A hint of skin and the sultry heat. These two things go together like love and marriage, like blues music and backyard porches.
Since the heatwave here never lets up (cool Decembers, you too have fled our lives), it’s up to us to make sense, sartorially at least, of the situation. We present to you the backless dress — the smartest way to beat the heat, without looking tarty. Lightweight and breathable, swishing around you like a cloud, these 10 options that bare the back should have you sighing in relief.