Spring’s backless trend is the perfect example of something that makes us swoon when we see it on others (on runways or at fabulous parties), but is a bit of a mystery when it comes to actually pulling it off ourselves. Bra or no bra? Sweat-proof pasties? How to avoid a nip-slip? And what about backne? It’s not easy, we get it, but with so many cute backless options this season we’re here to help you out.
To get you started on how to wear a backless dress, not only have we rounded up 5 of the cutest backless dresses designers like Thakoon and alice + olivia have to offer, but we also got the essentials you need to achieve an enviable back-baring look. From chicken cutlets (yes, they’re sometimes an essential) to an amazing acne-fighting body wash, click through the slideshow for everything you need.