Micro Trend Alert: Sheer Dresses Were All the Rage at the Critics’ Choice Awards

The Critics’ Choice Awards red carpet is giving the Golden Globes a run for its money.

Last night, celebrities gathered in Los Angeles for the 28th annual CCA ceremony, and they brought their fashion A-game to the red carpet. And if there was one micro trend that emerged from the awards show, it was the abundance of sheer dresses.

From Lily James to Quinta Brunson, keep scrolling for a list of celebrities who went sheer at the Critics’ Choice Awards.

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1. Janelle Monáe in Vera Wang

Under the lights, Janelle Monáe’s sheer dress was at its best.

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2. Lily James in Oscar de la Renta

The bow + barely-there lining = *chef’s kiss*

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3. Julia Garner in Ferragamo

Julia Garner wore a two-piece that was connected by a sheer piece of fabric.

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4. Aubrey Plaza in Louis Vuitton

Aubrey Plaza rocked a sequin dress with a colorful sheer border along the neckline.

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5. Anya Taylor-Joy in Dior

Anya Taylor-Joy’s dress featured a scale-like pattern with a sheer skirt.

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6. Quinta Brunson in Robert Wun

Quinta Brunson’s look gave us the ideal combo of sheer and sparkle.


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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...