Dare To Bare: The Sexiest Celebrity Cut-Out Dresses

  • Jennifer Lawrence The Hunger Games

  • Taylor Swift at the One Chance Premier

  • Kate Moss at Mario Testino Exhibition

  • Beyonce Good Morning America 2011

  • Lady Gaga and Donatella Versace

  • Rosie Huntington Whiteley Maxim 100

  • VH1 Divas 2012 Miley Cyrus

    <> at The Shrine Auditorium on December 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Nicki Minaj Lookin Ass N****

  • Elizabeth Hurley Versace Dress

  • Diane Kruger Cannes 2012

  • Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart

  • Halle Berry 2011 FiFi Awards

  • Kelly Rowland Grammys

    Singer arrives at The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow for Harper’s Bazaar

  • Anne Hathway on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

  • Jennifer Lopez on BET 106 & Park

  • The Black Eyed Peas Present 7th Annual Peapod Benefit Concert Ciara

  • Mary-Kate Olsen MET Gala

  • Freida Pinto at the Jaeger LeCoultre Gala in 2012

  • Emma Watson in Peter Pilotto

It’s no longer enough to just wear a tight dress, or a short dress, or even an extravagant gown. If a girl wants to really wow, she needs to Cut It Out. Pieces of her dress, that is. From hip splits to tummy reveals, any babe who’s any babe is wearing cut-outs in her dress, and some of our favorite celebs are showing us how to bare just enough, while strategically covering the right parts.

From Mark Fast aficionados like Nicki Minaj and BeyoncĂ© to Versace queens Elizabeth Hurley and Lady Gaga, we’re taking a look at the celebrity stars who are a cut above the rest when it comes to sexy dressing. While provocative dressing is nothing new, there’s something alluring about a strategically placed piece of skin between fabric.