One Shoulder vs. Off Shoulder Dresses: Which Are Sexier?

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One-shoulder and off-shoulder dresses have long been a red carpet favorite. These frocks are not too revealing, but they show off a subtle kind of sexiness and femininity without trying too hard.

They work regardless of the event, season, and even your figure because they keep you sophisticated with just a hint of sexiness.

Sexy shoulder-baring dresses are also perfect for the spring and summer seasons. If you’ve grown tired of the usual cleavage- and leg-baring dresses and want to turn things up a bit, shoulder-baring frocks have just the right amount of “oomph” to add sizzle to your wardrobe.

We scouted photos of celebrities baring their sexy shoulders on the red carpet. We can’t decide which one is sexier, though — the off-shoulder or the one-shoulder dress. What do you think?

One-Shoulder Dresses

Olivia Newman wears a white one-shoulder dress with sandalsOlivia Newman wears a white one-shoulder dress with sandals at the UK gala for The Other Woman in London, England, on April 2, 2014

Rumer Willis wears a one-shoulder Felja gown, Lynn Ban rings, Bo Chic earrings, a Caché clutch, and an Alex Mika Jewelry criss-cross ear cuffRumer Willis wears a one-shoulder Felja gown, Lynn Ban rings, Bo Chic earrings, a Caché clutch, and an Alex Mika Jewelry criss-cross ear cuff at the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards after-party in West Hollywood on March 3, 2014

Get the look at Nordstrom or Shopbop:

Riller & Fount Presley One-Shoulder Mini DressRiller & Fount Presley One-Shoulder Mini Dress, $165

Halston Heritage One-Shoulder Pleated GownHalston Heritage One-Shoulder Pleated Gown, $545

Off-Shoulder Dresses

Amy Adams wearing an off-shoulder Vivienne Westwood dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Jennifer Meyer jewelry at the Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood "American Hustle" ToastAmy Adams wearing an off-shoulder Vivienne Westwood dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Jennifer Meyer jewelry at the Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood “American Hustle” Toast sponsored by Chrysler held at Ago Restaurant on February 27, 2014, in West Hollywood, California

Katie Holmes wearing an off-shoulder ruby red Zac Posen dress at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Miss MeadowsKatie Holmes wearing an off-shoulder ruby red Zac Posen dress at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Miss Meadows held at the SVA Theatre in New York City on April 21, 2014

Get the look at Nordstrom or Shopbop:

Tbags Los Angeles Off-Shoulder Dress in CoralTbags Los Angeles Off-Shoulder Dress in Coral, $150

Nicholas Paisley Lace Off-Shoulder DressNicholas Paisley Lace Off-Shoulder Dress, $595

Credit: WENN / Alberto Reyes / FayesVision / Lia Toby

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