Trend Watch: Sexy Off-the-Shoulder Looks

A subtly-exposed shoulder goes a long way when it comes to bundled-up fall fashion.

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A subtly-exposed shoulder goes a long way when it comes to bundled up fall fashion. At Gaultier, a white column dress with silky off-the-shoulder sleeves oozes Old Hollywood appeal.
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A bare-skinned shoulder gave Prabal Gurung's "lady in red" an extra dose of sex appeal.
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At Chanel, a polka-dot gown was layered with a sheer chiffon cape for a mysterious evening look.
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Jersey-queen Donna Karan created this sultry-soft evening look in taupe with a single exposed shoulder.
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Similarly, Rebecca Minkoff styled her oversize fall knits with a single shoulder exposed.
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By far some of our favorite off-the-shoulder pieces came from Lanvin's runway, which included this gold-embellished black cocktail dress.
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Michael Kors added a flattering boat neck and black patent belt to a simple jersey dress.
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Rising star Mary Katrantzou knocked it out of the park for fall with elaborate brocade patterns printed on sleek, off-the-shoulder dresses.
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Even a simple Fair Isle sweater can be alluring with the addition of a stretched-out neckline like this one from Alice & Olivia.
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Jen Kao added lace-up shoulders to her printed silk tops for a modern, feminine effect.
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It was all about the 90's on Vena Cava's fall runway, where off-the-shoulder crop tops a la "Empire Records" made a convincing comeback.
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Luca Luca's elegant eveningwear collection included a variety of sequin-embellished tops like this glittering gray version.
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A sloping boat neck can add interest to a sheath dress like this red-and-gold Diane von Furstenberg
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A simple black sheath dress from Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. features a simple boat neck collar.
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Jeremy Scott must have tapped into a little "girl power" circa 1999 for his fuzzy off-the-shoulder crop tops.
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At Dior, a floral-embellished gown in mint green was given a charming off-the-shoulder bodice.
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