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It’s only natural for certain trends to emerge on every awards show red carpet — but every so often, the stars (literally) align and almost every A-lister in attendance shows up in coordinating attire. That’s exactly what happened at last night’s MTV Movie Awards, where the words "black," "sheer," and "sexy" might as well have been part of the ceremony’s dress code.
Kendall Jenner went for head-to-toe corseted details, in a lace-front dress by Kristian Aadnevik and intricate thigh-high sandals from DSquared2. Cara Delevingne turned up in a Tron-esque velvet jumpsuit by Balmain featuring plenty of transparent paneling up top. Charlize Theron opted for an ultra-romantic lace look from Alexander McQueen, while her The Hunstman co-star Jessica Chastain picked a very Victorian Givenchy gown with a corseted waist. Both Halle Berry and Rebel Wilson, on the other hand, went for body-conscious dresses with diagonal details. And Lizzy Caplan sparkled in a sequined look from Sally LaPointe with a semi-sheer skirt.
Let’s take a look at everyone all lined up, and marvel at their collective matchy-matchiness:
Remind you of anything? How about:
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