Of course there are loads of revealing gowns at the party of the year. Indeed some opted for flashing their unmentionables (Adriana Lima, we’re talking about you). But when we’ve seen it all before, covering up is the most subversive act.
J-Lo made her fashion name wearing jungle print Versace slashed from neck to knee to the 2002 Grammys and has long been a supporter of the nearly-nude dress, just rocked up to the Met Gala in shroud-like sky blue chiffon Valentino.
The effect was somewhere between 1970s Liz Taylor and a Moroccan princess, accentuated by Harry Winston diamonds as big as the Ritz. Is the naked dress on the way out? Probably not, we have to say. Kendall Jenner just arrived in what amounted to a wisp of spangly smoke.
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