The bardot neckline is a hit this summer! How to wear it?

This summer, the Bardot neckline will dominate many styles. The trend of uncovered shoulders was popularized by Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s. Hence, obviously, the characteristic name. The bardot neckline appears in many motifs and enhances blouses, tops, sweaters and dresses with its charm. It fits in a variety of outfits. Check how to wear it.

Joanna Żołnierkiewicz
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Thanks to Brigitte Bardot, the neckline revealing the neck and shoulders was one of the elements of the sexual revolution in the 1950s and 1960s. Now it is being reborn from the ashes and will be one of the main trends this summer . The bardot neckline is certainly an eye-catcher. Its main advantage? Universal styling and fit to almost any figure. All you have to do is take care of the exposed skin.

Bardot neckline – why is it making a comeback?

After 60 years, it triumphs again among ubiquitous trends. The hype for the bardot neckline is growing week by week, mainly thanks to Instagram and TikTok. Among them, the hashtag #offshoulder .

Exposed shoulders look stylish and extremely feminine . The bardot neckline suits almost all body types. It draws attention to itself - it diverts it from other parts of the body. So it's a particularly good choice for a more massive bottom end . It's no wonder that this type of neckline is at the top of current trends .

Although not always practical, it has many fans

This isn't the only comeback of the bardot neckline. The craze for it continued throughout the spring and summer of 2016. And one of the biggest fans at the time was Kate Middleton . She also used it in her styling in May 2022 at the Cannes Film Festival.

The bardot neckline appeared in the daytime and evening styles of such stars and celebrities as Rita Ora, Dua Lipa and Kendall Jenner. This year he ingratiated himself with Hailey Bieber . Recently, she chose a red and white striped top from Ami Paris. She paired it with a denim skirt and completed the look with gold Miu Miu earrings and a belt.

This isn't the first time Hailey has sported a bardot neckline. She also chose it in more glamorous styles.

How to wear a bardot neckline? A handful of inspiration

Although this is not the most comfortable choice, because it restricts the movement of your hands, it is worth enriching your wardrobe with tops, blouses, sweaters, cardigans, dresses, and even shirts and jackets with a bardot neckline . Upper clothing can be combined with basically anything - jeans, cargo pants, skirts or culottes, as well as with any type of footwear, both sporty and more chic with high heels. Dresses are also worth wearing in different ways. The most important thing is the selection in terms of style and colors .

Bardot neck dresses

In various forms - for larger occasions and casual ones combined with sports shoes. What will you choose?

joanavaz balconette neckline
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juliesfi off shoulder dress
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Tops and blouses – for summer in the city and outside the city

For everyday wear - with a skirt or stylish trousers. 

laura lipponen bardot neckline
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bardot neckline joanavaz
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Shirts, jackets and outerwear - a modern form of bardot neckline

Many global trendsetters choose them. These pieces of clothing with a bardot neckline look unconventional and take your outfit to the heights of style.

Sweaters and cardigans – sensual and tasteful

Knitwear with a Bardot neckline looks sexy, subtle and girly at the same time. 

juliesfi offshoulder sweater
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Do you bare your shoulders in spring and summer, or is this not for you?

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Joanna Żołnierkiewicz, editor-in-chief of, associated with the beauty industry since 2016. Founder of the blog . Goal for 2024: start postgraduate studies "Cosmetic production technology". Email:

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