Summer shopping is already on our mind, right? The coolest way to show off some skin is to go with the backless dress trend. While the trend may seem almost invisible, these subtle details will become one of our favorite outfits.
If you want to show a a lot of skin this summer, but aren’t a fan of slit up dresses or v-neckline button downs, backless trend might be one for you. While sexy in a subtle way, and chic enough for the hottest days, it also has a long and interesting history that might make you appreciate these pieces even more.
This style has entered the mainstream as the bold and extravagant everyday wear of the 1920s has come to define the impending post-pandemic hot summer it-girl. Simply wear it, backless dresses are an overlap where body-positive exhibitionism meets classic, and often comfortable, take on simple elegance. Sure, this trend might have been more conservative almost a century ago, but fashion influencers certainly know how to wear dresses that show a bit of skin.
As you plan your summer wardrobe, consider this a must-have for transitional weather and beyond. Scroll down for more inspiration and shop some of the favorites we have on our radar, below.