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The Sexiest Dresses of All Time Elizabeth Hurley's Versace Safety-Pin Dress

Elizabeth Hurley's Versace Safety-Pin Dress

In 1994, Hugh Grant attended the Four Weddings and a Funeral premiere with his relatively unknown girlfriend at the time, Elizabeth Hurley. But once the press photographed what Hurley was wearing — a skimpy, slashed, skin-baring black dress that was just barely held together with giant gold safety pins — she was catapulted into stardom (the sheath in question would later be referred to as simply “That Dress”). To borrow Scott Disick’s words: “Versace! Versace! Versace! Versace!

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