Stars scorched the red carpet this year in sexy asymmetrical styles.

Celia L. Smith
Dec, 29, 2011

There’s something so chic about having just a peek of shoulder exposed.

While strapless gowns bare all, and traditional straps can be a bit boring at times, an asymmetrical cut leaves just enough to the imagination.

Take one look at Angela Bassett, Solange, or Thandie Newton, and you'll see just how this timeless silhouette transcends all ages.