The Evolution of the "Naked Dress"

Same shock tactic, many wearers.

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It's glaringly obvious on any red carpet that skin is more in than ever. Here, we celebrate some of the world's most fearless female celebs in all their body-baring glory. (Warning: NSFW!)

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Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Jenna Dewan-Tatum wore a plunging v-neck gown with a high slit at the 2017 American Music Awards.

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Bebe Rexha

Rexha doned a sheer sparkling strapless dress at the 2017 American Music Awards.

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Kehlani posed in a sheer black dress at the 2017 American Music Awards.

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Demi Lovato

Lovato rocked a black strapless Ester Abner gown at the 2017 American Music Awards.

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Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Jenna Dewan-Tatum was spotted Monday night at the premiere of Kingsman: The Golden Circle wearing a sheer Zac Posen gown. As they say—business in the front, party in the back.

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Cara Delevingne

Cara has really taken to the naked dress trend lately—you could almost say it's become her red-carpet uniform. She wore this sheer dress to the premiere of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in Mexico City.

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Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne definitely knows how to dress to a theme. The supermodel/actress brought the most fitting sexy, space vibes to the Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets premiere.

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Bella Hadid

The supermodel has been shutting down every Cannes red carpet she's been on, and her amFAR gala look is no exception. Hadid wears a custom crystal Ralph & Russo couture gown and a pair of strappy silver René Caovilla heels to match.

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Kendall Jenner

Fitting that Kendall's Met Gala 2017 dress is made by famed lingerie brand La Perla.

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Kylie Jenner

This Atelier Versace number at the 2017 Met Gala reminds one of Beyoncé's epic 2015 dress, no?

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La La Anthony

Anthony copped some Beyoncé vibes of her own on the 2017 Met Gala red carpet, courtesy of this now-famous pose.

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Jennifer Lopez

J.Lo wore this Julien Macdonald gown to the Billboard Latin Music Awards, featuring so many cut-outs there's basically more skin than fabric. The Naked Dress vibes are that much stronger thanks to a thigh-high slit.

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Kim Kardashian

She's no stranger to the naked dress, but this might just be the most naked yet. Kim wore a black mesh dress with a matching jacket to the Balmain show during Paris Fashion Week.

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Nicki Minaj

The rapper delivered killer curves in a navy blue gown with strategic cut-outs and sheer paneling for some serious side-butt action.

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Ashley Graham

Graham served it UP showing off her killer frame in an intricately-beaded charcoal gown and sexy underpinnings.

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Queen Bey shut down the VMAs red carpet in this Francesco Scognamiglio Fall 2016 look, boasting statement-making plume on top and see-through crystal beaded detail on the bottom.

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Diane Kruger

Serving up major boudoir vibes, Kruger attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party in this embellished, lingerie-like burgundy number.

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Gwen Stefani

Stefani was a red-hot siren due in large part to the strategically-placed petals on this Yanina Couture creation.

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Jennifer Lawrence

Lawrence may have arrived late to the Oscars, but she did so fashionably and nakedly in this lacy, see-through, and plume-adorned Dior Couture gown.

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Jada Pinkett Smith

Some context: JPS wore this sheer Zuhair Murad gown to a screening of Concussion, which stars her husband Will Smith. No one ever said plus-ones couldn't steal the spotlight.

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Jennifer Lopez

It's not her famed Versace dress per se, but the transparent nature of Lopez's sheer, floral appliqué cape dress was totally reminiscent of her OG naked dress moment.

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Paula Abdul

While presenting at the AMAs, Abdul opted for an outfit change that was waaay more risqué, but still elegant: this sheer mermaid gown with floral detail.

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All eyes were on CiCi at the AMAs, who showed off her robust physique in this artfully embellished, nearly naked Reem Acra gown.

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Gwen Stefani

Stefani's look took a decidedly dark, yet sultry turn as she showed off her skivvies in this sheer, ruffly number.

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Tove Lo

The Swedish star's corseted lattice work dress may have been lining-free, but she had skin-colored pasties and underwear to sneakily cover her lady bits.

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The singer stepped out in a BBHMM-green-hued fishnet dress that bared her bikini top and thong.

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Britney Spears

Spears' buff midriff was her best accessory in this golden fringe number.

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FKA Twigs

Twig shows off her robust dancer's physique in a see-through Atelier Versace bustier dress.

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Nicki Minaj

Minaj shows off major cleavage in a sheer, metallic gold dress by Labourjoisie.

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Chrissy Teigen

Teigen left her underpinnings at home in this floor-length, beaded fringe number with sheer panels along the hips.

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Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

Cyrus' Atelier Versace onsie looks like it was made from strappy silver belts and a chunk of chandelier.

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Jessica Stam at The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Saint-Tropez Gala

The supermodel really went for it in a practically invisible sheer embroidered overlay "gown" and black panties.

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Natasha Poly at The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Saint-Tropez Gala

Poly may be all covered up, but this nearly head-to-toe nude gown, with strategic panel placement, feels distinctly au naturale, if you catch our drift.

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Lady Gaga in the Sky

On a private plane, Gaga wears this see-through fishnet jumpsuit boasting flared sleeves and bell bottoms.

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Lady Gaga in London

While heading to a night club in London, Gaga dons a fishnet dress with silver pasties and high-waisted black underwear.

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Jennifer Lopez at the Billboard Music Awards 2015

Lopez is nearly-naked yet again in this silver, illusion-paneled dress with swirly sequin embroidery.

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Jennifer Lopez on American Idol

Lopez performed Rihanna's "Diamonds," and dressed fittingly for the occasion wearing a sheer, sequin-emblazoned mermaid gown that left little to the imagination.

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Beyoncé at the Met Gala

The most recent spin on the naked dress is by far the naked-est—and most stunning. We bow down to Queen Bey, who may have showed up to the red carpet a few hours late, but who made the wait so worth it. Think she was squeezing in some extra sit-ups?

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Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala

Kim K.'s take on the naked dress is a nod to Cher's Bob Mackie number from the first-ever Met Gala in 1974. Compared to Beyoncé's version, it seems downright demure.

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Mariah Carey at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

A flesh-toned sheath is made a liiiiiiittle less scandalous with a black bra instead of a nude one.

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Kim Kardashian at the 2015 Lanvin Show

What happens if the wind blows?

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Rita Ora at the 2015 'Vanity Fair' Oscars After Party

This sheer black paneled naked dress manages to feel chic *while* it's dropping your jaw.

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Irina Shayk at the 2015 'Vanity Fair' Oscars After Party

Did Irina and Rita call each other to coordinate first?

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Bleona Qereti at the 2014 American Music Awards

There's something super '90s about this look—maybe it's the Rose McGowan vibe we're picking up on.

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Rihanna at the 2014 amfAR Inspiration Dinner in Los Angeles

Get a closer look at Rihanna's Tom Ford gown here.

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Lady Gaga at Belgium jazz club L'Archiduc in September 2014

It doesn't get much more naked than a panel of sheer fabric over...basically nothing.

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Amber Rose at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

Click through all the looks from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards here.

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Kate Moss at Riccardo Tisci's 40th birthday bash, 2014

Kate Moss is not human. This bikini/fishnet number is proof.

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Rihanna's Back at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards...

It's amazing to think how many people it took to make something so sheer.

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...And Rihanna's Front at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards.

It's no surprise this was a bit of a scandal. Meanwhile media outlets everywhere whipped out their most creative cropping skills.

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Miley Cyrus at the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival

Do the nipple covers make this dress less naked? Not really...

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Iggy Azalea at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

A naked dress in the truest sense—skin-toned, sheer, strategically-placed overlays.

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Melody Thornton at ELLE's 2012 Women in Music awards

The Pussycat Doll left very little to the imagination.

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