Gigi Hadid Wears a Naked Jumpsuit That Might as Well Be Painted On

February 17, 2016

Hold up – wait just a minute, New York Fashion Week. Gigi Hadid’s got some modeling to do, and this time we mean off the runway. The supermodel’s been promoting her new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit spread while taking on her catwalk duties, and if she’s managing to multitask in this sexy of a look, well, all the power to her. Gigi’s sparkly, see-through jumpsuit by Julien Macdonald bares all –…


Golden Globes WTFs: The Naked Wannabes

    Not all of these people deserve the crankiness of this headline. But Globes night was so REFRESHINGLY devoid of sheers, that it was exhausting to wake up after a paucity of sleep to find that several of them crashed the afterparties. Here’s the thing: When a dress is BEAUTIFUL but sheer, I at least see what the person was drawn to Read More … Go Fug Yourself

January 12, 2016

How Did Naked Become Fashion’s New Normal?

I was dodging traffic and hailing a cab, clinging to a small nude slip underneath my dress while having my picture taken, and wondering why I didn’t think the whole thing was crazy. This might be regular work for a model, but not for me. Why wasn’t I bothered by the fact that people were staring at me in a dress that left the illusion that I was basically naked,…

December 30, 2015

The Label That’s Making the Naked Dress Wearable IRL

November 18, 2015

After a few jaw-dropping red carpet appearances from Rihanna and Beyoncé, who pioneered the trend, it’s now no big deal at all to see a nearly naked, totally see-through dress on the red carpet. It may just be the new normal – for celebrities. In real life, I have yet to attend a friend’s wedding or turn up at a cocktail party to find one of the other guests flaunting…


1 Woman Wore the Naked Dress IRL, and This Is What She Learned

August 14, 2015

In a single night, celebrities like Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian ushered in a new era of red carpet dressing with sheer gowns we quickly dubbed “the naked dress.” Since the Met Gala, the term has become a steady part of the fashion vernacular, referring to a sheer dress, embroidered or bedazzled just enough to create some semblance of modesty while revealing just about everything else. As with most trends in…


Emily Ratajkowski’s Premiere Dress Is the Perfect Antidote to the Naked Dress Trend

August 13, 2015

With one step on the WAYF red carpet, Emily Ratajkowski just solidified her status as a major superstar – and it’s all thanks to that fringed Balmain dress. Clearly the up-and-coming style star knows the importance of a great premiere look, one that commands attention without revealing too much. No naked dress trend or plunging neckline here; instead Emily brought glamour and a little rock and roll with an emerald…