It’s that time of the year again. Parties abound. Fashion flaunting is acceptable. How would you like to mix it up this holiday season? For those of you who are wondering about flaunting that stunning back you’ve hidden all this time and those toned legs you’ve cross trained all those months it’s time to explore the backless short dress!

The long Sleeved Backless Dress

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Whatever the occasion, the long sleeved backless dress can never be a misfit. It helps accentuate your shoulders as well as adds oomph to the neck!

This beauty does not require much more than probably a gold clutch, a pair of chandelier earrings and nude pumps! The classic embellishments edging the deep V back is in a class of its own. The shoulder pads help accentuate your shoulders and help show off your narrow waist or help create the illusion of one (if you are not quite confident of your own hour glass!). This tight long sleeved bodycon mini is the perfect cocktail dress or a party dress to bogy the night away. All you need to remember is to keep your make up to the minimum, bright red lips and an updo for your hair! Va voom…

Skate Dress with Lace Sleeves and Back

Skate Dress with Lace Sleeves and Back

This is perfect when you want to flirt with lace without over doing it. This beautiful black long sleeved backless dress ticks all those boxes. It certainly is the right touch of cuteness and youth, while adding classy to its list of adjectives. The cut-out sweetheart front and back is a dream! The lace long sleeves give the hint of skin without really showing it all… This skater dress is perfect for your prom evening or even for that date night out. The cinched waist is perfect with the flared skater bottom of the dress, highlighting those long legs. Wear them with those gorgeous beige or nude high heels you’ve splurged on recently. Or for a slightly less formal look, if you can brave it out, match it up with white sneakers!

Crossback Sheath Short Dress

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Talking of long sleeved backless dresses, this beauty in white is bound to set the temperatures soaring when you walk into the party.  A bodycon sheath dress, with cross-back is to try for sure and you can accessorise it as you wish! Be it a contrast colour blocked clutch for the phone and gloss and matching wedges… or a go along little silver purse and blingy heels to match! The choices are way too many to try listing here. Go creative or go bust with this sexy one!

Low-Slung Cowled Little Backless Black Dress

Break out the bling with this low-slung cowled little backless black dress !

The gold accented sequins on this long sleeved backless dress is killer! It not only accentuates your skin tone but makes sure that all you will need as accessories is long swept back hair and minimal make up and maybe.. just maybe a fancy large cocktail ring as your jewellery fix. All in all, the dress in itself will be your jewellery !! The enviably low V cowl back is enough to set the room on fire and tongues wagging and the boat necked front is timid enough to be a stark contrast.

Easily the show-stopper, this dress will be remembered for long as “THE” dress for the next few rounds of partying.. you can easily set the party dressing bar high!

Get the Party Look Pat with Backless Party Dresses

There are times when you are out partying with family or even have to make an ‘entry’ to the high school party! That calls for a slight toned down version of you and yet what stops you from wearing a backless dress?  Well, if you choose right, nothing at all!

Short Angel Sleeved Skater Dress

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This short angel sleeved, backless skater dress is the perfect dress to party, no matter who your company is, without raising too many eyebrows. The flared skater dress reaching to your mid thighs will hide your upper thighs, if you are conscious of them and the tie at the back holds the serious wide cut sides in place. A cutesie up-done messy hair do, a tiny sling bag with matching pumps and some heavy evening eye make up! Voila you are ready to rip up the dance floor! Even the auntyjis and daadis cannot but compliment how cute you look!

Diamond Shaped Backless Dress

Want to play the sexy missy at your next party outing? How about this diamond back lace cut out backless little black party dress?

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Short – check. Body shaping – check. Sinfully sexy – check. Backless – check. All the right boxes checked to be the star of the party! If this unique laced-back backless dress does not land the party in the Page 3 of the newspaper, not sure what will! Get ready to be talked about for your figure, your style, your unique and sassy, naughty style and yes.. that gorgeous back! Matched with steel grey heels or even black ones if you please (no one is even going to remember what you accessorised with, honestly. Party dresses never looked better than this little backless black number, trust us!

Green Chiffon Dress

Green Chiffon Dress

This lovely forest green laced back dress in chiffon is another party scorcher! A perfect cocktail dress, this backless enigma is something you could easily switch to between day wear with a lace shrug or leave the shrug in the car and strut your stuff backless at the party! Teamed with minimalist chandelier earrings and a chunky bracelet, this mid-thigh skater backless dress is perfect to swish while you dance the evening away!  

If black is all you seem to wear, experiment with colours for that perfect party look you want…!

Pink Lace Short Dress

This lovely V back backless dress in baby pink is perfect too! For a day party, this long sleeved lace top dress with those prim box pleats.. it is again a perfect dress to switch from day wear to a party dress! Simply accessorise and choose your make-up right. For day you could wear with beige or white heels and if you wish to carry it over to a slightly more formal do, simply switch the pearl chunky bracelet with sleek silver and the heels can be silver too. All you will then need is a silver clutch and nude lips! The colour of the dress is your best make up!

Backless Dress with Cape

Be the trendsetter with this new fangled cape styled backless party dress. The winging angle cape style sleeves is so unusual it is bound to have your friends and those envious others rushing to the stores to look-alike. But you know you wore it first!

The neck is a flat cowl which carries onto the back almost like angel wings and the high waist accentuates the winged look further to create a truly unique look for the party! If you are looking to accessorize it even more memorably, maybe get a stick on tattoo on the mid back or even wear your pendant necklace back to front!

Bring Back the Vintage Backless  

If you are shopping for your wedding dress this season, look beyond the sexy mermaid or the princess look. Bring back the vintage backless dress in white and make it an heirloom!

This 1950s inspired backless vision in white, with a sweetheart neck, lace broad straps and pearl three stringed necklace fitted to the back (less!) is a perfect foil for your nerves on your big day. And honestly, the style is vintage for a reason. It spells class and graceful beauty all in one! So right !

The Va Va Voom Backless Midi

If you have the enviable height and a lovely slim figure to go with, why not opt for a midi, just this once? This curve loving, knit backless midi has a high rounded neckline, long sleeves framing an ultra-deep V at the back that dips low enough to show off your sexy side. The slit at the back add to that sass! Chunky bracelet or even a dressy bracelet watch will be just the jewellery you need to go with this silhouette look, complete with the gold lame matching clutch and killer strappy heels!

Dressy midi? Backless? Black? Stumped for choice, are you?

This long sleeved backless midi shows off your back and thighs with a illusive peekaboo effect. The Celtic inspired cut-out fabric that is the back and below the high hem line, is just right ! the high mid slit at the back accentuates the toned legs and the cut-out design is perfect for the “is it skin or is it fabric” conversation starter!

Quick Tips for Going Backless this Party Season

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Quite obviously you cannot wear your regular trusted girlie-friends! So opt for any of the following depending on the dress you opt for –

  • Backless adhesive bra
  • Silicone stick on bra cups
  • Low back bra with halter strap
  • U plunge backless strapless bra
  • Adhesive breast pasties

The Perfect Hair

The height of your hair do will depend on the depth of your backless cut! However what looks best is a perfected braided goddess wreath hairdo. Of course if you do not have long hair to carry that off, do not fear! Get a back swept, bob look (if needed bring out the jewelled clips to accessories your mane).

Wax the Back

Nothing can ruin the backless look more than ugly spots and generally unclean looking back. So even if you are not a fan of waxing your back, use that loofah today! Cream and moisturize well. After all, your sexy back is exactly why you chose to wear that dress!

Trusted exercise

Of course, nothing beats the confidence of knowing that your back is toned to show off those hours spent sweating on the gym equipment or even the kettle bells that kill you. Drink lots of fluids for that toned look!

And go rock the party, ladies!!!

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