June 30, 2009
It's hard to pass up a fun, bohemian tank like the Jacquard Princess Cami by Free People. This tie dyed top has a smocked inset at the neckline with jewel and beaded embellishment, a longer front hem, and adjustable straps. It is available in two colors: smoked and washed black.
June 30, 2009
Tops like the Ariel Top by Joie get us excited for the fall. This one is still pretty light weight, but it's a great transition piece as the weather starts to turn. There is a split V-neck, ruching at the front, button-tab detail gathers the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is semi-sheer and 100% linen.
June 30, 2009
The Drape Shoulder Top by Vince can be worn on or off the shoulder, so you have some variety with it! There is a cowl neck, pleating at the left shoulder, and no sleeves. This top comes in two colors too: black and beetroot.
June 29, 2009
If you are looking to add more prints into your wardrobe, this is a good choice. The Masha Smocked Top by Joie has a smocked collar, tie and keyhole at the bust, smocked cuffs, and short raglan sleeves. It is 100% silk as well.
June 29, 2009
The blue green color is what first stood out to us when we saw the Camisole Tee at MaxStudio, but this is a stunning top no matter the color. There are tiers at the bust and waist with rolled edges, bust support, adjustable straps, and an asymmetrical hemline. It's made from a stretchy cotton material.
We see so many cowl necks during the winter months, so it's exciting to see it on the Clean Drape Tank with Racer Back by James Perse. This top also has a racer back and two inch straps. It is semi-sheer and available in two colors: white and olympic.
June 26, 2009
Need a hoodie for the fall? We adore the Rugby Henley Hoodie by Free People. This striped hoodie has an exposed zipper at the neckline, kangaroo pocket at the front, drawstring at the hood, banded cuffs and bottom hem, and long dolman sleeves. It is available in three colors: cloud, autumn leaves, and dark night.
What makes the Button Up Tube Top by Free People stand apart are multiple button details on the sides of it. There is also side ruching, subtle tie dye print throughout, and a lined front. It comes in two colors as well, black and poppy.
June 25, 2009
We like the bohemian vibe of the Embroidered Jellaba Blouse by Free People. This loose fitting blouse has embroidery at the front, a split neck with a hook and eye closure and tie, elastic banding at the bottom hem, a sheer lace inset at the back, ruching at the empire waist, and button tabs at the cuffs of the short sleeves. It is available in three colors: black, twilight, and silver.
A hippie-like print on a modern day cut, what is there not to love? TheFairbanks Embroidered Top by Joie has an embroidered scoop neck and bust, pleated front, racer back, and thick straps. There is a camisole lining, and it is 100% silk.
The Didiana Top by Theory is a versatile piece that every woman could use. It has a V-neck, five buttons at the front, layered ruffles at the top hem and placket, ruching at the empire waist, and adjustable spaghetti straps. The bodice is lined, and it is 100% silk.
June 24, 2009
We've seen many cardigans this year with shawl collars, but the Short Sleeve Cardigan with Leather Tie Belt by Vince is special because they've added a leather belt too, taking out any guess work on how you want to style it. There is also a raised, vertical back seam, welt hip pockets, ribbed banding at the hem and cuffs, and short dolman sleeves. It is extra long at 29 inches, made from a wool and lama blend, and is available in black and rainforest.
Fall clothing is beginning to appear, and if everything is going to be as perfect as the Stella Cable Cardigan by Vince, we cannot wait! This cable knit cardigan has a hood with raised seam detail, patch pockets, a covered safety pin closure, and elbow length dolman sleeves. It is extra long at 32 inches, and it's made from an alpaca, wool, and acrylic blend.
If you like ruffles, you'll like the Sand Gauze Ruffle Top by Free People. This cute crinkled tank has tiered floral ruffles at the bust and back. There is also a sweetheart neckline and adjustable spaghetti straps. It comes in two colors too, ivory and black.
June 23, 2009
The Minna Dolman Top by Joie is not an exciting blouse, but it'd be a good staple for your wardrobe. Besides, it is rather pretty, and we adore the punch color. It has five buttons going down the front, ruching at the front, slant hip pockets, gathering at the elastic cuffs, and 3/4 length dolman sleeves. It is also semi-sheer.
Here is a shirt that doesn't quite look like every other. The Contrast Blouse by Vince has an unusual keyhole with twist detail at the bust, through which the thick strap enters. There is also inverted pleats at the hem and gathered elastic banding at the back. It is 29 inches long, made from a stretchy silk, and is available in ivory and slate.
We love how the Danica Top by Velvet drapes. It is a simple tank with twisted straps and a racer back. It is available in three colors: navy, zinc, and white.
June 22, 2009
There are a few new tees that have recently come out that we like. First, over at Threadless, check out the new designs A Banana Slipping on a Banana Peel, Introduction to Molecular Bonding, Dandy Lions, Hooray for Sarcasm, and the reprint Eclipse!
Busted Tees has some new designs including I've Got Worms and Big Fan.
DIY is one of the newest designs at The Cotton Factory.
The Luciana Top by Joie is a good blouse to bring you into the fall. There is a split V-neck, ten buttons down the front, topstitched pintucks at the bib, ruching at the front, shoulders, and cuffs, pintucked banding and two buttons at the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is made of 100% silk and comes in three colors: caviar, porcelain, and punch.
Looking for the perfect jacket for the fall? We have fallen for the Check Ruffle Front Jacket by McQ - Alexander McQueen. This pink plaid coat has a ruffle trimmed draped collar, double-breasted four button closure, unfinished edge at the ruffles, three buttons at the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It's made from a virgin wool and cotton blend.
What a fun bohemian print on the Faye Shirred Tank by Joie! There is shirring at the scoop neck, one inch straps, and a scoop back. It's a simple cut, but the print more than makes up for that!
June 21, 2009
Funny how the Gauze Top by Splendid can be both sexy yet innocent at the same time! This blouse has ruching and crocheted banding at the V-neck and back, two inch straps, and is made from a wrinkled cotton. It comes in three colors too: white, black, and emerald.
June 20, 2009
No one does stripes quite like Splendid. The White Rugby Stripe Hoodie by Splendid is a lightweight, striped cardigan with solid banding at the hood, placket, and cuffs, ruching at the cuffs, elbow length sleeves, and a lined hood. The body is semi-sheer, and it comes in nautical and linen.
June 19, 2009
Chillers Clothing has recently added a women's line of t-shirts, and we are excited to share them with you. Each design only has a thousand prints, so you don't have to worry about everyone else on the street wearing the same top as you. Each design comes in a few different colors, and they sell men's tees as well.
We like the Sleeveless Button Front Shirt by David Lerner because it's so easy to dress up or down. There is a V-neck, six buttons at the front, no sleeves, and an extended front hem. It is 28 inches in the front, 25 inches in the back, made from 100% organic hemp, and available in three colors: grey, black, and white.
It took us years to appreciate paisley, but now we adore it. The Paisley Top by Splendid has a scoop neck wiht a single button keyhole, gathering at the racer back, and twisted silk straps. The body is made from a supima cotton and modal blend.
June 18, 2009
We love tops that are a little loose so we don't have to worry about our stomachs being perfectly flat all the time. The Printed Voluminous Top by Free People is a loose blouse with ruching at the scoop neckline, a keyhole at the back, banding at the bottom hem, and dolman sleeves. It is available in purple and black.
The Nelly Tank by Twenty8Twelve is versatile because you can wear it as a vest or a tank. There is a scoop neck, 14 snaps down the front, ribbing at the sides and back, and two inch straps. There is also a matching ribbed front lining. You can wear it with your nice suits for work or with shorts for a more casual look.
Here at Shirt Snob, we love our hoodies, and we wish we found more that we adored, such as the Padang Hoodie by Ever. This cute striped hoodie has a zip closure at the front, pouch pockets, a logo patch on the shoulder, topstitched seams, and long sleeves. It is also lined. Perfect for covering up when your tanks aren't enough to keep you warm.
June 17, 2009
The Luciana Top by Joie is a pretty blouse that you can wear with jeans or a nice skirt. There is a split V-neck, ten buttons at the front, topstitched pintucks at the bib, ruching at the front, shoulders, and cuffs, pintucked banding and two button keyhole at the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 100% silk and available in porcelain and punch.
Shirts like the Vintage Whisper Henley Top by Splendid are the best to wear when you're hanging around not doing much because they are so easy and so comfortable. It has a split V-neck with a single button and 3/4 length sleeves. This top is available in two colors: chili and eggplant.
The Scarf Tank by Elizabeth and James is obviously for the girl that loves scarves! This scoop neck tank has an attached silk scarf at the neck. There is also a racer back and ruching at the two inch straps. The body is 100% cotton, and it is available in white and exotic purple.
June 16, 2009
If you love bold and colorful prints, you need to take a closer look at the Bramble Halter by Sky. This halter has a wild flower print, gold tone chain and amethyst colored stones at the sweetheart neckline, ruching and pleating at the bust, and a tie behind the neck. It's definitely a top that will show how fun you are!
The Catriona Top by Velvet is your typical Velvet top that we've come to know and love. It has a crossover V-neck, ruching at the shoulders, and is fitted. It also comes in four colors: sweetheart, azure, black, and jellybean.
The contrasting crocheted shoulder panels of the Off Shoulder T-Shirt by Free People really make you do a double take. This top also has a scoop neck, rolled banding at the bust, rolled and unfinished edges, contrast stitching at the seams, short sleeves, and cutouts at the shoulders It is also sheer.
June 15, 2009
The Peek-a-Boo Top by Only Hearts is interesting because there are cutouts at the elbow length raglan sleeves, which is something you don't see every day. This blouse also has ruching at the scoop neck, scoop back, and cuffs, and a shirttail hem. We think the floral print is quite appealing in an old fashioned way.
We like how the sequins on the Sequin Tank by Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent are in a similar shade to the blouse. Makes it a little more understated and less dressy, so you can wear this top to more places. Besides the sequins, there is braided trim at the bust and scoop neck, pleating at the front and back and two inch straps. It is also lined and 100% silk.
June 13, 2009
The Coco Camisole by Jill Stuart has an intricate lace panel at the top hem which really catches the eye. There is also lace banding at the 11 inch side slits, ruching at the sides, ruffled tulle trim at the bottom hem, and spaghetti straps. It is semi-sheer, extra long at 31 inches, and 100% silk.
June 12, 2009
The Trellis Corset Top by Nanette Lepore is perfect for wearing to work under a jacket, and then wearing alone for drinks after work. It has a ruched bust, smocked elastic side panels, knife pleats at the front, boning at the bodice, and an exposed zipper and built-in bra strap at the back. It is also lined and made from a silk and linen blend.
The Bead Embroidered Tee at MaxStudio stands apart because of the beaded design on the front and back, which are sewn under the fabric so exposing only a tiny bit of light. This top also has a scoop neck and high back, and it is available in aqua and white.
The crochet at the top hem and empire waist of the Beauty Crochet Tube by Sky really makes it stand out. There is also ruching at the bust and waist, a lined bodice, and a loose body.
June 11, 2009
If you are still looking for that perfect tie dyed top, check out theSpiral Butterfly Top by C&C California. This tunic has a scoop neck, drawstring at the empire waist, draped banding at the sides, and elbow-length flutter sleeves. It is 30 inches long and 100% silk as well.
The hotter the weather, the more you want something comfortable to wear. The Sleeveless Caftan Top by Rachel Pally looks to fit that bill. It has a V-neck, tie below the bust, ruching at the shoulders and empire waist, and an unfinished bottom hem. We adore the yellow color as well.
When Sky gets it right, they don't disappoint! The Velma Top has a gold-tone tie behind the neck that is quite stunning. This halter also has ruching throughout the bodice and six inch banding at the bottom hem. It's also long at 27.5 inches in length.
June 10, 2009
Bohemian and black and white, the Shirt Snob is in heaven! The Abigail Top by Juicy Couture has a black floral print throughout with a tie and solid pintucked banding at the V-neck, metal beads and tassels at the tie, pintucking and ruching at the back, and elbow-length flutter sleeves. It is also lined.
This simple and girly top stands out because of it's beautiful lace yoke. The Racer Back Tank by Only Hearts also has a racer back, ruching at the bust and back, and one inch straps. It's casual enough to wear with your favorite jeans or shorts, but it'll make you look just a bit more special than everyone else.
Looking for a sexy top you can wear with jeans or a nice skirt? The Darsey Top by Miss Sixty is right up your alley. There is a sweetheart neckline, twisted fabric and ruching at the bodice, an empire waist with ruching, and a high back. It's also extra long with a loose body, so you can hide those last couple pounds if you need to.
June 9, 2009
The Diamonds & Circles Top by Anna Sui is very unusual and definitely not for everyone, but if you aren't afraid of showing some skin and want something edgy, this is for you! There is crocheting throughout, a scoop neck, a tie and rounded edge at the open back, and two inch straps. It has a lined bust and a sheer waist.
Still looking for the perfect yellow top for summer? We like the Antigua Embroidered Tank by Ella Moss. There are embroidered inserts at the V-neck, V-back, and straps, shirring at the neck, and a loose body. It is semi-sheer and made from a cotton and silk blend.
The T Back Tank by Rachel Pally looks pretty simple with its scoop neck and unfinished bottom hem. But the straps and the T-back are made of mesh, so it's just a little more edgy than it first appears. The bodice is also lined.
June 8, 2009
Summer Camp is a new tee over at Nerdy Shirts.
Glennz Tees has a new design, Melting.
Finally, Threadless is continuing their sale for another two days until Wednesday. They also have new designs, including Solar Power, YGB, I'm Really Awesome at Being Humble, and the reprint Candy-Coated Assassin.
We were drawn to the Could Be Drawstring Top by Joie because of it's stunning crocheted banding at the split V-neck and cuffs. This blouse also has a drawstring at the waist, ruching, a tie, and keyhole at the cuffs, and elbow-length raglan sleeves. It is semi-sheer also available in orchid taupe and porcelain.
It's hard to see the details on the Ribbon Jacquard Top by Anna Sui, so this is a time when it's really helpful to have the description as well! There is tulle trim and metallic jacquard banding throughout, unfinished edges at the tulle, ruffle trim and a drawstring at the wide neck, ruffle trim and gathered elastic banding at the cuffs, and 3/4 length raglan sleeves. It is semi-sheer as well.
Here is a cute cover up if you get cold wearing your camis this summer. The Doussy Knit by Miss Sixty is a long sleeved knitted sweater with a zipper down the front, V stripe pattern throughout, and a scoop neck. It's also semi-sheer.
June 6, 2009
You don't see too many motocycle jackets in light grey! The Damascus Jacket by Rag & Bone has an off center, asummetrical zip closure down the front, snaps at the notched collar, three front zipper pockets, snap-tabl shoulder epaulets, 8 inch ribbed banding at the cuffs, and seam detail at the front, back and long sleeves. If you love motocycle jackets but are afraid of wearing such a bold look, this is a good option.
June 5, 2009
This floral button up top is perfect for jeans or paired with a skirt for work. The Litote Shirt by Paul & Joe Sister has a Peter Pan collar, a small breast pocket, seven buttons up the front, rounded bottom hem, a button at each cuff, and short sleeves. The vintage looking print is also a must have!
Here's the perfect drapy top for those hot summer days. The Cross Drape Top by Mason by Michelle Mason has ruching at the neck, a draped crossover overlay at the front, ruching at the overlay, strap detail at the open back, and spaghetti straps. It is also semi-sheer.
June 4, 2009
At first glance we thought the Ellasentials Tucked T-Shirt by Ella Moss was your typical t-shirt. But then we realizd that there was a knotted asymmetrical bottom hem which really makes it stand out. There is also a scoop neck, short sleeves, and it is semi-sheer.
We think the Jarvis Baja Poncho by Mike & Chris is a perfect cover up for any nights spent by fireside. This textured hooded jacket has a zip closure, six button detail, welt pockets at the hip, four inch slit at each side, and cuffed 3/4 length dolman sleeves. Bring it camping or to your next BBQ so you know you'll stay warm while still looking great!
We like the Adriana Top by Rachel Pally because it's sexy but doesn't show off any cleavage, so it's still acceptable to wear in front of your boyfriend's parents! There is gathering at the neck and an inverted pleat at the bust. It is also available in three colors: raspberry, midnight, and black.
June 3, 2009
We love the print of the Bloom Peasant Top by Ella Moss. This blouse has a keyhole and tie at the scoop neck, smocking at te bottom hem and cuffs, and short sleeves. It is made from a cotton and silk blend and is available in zest and nautical.
The two-toned Agnes Jacket by Elizabeth and James is different than other jackets on the market. It has a V-neck, collar with pleating, ruching at the bust, seam detail at the front, two hook-and-eye clasps at the waist, ruching at the back, and long sleeves. It is perfect for looking fabulous while staying warm at your overly air conditioned office this summer.
The Anglomania Top by Vivienne Westwood is versatile enough to wear to the office under a jacket, and then alone for drinks afterward. There are stripes throughout, a scoop neck, snap buttons at the front, and a ruffled asymmetrical bottom hem. It's also 100% cotton so you'll stay cool in it this summer.
June 2, 2009
From the front, the Drop Back Tee by Nightcap looks rather ordinary with a scoop neck and long sleeves. But there is a drop back with gathering and a tie, which is quite surprising. This cute top is available in two colors, orchid and scarlet.
Looking for something sort of patriotic to wear this July 4th, but don't want a flag print? The Scribble Flower Print V-Neck Top by Orla Kiely is a good option because it has the red, white, and blue colors, but it's a bit more subtle than obvious patriotic clothing. This blouse has a floral print throughout, V-neck with a ruffle and tie, and striped banding at the short sleeves and bottom hem. It is a cute, girly top, and would look great with your favorite jean shorts.
June 1, 2009
Here's a quick update on our favorite new t-shirts in the last couple of weeks. First, check out La-La Land at Every Little Counts.
Threadless is having a sale this next week with many designs $5 or $10. They also have new designs include Constellations, Progeny, The Apple, and the reprints Self Destruction and Peace and Hate.
Finally, Busted Tees has a new design Vote Quimby.
The Lansy Top by Anlo is perfect for anyone who likes ruffles. There is a large ruffle at the V-neck, another at the back, and 1.5 inch strap detail across the open back. It is 100% silk and available in melon and turquoise.
May brought us a bunch of beautiful blouses and shirts. Here is a look back on all our finds.