Cannes Film Festival: Thigh-High Slit Dresses Are All the Rage
With so many award shows, it’s important for designers to always have the freshest, most eye catching trends on the red carpet. This season the thigh-high slit dress is in, in a big way!
At the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Rosario Dawson, Eva Longoria and Doutzen Kroes, all wore beautiful gowns with very high slits, as reported by E! Online. Victoria Secret model, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, is a huge fan of the Thigh-High slit. She has been spotted rocking the trend at many different red carpet events this year.
Gosh Celebrity Fashion says, “With the right styling and simple, understated accessories, Rosie manages to look stunning and seductive, whether it be cutout maxis, jersey dresses, or glittery numbers, she executes the trend perfectly without looking trashy!”
Angelina Jolie’s Leg Causes a Stir at 2012 Academy Awards
Justin Ravitz, of Us Weekly, talks about the black, velvet, Versace dress Angelina Jolie wore to the 2012 Oscar’s, “She looked silly, she looked stupid, but slightly [seductive].” The slit seems to have an imbedded appeal that can’t be taken away, no matter how “silly” the dress may be.
The Thigh-High slit continues to grow in popularity for many reasons. Celebrity stylist, Anita Patrickson says, “This trend is a great way to show some skin, whilst keeping it classy.”
Lea Michele’s Thigh-High Slit Dress Malfunction at SAG Awards
The Thigh-High Slit has posed a few problems with coverage, and left a few unlucky ladies showing off more than they bargained for. E! Online reported both, Eva Longoria and Rosario Dawson, were victims of accidental flashing, while wearing the slit gowns.
Lea Michele wore a beautiful high slit Versace dress to the 2013 SAG awards. The dress was slit so highly, when she walked she showed off much more than just her leg. Us Weekly’s online reporter Andrea Lavinthal, questions what a person would wear under a dress slit so highly. She presented the possibility of double sided tape, as an added precaution to wardrobe malfunctions.
Despite the accidental flashing, the trend is continuing to grow and gain popularity. The upcoming fashion and award shows are sure to continue the trend and offer many more thigh-high slit dresses to be reviewed.