Spring Fashion: How to Wear an Off Shoulder Dresses

March 18, 2009

11863303_cherry_pie_redThe 2009 Spring were full of off-shoulder tops and dresses. Off-shoulder dresses are a big hit not only with Hollywood celebrities but among today’s common youth too. The off-shoulder dresses has caught an attention on red carpet events as well as in parties. Sensuous, sexy and feminine, the off-shoulder dresses are vogue in this season.off_shoulder

How to wear the Off Shoulder dress?

Single-block colors have a greater slimming effect, or alternatively, embrace this season’s color-block trend with vibrant Max Azria and Derek Lam from their 2009 Spring collection to tone color blocks of orange and pink. The great thing about the one shoulder style is that it is completely open to all body shapes. Look for bright colors and flirty details, while keeping it simple all at the same time. This trend will work best with a solid color. If you are hesitant to try this trend, go for a simple sheath in black first. This is perfect paired under a shrunken tuxedo jacket for work; nix the jacket for happy hour for a great desk-to-dinner look. Off-shoulder dresses are not meant for regular wear. They can’t be worn all day long. They look good in cocktail parties or at discothèques. But what’s really needed is good frame to wear of shoulder dresses. Big arms and unshapely shoulders can spoil the look of the dress. The dress needs to fall gracefully on the body enhance it and hide the flaws.
one-shoulder-topThese sexy one-shoulder tops are great on jeans from Raplhlauren or skirts or even shorts. Match it up with the perfect pair of shoes and you can use them for daytime or a night out with friends.