by Christian Allaire– Vogue
The sultry leg reveal is not exactly new territory in the world of celebrity: Kendall Jenner, Rihanna, Jennifer Lawrence, and Chrissy Teigen are just some of the few stars who have put their endless stems on full display, opting for major bombshell moments via a strategic high slit or super short hemline. But can it be done in the dead of winter, and on the East Coast, where full coverage is crucial for survival? If Blake Lively’s latest outing is any indication, it’s not only fully possible—it can make for a killer end result, too.
Last night at a screening of Mary Poppins Returns in New York City, Lively slipped on Monse’s jacket-dress hybrid for the occasion, its high, asymmetrical hem allowing her miles-long legs to take center stage. It was a move the mother of two pushed even further when worn with sky-high pumps and no tights whatsoever—a daring decision given the night’s dropping temperatures. The lesson? Cold is simply a state of mind, especially for those who naturally run hot.