The off-the-shoulder top is no longer a trend, it’s a wardrobe essential. The top is flirty, flattering, and hides your pit stains–what more could you want from a single article of clothing? Show some skin with waterfall sleeves, bohemian embroidery, and more with spring’s latest offerings.
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A VACATION SOUVENIR
The easy, breezy, boho style will fool everyone into thinking you picked this up at a bazaar while vacationing in Morocco.
Tory Burch Eliza Top, $295; toryburch.com
Dorothy Perkins Stripe Tie Shoulder Bardot Top, $35; dorothyperkins.com
Peter Pilotto Embroidered Cotton Blouse, $945; stylebop.com
Marc Jacobs Palm Print Cotton poplin Long Sleeve Shirt, $795; marcjacobs.com
THE STATEMENT TOP
Get oversized sleeves or waterfall ruffles, or have a major gingham moment to stand out in the crowd.
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Kailey Off-Shoulder Top, $1,385; farfetch.com
Rosie Assoulin Bidi Bidi Bom Bom Off-Shoulder Top, $3,290; farfetch.com
Adeam Cotton Ruffled Off the Shoulder Bustier, $595; modaoperandi.com
Ellery Off the Shoulder Long bell Sleeve Cyril Tunic Top, $700;modaoperandi.com
FOR AN EVENING OUT
The off-the-shoulder silhouette can easily work for date night. Try these noir options, or go fiery red in a peplum Bardot top.
The Row Off-the Shoulder Top, $590; matchesfashion.com
River Island Frilly Bardot Peplum Top, $56; riverisland.com
Goen J Off-the-Shoulder Ruffled Cotton-Poplin Top, $495; net-a-porter.com
Then again, the off-the-shoulder top was meant for strolling down a boardwalk. From ribbed knits to romantic lace, who said this style wasn’t versatile?
Jacquemus Off-the-Shoulder Ribbed Cotton-Blend Sweater, $410; net-a-porter.com
H&M Off-the-Shoulder Top, $30; hm.com
Self-Portrait Off the Shoulder Lace Bustier Top, $360; mytheresa.com
Tibi Neo Silk Oversized Cropped Pullover, $595; tibi.com
If your bodysuit game is still lacking, step things up with these options. Wear one under a fluted skirt and a red lip for a romantic look.
Body Editions Amanda Off-the-Shoulder Bodysuit, $295; net-a-porter.com
Alix Flared Sleeve Off Shoulder Bodysuit, $220; farfetch.com
H&M Off the Shoulder Bodysuit, $35; hm.com
Source Cowan: Elle Magazine