Never mind the acts on last weekend’s Britain’s Got Talent, what really caught our eye was Alesha Dixon’s decision to show off her racy side – quite literally.
The 37-year-old judge became just the latest celeb to rip up the fashion rule book.
No longer sticking to the golden rule of either flashing a bit of leg, midriff or cleavage, the more daring female celeb has been baring her entire sides instead.
Alesha wowed viewers in her dress by New York designer Idan Cohen during the Britain’s Got Talent final – just four days after fellow judge Amanda Holden drew gasps in her own side-flashing white Celia Kritharioti gown.
Read more: Who has better style Amanda or Alesha?
But the BGT judges aren’t the only ones rewriting the fashion rules.
Model Bella Hadid made sure all eyes were on her at Cannes in a dangerously high cut dress by Alexandre Vauthier and singer Ciara’s silver Philipp Plein dress at the Billboard Music Awards appeared to be one side panel of fabric short..
But as you can see from these recent daring celebs, it’s certainly not a trend for the faint hearted…
Staying ahead of the trend last week was Amanda Holden , 45, who looked stunning in this Celia Kritharioti gown last Tuesday. With just that little bit of fabric, we think she might have been more daring than the sword swallower Alex Magala…
Amanda Holden flashes her legs
Alesha, 37, gave fellow BGT judge a run for her money is this sexy side-slashed Idan Cohen gown on Saturday night. Best seen when she was sitting down, it mixed elegance with pure va-va-voom.
Alesha what have you started?
The Victoria’s Secret model, 35, turned up the heat in this risque Michael Kors gown at Cannes. She’s got form for the style, having previously wowed in a Alexander Vaulthier dress, slit to the empire line.
Singer Ciara, 30, left little to the imagination in this barely there Philipp Plein at the American Billboard awards.
Model Bella Hadid, 19, is one of the fashion world’s new darlings along with sister Gigi. And Bella certainly made sure all eyes were on her at Cannes in this side-baring Alexandre Vauthier gown.
Singer Rita Ora, 25, proved she was Hot Right Now by rocking the open side look in this black Vera Wang dress at the recent VH1 ‘Dear Mama’ TV show party in New York.
Rita Ora isn’t shy
Model Emily Ratajkowski, 24, is no stranger to baring all after shooting to fame for dancing nearly naked in Robin Thicke’s infamous Blurred Lines video. She put a twist on the “missing side panel” trend at last month’s MET gala in New York – opting to flash her sexy side (literally) in this backless gown with extreme thigh split by Prabal Gurung.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the newcomer Thai actress was missing a little part of her dress as she attended the Money Monster premiere at Cannes earlier this month…
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