How to Wear Side Cut Out Dress: Top 15 Outfit Ideas

If you are looking for a cocktail dress or a prom dress that only requires you to show just a little bit of skin at your waist to look sexy and gorgeous, the side cut out dress is going to be a great choice. In fact, there is one main purpose for me to write this blog post. It is to show you that, sometimes, showing just a little bit of skin is enough to make you look better than those who are wearing deep v neck dresses. I want to show you that “less is more”. I have collected some of the best side cut out dresses and put them in a list. Let’s check it out right now.

Hot Red Bodycon Dress with Mini Side Cut Outs


To start off the list, here is a red bodycon dress. Notice that the side cut outs are so small and subtle to a point that they actually look both sexy and cute. Simply pair the dress with a pair of silver ankle strap open toe heels to complete the outfit with an elegant touch.

Black Side Cutout Sheath Knee Length Dress

black side cutout sheath knee length dress

Now, let’s continue to talk about another low profile yet good looking side cutout dress. This one is a black sheath knee length dress that also has very small cutouts on the sides. Wear black ankle strap open toe heels to achieve a minimal all-black look.

White Side Cutout Deep V Neck Skater Dress

white side cutout deep v neck skater dress

Up to this point, I have shown some low profile side cutout dresses that has no backless or deep v neck cutting to proof the point that you don’t need to show much skin to look sexy. Now, I hope that you have got the point and I am going to start mixing some extremely sexy dresses with some low-key sexy dresses. This whit side cutout deep v neck skater dress is a very sexy dress. A good way to style it is to style it in an elegant and feminine way by wearing it with white ankle strap open toe heels and a silver sequin clutch bag.

Grey Three-Quarter Sleeve Cotton Skater Dress

grey three quarter sleeve cotton skater dress

A cotton dress can make you look more casual and sporty. For example, here is a grey three-quarter sleeve side cutout skater dress that can make you look young and low-key sexy. I would recommend you to wear white sneakers with the dress to create a casual and breezy look.

Black High Split Maxi Dress with Cutout on One Side Only

black high split maxi dress cutout on one side

For a look that looks both stylish and sexy, you can wear a black high split maxi dress that has a cut out only on the left side of the dress. Pair the dress with black ankle strap heels and a subtle silver necklace to complete the outfit.

Black Bodycon Dress with Multiple Mini Cutouts

black bodycon dress multiple mini cutouts

Now, for a more playful and creative look, you can actually choose a casual back dress that has multiple mini cutouts on the sides. You can simply wear the dress with nude sandals or white sneakers for a lovely and casual street outfit.

Ice Blue Deep V Neck Side Cut Out Skater Dress

ice blue deep v neck side cut out skater dress

Some people call this “ice blue”, some call it “mint”. Either way, it is a really attractive and refreshing color that you don’t see too often. The color simple takes this deep v neck side cutout skater dress to the next level. I would recommend you to wear white heels to complete this minimal and remarkable outfit.

Black Skater Dress with Mini Cutouts

black skater dress mini cutouts

This is a perfect outfit for those of you who just want to show up and look good enough in a cocktail party. You would simply want to wear a black skater dress with black ankle strap heels. The little bit of twist is the mini side cutouts in the dress. With the cutouts, the uninteresting outfit now becomes quite interesting indeed.

Navy Fit and Flare Midi Dress

navy fit and flare midi dress

To dress in an elegant and beautiful way, you can wear a navy side cutout, deep v neck, fit and flare midi dress. Pair the dress with silver ankle strap open toe heels to achieve this minimal yet gorgeous look.

Black Long Sleeve Asymmetric Cutout Dress

black long sleeve asymmetric cutout dress

This black dress is really asymmetric that the side cutout and the slit are on different sides of the dress. With this stylish dress, it makes sense to wear stylish shoes. The black leather ankle boots would be the perfect shoes to wear.

White Deep V Neck Long Flowy Dress

white deep v neck long flowy dress

For a pure and angel-like look, the white deep v neck, side cutout flowy dress would be a great choice. Although silver heels would look pretty nice with the dress, I would actually go all-white by wearing a pair of white ankle strap open toe heels to be consistent with the angel-like feel.

Black Asymmetric Cut Out Bodycon Dress

black asymmetric cut out bodycon dress

This is such a stylish and sexy mini dress. It is a black asymmetric bodycon dress that has a relative large cutout at the upper waist area. The silver ankle strap heels would be the perfect shoes to wear with this dress.

Black Spaghetti Strap Side Cutout High Low Dress

black spaghetti strap side cutout high low dress

To achieve a breezy look, a high low dress would be a good choice. This high low dress is a black spaghettis strap side cutout dress that looks so beautiful and breezy. You can wear it with a pair of black ankle suede boots to add a stylish touch to the overall look.

Orange Side Cut Out Maxi Pleated Dress

orange side cut out maxi pleated dress

For a cheerful look, how about wearing an orange maxi dress for your next cocktail party. This dress is a low-key sexy dress that has small and subtle side cut outs and a slit. Complete the outfit with nude heeled sandals.

Burgundy Side Cutout Bodycon Dress with Black Leather Jacket

burgundy side cutout bodycon dress black leather jacket

For a more mature and stylish look, you can wear this semi-sheer burgundy side cutout bodycon dress with a black leather jacket. I would recommend you to wear heels of the exact burgundy color to match with the dress.

I hope you enjoy this list of beautiful side cut out dress outfit ideas that I have just shared with you. Before you leave, you may want to check out our thousands of other outfit ideas that you can find in this website. Let’s try different outfits and have fun styling.