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The most risque red carpet dresses in history: from Liz Hurley's safety pin number to Beyonce's peekaboo sequinned gown

When it comes to red carpet appearances, there's nothing we love more than an A-lister in a daring outfit.

From Liz Hurley's infamous Versace safety pin dress to Rihanna's controversial Swavorski-crystal encrusted mesh gown, some of the most iconic celebrity looks of all time have been born from a risque red carpet appearance.

And last night's Video Music Awards were no exception, with host Mylie Cyrus wearing no less than 11 outrageous styles, including a bubble gum pink latex dress by House of Holland and a barely there, head-to-toe silver look from Versace.

Here we have compiled the ultimate evolution of the most daring red carpet looks over the last 50 years; simply click on the squares below to begin.

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