Showing a bit of skin seems to be the norm these days whether its flashing a sliver of stomach, a bit of leg or a sneak of cleavage, but there’s one way to show some skin without feeling so self conscious – and it’s trending.
The off the shoulder top is a cute and innocent way to show some skin and there are so many options to choose from. Dresses and tops are showing this trend come back in more and more, and there are heaps of styles whether you want it to say, “I’m off to Coachella, where’s my flower crown?” or, “You know you want me.”
Showing your shoulders isn’t often scrutinised, like your legs or cleavage might be, so you can feel free of show off as little or as much as you like. While off the shoulder used to amount to neon lycra and white peasant tops, we’re blessed with an abundance of choice to fit many different styles.
A black off the shoulder dress can be casual or classic, but always classy. We’ve seen great examples on numerous ladies for their street style outside fashion week, such as Song of Style blogger Aimee Song.
An oversized off the shoulder top can be paired with a voluminous pair of culottes and strappy sandals for a sophisticated look.
A floral or vintage style dress can be given a little va va voom with your sleeves sitting below your shoulders, showing some skin and adding some sex appeal. Classic dresses look fabulous in off the shoulder styles, looking classy and feminine.
Check out some of the latest styles that are in store right now and some style inspiration from some gorgeous ladies.
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