10 Sexy Sleeveless Dresses Suitable For Both Work And Weekends
Is Singapore’s hot, humid weather cramping your style? Finding a work-appropriate outfit can be a challenge, especially given Singapore’s hot weather and the office’s freezing aircon temperatures. That’s where the sleeveless dress come in. It’s more breathable than the sleeved counterparts and it won’t make HR pay you a visit for breaching dress codes. The best part? You can wear these dresses on weekends too. And if you’re feeling cold in the office, just throw on a cardigan. Scroll through the gallery to see our picks.
Text: Ho Guo Xiong
Additional text: Zoe Zeng
Image: Respective brands and retailers.
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Zara Blazer-style Dress With Belt, $119
Just because you work in a male-dominated field doesn’t mean you always have to sport the masculine pantsuit. Don’t be afraid to show off your femininity with a blazer dress instead. Finish with a pair of slinky barely-there sandal heels.
Mango Monochrome Textured Dress, $89.90
Even if you take a pared-down approach to your dressing, it doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun. This Mango design will soothe your inner minimalist while the white asymmetric top detail adds a cool factor that shows off your tasteful eye.
Love, Griyet Open Back Midi Dress, $49.90
Modest in front, sexy at the back—this dress gives you the best of both worlds. Afraid HR will give you a warning? Wear a cardigan when you’re at your desk!
ZALORA Square Neck Flutter Hem Dress, $39.90
The square neckline shows off your neck and collarbone for that subtle sexiness, while the flouncy skirt add a playful touch to this office-appropriate dress.
COS Sleeveless Dress With Slits, US$125 ($170.27)
At a glance, this dress is pretty modest-looking, but the slit gives a peek at your legs. The good news is, the slit isn’t high, so you definitely won’t be called into your boss’ office for inappropriate dressing.
Love, Bonito Gemma Pleated Midi Dress, $53.90
The V-neck shows a bit more skin, but you’re still keeping it modest with its long-ish length. Plus, the printed panel and pleated skirt add a bit more jazz to your office outfit.
Sabrina Goh Tiana Shift Dress, $189
While you swear by the countless LBDs in your wardrobe, you also don’t want to risk being labelled an outfit repeater. Instead, opt for unique details such as a asymmetric hemline like the one on this Sabrina Goh dress. This number is versatile enough to be paired with sneakers on the weekends or heels for work.
Rye Long Tent Dress With V-neckline in Pine Green, $169
A billowy tent dress is a quick, slip on and go design that hides all the sins after a night when you’ve had too much wine and cheese (we can relate). Wear it slouchy and loose-fitted or add a statement belt to cinch the waist.
Mphosis Flourish Back Cut Off Dress, $69
With a round neckline in front and a cut out detail at the back, this Mphosis dress is a subtle way to have some fun while adhering to strict dress codes. For those who swear by the Addams Family fashion sense, this design is also available in black.
ZALORA Color Block Asymmetric Dress, $39.90
This looks totally work-appropriate, but sneaks in that sexy touch with the slit. It’s available in three colours, so take your pick depending on your signature style.