There’s no doubt in the fact that the plunging neckline is the statement to be made this season. Highly feminine and incredibly sensual, the plunging neckline sees its appeal extend this spring, going from plain sexy, to embracing a tailored sophistication and a more casual feel. If you’re looking to invest in this particular trend, we’ve put together a list of 10 plunging pieces that you can actually wear during the upcoming months.
Structured dresses, tailored jackets, playful frocks and sleek button-downs, see them all after the break.
Victoria Beckham silk and wool mini dress.
To keep your look polished while sporting a daring plunge this season, opt for lightly structured dresses with flattering flared skirts. Seek them in neutral tones and style them with a pair of pointed heels, keeping the rest of the outfit as minimal as possible.
Shop: Victoria Beckham silk and wool mini dress at Net-a-porter.com.
T by Alexander Wang cutout crepe playsuit.
If effortless best describes your ideal take on the plunging neckline, choose a relaxed playsuit for spring and summer, and cheat a little bit on the plunging trend with the help of a smart bandeau insert. This piece will have you sporting the trend the easy way.
Shop: T by Alexander Wang cutout crepe playsuit at Net-a-porter.com.
Acne Studios Boy stripe linen blazer.
A plunging jacket is a wardrobe must, particularly when it features an androgynous tailoring and it is light enough to be worn bare underneath. Pick yours in a chic, subtle print and layer it directly on your skin.
Shop: Acne Studios Boy stripe linen blazer at Matches Fashion.com.
Solace London plunge neck shift dress.
Another way of wearing the plunging neckline without fearing it may come across too bold, is by the way of a mid-length dress made from a silky fabric, that follows the lines of the body without hugging it too tight. Go for this clean and minimal alternative, and choose a bold colour to ramp up the drama.
Shop: Solace London plunge neck shift dress at ASOS.com.
Christopher Kane crocodile-clip lace dress.
With its delicate white lace and its pretty mint-green, this graceful dress is the kind that would make even a plunging neckline look subtle and soft. Wear it with a pair of sleek ankle strap sandals for an overall irresistible look.
Shop: Christopher Kane crocodile-clip lace dress at Matches Fashion.com.
Solace London poppy plunge neck mini dress.
Sometimes a deep plunging neckline begs for a loose, relaxed fit. Seek this silhouette in a basic colour and turn it in your a day-to-night staple by transforming its appeal with the right use of accessories: a pair of pointy flats or sandals for day, statement heels and a bold lip for night.
Shop: Solace London poppy plunge neck mini dress at ASOS.com.
Paco Rabanne cotton sleeveless shirt with deep V-neckline.
If your style is rather classic and you don’t feel like opting for something ultra-daring this spring, invest in a timeless sleeveless shirt, where a plunging neckline lends it just the right amount of sultriness. Pair with anything in between a slim, pencil skirt, and a pair of ripped, skinny jeans.
Shop: Paco Rabanne cotton sleeveless shirt with deep V-neckline at Stylebop.com.
Gucci mesh-trimmed silk crepe de chine dress.
Gucci’s mesh-trimmed silk crepe dress is the embodiment of effortless sensuality. Between its fluid silhouette and its sports-luxe feel, the plunging neckline comes to sight as the perfect addition. Wear it with black heels and soft waves, for a look that will transition you from day to nigh.
Shop: Gucci mesh-trimmed silk crepe de chine dress at Net-a-porter.com.
Cassie mermaid dress.
Floral lace cut in a beautiful mermaid silhouette is made easy and elegant with the help of a removable silk slip skirt and a plunging neckline. Perfect for both spring and summer, style the dress with a pair of Birken sandals to enhance its effortless quality.
Shop: Cassie mermaid dress at MLLE Mademoiselle.com (also pictured above).
ASOS deep V-neckline leather skater dress.
If you want to sport the plunging neckline as part of a cool and edgy combination, pick out a skater dress cut out in leather. Both flirty and tough, this dress will have you feeling confident while making the statement of the season.
Shop: ASOS deep V-neckline leather skater dress at ASOS.com
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