With the weather looking real good this past week on the east coast (like, in the 70s), I can't help but get ahead of myself in planning out my entire spring wardrobe. The biggest investment I'm making? The peekaboo shoulder trend, which is just as sexy as the off the shoulder look, with an extra bit of warmth. This season, it's not about legs. It's about your beautiful shoulders.
After a winter of random snowstorms, ice cold days, and unbearable wind, it's finally time to show off some skin. Although I'm the biggest fan of wearing minis and showcasing my legs, my new favorite body part to adore and flash are my shoulders. Even if the look is super underrated, drawing attention to the shoulders is elegant and classy. I mean, how many times did Audrey Hepburn completely stun in a strapless gown?
Since the off the shoulder look has swept street style and the runways like crazy this past year, it's time to move onto the next step: The peekaboo trend. While cut-outs have been a thing for a while now, they usually come in the form of ab and side ones. Enter the shoulder cut-outs, which are sexy enough for date night, and classic enough for a semi-formal brunch.
Join me in the peekaboo movement with these 10 options. You'll never look back.
1. Classic White
Satin Poplin Cut Out Shoulder Tunic, $295, tibi
Over your favorite pair of denim, or leather leggings, this one's a winner.
2. The Mini Cut-out
Alexys Cutout-Shoulder Peplum Top, $29, bcbg
Small but mighty.
3. The Long Sleeve
Boohoo Plus Off The Shoulder Swing Top, $20, asos
I love how this looks like a dress.
4. The Jumpsuit
Romeo & Juliet Couture Shoulder-Cutout Short Jumpsuit, $130, saksoff5th
Talk about a boho babe!
5. The Swing Dress
Is it a spaghetti strap? A three-quarter sleeve? Both?!
6. Tiered Beauty
Leather And Sequins Shoulder Cutout Blush Dress, $63, bluefly
This dress practically screams summer.
7. The Shift
Charlotte Russe Plus Size Cold Shoulder Paisley Shift Dress, $33, Charlotte Russe
With these gladiator sandals, this look is 100 percent.
Boohoo Night Isabelle High Neck Cut Out Shoulder Blouse, $32, boohoo
I'm so into this sheer top with a bandeau underneath.
9. Casual Tee
Boohoo Plus Off The Shoulder Stipe T-Shirt, $25, asos
Your favorite tee just got a badass update.
10. The Sweater Dress
Forever21 Contemporary Cutout-Shoulder Sweatshirt Dress, $23, Forever 21
I'm actually in love with this athleisure look.
This spring, it's all about the shoulders. They've been kept hostage all winter long, so it's only fair that they get their sexy turn in the limelight.
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