January 29, 2010
There is some great draping on the Pebble Silk Racer Back Top by Helmut Lang. It has an asymmetrical scoop neck, deep cowl back, draping at the bodice, pleating at the shoulder and side, a spaghetti strap at the left and a two inch strap at the right. There is also a camisole lining that has a scoop neck and unfinished asymmetrical hem. This blouse is 28 inches long and the shell is 100% silk.
January 28, 2010
If you adore lace, this is definitely a top to consider. The Lace Yoke Camisole by Milly has contrasting lace trim as well as ruching at the V-neck, four buttons at the bust, and spaghetti straps. It is also lined, 100% silk, and in the Shirt Snob's favorite black and white combination.
January 27, 2010
For two days only, but two or more tees at Shop Bop, and you'll get 20% off of them. You will need to use the code 20OFFTEES at check out for this sale to apply.
January 27, 2010
The Candice Blouse by Joie has a lot of featurse for a wrap blouse, and these make it look even more girly and beautiful. There is a single hook-and-eye closure, ruffle trim, and pintucks at the placket, ruching at the waist, tiered pintucks at the hem, a tie at the waist, eyelash edge at the cuffs, and short lace sleeves. The bust is lined, the back and hem are sheer, and it is 100% silk.
January 26, 2010
The Cintia Tiered Tank by Madewell is the perfect tank to hide your stomach if it's not looking quite as you would like. This cute tank has ruffled tiers throughout the body that give it a lot of volume. There's also lace trim at the ruffles and scoop neck, adjustable spaghetti straps, and a lining at the bodice.
January 25, 2010
This breezy top will be great on those hot summer days. The Kay Blouse by Joie has a tie and three hook-and-eye closures at the split V-neck, layered ruffles at the placket, scoop neck, and racer back, and no sleeves. It is 100% silk and has a jersey camisole lining.
January 22, 2010
Threadless has some great new designs as well as reprints. Our favorites are Music of the Night, Error 4:04, and the reprints Hi, The Milky Way, and Training. Also, all proceeds from the Many Hands Make the Load Lighter tee will go directly to American Red Cross Haiti Development and Relief Fund.
Over at The Cotton Factory, we thnk their new design Vane Cat is neat.
Glennz Tees has a great new Lost design, Missing.
Sharp Shirter is a t-shirt company started in 2006 that sells tees for men and women as well as dresses, hoodies, ipod covers, and laptop skins. There are a lot of creative and beautiful designs at this site, and as it sells a lot more than just tees, there is more that interests us. We think this is going to become a new favorite of ours! A few of our top choices include the Not So Dandy Tee, the Natural Beauty Dress, and the Mushroom Princess Tee.
January 21, 2010
The Ruffle Top by Geren Ford may be simple, but it's quite elegant. It features a ruffle at the V-neck and back, a picot edge at the ruffle, vertical seam detail at the front and back, rounded hem, and no sleeves. It is 100% silk and available in navy and ecru. You can wear this with jeans, slacks, or a skirt, so you have tons of versatility with it.
January 20, 2010
This romantic blouse can also be quite flattering. The Estee Top by Ella Moss has a drawstring tie at the scoop neck, a keyhole at the bust, pleated ruffle trim and crossover details at the bodice overlays and cuffs, and 3/4 raglan sleeves. It is 100% silk, available in black and champagne, and has a jersey camisole lining.
January 19, 2010
We adore tunics with our skinny jeans. If you're looking for a cute one, consider the Bohemian Rhapsody Top by Free People. This wrinkled voile tunic has sequins, metallic accents, and two-toned appliqués at the split V-neck, stripe appliqués at the hem, ruching at the shoulders and back, a single button at the cuffs, and long raglan sleeves. It is sheer, 28 inches long, and available in lavender and white.
January 18, 2010
The Phoenix Top by Ella Moss is a bohemian blouse that looks extremely comfortable to wear. It has three buttons at the V-neck, embroidery, ruching and an inverted pleat at the front, ruching at the back a shirtail hem, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is sheer as well.
We like how the ruffles on the Deep V Ruffle Top by Catherine Malandrino aren't too overpowering. You can wear this top to work, on a date, hanging out with your friends, virtually any occasion. It has contrasting surged edge at the ruffles that you need a close up to see, smocked elastic banding at the waist, a V-neck, pleating at the bust, ruching at the shoulders, and cap sleeves. It is semi-sheer at the bodice as well.
January 15, 2010
The Corset Camisole by Elizabeth and James looks great alone for a night out, but you can throw on a cardigan to wear it every day too. It has a ruffle-trimmed sweetheart neckline and placket, 11 snaps at the front, underwire cups, an unfinished edge at the vertical front and back seams, and adjustable and ruffle-trimmed spaghetti straps. The cups are lined too.
The Aster Blouse by Ella Moss is a comfortable looking blouse that would be understated if it weren't for its bold color. There is a tie and ruching at the scoop neck, five buttons at the front, gathered elastic banding at the cuffs, and 3/4 length raglan sleeves. It is long at 27 inches, and it is available in two colors, flame and surf.
The Chain Mail Draped Cardigan by Mink Pink doesn't have any metal to it. Instead the sweater has an open-knit throughout. There's a ribbed placket and cuffs and long sleeves as well. It is sheer and extra long at 29 inches. Wear with jeans, a dress, and anything in between!
January 14, 2010
Here are some new t-shirt designs to start off the year. At Snorg Tees, we like Gimme Some Sugar, Baby and Rhode Island: False Advertising (although being from RI, we know this not to be entirely true).
Threadless has new designs including I'm with @stupid, Spaghetti Western, Pegasus, and Clean Monster. Some reprints include Insomnia and Sad Psycho.
Finally, with Lost's final season about to begin, we think Found at Busted Tees is pretty funny and appropriate.
The Haze Halter Top by Ella Moss is feminine and flattering and in a winter color in case you need to add to your current wardrobe a bit. It has a deep crossover V-neck, an asymmetrical hem, gathered elastic banding, ruching, and an attached self-belt tie at the waist, ruching and a two button closure behind the neck, and two inch straps. There is a camisole lining, and it is 100% silk.
The Navy Stripe Top by Splendid is a comfortable jersey top that looks fabulous with your favorite jeans. It has twisted banding at the crew neck, topstitching at the patch bust pocket, and 3/4 length sleeves. It comes in three different colors too: cayenne, safari, and flamingo.
The Zigzag Cardigan Sweater by Dolce Vita is a cosy oversized sweater perfect for layering over your t-shirts. It has intarsia zig zap pattern throughout, a shawl collar, self-belt tie, and long sleeves. It is long at 27 inches, made from merino wool, alpaca, and acrylic, and is available in cream and cinder.
January 13, 2010
The Tracy Pointelle Sweater by Marc by Marc Jacobs is an easy way to dress up your outfit and make it more feminine. It features a scalloped crew neck, 12 buttons down the front, a ribbed placket, hem, and cuffs, and long sleeves. It has a pointelle detail throughout and is semi-sheer.
The Drape Wraparound Cardigan by Alice + Olivia is not your average looking cardigan. It has a shawl collar, eight buttons at the extended front hem, a rolled edge at the placket, and long sleeves. It is 28 inches long and semi-sheer.
Henley shirts such as the Vintage Whisper Henley Top by Splendid are so much fun to wear with your favorite pair of jeans. It's an easy way to look and feel comfortable and laid-back. This top has eight buttons at the front, a crew neck, tonal topstitching at the seams, and long sleeves. It comes in lead and paper.
January 12, 2010
The Tory Top by Myne works well with your favorite jeans for running around town doing errands or just hanging out at home. It has a wide neck, sheer chiffon panel at the back, a patch bust pocket with anchor embossed button detail, and long dolman sleeves. Comes in black and white.
We adore polka dots, so of course we love the Artist Shirt by Elizabeth and James which has polka dots in our favorite color combination. This blouse has a fold-over collar, six buttons down the front, pleated bust pockets, an inverted back pleast, a shirttail hem, double button cuffs, and long sleeves. It is sheer, extra long at 30 inches, and 100% silk.
January 11, 2010
We could have sworn we've written about the Deep V Top with Ruched Waist by Catherine Malandrino, but we couldn't find it in our archives, so it must look similar to another top we've written about. This blouse is worth writing about again though as it's simply gorgeous! It has pleated banding at the V-neck, a smocked elastic panel at the waist, ruching and bias seams at the bust, ruffles at the hem, a hidden side zipper, and 3/4 length sleeves. The bodice is lined and it is 100% silk.
The Layered Ruffle Camisole by Parker would look fabulous with your favorite suit. It has a split V-neck with three buttons, layered ruffles at the top hem, a drawstring tie at the back keyhole, and spaghetti straps. It is also 100% silk.
January 8, 2010
Looking for a new coat to freshen up your winter wardrobe? The Stratford Plaid Jacket by Mike & Chris is perfect for doing so! This plaid jacket has a notched collar, three buttons at the front, a zip-off hood, pouch pockets, a buttoned storm flap, metal grommets under the arms and at the back, button-tab detail at the cuffs, and long sleeves. It is lined and made of wool and other fibers.
Homebrewed Tees is a t-shirt site that has funny designs much like Snorg Tees. It was started by a couple of friends who thought up a few good ideas for shirts and decided to start actually making them. Most of their shirts are American Apparel, and the designs are made from a flexible material that is pressed onto the shirt, called plot printing. A couple of our favorite designs include Life Before Facebook and No One Cares About Your Blog.
January 7, 2010
Get a jump on your spring wardrobe with the Northside Slub T-Shirt by Free People This blouse has a wide neck, gathered elastic banding at the front hem, a five inch slit at the back hem, sheer crocheted stripes at the back and cuffs, and short dolman sleeves. It has some great sherbet colors that are perfect for this spring.
The Joffrey Tube Top by Rachel Pally is a cute version of your typical tube top with its ruffled top hem. There's also elastic banding at the top hem, ruching at the bust, a built-in shelf bra, and an unfinished bottom hem. It is made from a stretchy modal and available in two colors, lilypad and black.
January 6, 2010
The clay and silver combination of the Zigzag Top by Robbi & Nikki is not one you see every day, but it's actually quite pretty. There are flocked-lamé zigzag stripes, pleating at the collar and at the draped and split overlay, three buttons and a keep keyhole at the back. It is semi-sheer at the front, sheer at the back, and made of a metallic and silk mix.
The Bow Pocket Tank by Parker has a fun dot print, and it's in the perfect colors for Valentine's Day! There is a scoop neck, racer back, solid bow at the patch front pocket, and 1.25 inch straps. It is also 100% silk.
January 5, 2010
Corsets are very popular right now. If you like this type of look, check out the Corset Top by DSQUARED2. It has banded seam details, quilted cups, a racer back with a metal logo tag, and 3/4 inch straps. Wear alone or under a edgy jacket such as the Dresden Leather Moto Jacket by Mike & Chris.
Show off your gorgeous back with the Draped Back Top by Rachel Pally. Besides the deep cowl back, this top has an unfinished edge at the hem and cuffs and 3/4 length sleeves. Many times open back tops we only like from the back but not the front. This one looks great on both sides though!
January 4, 2010
We've never seen a leather jacket like this! The Drape Neck Leather Jacket by Vince stands out because it has a draped label. There is also an off-center, hidden zip closure, vertical zip pockets, front and back seams, ribbed insets at the sides and sleeves, zipper at the cuffs, and long sleeves. It is lined, and the trim is made from wool and nylon.
The Shirt Snob adores the Vintage Fleece Pocket Jacket by Splendid. It has a fold-over collar, front zipper, pleated flap pockets at the bust and hip, a buckled self belt at the waist, thick pintuck at the back, and long sleeves. This style isn't one you'd think would come in fleece, what a great idea!
January 1, 2010
Happy New Year to all our readers! We are taking the day off, but we'll be back on Monday to ring in the 2010 with a bunch of gorgeous tops!