Celebrity Watch- Style inspiration from Thandie Newton on how to make a one-shouldered dress look modern and sleek
I’ll Have What She’s Having: Clean, timeless figure-flattering lines
One-shoulder dresses are not so easy to wear and after having a huge fashion “moment” a few seasons back, can look dated if not styled correctly. But when worn, right, a one-shoulder dress is a total WOW.
Thandie Newton made a chic red carpet statement in an elegant, minimal one-shouldered column dress from Osman that made for a perfect starting point for her classically chic hair and accessories.
For starters, her maxi dress’ print and detail free composition works as an uber-chic foundation while highlighting her svelte figure as her sleek gold belt balances out her gold earrings and gold detail on her Roger Vivier clutch.
STYLIST TIP: Don’t forget to wear a strapless bra! It’s so easy to want to go braless, but wear what it takes to keep your girls high and even for a more youthful appearance.
Take a cue from Newton when going maxi and look for a piece that has enough fluidity to enhance your shape that you can also easily belt to define your waist.
She looks timelessly put-together, age-appropriate and ahead of the class all at the same time while flaunting an utterly glamorous sense of style. -Naveed Hussain
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Naveed Hussain, stylist and fashion editor, has a BA in art history and extensive knowledge in the history of fashion and social media outreach. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art and was assistant to the owner & editor at VagabondNyc, where he also contributed to FocusOnStyle. Naveed has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.