The Backless Dress: ideal for very changeable weather. Or something.

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Ah! All the cosiness of a long-sleeved sweater dress, but with a whopping great hole at the back for those times when it gets unexpectedly toasty, but only on your back. No, that's never happened to us, either, but isn't it reassuring to know that there are fashion designers out there providing for every possible eventuality?

(Actually, given that there have been so many of these "Back Vents" appearing in dresses lately, we're actually growing concerned. Do fashion designers know something we don't? Is climate change about to take a turn for the peculiar? Are human beings about to evolve in such a way that it will soon be necessary for our clothes to be bare backed, to provide room for… for what, we wonder? Tentacles? Humps? Lovely lady lumps? It's food for thought, readers. Food for thought.)

The backless dress has just been reduced to £32 in the ASOS sale, and we'd recommend wearing it with pants, if you don't want your butt to be as breezy as your back.

9 Comments

  • July 23, 2009

    Serinde

    Obviously its for angels and fairys … people who need space for their wings

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  • July 23, 2009

    Natasha

    Hmmm, I actually like it. I think it’s the teenager in me speaking.

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  • July 23, 2009

    Amber

    I agree with Serinde, I think they’re getting fashion advice from an alternate reality.

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  • July 23, 2009

    JJ

    i kinda like it – can b translated well on a classier outfit, i just think on a sweater its plain stupid

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  • July 23, 2009

    Zan

    I feel like a man designed this, because a woman would not design a piece that covers most parts of you, but makes it IMPOSSIBLE to wear a bra. Or maybe I’m the only woman who hasn’t mastered those sticky, pasty things.

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  • July 24, 2009

    deng

    hmm, maybe it’s for layering…?

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  • July 24, 2009

    Geotpf

    The new Hetrosexual Male Fashion Overlords (HMFOs? Need to work on the acronym) are just making sure there’s enough of these in the wild before the order is placed by the Supreme Hetrosexual Make Fashion Overlord that all hot women wear these…backwards.

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  • July 29, 2009

    spikesnsilk

    Don’t sit down in a metal chair, or it’ll feel REALLY cold.

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  • November 5, 2009

    Umm

    I actually love it. Would wear it happily.

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