The First Lady introduced herself to the world at her husband's inauguration in a white one-shoulder gown, and she couldn't have looked more classy and beautiful if she tried. But, Michelle Obama is such a beauty with such an awesome bod, anything she rocks will look excellent. I mean she could look hot in a hemp sack. Really.
But for the rest of us, the one-shoulder dress has the potential to make us look like we're an extra in Napoleon Dynamite, or worse yet, ice skater turned assault plotter, Tonya Harding, if we're not careful.
If you choose something like this:
or even this:
you can't go wrong. They are simple, tasteful and they keep the ruffles and the cheep-looking add ones at bay.
Wear your hair up or down with pearl earrings and a necklace, and you've got yourself one (I love this work) heck of an outfit.