Despite Bella wearing the ensemble for a fashion show, she's hardly the first to dabble in the daring trend recently.
In 2017, we first saw exposed hip bones and thongs reappear on the runway in shows such as Tom Ford (the very man who first started the trend at Gucci in 1998), Linder and Fenty x Puma, prompting Kim Kardashian to share a vintage Gucci g-string selfie as tribute:
And just a month ago, model Hailey Baldwin took the thong to the biggest fashion event of the year, the Met Gala. In a backless sparkling pink gown, Hailey's bedazzled underwear was on full display:
This article originally appeared on InStyle Australia