Off-the-shoulder tops are a fashion phenomenon unlike any we've seen before. The second this trend was called out, it seemed as though every single retailer's racks were filled with shoulder-exposing styles that they couldn't keep in stock.
With the rapid expansion of a trend like this, it seems only natural that it would eventually die down, but exactly the opposite has happened with the off-the-shoulder craze. Since its debut, the style has evolved to take the form of a variety of new silhouettes that you absolutely must know about. It's no longer just about the straight-across style—there are one-shoulder, cutout, asymmetrical, and strappy counterparts that are just as stylish.
Keep reading to see and shop the off-the-shoulder styles you should know about.
These stripes are begging to be worn on a warm summer's day.
We love the little tie detail on the sleeves.
This top is just the right amount of preppy.
Bloggers are in love with this Zara top.
Eveningwear has just been taken to a whole new level.
No one ever saw a top like this coming.
This top makes gingham totally chic.
Girls across the world will fall in love with these flirty sleeves.
Consider these clouds on your arms.
The gray color makes this top extremely versatile.
The subtlety of this neckline is surprisingly eye-catching.
We picture this top on a bike ride through the streets of Paris.
A deconstructed version of your classic button-down.
Draping worth drooling over.
The elegant way to show a little skin.
This top is so festive!
Don't be afraid to go a little girly.
You'll be surprised by how much you can wear this top with.
The classiest way to pull off this trend at the office.
This shirt looks great tucked in or left out as shown here.