16 Revealing Red Carpet Looks That Made Jaws Drop (PHOTOS)

Dwyer Frame | Dec 23, 2015 Beauty & Style
16 Revealing Red Carpet Looks That Made Jaws Drop (PHOTOS)

Since the birth of the red carpet, stars have been pushing the boundaries of what they can get away with, and the following 16 celebrities are no strangers to getting tongues wagging. They each made fashion statements that seemed to have one thing in common: Less is more. 

Sneak a peek at the barely there looks that made jaws drop when they hit the red carpet. Which is your favorite, and which star do you think went too far?


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  • Beyonce


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    Queen Bey may have been late to the 2015 Met Gala's red carpet because of a last minute wardrobe change, but boy did it pay off. Her barely there Givenchy gown turned heads and made us all envious of her killer bod. 

  • Amber Rose


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    Wearing a chain dress post-baby are what nightmares are made of for most women, but Rose pulled off this Laurel DeWitt dress at the 2014 VMAs.

  • Irina Shayk


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    There was no question Shayk was going commando underneath her Atelier Versace gown and bodysuit at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2015. 

  • Lil Kim


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    We didn't know that a pasty could work for a red carpet look, but Lil Kim pulled off the nipple-adorned look at the 1999 VMAs with a body-hugging purple body suit designed by her stylist, Misa Hylton-Brim. 

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  • Rihanna


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    She basically went naked to the Council of Fashion Designers of America 2014 awards show in an Adam Selman dress that had 230,000 Swarovski crystals and, well, no slip! 

  • Rose McGowan


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    Many have tried to knock off McGowan's 1999 VMA look (see Rihanna and Amber Rose), but McGowan was the true trendsetter when it comes to shocking the red carpet with an all-sheer look. 

  • Rita Ora


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    Talk about business in the front, party in the back! Ora looked elegant from the front at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar party red carpet, but when she turned around, she was pretty much baring her bottom in the Donna Karan Atelier dress. 

  • Jennifer Lopez


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    Who can forget this infamous green dress? In 2000, Jennifer Lopez left mouths agape with her plunging green Versace dress at the Grammys. So many people instantly flocked to the Internet searching for pictures of J.Lo's dress that it's rumored the star helped launch Google images

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  • Toni Braxton


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    Heads turned when Braxton arrived (and won!) at the 2001 Grammys in her plunging neckline and high-cut white Richard Tyler gown. And yes, there was a built-in thong!

  • Bleona Qereti


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    Singer Qereti left her mark when she stunned viewers on the red carpet of the American Music Awards in 2015 in her mesh dress that she paired with silver pasties and a silver thong.

  • Lady Gaga


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    Not one to ever conform to the fashion rules, Lady Gaga is always pushing the boundaries. After an impromptu concert at a jazz club in London in the summer of 2015, Gaga showed off her goods with pasties and ripped fishnets.

  • Nicki Minaj


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    It may have been Halloween, but Nicki Minaj still wowed us with her ample cleavage in her sexy fairy princess costume in 2015. 

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  • Gigi Hadid


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    Models know how to show off their assets, and Hadid rocked her flawless body in the cleavage-flaunting, midriff-baring, and high-slit white Bao Tranchi dress at the American Music Awards in 2015. 

  • Joanna Krupa


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    The angles on the Michael Costello dress that Krupa wore to a 2014 Grammy party left little to the imagination.

  • Paris Hilton


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    Strategically placed embellishments just barely covered all of her body parts in this Roberto Cavalli dress Hilton wore to the 2004 VMAs. 

  • Jaimie Alexander


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    The actress stunned fans with both the front and the back of her revealing Azzaro Couture gown at the Thor premiere. 

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