Super Stylish Or Totally Trashy? Extreme Cleavage Is the Latest Trend Du Jour

Is a neckline still a neckline if it practically hits your belly button? It's hard to draw the line in a culture where pants have gone out of style completely (like, where ARE they going?). And now, V-necks are plunging to alarming depths on the runway this season, too, cascading toward waistlines and making bras seem positively archaic. And, speaking of bras, is it just us or are more and more celebrities and e-shops choosing commando unbuttoned-down-to-there looks? But while the lithe sprites on the runway paint a more romantic picture of this provocative plunge trend, we ask you: On the street or the red carpet, is this look super stylish or just totally trashy?
Above, from left: Vena Cava spring '10; Badgley Mischka spring '10; Costello Tagliapietra spring '10; Altuzarra spring '10; all images from
Above, from left: Julien Macdonald spring '10; Charlotte Ronson spring '10; Cushnie et Ochs spring '10; Cynthia Steffe spring '10; all images from
Above, from left: Giovanna Battaglia with her bosom buddies; Feeling zippy! American Apparel takes the plunge, image from American Apparel.
Above, from left: Oak's low-cut tee has the breast of intentions, image from Oak NYC; Rihanna's cleavage runs this town, image from Just Jared.
Keri Hilson's get-up can knock you down, image from The Urban Daily; Fall in deep (deep) love with Oak's silk dress, image from Oak NYC.

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