52 Times Celebrities Wore Lingerie as Clothing

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Whether you're dressing up for a red carpet or just going out for brunch, daring to bare is often the name of the game for celebrities. Apparently, if you're famous, there's nothing unusual about rocking a bralette with a blazer or wearing sheer skirts with thongs (and going commando is a real option, too). It's hard not to admire all the ways that stars, and their stylists, have perfected the lingerie-as-outerwear look. To celebrate this bold, sexy attire—and provide some outfit inspiration if you're feeling daring—we rounded up 52 of our favorite celebrities in their best dare-to-bare ensembles. Enjoy.

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Kaia Gerber

The 18-year-old model attended The Fashion Awards in London in a satin bralette with pearl embellishments and a sheer lace skirt from Loewe. The look was both daring and youthful for the young star, who normally keeps it more covered up on the red carpet.

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Angela Bassett

Button-down shirts under blazers are too vanilla for the red carpet. The sexier alternative? A sheer top or bra underneath. Bassett flawlessly pulled off the combination look.

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Kourtney Kardashian

Speaking of bras under blazers, here's Kourtney styling one underneath her glittery Naeem Khan ensemble for the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards. It was the perfect non-clashing minimalist piece.

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Sofia Richie

Kourtney Kardashian and Sofia Richie might have more in common than you think, at least in the style department. Richie wore the bra under a blazer look, paired with ROLLA's blue jeans and heels, while attending a Kate Somerville event.

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Gigi Hadid

Gigi loves a good monochromatic ensemble. The model found the most matchy-matchy burgundy bra to wear with her top and pants when leaving her apartment in New York City.

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Camila Cabello

No shirt, no problem. The singer was spotted in a complete Izaak Azanei look during Paris Fashion Week in 2019. Should we attempt this look as well?

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If you're not ready for the whole bra and cardigan thing, try the lingerie look with a mini slip dress. It's classic and gives off those same bedroom vibes without baring it all. Zendaya styled hers with a black trench for the ultimate going-out look.

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Vanessa Hudgens

Some Fashion Week-goers wear their most elaborate ensembles, others not so much. Hudgens kept it simple and sexy with this black crochet set while leaving Carolina Herrera's spring 2020 show.

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Chrissy Teigen

A lace slip is one of comfiest garments you can wear while pregnant to still look fashionable. Take a page from Chrissy's book and choose a bold color, plus matching blazer, for your dinner date plans.

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Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls' black top and silky pink skirt definitely turned heads at the MTV EMAs 2019 red carpet. We would wear.

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Camila Cabello

Everyone had their eyes on Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes (not pictured) during this New York outing, but our eyes were on Cabello's outfit. She kept it casual by wearing a lace bralette top, drawstring bottoms, and a vibrant floral duster cardigan as the final layering piece.

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Kourtney Kardashian

For a L.A. night out in June, Kourtney opted for a lavender mini dress with lace trimming. If we were her, we'd go right to bed in this look when the clock strikes 12. (Our preferred bedtime is 11 p.m.)

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Ariana Grande

At the 2016 American Music Awards, the singer showed up in a lacy bustier top and white pants. She proved you can mix lingerie pieces with sleek office-ready trousers for that sexy nighttime look.

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Kendall Jenner

The model attended La Perla's store opening during Milan Fashion Week wearing a bodysuit with a furry crop jacket and champagne-colored pants. It was a seamless way to work the brand's lingerie pieces into her party attire.

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Irina Shayk

The model's I-just-rolled-out-of-bed look is impressive. She let her black lace bra peek out from underneath her luxe sleepwear and added a red lip and heels to dress up the ensemble.

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Gigi Hadid

Hadid wore head-to-toe pink for an event in NYC. She selected a bralette for underneath her see-through lace shirt to spice up the feminine ensemble. It worked.

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Ashley Graham

If you have a bra you want to show off, wear a sheer shirt like Ashley Graham did for an Addition Elle event in 2016. To keep the outfit modest the rest of the way, pair with a long body-hugging skirt.

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For a more understated way to wear your lingerie, pick a black bodysuit or tank top and layer it with your favorite black duster coat and pants. Ciara pulled off this Fashion Week-worthy look in 2016 at Givenchy's runway show.

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Bella Hadid

What does one wear under a sheer dress? Nude undergarments, of course. Hadid rocked it in this beige Dior ensemble and convinced us the look is definitely worth a try.

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Cara Delevingne

Show off all your pretty bralettes by wearing them under a tailored blazer. Just like the Kardashians, Delevingne tends to gravitate towards this style—and why not? It looks amazing on her.

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Hailey Bieber

The sheer top + bra trend had a moment in 2017, but it's always an option when you want to show a little skin. To dress down the look, pull a Bieber and wear with jeans.

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Miley Cyrus

Going to an award show or getting ready for bed? Miley wore this daring white buster and matching boy shorts ensemble to the iHeart Radio Music Festival in 2013. The sneakers, rather than heels, added a more casual touch.

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Serena Williams

As Sports Illustrated's 2015 Sportsperson of the Year, Williams was not afraid to tap into the brand's ethos of baring it all. The tennis star looked amazing in a lace slip dress, which she wore with a flouncy skirt and black boy shorts.

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Sara Sampaio

Going to an outdoor concert this summer? You'll want to take a page from Sara Sampaio's book and wear a plunging bodysuit with a bralette and denim shorts. It's sexy, ventilated, and comfortable.

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Joan Smalls

The date-night outfit that'll keep your SO's eyes on you all night long. (Just be careful when you drink red wine.) Joan Smalls, or someone on her team, probably kept a Tide-to-Go pen nearby just in case.

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Ruth Negga

Anything goes when you're sitting front row at the Louis Vuitton show, especially sheer ensembles. The actress managed to look sexy, edgy, and tasteful with this see-through long-sleeve tunic top and bra.

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Anna Kendrick

You can layer a tee underneath your pantsuit set, but our preference, as is Kendrick's, is to layer a lacy bodysuit. The actress and singer mastered the look with pink heels at the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

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Josephine Skriver

How to make any night gown work for the day: add a furry coat and heels. Skriver looked like she was ready to party after her 9-to-5 modeling job.

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Bella Hadid

Scroll through street style pics of Bella Hadid and you'll see numerous instances of the model wearing some form of lingerie as clothing. Exhibit A: Hadid paired a white bustier with high-waisted jeans and and an over-sized anorak while trotting around Paris.

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Rihanna's wardrobe is so badass that you almost don't notice she's not wearing real clothes. Here, the singer’s floor-length coat, printed hat, and frayed denim almost disguised the fact that her top is actually a bra.

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