ranks of “naked dress”-wearing celebrities. A very particular group of women wearing dresses not just to show off one of their assets (J.Lo’s plunging cleavage in that green gown at the 2000 Grammys? Child’s play…) but all of their bodies at once. Some of the world’s most fearless female celebs in all their body-baring glory, after the Rirri’s “naked” party…!

Marilyn Monroe at the White House in 1962

The original wearer of the naked dress is Marilyn Monroe. She was known for wearing dresses that made you wonder “am I seeing something I’m not supposed to see?” on several occasions, most notably in Some Like It Hot and when singing Happy Birthday to President Kennedy in 1962.

Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell at an Elite Model Agency party in September 1993 

Rose McGowan’s front at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards

And back…!

Tony Braxton at 2001 Grammy Awards

Kelly Brook at the 2004 British Independent Film Awards

Coco Austin at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards

Lady Gaga’s front at the 2011 CFDA Awards

And back…!

Melody Thornton at ELLE’s 2012 Women in Music awards

Iggy Azalea at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

Miley Cyrus at the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival

(via here)

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