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How to Wear: A Sheer Back

Turn your attention to the illusion back—the chicest, most subtly sexy way to show some skin. Perfect posture and an updo are musts to ensure a stunning view.

Claire Pettibone's point d'esprit lace-and-toile gown proves that long sleeves and a high neckline can be provacative.

Wedding dress, Claire Pettibone.

Photo: Thomas Iannaccone