Cutouts in fashion come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and body part places. If you’re feeling super daring (and like you’ve done enough crunches lately) an ab cutout might be just the ticket. If you’re a little more conservative, try a shoulder slash or collarbone cutout. This peek-a-boo style can work for everyone! Click through to see 10 fun cutout fashions for spring and beyond.
Show a Little (or a Lot!) of Skin 1 of 11
Cutouts with Coverage 2 of 11
If the idea of baring bare skin makes you feel kind of nervous, try this top with netting. You could even put a colored tank underneath for a fun effect.
Free People, $58
Doubly Daring 3 of 11
These leggings pair two daring trends — faux leather and cutouts!
Forever 21, $17.80
Some Interesting Tan Lines 4 of 11
For bathing suit season, a demure one piece gets a little saucy with side cutouts that wrap around the back. Love that beachy palm tree print, too!
Show Off Your Collarbone 5 of 11
This cute romper is perfect for spring and summer!
6pm, $54.99 (on sale)
Super Slimming 6 of 11
Black is already slimming, but throw in side cutouts and you'll be looking itty-bitty (not to mention super brave).
Shop Bop, $106
Upper Abs to the Rescue 7 of 11
If putting your sides or stomach area on display makes you break out into a cold sweat:
A. You're not alone
B. You should try an upper ab cutout. It's not an area that generally accumulates much fat, so even if you're really not toned, you can still pull it off!
Topshop, $39.99 (on sale)
A Double Cutout 8 of 11
This is like the negative image of the previous dress. With this positioning you're showing ribs, while your lower abs (or pooch, let's be honest) is covered. This dress is still a little too daring for me, but maybe you're game?
ASOS, $40.75 (on sale)
Conservative Cuts 9 of 11
The extra slashes outside the v-neck of this trendy B&W top are on-trend without being crazy revealing.
Shopbop, $54 (on sale)
Show a Little Elbow 10 of 11
This gorgeous ombre top goes a little funky with unexpected elbow cutouts.
Revolve, $66 (on sale)
Still Too Nervous? 11 of 11
If you STILL can't stomach the idea of a cutout, why not embrace the trend with your feet? Cutout oxfords are still A trend, but with a minimum of bared skin.
Forever 21, $32.80