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Hold Onto Summer With These Shoulder-Baring Frocks

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    Summertime is as good of an excuse as any to show a little skin. And, as much as we love a décolletage-baring bandeau, strapless dresses certainly aren’t for everyone. Luckily, there is a chic option that ensures you won’t have to deal with tricky double-sided tape (or those insane multi-strap bras): Behold, the one-shouldered dress.

    Perfect for baring your tanned shoulders, the single-strap dress offers a coquettish glimpse of skin without sacrificing support, making it perfect for the blessed among us. But, because some styles can make you look like you’re ready for your ninth-grade semiformal, we gathered a few of our favorites: From a ruched red dress that’s downright sexy to a knee-skimming floral pick, click through for eight so-pretty one-shouldered frocks that’ll put your toned arms on display.

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