The style of the year is back with an even shorter, sexier vengeance. This time the celebrity to don the famous thigh-high split was the captivating Ciara, following in the foot-steps of Angelina Jolie, Katherine Heigl, Elle MacPherson and Nicole Scherzinger.

Ciara wore her leg-baring black mini dress with a sultry strapless v neckline to the 2012 BET Awards in Los Angeles. Ciara’s bandeau dress featured Sports Luxe-inspired zips and a body-con style which turned more than a few heads as she strutted the red runway in her red-soled shoes. If like Ciara, you want to wear the A-list's favourite new look then Team LBD have got a few strapless suggestions...

From Left to Right: Scarlett Black Nero Strapless Dress, £85, Hedonia Black Teresa Dress, £90, Peridot Liz Dress, £305.