10 Reasons Why Sexy Backs Are In For Spring

The back is having a major moment.

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    Thanks to our favorite fashion-forward celebs and street stylers who are crazy about these back-detailed blouses and dresses, we know what we’ll be rocking all summer long. Click through to see the most on-trend looks and a selection of our favorite must-buys.

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Street Style

    We can’t imagine anything more chic than this sheer-back blouse, especially when paired with a braided up-do.

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    PHOTO: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

    Our jaws dropped when we saw this British beauty on the red carpet in a Gucci gown, slinky back straps and all.

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    PHOTO: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    Is a backless dress not your style? You can still adopt this trend via a sweater with a geometric cutout. Voila!

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    PHOTO: Franziska Krug/Getty Images

    Emma Watson

    The English actress looked all parts glamorous in this couture Givenchy gown at the premiere of Noah in Berlin.

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    PHOTO: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com

    Heidi Mount

    If you’re searching for one-of-a-kind party look, try this Gucci Kimono Silk Cady Jumpsuit ($2650). Mount paired hers with a snakeskin clutch and black strappy sandals, and the results were thoroughly stylish.

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    PHOTO: Joe Schildhorn /BFAnyc.com

    Leigh Lezark

    We adore how Lezark created a subtle-yet-sexy ensemble by wearing a Burberry Prorsum Open Back Bow Detail Sweater ($1095) with simple black skinny jeans.

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    PHOTO: FameFlynetUK/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES

    Rihanna

    Leave it to Rihanna to rock the perfect party look. She balanced her Anne Sofie Madsen backless sweatshirt with high-waisted jeans and accessorized with an oversized Chanel padlock necklace (not shown).

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    PHOTO: Imax Tree

    Jason Wu S/S 14

    This Bias-Cut Shirtdress ($1965) tops our spring wish list. Le sigh.

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    PHOTO: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    We’re pretty sure monochrome just got a whole lot cooler.

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Street Style

    We wouldn’t mind wearing this darling frock poolside.

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    Addison Chambray T-Back Dress ($168)

    ​We love this t-back dress styled with lace-up combat boots.

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    Alexander Wang Pleated Split Back Shirtdress ($695)

    ​If you’re a bride-to-be, this would be an amazing look for your rehearsal dinner.

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    Alice + Olivia Fierra Y-Back Tank Dress ($198)

    ​You simply can’t go wrong in a y-back slip dress, we always say.

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    Anthropologie Clovelly Peplum Top ($68)

    ​Try this scalloped beauty at your next brunch.

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    ASOS Maxi Dress ($103)

    ​This dress is worthy of a vacation to the Bahamas.

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    Burberry Satin-Backed Crepe Dres Twist Detail ($895)

    ​If ever there was a tea party dress, it’s this one.

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    Forever Unique Open Back Pencil Dress ($310)

    ​Presenting the perfect date dress!

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    Diesel Maxi Dress ($339)

    ​The sorbet color combined with the rich texture and ultra-low back makes this dress a total must-have.

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    Pins and Needles Strappy-Back Chiffon Tank Dress ($59)

    ​Simple and sweet—we’ll be wearing this frock all summer, thank you.

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    Pixie Market Ribbed Knit Crop Top ($39)

    ​Give your sweater and jeans look an upgrade with this cutout ribbed knit.

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    Preen by Thronton Bregazzi Tessa Backless Sweater ($845)

    ​This is the type of wardrobe investment you’ll be thanking yourself for years to come.

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    Zara Studio Top With Back Opening ($100)

    ​A knot and a buckle? It’s too good to be true.

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Kimono Silk Cady Jumpsuit

Kimono Silk Cady Jumpsuit

Gucci, $2650
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Open Back Bow Detail Sweater

Open Back Bow Detail Sweater

Burberry Prorsum, $1095
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Bias-Cut Shirtdress

Bias-Cut Shirtdress

Jason Wu, $1965
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Chambray T-Back Dress

Chambray T-Back Dress

Addison, $168
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Pleated Split Back Shirtdress

Pleated Split Back Shirtdress

Alexander Wang, $695
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Fierra Y-Back Tank Dress

Fierra Y-Back Tank Dress

Alice + Olivia, $198
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Clovelly Peplum Top

Clovelly Peplum Top

Anthropologie, $68
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Maxi Dress

Maxi Dress

ASOS, $103
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Satin-Backed Crepe Dres Twist Detail

Satin-Backed Crepe Dres Twist Detail

Burberry, $895
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Open Back Pencil Dress

Open Back Pencil Dress

Forever Unique, $310
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Maxi Dress

Maxi Dress

Diesel, $339
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Strappy-Back Chiffon Tank Dress

Strappy-Back Chiffon Tank Dress

Pins and Needles, $59
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Ribbed Knit Crop Top

Ribbed Knit Crop Top

Pixie Market, $39
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Tessa Backless Sweater

Tessa Backless Sweater

Preen by Thronton Bregazzi, $845
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Top With Back Opening

Top With Back Opening

Zara Studio, $100
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