One popular trend this Fall 2009 were one shoulder looks. Whether dramatic, like the single sleeve dresses at Givenchy, or simple, like Alexander Wang's off-center straps, the trend made us want to stand up tall. Come Fall this style will likely be available at all price points but, until then, check out our favorite designer examples in the gallery below.
Hollywood ladies have been showing a lot of skin on the red carpet, but not where you might expect it. The latest is all about showing shoulders — and just one, to be exact. The power of the Aphrodite has celebs donning beautiful one-shouldered frocks modernized in a range of colors and fabrics. Are you up to date with these Grecian goddesses? Take my quiz and see if you can match the shoulder to the star!
Former Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams attended Fuse's new ad campaign party in NYC looking boho glam in an affordable bebe silk, one-shoulder maxi. What I particularly love about this dress is that the silhouette is playful and ethereal, yet the dark color scheme and animal print bottom make it appropriate for an evening event. Michelle threw on a some matching accessories — a black bangle, cocktail ring, some hoop earrings — and called it a night.
One(derful) Shoulder dresses are great for ladies who have chiseled shoulders and want to show them off. If your problem areas are below the waist, opt for an asymmetrical frock to draw attention to your décolletage. I'd stay away from necklaces but would rock a gorgeous cocktail ring and retro open-toe pumps.