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Celebs Energize Underwear as Outerwear

Apr 21 2010 - 10:00am

WWD recently reported [1] celebrities have energized the shapewear market. How so? By wearing underwear as outerwear! To prove it, annual sales of shapewear grew 10.6 percent from March '09 to February '10. Wow. You know who the trendsetters are: Madonna [2], Lady Gaga [3], Rihanna [4], Katy Perry [5], Dita Von Teese [6], and so on. Proceed to see them, and more, rocking this risque trend.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Madonna [7] is the originator of this trend — hello, cone bra? — and she continues to rock it on stage.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Katy Perry [8] has worn many bra-style tops in her career, including this nude one at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Estelle sassed up her ivory suit with a black, low-cut bustier.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Lydia Hearst's bustier at the Sex and the City Movie premiere was jeweled.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Lady Gaga [9] is no stranger to wearing underwear as outerwear. Here she went disco.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Risk-taker Gwen Stefani [10] in a lacy white and black corset top.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Alice Dellal played peek-a-boo with her pink and black corset.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Beyonce [11] belted it out in a sequined one-piece.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Paris Hilton [12] has even jumped on the trend — talk about va-va-voom.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Half of Rihanna [13]'s bra showed during a recent performance.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Chloe Sevigny looked smashing in her white bustier top.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Remember when Zoe Saldana [14] and Chloe Sevigny both revealed their Prada [15] bras? Who wore it better? [16]

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Here is Gaga again, showing off her sexy black bra.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Leighton Meester [17] isn't afraid to show some skin. Here she is wearing a sheer lace top, revealing a black triangle bra.

Celebs Wear Underwear as Outerwear — and Energize Shapewear Market!

Dita Von Teese [18] often performs in lingerie-style outfits.


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