Sometimes less is more on the red carpet. While it's easy to ooze sex appeal with a plunging neckline or thigh-high slit, a simple baring of the shoulders can still command attention.
Elegant and always in style, showcasing the shoulders creates a major fashion moment and can be executed on any body type. From halter necklines to delicate off-the-shoulder draping, it's all about showing off the upper arms.
Scroll though the gallery below to see the celebs who have bared their shoulders on the red carpet lately.
At the 93rd Academy Awards, the actress, who is the only Deaf performer to have won an Oscar, wore a custom-made Vivienne Westwood featuring a black vegan textile, an archival Westwood fabric and Swarovski detailing on the sleeves, made from Tencel Luxe. She accessorized with a Roger Vivier Flower Strass Buckle Clutch.
On the final night of the 77th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, the Pieces Of A Woman star chose a sleek Giorgio Armani Prive Fall 2012 black one-shoulder dress.
For the 51st NAACP Image Awards, the Victoria's Secret Angel bared her shoulders in a strapless layered, black dress with a sweet waist bow from the Georges Chakra Fall 2019 Couture collection.
For the premiere of Emma in L.A., the actress kept it simple in a Proenza Schouler Pre-Fall 2020 off-white and black bouclé knit strapless foldover dress. Black mule strappy sandals finished up her look.
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At the Vanity Fair Oscars Party, the Godzilla Vs. Kong star star put her shoulders on display in a slinky gold Galvan high-neck, halter gown.
At the 2020 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards, the Pose actress popped in a custom Celestino Couture hot pink off-the-shoulder design, which she accessorized with a Judith Leiber clutch and matching embellished Giuseppe Zanotti sandals.
The America's Got Talent judge floated down the red carpet at the amfAR Gala in a strapless Stéphane Rolland Fall 2019 Couture duchess satin, draped balloon dress. Stella Luna sandals and a coordinating round bag finished up her look.
At the 73rd EE British Academy Film Awards, the Marriage Story actress showed off her toned shoulders in red velvet, pink and silver embellished halter gown with side pockets.
At the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Hustlers star oozed old Hollywood glamour in a Georges Hobeika Couture off-the-shoulder gown with a bow that flowed into a train in the back. Harry Winston jewelry, Tyler Ellis clutch and Casadei heels completed her look.
At the Fashion Awards in London, the Charlie's Angels actress donned a sultry Armani Privé Spring 2019 black strapless, sequin column dress teamed with pointed-toe pumps and a vampy oxblood lip.