Halle Berry, 2000
Not even Halle’s criss-cross back or the zig-zag pattern on that mini dress could keep us from noticing her visible thong at the MTV Movie Awards.
Rose McGowan, 1998
Rose was an early trend-setter when she walked the MTV VMAs red carpet topless with then-boyfriend Marilyn Manson, wearing a completely sheer fringe dress that fully exposed her black thong.
Christina Aguilera, 2000
Christina took a mild approach to the undies-as-outerwear trend by exposing one side of her black thong at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Britney Spears, 2000
Britney brought the sparkle on stage during her MTV Video Music Awards performance in a crystal-embroidered bra, sheer pants and matching bedazzled thong.
Paris Hilton, 2001
Paris was working every trend from the early aughts during a night out in L.A. wearing a spaghetti-strap tank, low-rise jeans and totally-exposed thong.
Gillian Anderson, 2001
Gillain’s black gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party seemed simple and sleek from the front, but once she turned around, the low back exposed her entire thong.
Kendall Jenner, 2017
Undies at the Met? That sounds like a faux pas, but with a dress as sheer and “naked” as Kendall’s custom La Perla design, her thong wasn’t even the most scandalous aspect of her 2017 Met Gala look.
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