We learned a long time ago that less is more. Coco Chanel said as much when she advised taking off one accessory before walking out the door- understated is ideal; subtle is sexy (someone tell Kim Kardashian, please!).
The cut-out necklines that Jessica Alba and Heather Morris from Glee wore in the past week are the perfect way to achieve this somewhat challenging paradox. The little stripof skin hints at a little somethin’-somethin’ underneath but doesn’t give it all away… it’s almost like a basic, high-necked dresses suffered a rip in exactly the right place to add seductive appeal without the sleaze.
The look definitely is an alluring one, so I’d hold off on it for daytime or a more conservative setting…but if you tend to get a little self-conscious flaunting what you’ve got, these necklines are a great way to show a little more skin without going all out. Below are some affordable options that will make the most of your best assets…in a subtle, sexy sort of way!