May 28, 2010
The print on the Dove Top by Joie is not black and white as it may appear, but there is actually blue in there too. It features a scoop neck, six buttons at the front, gathered elastic banding at the bottom hem and cuffs, and short raglan sleeves. It is also short at 21 inches in length.
May 27, 2010
We love paisley tops like the Maxillaria Blouse by Joie. This one has a mandarin collar, split V-neck, pintucking at the front and back, ruching at the single button cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is semi-sheer and 100% silk.
May 26, 2010
The print, called dune flowers, is what drew us to the Falyn Top by Diane von Furstenberg. It has quilted banding at the V-neck, draped overlays at the front, a cutout, quilted banding, and ruching at the back, an asymmetrical hem, and quilted one inch straps. It is 100% silk as well.
May 25, 2010
Tops in this style always make us feel sexy and confident. The Senorita Top by Rachel Pally has smocked elastic banding at the waist, gathered elastic banding at the wide neck and cuffs, ruffled edges, and short raglan sleeves. It is short at 17 inches, and it can be worn either on or off the shoulder.
May 25, 2010
The Stripe Scoop Neck Sweater by James Perse is perfect for those cool summer nights. It features a scoop neck, rolled eges, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is loosely knit so it is also semi-sheer, and it's made from a cotton and linen blend.
May 24, 2010
The Shirt Snob thinks the elephant print on the Masha Blouse by Joie is too cute to pass up. This top also has a split V-neck with a tasseled drawstring, smocked elastic banding at the collar and cuffs, and short raglan sleeves. It is also 100% silk.
The No Basic Button Down by Rebecca Taylor is very feminine with an old fashioned floral print that we love. There are sheer lace insets and trim throughout, hidden eight snaps and vertical pintucking at the front, a drawstring at the waist, ruching at the shoulders and back, gathered elastic banding at the cuffs, and 3/4 length blouson sleeves. It is also semi-sheer.
May 21, 2010
Threadless has some new designs, such as Pixels Are For Squares, 108 Objects from Flight 815, and Star Sabers. Then there are the reprinted tees Skunk2, A Simple Plan, and She Doesn't Even Realize.
Snorg Tees has a new design, Greendale Human Beings, which refers to one of the Shirt Snob's favorite new shows, Community.
Finally, 42 is the new design at Cotton Factory. It is the answer to everything, so how can you not buy it?
We think the Dolman Sleeve Cardigan by Haute Hippie is a good sweater to keep you warm if you work in an air conditioned office. There is a V-neck, 13 buttons down the front, ribbed banding at the patch hip pockets and edges, and long dolman sleeves. It is made from a silk, cotton, and cashmere blend and is 33 inches long.
Nanette Lepore is one of the Shirt Snob's favorite designers, and she does not disappoint with the Love Chase Top. It features flocked jacquard polka dots throughout, seven buttons down the front, a grosgrain tie with frayed edges, a keyhole, and ruching at the scoop neck, vertical gathered elastic banding at the front, vertical seams at the back, and gathered elastic banding at the cap sleeves. It is short at 21 inches and is semi-sheer.
May 20, 2010
It is hard to see in this picture, but the Water Lily Embroidered Top by Juicy Couture has eyelet detail throughout. There is also a sweetheart neckline, five buttons down the front, pleats at the bust, pintucking and ruching at the waist, ruching at the shoulders, and ribbon banding and pleats at the cuffs. It is also short at 21 inches in length.
The Boho Placket Tee by Free People is a casual top with a cute twist. The placket has floral banding that stands out from the tonal stripes of the body of the tee. There is also six buttons at the bust, ruching at the back, gathered elastic hem, rolled cuffs, and short sleeves. It is also semi-sheer.
May 19, 2010
The is so great because you can wear it with jeans or a nice skirt. It's so easy to dress up or down! The Wrap Halter Top by Rachel Pally has a crossover V-neck, ruching at the sides, an open back, six inch banding at the bottom hem, and ruching at the two inch halter straps. It is made from a stretchy modal and is available in black and blackberry.
The is a pretty simple tank with a super girly print. The Floral Racer Back Tank by Kettle Black features a scoop neck, racer back, deep arm openings, a shirttail hem, patch bust pocket, 3.5 inch side slits, and one inch straps. It is available in white and yellow.
May 18, 2010
We really like the print on the Masha Silk Georgette Paisley Top by Joie. This blouse features a keyhole, tie with tassels, and elastic banding at the neck, a shirttail hem, and elastic banding at the short sleeves. It is 100% silk and can be worn on or off the shoulders.
The Danielle's Apron Camisole by Free People is cute but also perfect for covering up your stomach if you feel you need to. There is a V-neck, tiers at the print body, flower appliqués at the striped bodice, a ruched waist, seamed cups, an unfinished edge and swiss-dot mesh banding at the hem, adjustable spaghetti straps, and a crocheted racer back. It is also lined.
May 17, 2010
The Nolia Burnout Tank by Velvet is the perfect companion to your favorite comfy jeans. This top has an unfinished edge at the scoop neck and rolled cuffs with surged edges at the arm openings. It is available in two colors, heart and fern, and is semi-sheer.
The Wynne Silk Kimono Print Top by Joie has a very interesting print with the bottom looking like it was dipped in blue. This blouse has eight buttons down the front, a V-neck with banding and ruffles, pleating at the placket and back, and short flutter sleeves. It is also 100% silk.
May 14, 2010
Want to add a little glam into your wardrobe? The Ashton Dolman Top by Alice + Olivia will certainly do that! This metallic gold blouse has draped chains at the scoop back, tonal topstitching at the unfinished edges, an asymmetrical bottom hem, and 3/4 length dolman sleeves. It is 100% linen and semi-sheer.
May 13, 2010
We adore the floral/paisley pattern on the Printed Cinch Tank by Free People. This top has a scoop neck, embroidered mesh panel and ruching at the top hem, gathered elastic at the empire waist, an unfinished shirttail hem, and crochet trim at the adjustable spaghetti straps.
May 12, 2010
We featured the Lindy Blouse by Elie Tahari back in March, but now it is available in Bahama blue as well as white. It has asymmetrical and pleated banding at the V-neck and bust, pleating at the bust and cuffs, and an inverted pleat at the front.
May 11, 2010
The Gemma Top by Torn by Ronny Kobo is eye-catching, and it's not a blouse you'd expect to see in army green. It has an asymmetrical neckline, ruching at the side, pleating at the shoulders, and a cap sleeve at the right shoulder and no sleeve at the left. It is also double layered.
May 10, 2010
The Double Layer Racer Back Tank by Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent is a great top because you can dress it up or down depending on your bottoms and accessories. It features a scoop neck, racer back, draping at the sides and back, an asymmetrical bottom hem, and 1.25 inch straps. It is 100% silk.
May 7, 2010
We think it's great to see bold colors such as with the Diana Top by Karina Grimaldi which is available in sea foam and pink. This blouse has layered ruffle trim with surged edges and double ties at the V-neck, three buttons and ruching at the cuffs, and long blouson sleeves. It is also 100% silk.
May 6, 2010
Who can pass up such a pretty and girly print like on the Floral Summer Tunic by Free People. This blouse has a tie, three hook-and-eye closures, and embroidered banding at the split V-neck, gathered elastic banding at the yoke and empire waist, and cap sleeves. It is extra long at 28 inches and is available in blue and tea.
May 5, 2010
The Gather String Halter Top by Susana Monaco is not a new top as we've written about it in 2007 and 2008, but it is still just as sexy and stylish as before, plus it is now available in the color pop. This top has ruching and banding at the V-neck and empire waist and spaghetti straps that tie behind the neck. The bodice is also lined.
The T Back Tank by ADAM is great because you can wear it with a skirt or jean shorts. It's very versatile. There are domed metal beads, metal rings, and metallic stitching at the scoop neck, racer back, and arm openings, chain fringe at the one inch straps, and a shirttail hem. It is also lined and 100% silk.
May 4, 2010
Here is yet another cute plaid top in case you need another or just want one. The Carrie Rolled Cuff Shirt by Alice + Olivia has a fold-over collar, six buttons at the front, patch bust pocket, asymmetrical shirttail hem, horizontal pintucks at the back, button-tab detail that secures the cuffs, and short sleeves. There is also a contrast plaid backing and it is 28 inches long.
The Wave At Me Camisole by Rebecca Taylor is for you if you like some dimension to your tops. There is a V-neck, cascading ruffles at the front, a picot edge at the ruffles, ruching and a heathered jersey panel at the back, rounded bottom hem, and spaghetti straps. The shell is also 100% silk.
May 3, 2010
We love tops that can be worn two different ways. The Abella Blouse by Young Fabulous & Broke features a sweetheart neckline, a knotted bust, scattered beads and sequins at the print, ruching at the bodice and empire waist, and two inch straps that can be tied at the bust or behind the neck. It is lined with jersey and 100% silk.
The Bohemian Princess Top by Blue Life is not for everyone as there's no way you could wear a bra with this top, but it's unusual and looks incredibly comfortable. It has braided trim at the V-neck, braided tassels at the split back, a surged edge at the handkerchief hem, braided spaghetti straps, and draping at the back. It is double layered.
May 2, 2010
We found a ton of adorable tops and tees during April. Here is a quick look back at last month: