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Bared midriffs are the latest rage on red carpets and runway shows

Published on May 12, 2014 6:41 PM

Suddenly, the midriff is everywhere.

Those inches of the torso - preferably taut and toned - are showing up on the bodies of celebrities from Rihanna to Taylor Swift and Cara Delevingne.

At last week’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s costume gala, singer Rihanna, in a Stella McCartney top; actress Anne Hathaway in a red Calvin Klein bustier; actress Emma Stone sporting a Thakoon ensemble; actress Imogen Poots in a Proenza bra-dress; and model Delevingne in a black halter, all bare midriff skin.

Singer Taylor Swift wore a J. Mendel crop top to the Academy of Country Music Awards last month and actress Mindy Kaling sported a Topshop number at PaleyFest 2014 in March.

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