We might not get the chance to go on holiday this year, but we’ll certainly manage feel the sunshine regardless with this season’s trend of open and backless garments.
It’s one of spring summer’s key trends, as seen on the Victoria Beckham, Nanushka, Hermés and Acne runways, and it’s one of the most wearable too. Wearing a backless top for dinner our a night out will make you feel instantly glamorous, but it works for a picnic in the park or beach day too.
It’s not miles away from the bralette and cut out dresses trends, which can feel daunting to some. If that’s you, open backs are the next best thing.
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Team with jeans to pare down the look or leather-look trousers if you’re dressing up – but either way, you’ll make an impression.
If you’re as excited as us to try the trend, check out these stunning options we’ve discovered in the shops. We’ve found open back shirts, crop tops, knits, printed and even pearl-strapped tops, with plus-size options too.
Linen Blend Top With Open Back, £19.99, Zara – buy now
Halter Top With Pearl Straps, €69, Musier Paris – buy now
Topaz Top, £62, Studio Fantastique – buy now
Tina Bodysuit, £70, Sézane – buy now
Open-backed Top, £6.99, H&M – buy now
Knit Top With Open Back, £19.99, Zara – buy now
Marissa Open Back Long Sleeve Top, now £22, Urban Outfitters – buy now
Strappy Back Shrunken Tank Top, £50, Glassworks London – buy now
Tie-back Ribbed T-shirt, £89, Maje – buy now
Gingham Blouse, £17.99, Bershka – buy now
Black Open Back Top With Knot Detail, £20.95, NA-KD – buy now
White Open Back Long Sleeve Shirt, £32, River Island – buy sizes XS-L here and sizes 18-28 here
Deep V Tie Back Cropped Blouse, £65, Glassworks London – buy now
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