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Noah Cyrus in a Sheer Dress and Thong at Fashion Week

Noah Cyrus explored all of our favorite trends in one shimmering look at Milan Fashion Week on Feb. 22. While attending the womenswear fall 2023 shows, the “I Burned Down LA” singer went braless in a sheer, hooded dress with plunging back cutouts. She layered the see-through outfit over a high-waisted black thong and a pair of knee-high boots.

The dramatic ensemble combined several standout styles pulled directly from this season’s red carpet look book. Like Jenna Ortega’s sultry backless dress at Paris Fashion Week in January, Cyrus’s maxi featured a billowing hood. Although complete with long sleeves and a high neckline, the finished outfit was far from full-coverage.

Almost totally translucent, the piece did little to cover Cyrus’s high-waisted black thong and extensive tattoo collection. From behind, the dress became even more revealing when the singer turned to show off the hourglass-shaped cutouts. The design began at her upper back and plunged down to just below her waist. As she entered the venue, street lamps illuminated the gown’s glittering mesh fabric. She styled the look with a chunky black bangle around her wrist, a matching handbag, and stunning supermodel nails.

Cyrus is among many celebrities to test out the naked dress trend in recent months, including Nicole Scherzinger, Rita Ora, and Kylie Jenner.

At Paris Fashion Week, the “July” singer stepped out in many different over-the-top ensembles. On Jan. 24, she attended the Alexandre Vauthier haute couture spring 2023 show in a metallic embellished bikini layered under a sheer, pleated dress. Later in the day, she went fully topless in a plunging open-front gown paired with an oversize chain-link necklace to cover her chest.

Ahead, see Cyrus’s completely sheer hooded dress at Milan Fashion Week.

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How Kanye, Gap, and Chanel Are Dressing Us Down for Dystopia

If the world feels terrible right now, one can take small comfort in the cultural history of dystopia being a long one. From George Orwell’s 1984 to cinema franchises like Mad Max, fiction has interrogated what it would be like if we ever hit that point of dystopia or a borderline to present apocalypse. This idea of “the end of life as we know it” has long influenced the cultural zeitgeist, including fashion.

One example is the recent drop of Kanye West’s Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga collection. Business of Fashion credited Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga with bringing a dystopian retail experience to stores. Rather than the traditional well-merchandised, well-sized, particularly laid out approach to visual merchandising Gap takes, the Yeezy collection was available… in trash bags.

Did this deter many customers from shopping? Not at all. Shoppers waited hours in line to shop to purchase T-shirts and hoodies, many of which are now sold out in most sizes. The shopping area for the collection consisted of limited space with black floors and black walls, and customers recreating the scene of dumpster diving. It was dystopia at its most capitalist.

Despite the Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga collection nearly selling out, some aren’t as happy with this dystopian concept as one might think. Mike Grillo, a customer who recently shopped at Gap after the Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga launch, said, “We need to stop pretending Yeezy Gap is a thing. It’s literally trash bags full of black hoodies flopped in the center of your average gap [products.] Spare us. I also overheard a sales associate saying Yeezy Gap is the same materials Balenciaga uses, and I bet you my retirement fund it’s not.”

In an e-mail to The Daily Beast, Gap said that Yeezy Gap and Balenciaga,

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Women’s fashion week SS23: what to expect

Women’s fashion week S/S 2023: what to expect

From New York to Paris, everything we know about the upcoming S/S 2023 womenswear season so far

Designer debuts, city swaps, runway returns – this September, women’s fashion month is back in what’s already primed to be a standout season of shows. As ever, from New York to Paris, expect an eclectic mix of the world’s best-known houses and a rising creative vanguard, together defining the S/S 2023 season ahead. Here, in an ongoing report, discover everything Wallpaper* knows about the womenswear schedule so far. 

Women’s fashion week S/S 2023: all you need to know

New York Fashion Week
9 – 14 September 2022

While recent seasons have seen New York Fashion Week run with a largely depleted schedule, this September sees something of a revival for fashion month’s American stopover – halting any talk of its demise. Notably, the week has attracted two blockbuster international guests, Francesco Risso’s Marni – showing in the city as part of a ‘world tour’ for the Italian label – and Fendi, who will hold a celebration of its seminal ‘Baguette’ handbag (the house, currently helmed by womenswear creative director Kim Jones, will also continue to show its S/S 2023 collection in Milan). Elsewhere, a new vanguard of home-grown American talent brings fresh creative energy to the city, among them Peter Do (nominated for both the Woolmark and ANDAM Prize this year), Area, Puppets & Puppets, Judy Turner and Luar, while New York City stalwarts Tom Ford, Michael Kors, Coach, Gabriela Hearst, Tory Burch and Proenza Schouler will all make their return to the runway, the latter opening the week on the first Friday. 

London Fashion Week
16 – 20 September 2022

London Fashion Week also looks set to return with new energy; in a surprise

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