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Kourtney Kardashian’s “NUDE” Dress Is Her Most Controversial Look Yet

As Kourtney Kardashian once said: “I am the view.”

On Jan. 26, the Kardashians star had fans doing a double take when she shared photos of herself in a very unconventional gown. Designed by Balmain, the Renaissance-inspired ‘fit featured a nude figure on the front, which made it seem like Kourtney was fully naked upon first glance.

In pictures posted to Instagram, Kourtney—who wore her signature dark locks in an up-do with two strands of hair framing her face—struck several sultry poses while clad in the dress. The Poosh founder also included a video of a phone left off the hook, writing in the caption, “If you’d like to make a call please hang up and try again.”

The optical illusion left the comments section divided, with some Instagrammers calling Kourtney “amazing,” an “inspiration” and a “vibe” while others questioned her daring fashion statement.

“Trying to figure out why her belly button is misplaced,” one follower commented, adding that they later realized “it’s her dress.”

Meanwhile, another Instagram user wrote, “I guess I just don’t understand fashion.”

A third commenter remarked, “I just felt uncomfortable looking at this. It’s a no for me.”

Kourtney rocked a similar frock in a photo shared by Travis Barker earlier this week, but that dress was decorated with a less NSFW scene from another Renaissance painting. In the snap, the 43-year-old happily took a mirror selfie in her bathroom while the Blink-182 drummer, who Kourtney married in May, cheekily hid behind her.

He captioned the shot, “Oh hey there.”

For Kourtney’s latest look, as well as more of her style moments, keep scrolling.


A Work of Art

Kourtney looked like she stepped out of a Renaissance painting in this Balmain gown.

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Blingin’ Babe

The Poosh founder sparked in a blinged out suit at the 2019 People’s Choice Awards.

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Oscars Glam

For their date night at the 2022 Oscars, Kourtney and Travis Barker opted for timeless looks.

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Fabulous Flare

The fashionista chose a sparkly black pantsuit that featured a plunging neckline and flared-bottoms for the 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards.

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Sexy Sequins

Kourt was sure to turn heads in this chic pink and yellow sequined Blumarine dress, styled with pale pink sandals and a tiny pink bag.

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GUCCI Goddess

Kourtney slayed the 2018 LACMA Art + Film Gala black carpet in a black vintage Gucci gown paired with a bejeweled clutch and a high pony-tail.

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Metallic Mini

The reality television star went full on glam for the grand opening on TAO Chicago in a metallic mini-dress that featured jewel-encrusted straps, one of which looped around her neck.

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Kourtney hosts the grand opening of a Sugar Factory in a silk pink blazer-dress and black strappy heels.

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Cold Shoulder and Cold Feet

The businesswoman shows off a golden tan the off-the-shoulder Milly Alba top (now on sale), accentuated by a high bun. 

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Tri Chic

Kourtney stuns with three-toned cropped pants with a matching jacket and high-heel boots. While the two-piece leather ensemble grabs our attention, the reality star keeps her beauty simple with a sleek bun and nude makeup.


Bold Basics

The socialite wore the ultimate conversational piece: the I.AM.GIA. Cobain Pants with a plan white tee while outside of Cecconi’s and Alfred Tea Room in West Hollywood. 


No Pants, No Problem

The petite star opts of pants, pairing an oversized denim shirt with over-the-knee boots. It’s effortless and pretty genius.

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Gourd n’ Glam

Kourtney, like any super mom, does it all with style. The Kardashian sister took her children to a pumpkin patch in LA wearing a pumpkin-colored mini dress with a light denim jacket and sneakers. 

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Stripes and Tees

While out and about in Los Angeles, Kourt goes for comfort in these off-white striped flare pants, Re/Done Boxy Tee and red Gucci heels. 

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Boots in Summertime

In a twist on summer fashion, Kourtney pairs her black shorts with a white long sleeve tee and Manolo Blahnik x Vetements boots.

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Leather and Louis Vuitton

The mom of three rocks an edgier look with a pair of wide-legged leather pants, off-the-shoulder top and nude heels, topping off her look with a red and black Louis Vuitton backpack.


Cutoff Queen

The reality star steps out in One Teaspoon distressed, cutoff shorts and a white tank top, elevating her look by pairing the ensemble with Gianvito Rossi frayed sandals.


Mom Jeans

When chic meets mom jeans, Kourtney sports a pair of white, wide-legged jeans with a brown tee and matching suede pumps, completing the ensemble with a Gucci purse.


Fit and Flare

Kourt spices up her simple look with white, button up flare pants and a pair of silver pumps. 


Taking the Plunge

Kourt takes the plunge in this cleavage-baring black jumpsuit.

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Sexy Suede

This tan, suede Alice + Olivia look gave Kourt serious, “POCAHONTAS VIBES.”

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Bag Lady

Our favorite thing about this outfit is Kourtney’s super chic Alexander Wang purse with chain link strap.


Furry Feet

Kourt spices up her casual blue jeans and black blouse with some furry heels!


Red Hot

Effortlessly chic! Kourtney pairs her bright red trousers with a simple black tank.



Kourtney switches things up in this unique, heavy black dress and a pop of color on her boots.


Party Girl!

Kourtney shows some skin and lots of leg in this sexy yet sophisticated all-black look.


On the Go

The busy mother of three runs errands in black leggings and a gray crop top.


Pink Dream

Kourt stuns in a light pink dress and white coat over her shoulders.

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Lacy Lady

Kourt covers up in a black lace jumpsuit that teases skin from head to toe (and that cleavage!).

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The E! star flashes her bra under a nude top and skintight leather pants. Rawr!

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