For brides and bridesmaids alike, the off the shoulder dress is having a moment. Whether it’s being shown on the runway or in real weddings, the style is a sophisticated option that hits the right balance between a strapless and sleeved dress. There are many silhouettes that work with the off the shoulder detail; from drapery to lace. So if you’re looking for a classic or trend-worthy gown, there are many styles to choose from.

A gorgeous rhinestone belt complements this off the shoulder gown.

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Very detailed dresses are given a bit of casual elegance with an off the shoulder design, it works really well with an elaborate lace. This trend looks just as amazing with separates. A crop top with a flared skirt is a great ensemble for a laid-back wedding.

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The graphic cross-over detail adds some interest to a traditional silhouette.

If you’re going for all black and bohemian for your bridesmaids, a low off the shoulder dress will really work with that theme. A drop sleeve balances out a voluminous skirt and is a stylish alternative to a strapless dress.

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This clever cross-over neckline is so flattering with its extra coverage that still bares the shoulders in a subtle way.

These elbow-grazing sleeves have an ethereal feel to them, and the bold color adds to the look. Combining the ever-popular strapless neckline with an off the shoulder sleeve, makes for a breathtaking gown.

Off the shoulder dresses have an effortless and sensual quality to them, and adding a sheer veil is a lovely finishing touch.


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