Whatever your fashion knowledge, you won't have been able to avoid noticing the fabled 'naked dress.'
Typified by sheer, figure hugging panelling, with only the hint of embroidery or bedazzling to preserve modesty, it's a fairly striking piece of garmentry.
Beyonce's 2015 Met Gala gown is arguably the most striking of recent 'Naked Dress' outings, mainly for it being draped over her particularly killer body and her S-bend posing on the red carpet stairs.
But in case you thought this was just a 2015/2016 phenomenon, here is the complete history of The Naked Dress, from Marilyn Monroe through to Cher.More
In 1890, this flimsily sheathed Victorian beauty proved that sheer drapery was the perfect accompaniment to a woman's frame.
Actress, nightclub entertainer and singer Jayne Mansfield was a great advocate of the tightly fitting draped fabrics that later became sheerer and sheerer as The Naked Dress evolved. (1955)