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The Dress Edit

21 Best Backless Dresses That Will Flatter Any Body

YUMI KIM

21 Best Backless Dresses That Will Flatter Any Body

The best backless dresses have made their way to the market all summer and we’re not over them just year. While the sun is out, we’re calling all the fashionistas to take advantage of the last bit of the season. August is your last chance to show a bit more skin and break free using fashion. Luckily, we’ve got just the looks to break you out of your shell and into a style worth trying out. While backless dresses normally have the reputation of being too sexy or too revealing, we think over wise. There are too many options to make just one opinion, so make sure to dive into this edit and really soak up the potential. You might just find that a little back peekaboo from the best backless dresses may be just what you need to take your last full month of summer to the next level!

SAVANNAH MORROW THE LABEL + Net Sustain Mina Open-back Crinkled Organic Cotton-gauze Maxi Dress

JONATHAN SIMKHAI Fira Ruched Cotton-Linen Open-Back Maxi Dress

Backless Dresses For Instant Style

We’ve all seen at least one amazing backless dress and wondered, how do they have the confidence to wear it? Well, think again–you do too! Backless dresses aren’t only for the models and celebrities, but you as well. The best of the best are just waiting for you to snag them and make them yours. Our ultimate favorites are the LOVERS + FRIENDS Almar Mini Dress and the JONATHAN SIMKHAI Fira Ruched Cotton-Linen Open-Back Maxi Dress. Besides the obvious reason, they’re extremely versatile to bring into just about any occasion or day of the week. You won’t have to worry about what to wear this August month with these two gems in your closet. Simply throw on some sandals or heels for a night version and be on your fashionable way. The best backless dresses certainly have the power to get you out of the door in the matter of minutes!

A Little Skin Goes A Long Way

Exposing your back in backless dresses may not be for everyone. However, don’t be so quick to turn your face to the hidden gems that await. While the best backless dresses are normally tight tank tops dresses and very exposing, there are still many others that are much more comfortable to wear. After all, this is an edit for all woman. Just take a look at the ANTHROPOLOGIE Flounced Maxi Lounge Dress and you’ll see what we mean. This piece seems like a lounge-around-the-house look, but don’t get your mind set on that theory. With the click of some stylish sandals or even wedges, you can turn the most simple looks to the most glamourous. After all, the best backless dresses are the ones that are most effortless, and this fits the description perfectly!

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