How To Work The Naked Trend (That's Totally SFW)

Don’t worry, there’s no nudity involved


Popularised by the fabulous Carrie Bradshaw from hit drama series Sex and the City, the naked dress was a slinky DKNY number that the writer put on for her memorable first date with Mr. Big. Fast forward 18 years, the iconic dress is now part of a bigger trend spotted on most of the Spring 2016 runways – naked tailoring.

Effortless, loosely tailored pieces in the prettiest neutral shades of blush, cream and camel are the key to this look. To keep the silhouettes fluid and flowy, go for lightweight materials like silk and chiffon – your clothes should feel like your second skin.

Tone down fancy satin slouchy pants with a rugged sweater, as seen at Calvin Klein Collection; or opt for a loose-loose camisole and skirt combo like Jill Stuart. For an office-appropriate spin, check out matching suits from The Row and Stella McCartney.

Why not give your LBD a rest and try out a nude dress from Tibi, Chloé or Joseph? Steal Opening Ceremony’s styling trick by layering a loose silk shirt in a contrasting colour under your neutral number for an edgier take on the feminine trend. Click through above to check out the runway looks for this trend!

For more Spring/Summer trends, check out It's Okay To Love These '90s Trends Again and Are Spring's Hottest Trends Inspired By Our Favourite Kuehs? For more fashion stories, head here.

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