The 60 Most Daring Dresses Celebrities Have Ever Worn

Celebrities often push the boundaries of fashion on the red carpet, from wearing dresses designed like a swan’s body to outfits made entirely from recycled bottles. But a bigger trend that has taken off in recent years is the “naked” dress — gowns and outfits designed to show maximum skin while still keeping covered. 

The trend is still alive and well on red carpets in 2020. Keep reading for a look at some of the most daring outfits celebrities have worn.

Daniel Boan contributed reporting on a previous version of this article.

Ming Xi paired her sheer dress with thigh-high boots for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show after-party in November 2018.

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Ming Xi in 2018. 

Bella Hadid put a glamorous spin on the trend while attending the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show after-party.

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Bella Hadid in 2018. 

“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness proved guys can rock the barely-there trend at the Creative Arts Emmys in September 2018.

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Jonathan Van Ness in 2018. 

Hadid wore another sheer look, a corseted bodysuit, to a Harper’s Bazaar event in September 2018.

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Bella Hadid in 2018. 

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wore a strappy Versace dress to the GQ Men of the Year Awards in September.

Rosie Huntington-Whitely at a GQ event.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in 2018. 


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