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Stay on-trend with a one-sided dress.
Side Effects Stay on-trend with a one-sided dress.

Most of today's trends start from forward-thinking designers, celebrities, and fashionistas, but there's one style we can trace back to thousands of years ago. While the ancient Greeks were busy building civilization, they were also giving the fashion world a lasting bit of inspiration with what we liken to Grecian goddesses: single-shouldered, one-sided, or asymmetrical sheaths and dresses.

To this day, ladies everywhere continue to give their own modern spin on this stylishly classic look. Etro, Lanvin, and Ashley Isham have all resurrected the trend with their Spring-Summer '09 collections, just like our local designers. With so many variations available, the single-shouldered dress can now go from delicately sweet to dangerously sultry, as seen on the girls who wear them with either a loosely draped silhouette or a body-con fit.

Veering away from conventional shapes, this versatile trend shows off the collarbone beautifully, which probably explains why Style Bible spies keep spotting asymmetric necklines all over town.

Click on to learn how you can be a modern Greek goddess too!

-Bernice Bautista, Editorial Assistant