Three words for women who think sexy is comprised only of low necklines or high hemlines: Baby got back.
Sara Paxton, in a demure and modest LBD, proves you can break from that outdated mold and look fierce by revealing something unexpected. Like a little back—and no, not the music video kind.
Want to steal her style? Commit a fashion robbery and go backless.
1. SHS SP1
If you’re SPORTY, throw on a jersey… a royal blue silk-jersey that is!
This Issa backless dress for $175 has cross-over straps for added support and a square-cut neckline in front.
2. SHS SP2
If you’re DARING, take it to the next level with multiple cutouts. Try dresses like this one from Alice + Olivia, now on sale for $137.28, that also showcase hot details like shoulder pads under cap sleeves and exposed zippers.
3. SHS SP3
If you’re a SHOWSTOPPER, bare your full back in a dress that’s ‘business in the front, party in the back.’
They will never see it coming in this long-sleeved, seemingly-simple jersey dress form Yoox for $132.
4. SHS SP4
If you’re BORDERLINE BOHEMIAN, go for soft silk in a fluid silhouette.
This $114 marine blue backless number from Funktional offers ease in the form of an elastic waist, front pockets and chic draping.
5. SHS SP5
If you’re ultra-feminine, look for lace!
This Lipsy backless dress retails for under $50 and also has padded shoulders, short sleeves and a super-cute bubble hem.