Perhaps we’re caught up in the Valentine’s Day buzz, but lately we’ve had an urge to tap into our inner seductress. As such, we rounded up a selection of positively provocative looks guaranteed to turn heads. Read on if, like us, you’re ready to bring sexy back into your wardrobe.
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Kloss' persimmon-huded Talbot Runhof dress hugged her curves in all the right places at a Victoria's Secret event in New York City.
Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper
Balance office-worthy black trousers with a barely-there camisole.
Alba channeled her inner vixen at last month’s People’s Choice Awards in a curve-hugging Jason Wu dress. Can you say white-hot!?
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Jane Aldridge of Sea of Shoes
Channel a retro vixen vibe with a cozy sweater dress and sheer, seamed nylons.
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Sure cut-outs and a thigh-high slit may seem a bit over-the-top in the same dress, but, hey, skin is in.
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Aimee Song of Song of Style
Add polish to your leather mini skirt by topping it with an oversized blazer.
Showing a little shoulder can be just as alluring as more traditional ways of revealing skin. Kerr’s Augustin Teboul sweater looked incredibly sexy paired with leather skinnies and pointed-toe Saint Laurent booties.
The sheer dress route is bold, but as Hart showed at The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show After Party, revealing your underpinnings intentionally can be downright risqué.
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Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad
You had us at red lace.
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Leopard print amps up the sex appeal of the girly Mara Hoffman frock Chung wore to New York Fashion Week last fall.
Kristina Bazan of Kayture
A sleek jumpsuit and blazer reads equal parts boardroom and bedroom.
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Mini dresses not your thing? A crisp tuxedo jacket tossed over a strapless jumpsuit (in Whitmore’s case, both by The Kooples) is still utterly seductive.
Jessica Stein of Tuula Vintage
All black doesn’t have to be boring with a laser-cut dress and cut-out heels to match.
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At first glance, the Cushnie et Ochs frock Aldridge wore to The Monuments Men premiere appears to be standard LBD. However, the addition of décolletage-framing thin straps is a sultry detail that makes all the difference.
Denni Elias of Chic Muse
A bodysuit under tight skinny jeans is 2014’s answer to a bodycon dress.
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Not only do the strategic panels on Saldana’s Elie Saab dress highlight her curves, but they also create an inviting, peek-a-boo effect. Killer red Christian Louboutin booties only enhance the flirtatious vibe.
Peony Lim of Peony Lim
We can’t think of a more fetching combination than an open back and a lace hem.
Note to self: a Versace crop top and slit skirt makes for quite the suggestive outfit.
Zina Charkoplia of Fashion Vibe
A lace, maxi dress is a coquettish way to show off your legs.
Karla Deras of Karla's Closet
Let your lingerie do the flirting with a peek of a lacy bra.
Stand out from the pack in this vibrant cocktail dress.
Milly Leather-Trimmed Stretch-Silk Dress ($395)
It’s lace, it’s cropped, and it’s under $40. What’s not to love?
Pixie Market Martha Lace Crop Top ($38)
The lace-up, chain detail on this mini skirt is the perfect blend of tough and tantalizing.
Michael Kors Chain-Detailed Cotton-Broadcloth Mini Skirt ($675)