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THE BACK CUTOUT
Better from the back? That’s what the majority of readers said about Roland Mouret dress, which features a cutout and mini-slit, visible only from the rear view.
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THE SIDE SLICE
What’s the point of having a personal trainer who makes you do a gazillion crunches if you’re just going to hide your tummy under clothing? clearly knows that’s crazy and flaunts her obliques in a white Calvin Klein Collection design with triangle cutouts over each hip.
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THE BLAZER SANS BRA
This trend requires some serious style cojones (and a roll of double-sided tape). Olivia Wilde shows her cleavage (and clavicle … and sternum … and is that a flash of belly-button we see?) in a black Gucci topper. She avoids being too flashy – and you know, that word that rhymes with flashy – by pairing the racy jacket with ankle-grazing trousers rather than a short skirt.
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THE HIGH-LOW HEM
If the invite says “black tie,” but your legs are saying, “Show me off,” this hemline is the solution. Marion Cotillard opts for a navy Christian Dior creation that puts her toned stems on display and ups the skin-baring appeal via a see-through lace material.
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THE SHEER BODICE
Normally, the goal is to keep your bra from showing, but gives the look an on-purpose and classy vibe by pairing a nude one under the floral-embellished top of her Georges Hobeika gown.