It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, and Gwyneth Paltrow occupy the same red carpet. But, the three — along with many more of their Hollywood friends — attended the amfAR Inspiration Gala last night in Los Angleles, and each appeared in some form of cleverly revealing formalwear.
While we might once have considered plunging necklines or corseting to be the calling cards of a sexy outfit, the looks ahead are a bit more advanced than that. These show-stopping — perhaps even jaw-dropping — designs demonstrate industrious applications of mesh, sheer fabrics, and cutouts where cutouts are usually not found.
Click ahead for a dose of hotness inspiration straight from some of Hollywood’s most familiar ladies, who've learned that titillating style goes way beyond the bandage dress.