Today, the bardot dress has made a comeback in a big way as modern women around the world embrace the spirit of Brigitte Bardot. Some fashion commentators have gone so far as to call shoulders the new cleavage, highlighting the playful yet provocative style of shoulder-baring dresses.
Other than the fact that they reveal the shoulders, there aren't really any more 'rules' as to what makes a dress a bardot. They can be as long or short as you like, so you'll always find one to suit you whether you're a mini or a maxi fan. Seeing as they reveal some skin by their very nature, they've really taken off in terms of summer and day dresses, with many women opting for shorter options in order to match top to bottom, so to speak.
While it was once seen as being fairly risque, the bardot dress evokes a certain elegance and sophistication. That is why many women now like to incorporate the look into their evening wear and bring it out for special occasions such as weddings. The look has become very popular among wedding guests, particularly bridesmaids in recent times, frequently showing up in great numbers at spring and summer weddings as well as glamorous race days.
Whatever fun event you find yourself at, there's always a good excuse to get the party started with a bardot!