6 Stars Who Went Commando on the Red Carpet

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It's not every day you decide to wear a sheer dress. If you do want to try it out, though, you'll need to go Commando — but that doesn't mean you'll have to give up underwear. In fact, it's the exact opposite.

In 2003, Kerry O'Brien founded Commando, a line of seamless undergarments that are made without elastic and create the illusion of smooth lines. Turns out, our favorite stars and runway models have been sporting the label under silhouettes with risky cuts for years.

Rihanna's stylist pulled a Commando thong for her to wear with that see-through Adam Selman gown at last year's CFDA Fashion Awards. And designers like Rebecca Minkoff and Prabal Gurung hand them to the runway models backstage.

Ultimately, Commando — which offers briefs, control-top bottoms, camis, and shapewear — lends ultimate comfort so that you'll feel confident rocking a body-hugging dress or one that shows a slip of leg. Read on to see which stars and models have put these basics to the test, along with some that probably should have.

If you could depend on such a trusty foundation like Commando, would you go sheer? Weigh in and let us know in the comments section.

Rihanna in Adam Selman
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Rihanna in Adam Selman

No one could forget Rihanna's crystal-embellished Adam Selman number at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards. It made for a moment in booty history, and the star carried herself with poise. Her only bit of coverage was a furry stole, and instead of a bodysuit or high-waisted panties, Rihanna opted for the classic Commando thong.

Sienna Miller in Balenciaga
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Sienna Miller in Balenciaga

Despite the design's sheer detail, Sienna managed to look totally elegant, and her high-waisted boy shorts actually offered a good deal of coverage.

Kim Kardashian in Balenciaga
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Kim Kardashian in Balenciaga

This isn't the first time Kim Kardashian showed off her underthings on the red carpet, but we appreciate the smoothness that a sleek bodysuit lends her Balenciaga look. We'd feel comfortable trying a seamless Commando Tech Cami ($60) with a similar outfit — especially when it's got a bit of added coverage from a satin robe.

Rooney Mara in Givenchy
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Rooney Mara in Givenchy

Rooney Mara went for a dark, vampy look in this Givenchy Spring '15 number. Her look revealed a little less skin and distracted from the lack of coverage with lace and satin details.

Kristen Stewart in Zuhair Murad
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Kristen Stewart in Zuhair Murad

Red carpet rebel Kristen Stewart is the queen of the see-through dress. She wowed us in this neutral Zuhair Murad number back in 2012 at the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, starting with a foundation of high-waisted briefs.

Jennifer Lawrence in Dior Haute Couture
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Jennifer Lawrence in Dior Haute Couture

Jennifer Lawrence's sheer gown at the 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire premiere showed off her curves, which were defined by a bustier bodysuit for maximum movability. This is another example of a dress that would benefit from an easy cami and panties pairing.

Christopher Kane Fall 2015
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Christopher Kane Fall 2015

This lovely sheer Christopher Kane number is delicate and feminine. But what would be the point in ruining all of that with eye-catching panty lines?

Proenza Schouler Fall 2015
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Proenza Schouler Fall 2015

Sure, this Proenza Schouler dress has a lot going on, from its strips of fringe and hardware embellishments, but what lies beneath are control-top briefs that make for smooth lines.

Marques'Almeida Fall 2015
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Marques'Almeida Fall 2015

A Barbie-pink look strolled down the runway at Marques'Almeida, and all we could focus on were the model's white panties, which, frankly, only complemented her booties. Perhaps we'd have less visibility if the designer opted for a beige shade instead.

Commando Classic Control Brief
Commando

Commando Classic Control Brief

The classic control brief rings in at just $44 and would work under any sheer dress in a neutral colorway.

Commando Classic Thong Basic
Commando

Commando Classic Thong Basic

Rihanna layered her sheer, much-talked-about Adam Selman number over this very thong ($20), and much to her advantage, it went unnoticed.

Commando Classic Control Thong
Commando

Commando Classic Control Thong

The classic control thong ($36) would work for a dress that calls for more coverage in the front and less in the back. A style with a high leg slit would pair perfectly with this option.