the naked dress.

The reactions of people today when someone wears a sheer dress is always that of ‘shocked and interested.’ When Kendall Jenner wore her ‘naked’ dress – a chainmail La Perla gown – to the Met Gala of 2017, everyone freaked out. Perhaps, because it was ‘Kendall Jenner.’ It was only a matter of time though, seeing as ‘naked’ or sheer dresses have been around for centuries.

(If you don’t wanna read my babble… skip to the bottom to find out where you can get this look!)


Before Miley’s nipples were all over the place and Beyonce’s Met Gala ‘gown,’ risqué outfits were already being worn by Marilyn Monroe – Norma Jean had no problem with leaving little to the imagination. In 1993, Kate Moss took the Elite Model’s Contest to a whole new level of sheer, where one could literally see her panties.


Then, in 1998, Rose McGowan had everyones eyes on her at the MTV Music Video Awards. Her ‘thong’ dress must have been the most uncomfortable dress to wear – she can be lucky there wasn’t too much wind!


As the 2000’s hit, Britney Spears, Toni Braxton, Miley Cyrus and a long line of other celebrities have adorned the ‘naked’ dress – including Kendall Jenner and Hailey Baldwin.


Let me know if you liked this post! Have a lovely Wednesday! xx

Dress: Billabong   |    Undies: Woolworths and La Senza    |    Boots: Steve Madden    |    Glasses: Prada (Luxottica)   |    Scarf: Woolworths

Lipstick: Sephora Rouge Cream Lip Stain

Photographer: Casey Rautenbach

24 thoughts on “the naked dress.

  1. Great post. Your photography to go along with it is perfect!!

    I would never have the confidence to go out in a sheer dress. But they look pretty cool.

    Shona Marie xo

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yeah it definitely takes some confidence!


  2. I absolutely love the look of this dress but I’d never have the confidence to wear it! I like to be more covered up but it’s a stunning dress xx

    Kayleigh Zara 🌿

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I love this look so much. The sheer dress, the sky high boots, the wall art. Everything just blending in smoothly. Nice job !

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Wow, stunning pictures! Also, you have an amazing style 🙌

    Liked by 1 person

  5. In and Out of Vegas September 6, 2017 — 6:52 pm

    You have to have a rockin bod to rock this look. You look awesome!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. I love how you’ve incorporated your own risqué dress into the post. Your confidence exudes through the photographs. I also must add that nothing is really new in fashion just the bodies wearing it. I enjoyed your timeline of previous women. It really brought it all together.

    Miss Monèt


    1. Thank you so much! It’s a pretty bold look 😛


  7. It looks stunning!
    I am in awe of the boots!!!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yes! I love them too – and they are so comfy!


  8. I’m not sure I could pull off this look but I do love it, you look amazing. I love the background where you have taken your photographs too.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yeah I go on a lookout with my friend to take pictures with awesome backgrounds 😀


  9. Wow, a lot of famous people have pulled it off over the years! Thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Ok, I absolutely love this look. I could never pull it off, but you look fantastic!!! I also like that you discussed the history behind this type of dress 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you! Thank you! 😀 You’re so sweet!

      Liked by 1 person

  11. I love that dress, it’s just stunning. I wish I had the confidence to wear stuff like this, hopefully one day!

    Jordanne ||

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close