April 30, 2010
The Cascade Top by LaROK is a cute baby doll tank with different colored tiered at the handkerchief hem that we love. There is also ruffle trim at the crossover V-neck, fleece at the bodice, ruching at the empire waist, an exposed back zipper, and adjustable spaghetti straps. All but the fleece is 100% silk, and it is also lined.
April 29, 2010
We love seeing pointelle detail in our summer blouses and dresses. The Flutter Sleeve Pointelle Top by Catherine Malandrino has this feature throughout as well as a V-neck, solid banding throughout, a rolled edge at the cuffs, and elbow-length fultter sleeves. The bust is lined, it is semi-sheer, and it is available in two colors, blanc and lantana.
April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010
We cannot get enough of these delicate floral prints that are all about! The Ellie Girly Tunic by Madewell has such a print as well as a scoop neck, four buttons and pintucking at the front, ruching at the waist, picot edges at the bottom hem, ruffled cuffs, and short sleeves. It is 100% silk and semi-sheer.
April 27, 2010
We adore the cross-stitching throughout the Harmony Top by Joie. It's a feature we don't see on many blouses. There is also a tasseled tie at the split V-neck, smocked elastic banding at the neck, hem, and cuffs, and short puff sleeves. It is 100% silk and semi-sheer as well.
April 26, 2010
We haven't seen many strapless tops with a floral pattern, and the Indian Toile Tube Top by Free People is such a cute one. It has smocked elastic banding at the top and bottom hems, beading and shell detail at the bust, and an unfinished edge at the top hem. It is lined as well.
The All Tied Up Tunic by LaROK would not be a top we'd normally write about if it didn't have such fabulous straps, which are multicolored and brained. This top also features knife pleats at hte bust, draping at the sides, and an asymmetrical bottom hem. It is available in two colors, silver slipper and squid ink.
April 23, 2010
The Drawstring Back Tee by Juicy Couture is a great way to make a tee anything but boring. This scoop neck t-shirt has a full-length vertical drawstring tie at the back. There is also tonal logo embroidery at the front hem and short raglan sleeves. It is semi-sheer.
April 22, 2010
The Ditzy Floral Patchwork Top by Anna Sui has a floral jacquard check pattern throughout that is quite unusual. There is a gingham drawstring at the ruffled scopo neck, a deep keyhole at the bust, ruching and pintucking at the waist, a hidden back zipper, and 1/2 inch gingham straps. This blouse is lined, and it is 100% silk.
April 21, 2010
Looking to incorporate plaid into your summer wardrobe? We like the Jenny Plaid Girly Shirt by Madewell. This blouse has a fold-over collar, six buttons down the front, vertical pintucks at the front, seam detail, pintuck, and knife pleats at the waist, ruching at the back, a shirttail hem, single button at the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves.
Concrete Rocket is a t-shirt company that has some great designs that our readers need to check out. This company is based out of Singapore we think, and they make graphic tees using stencils, limited colors that help their designs pop, and imaginative concepts. The Shirt Snob sees tons of t-shirts, and we rarely get excited about a company. However, Concrete Rocket is one that makes us want to see more. Right now they have eight womens tees, including Pet Problem, Imagination Unlimited, and Balloon Man. They sell mens tees too, and their international shipping starts at only $5, so don't be scared off by their location if you are in the US.
April 20, 2010
The embroidery at the bib of the 3/4 Sleeve Tunic by Juicy Couture is so pretty! This top has a tie at the split V-neck, pleating at the front, a single box pleat at the back, an asymmetrical hem, ruching and ribbed banding at the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is made from a mix of rayon, cotton, and linen.
The 3/4 Wide Stripe Top by Rag & Bone is not particularly special, but the Shirt Snob really likes the yellow and grey color combination. This top has a ribbed crew neck, pointelle detail at the front, back, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is finely knit and semi-sheer.
April 19, 2010
What makes the Verlaine Tank by Twenty8Twelve is that there are 17 hidden snap closures going down the front. You can snap them all or leave a few at the top undone. It also features two vertical seams at the front, a topstitched vertical seam at the back, and 1.5 inch straps. It comes in two colors, emulsion and machintile.
We have loved two-toned tops for many years, and the Breadth Tank by Madison Marcus is no different. This cute tank has ruching and contrast canvas banding at the scoop neck, the same banding and bow detail at the T-back, and 1/2 inch straps. It is 100% silk and available in two colors, posey and nude.
April 16, 2010
We adore embroidery in our summer clothes, so the tonal embroidered stripes of the Becca Top by Ella Moss appeal to us. There is also a scoop neck, ruching at the bust, ruffled tiers at the racer back, and two inch straps. It is 100% silk and has a jersey lining.
April 15, 2010
The Wessen Tank by Twenty8Twelve is unique because of the knot at the bodice overlay. We can't recall seeing anything similar to this, at least in recent memory. This tank also has a scoop neck and one inch straps.
April 14, 2010
The Beach Ruffle Camisole by Madewell has an impressionism-like print. It looks like flowers but it gets blurry up close. There is a scoop neck, vertical pintucks at the front, frayed ruffles at the bust, ruching at the back, and 1.5 inch straps. It is sheer, 100% silk, and available in haviana red and mystic floral.
April 13, 2010
If you still have a few more months until summer hits, check out the V Neck Tunic by Haute Hippie. This long sleeved blouse has a tie at the deep split V-neck, smocked elastic banding at the yoke, hem, and arms, and gathered elastic banding at the cuffs. It is 100% silk.
Lots of new designs have come out in the last few weeks. Here are the favorites from the Shirt Snob.
Threadless has had some great new tees, such as I Am the Bridge Jumping Friend, Ugly Duckling, and the reprints BEarth and Runnin' Rhino.
Both Ice Ghosts and Mexican Standoff over at Snorg Tees are pretty funny.
Finally, over at The Cotton Factory, they have a bunch of new designs that celebrate Earth Day. We think this is a great theme for some new tees! A couple of our favorites are Save the Earth and D.I.Y.
The Ginger Drop Racer Back Tunic by Ella Moss has a flowy body which is perfect for hiding your stomach if it's an issue area for you. There is also a ruched bust, racer back, and 1.5 inch straps. There is a solid colored peek-a-boo camisole lining, and the outer layer is 100% silk.
April 12, 2010
The bold and bright colors on the Bias Stripe Top by M Missoni make for a look that will stand apart from everyone else. There is an asymmetrical neckline, bias seam at the front and back, an asymmetrical hem, and thick shoulder strap that tapers at the back. It is also finely knit.
The Cross Button Top by L.A.M.B. is a fun take off the typical button down blouse with the buttons being asymmetrical. There is also an asymmetrical hem, woven banding at the placket, pintucks at the back, ruching at the V-neck, placket, and shoulders, and long puff sleeves.
April 9, 2010
The Embroidered Victorian Camisole by Juicy Couture has a delicate looking embroidered and lace trimmed front. There are pintucks and ruffle trim at the top hem, extended grosgrain banding at the placket, six buttons down the front, 3.5 inch slits at the sides, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is semi-sheer as well.
April 8, 2010
The Corset Tank by Ace Delivery is pretty and feminine with a sweetheart neckline and ruffled bottom hem. There is also a smocked elastic panel between the seamed cups and at the back, boning at the bust, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is 100% silk.
If you liked yesterday's offering from Soft Joie, you'll probably also like their Lacey Top. It has a tie at the split V-neck, pintucking at the bust and back, ruching at the shoulders, long blouson sleeves, and a single button at the cuffs. It is semi-sheer and also available in heather charcoal.
April 7, 2010
Soft Joie is hard to find information on, but it seems to be from Joie, with all their offerings made from a soft cotton. The Haley Tank is one of their first designs. This scoop neck tank has pintucking at the bust and back, eight buttons, a shirttail hem, and 1.25 inch straps. It is semi-sheer, 100% viscose, and also available in heather charcoal.
April 6, 2010
We liked the Houston Top by Joie when we wrote about it last December, but now it is available in porcelain, a much more suitable color for spring. This blouse has a V-neck, smocked elastic banding and crocheted trim at the placket and edges, pintucking at the front, back and hem, ruched shoulders, eight buttons down the front, and short sleeves. It is sheer and made from a cotton and silk blend.
The We the Free Jersey Raglan Top by Free People is a cute shirt to wear with your favorite comfortable pair or jeans. It has a V-neck, lace insets at the sleeves, front, and back, a shirttail hem, and 3/4 length sleeves. It comes in two colors: ivory and palmetto.
April 5, 2010
The Washed Silk Blouse by Rebecca Taylor is a pretty top in a nice spring color. There is ruching and twisted banding at the scoop neck, pintucks and four hidden snaps at the bust, draping at the sides, a deep keyhole at the back, gathered elastic banding at the cuffs, and 3/4 length dolman sleeves. It is 100% silk and extra long at 29 inches.
The Palace Top by Joie has a very small floral print throughout. It also features a split V-neck, seven buttons at the front, pintucks, ruching, and eyelet border at the bib, accordion pleated ruffles at the arm openings, and no sleeves. It is a wrinkled silk chiffon and semi-sheer.
April 2, 2010
New Standard is a new t-shirt company that sells to both women and men. They have artists around the globe, so you get a variety of different designs. Right now there are only seven designs that are made for women, but hopefully more will come out in the future. We do like what they have for us though, especially Deer Forester and Leaf Composition.
April 1, 2010
The Drape Front Jacket by L.A.M.B. stands out amongst other jackets because of the oversized fold-over collar. It also features three buttons, a buckled self-belt, on-seam hip pockets, a pointed front hem, a storm flap and two 13 inch vents at the back, and a jersey inset at the long sleeves. It is 32 inches long.
March brought in spring, and with it some great tops. Here is a look back at the past month's great discoveries:
Sales and Sweepstakes!