The strapless gown has always been a classic, but now it's facing some serious competition from the off-the-shoulder dress. Like the strapless cut, this style is also a pretty shoulder-baring look, but there's something inherently more sexy and romantic about it in that it's a delicate blend of both sassy and sweet. The trend is able to show off a hint of skin without having to bare it all.
It certainly made a bold statement on the fall runways, where designers were able to highlight its range and versatility by incorporating the trend into dresses of various silhouettes. They also played with the cut of the off-shoulder itself, featured in every style from a modern twist to classy elegance. And no longer is the off-the-shoulder gown a summer look only — off shoulders that fall into cascading long sleeves are a gorgeous choice for a fall or winter wedding.
Let's just say that this style has a lot of shoulder appeal.