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The most iconic and daring sheer celebrity dress moments

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Every year the Met Gala brings an array of fabulous and daring dresses and with this year's theme 'China: Through the Looking Glass' we weren't sure what to expect.

While many played it a little safer than years previous, there were still some who stunned on the red carpet, such as Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce, who all opted for incredible see-through dresses.

From Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday' moment to Liz Hurley's headline grabbing safety pin dress, take a look at the most iconic and beautiful sheer celebrity dress moments.

(Images: Rex Features)

  • Jennifer Lopez

    Wearing Bao Trinchi to celebrate her 46th birthday in New York

  • Beyoncé Knowles

    In Givenchy at the Met Gala 2015, New York

  • Jennifer Lopez

    In Atelier Versace at the Met Gala 2015, New York

  • Kim Kardashian

    In Roberto Cavalli at the Met Gala 2015, New York

  • Jennifer Lopez

    In a Zuhair Murad Couture dress at the 87th Academy Awards, Oscars, Vanity Fair After Party, Los Angeles

  • Heidi Klum

    In Versace at the 87th Academy Awards, Oscars, Vanity Fair After Party, Los Angeles

  • Rita Ora

    In Donna Karen at the 87th Academy Awards, Oscars, Vanity Fair After Party, Los Angeles

  • Gigi Hadid

    In Atelier Versace at the 87th Academy Awards, Oscars, Vanity Fair After Party, Los Angeles

  • Irina Shayk

    In Atelier Versace at the 87th Academy Awards, Oscars, Vanity Fair After Party, Los Angeles

  • Cara Delevingne

    In a sheer and sequinned dress at the Edward Enninful party at Hotel Cafe Royal, London

  • Rihanna

    Wearing Tom Ford at the amfAR Inspiration Gala, Los Angeles

  • Miley Cyrus

    Wearing Tom Ford at the amfAR Inspiration Gala, Los Angeles

  • Kate Moss

    At the Elite Model Agency party in London in 1993.

  • Elizabeth Hurley

    In a Versace dress at the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral in London in 1994

  • Rihanna

    In a custom Adam Selman dress, gloves and headscarf that are hand embellished with over 216,000 Swarovski crystals, at the 2014 CFDA Awards in New York.

  • Halle Berry

    In an Elie Saab gown at the Academy Awards in 2002.

  • Marilyn Monroe

    Singing 'Happy Birthday' to President Kennedy in 1962.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    In a Versace gown at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2000.

  • Angelina Jolie

    In a Versace gown at the premiere of Inglourious Basterds at Cannes Film Festival in 2009.

  • Cheryl Cole

    In an Alexander McQueen dress at her 26th birthday party in London in 2009.

  • Kate Middleton

    At the St Andrews University Charity Fashion Show in 2002.

  • Toni Braxton

    At the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2001.

  • Kate Moss

    Attending a painting exhibition in Beyoglu, Istanbul, in 2008.

  • Beyoncé

    In a Givenchy gown at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit in 2014.

  • Charlize Theron

    In a Dior Haute Couture gown at the Snow White and The Huntsman premiere in London in 2012.

  • Kristen Stewart

    In a Zuhair Murad jumpsuit at the premiere of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 in London in 2012.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow

    In an Antonio Berardi dress at the premiere of Iron Man 3 in Los Angeles in 2013.

  • Diane Kruger

    In a Valentino dress at the Annual Academy Vanity Fair Party in 2014.

  • Rihanna

    In a Stella McCartney dress at the Costume Institute Gala in 2011.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    In a Christian Dior gown at the The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film premiere in Los Angeles in 2013.

  • Beyoncé

    In a Givenchy Haute Couture gown at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit in 2012.

  • Kelly Rowland

    In a Georges Chakra Couture gown at the Grammy Awards in 2013.

  • Rachel McAdams

    In a Marchesa gown at the Midnight in Paris film premiere at Cannes Film Festival in 2011.

  • Eva Longoria

    In Y Anina gown at the Global Gift Gala in Paris in 2013.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    In a Tom Ford dress at the Annual Academy Vanity Fair Party in 2014.

  • Maggie Q

    In an Anthony Vaccarello dress at the premiere of Divergent in Los Angeles in March 2014.

  • Jena Malone

    In a Christian Dior gown at the The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film premiere in Los Angeles in 2013.

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