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Risqué sheer panels: Would you try it?

(These celebs did!)

By Glamour Magazine Apr 2, 2013 8:25PM
Getty Imagesby Fawnia Soo Hoo

Wardrobe-malfunction-tempting sheer panels are a thing these days. Well, if you go by what Adriana Lima, Lily Collins and January Jones are wearing on the red carpet, that is.

Let's take a closer look at these ladies' outfit choices -- and how much skin they're showing off -- and then discuss: Would you try it?

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Over the weekend at WonderCon, Lily Collins wore a revealing, sheer blouse that was dangerously risking some underboob. She was otherwise covered up in sleek black leather, though. What do you think dad Phil would have said about this look?

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Adriana Lima's white-hot Alberta Ferretti gown is just a perfect storm of sexy. There's the side-boob and totally transparent commando-requiring side panel, and she's wearing the dress backward to show some cleavage. Too much or just right?

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I love it when January Jones makes a discussion-starting fashion statement. (Respect!) At the "Mad Men" premiere, she wore a blocked Jonathan Saunders dress with a precariously flimsy skirt panel. Hopefully there weren't any strong breezes on the red carpet.

Are you into risqué sheer panels? Is it something that you'd want to wear? Which celeb look is your favorite (if any)? Vote and tell us what you think in the comments!

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Apr 9, 2013 2:40PM
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I think using black sheer clothing is better since it looks more elegant.. like the pics here
Apr 6, 2013 3:06PM
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@ Lazzlong **** YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Apr 5, 2013 5:53PM
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In my opinion....not revealing enough!!
Apr 5, 2013 4:44PM
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I can provide more insightful feedback after a personal viewing.  Can that be arranged?
Apr 5, 2013 4:27PM
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From the sound of it, the author of this MSN "story" seems to believe that all women should be wearing a burkha and hijab.  When they're let out of the harem only of course.
Apr 5, 2013 4:23PM
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the more the better ..love a good peep show...something about curiosity...whoa!    need to call my wife home
Apr 5, 2013 4:22PM
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Save the provocative revealing garments for the lounge wear and bedroom. Confidence in your sexuality does not mean that you show everything in public. You can be very sexy with designed clothing that leads to the imagination without showing everything. You want to show it all and when someone approaches you the wrong way it is an offense or sexual harassment. Dress appropriately and you won't be a target for unwanted advances. You could be setting yourself up for a serial killer, or stalker or sexual predators. What you don't want you get. Respect yourself and don't make yourself a target of negative speaking. Know who you are without making yourself a target for abusive behavior, name calling and down right disrespect from others. Use discretion, that is for Hollywood and clothes designers. These designer clothes concepts have a great impact on the young generation of today.  Is it okay for your young daughter to dress like this and walk the street, or go to school in this manner? Think about it.
Apr 5, 2013 4:21PM
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Will you people get a life. When these people dress up you complain, when they dress down you complain. If they dress conservatively you call them frumpy. Get a picture of them in baggy shorts and a t-shirt lounging at home, OMG that's just terrible. Plain old jeans and a loose shirt to run to the grocery store. Wow how could they be seen in public dressed like that. As for too risque, randy922 below says it all. As for risque and wardrobe malfunctions we've seen some fairly conservative dresses slip, fall or rip. I've never been physically or mentally injured by a wardrobe malfunction, Fact is I kinda enjoy the occasional slip. It keeps life fun.
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