When you're a star, you can wear whatever you want—literally. Sure, they regularly look stylish and put together, but standard apparel rules us "normals" follow go out the window when a celebrity is getting dressed. Case in point: A bra is totally a shirt if your name is Bella Hadid, Rihanna, or Kim Kardashian West. Ahead, 25 times celebrities mastered the art of wearing lingerie as clothing.
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: Earlier this year, Hadid paired a white bustier with high-waisted jeans and and an over-sized anorak while trotting around Paris.
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.
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Kim K—who has joked about "being naked most of the time"—is a multiple offender in the lingerie-as-clothes department. In 2016, she stepped out in New York City wearing a black bra, an open blazer, and velvet leggings.
In 2018, Kendall Jenner breezed through New York City wearing a silky chemise and jeans—a combo she relies on time and time again. Conjure up an image of Kendall Jenner in your mind and you’re likely to picture the model like so.
Katy Perry made a convincing case for slip dresses as evening wear when she wore this pink, lacy number in London earlier this summer.
Here, in 2016, the model walked the Los Angeles Fashion Awards red carpet in a sheer gown that exposed the body suit she was wearing underneath.
Bella Thorne arrived at the Adidas and Manchester United Squad “Unmissable” event in an interesting ensemble. The actresses opted for a black, strappy bra, low-rise denim, and an unbuttoned jersey, giving us major early-aughts vibes.
In 2017, Hadid stepped off a plane at Heathrow airport in the comfiest version of lingerie as clothes: The model paired a white sports bra with an open, black sweatshirt and matching pants.
In 2016, Hailey Baldwin left the Jeremy Scott show during New York Fashion Week wearing a purple, lacy bra under a camisole and a fitted white skirt.
Khloe Kardashian arrived at the Good American launch event in Los Angeles wearing a lacy bodysuit with light-wash jeans. Fun fact: Khloe’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds Los Angeles is dressed in this look!
It’s fitting that Tinashe brought out her bedroom best for Rihanna’s Fenty PUMA show in 2017, since RiRi loves lingerie so much herself. The singer’s turtleneck was complete with a bra-bearing cutout, because why not.
In 2015, Rita Ora was spotted in London wearing a fishnet tank over a black bra. The look was completed with slashed denim and an unzipped bomber jacket.
Kim really went for it while she and Kanye were in Miami Beach, Florida, in 2016. The reality star was spotted wearing a plunging bodysuit under a super-sheer dress with lace-up heels and a diamond choker.
Iggy Azalea gave off major Sporty Spice vibes at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards with a blue bra, baggy denim, and platform sneakers.
Everything about this 2015 photo is just so freaking Rihanna. The singer was spotted outside in silk pajama bottoms, matching robe, and a lacy bralette (cocktail still in hand, obviously).
Kendall Jenner—alongside her army of body guards—made her way to the Jimmy Kimmel Live! set in 2016 wearing a black skirt and mustard-yellow silk camisole as a shirt.
Another red carpet, another piece of lingerie. Halsey showed up to the 2017 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Atlanta, Georgia, wearing a black bra underneath a tweed jacket with matching hot pants.
In 2016, Amber Rose wore a black, lacy bodysuit (no skirt, pants, or shorts to go with it) in Los Angeles. Her only other pieces of apparel: fishnet tights and thigh-high boots.
The country singer opted for blue lingerie and a matching, sheer blouse for her 2018 performance at The Abbey in West Hollywood, California.
In late 2016, Bella Hadid wore a black lace bodysuit, jeans, and a floor-length jacket for a night out in Los Angeles.
Rihanna was seen walking through the streets of New York City in 2017 wearing a pink tracksuit with a teal sports bra.
Halsey paired her matching, peach-colored shorts and blazer with a bedazzled bra for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards in Burbank, California.
Kim Kardashian was spotted in 2016 in New York City wearing a black-and-white-lace negligée. But, hey, she was carrying a blazer.
In 2015, Rita Ora made her all-black outfit pop with the little help of a push-up bra and a sheer, mesh turtleneck in New York City.