Midriff-flossing is the trend that keeps on giving but this year, bralettes have also been big news on the red carpet. Take the recent CFDA Awards, for example. Blue Backless Sundress Resident ab flasher Emily Ratajkowski arrived in a schoolish look by Miu Miu, while Zendaya chose a teeny-tiny chilli-red bandeau bralette and skirt by Vera Wang to collect her Fashion Icon gong.
The Met Gala saw a sea of tummies on show, too. Chiffon Long Sleeve Floral Print Dress While some celebrities took the opportunity to wear voluminous ballgowns, other guests kept their fashion to the bare minimum. Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon channelled Cher in a hot-pink belly-baring look; singer Lorde graced the steps in revealing separates by Bode; Cynthia Erivo stunned in pristine-white Moschino; Hunter Schafer wore Prada armour; Teyana Taylor wore a barely-there Prabal Gurung look; while Lily Rose-Depp and tennis star Emma Raducanu showed their taught midriffs in Chanel.
Rewind to the Oscars in April and there was even less fabric. Carey Mulligan compensated for her tiny bralette with a gold full-bodied skirt, both by Valentino Haute Couture. Coffee Long Sleeve T-Shirt Dresses Vanessa Kirby offered a peep of her toned stomach in pale-pink Gucci, and Zendaya twirled in a sunshine-yellow Valentino Haute Couture gown.