Blown Away by Atomic Charlize

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Blown Away by Atomic Charlize


Byline: EMMA JOHNSON

IHAVE recently been giving serious consideration to baring my mid-riff. Not on the beach or at the gym - but IRL as the kids say ('in real life').

Maybe to go out for dinner or clubbing.

Don't blame me, blame Maria Grazia Churi. Since taking over as creative director of Christian Dior, as well as designing the kind of couture frock from which dreams are made, has been pushing a nice line in bra tops and bralets that are not meant to be covered up.

Stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Kendall Jenner, and the Hadid sisters have all been seen showing off their abs in the gear.

"But they are all mere twentysomethings," I hear you cry...

Before you recoil in horror at the idea of a woman the wrong side of 35 wanting to show a bit of body off let me draw your attention to one Charlize Theron.

Because the 41-year-old actress appeared on a red carpet in Berlin this week wearing just a white Dior logo bra, a high-waisted white mini skirt, a pair of - wait for it - WHITE stilettos and blew her younger rivals out of the water.

Appropriate given that the South African born Oscar winner was there to promote her new movie, the action flick Atomic Blonde which sees her playing a tough-as-nails secret agent (think a hot, female John Wick).

According to the fashion mags the midriff is this season's 'new shoulder/ sideboob/ underboob/ cleavage/ Actress Charlize Theron delete as appropriate.

And trust Charlize, a long-time Dior devotee, to be ahead of this trend. …

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