January 31, 2011
The Melange Long Sleeve Top by Three Dots is a little different because under the top is a peek-a-boo racer back tank lining. The outer layer features ruching at the banded waist, a scoop neck, vertical seams at the front and back, and long dolman sleeves.
January 28, 2011
We like the Cookie Draped Front Tank by Riller & Fount because it is simple and versatile. Wear it with shorts, a skirt, pants, under a jacket or by itself. There is a cowl neck and 1.5 inch straps. It is available in two colors: black and bambi.
January 27, 2011
The Tullia Top by Diane von Furstenberg is a good pick for spring. There is a split V-neck, lace- up closure at the neck, tonal topstitching at the vertical front and back seams and at the edges, pleats at the flap bust pockets, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is a stretchy cotton and is also semi-sheer.
January 26, 2011
We know there's a lot of stripes out there right now, but we like the Bruno Striped Pullover Sweater by Madewell because it's a bit different. There are vertical stripes at the shoulder panel, and we haven't seen this golden color yet. There is also a crew neck, ribbed edges, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is 100% merino wool.
January 25, 2011
The Melody Sweater by Club Monaco makes your typical sweater a little less boring. There are thick and thin pintucks throughout the front as well as a scoop neck, rolled edge at the cuffs, and long sleeves. It is made of wool and viscose and is sheer.
January 24, 2011
We love how the Baby Sequin Wrap Top by Parker is paired with jean shorts in the picture, showing how versatile this top actually is. It features sequins throughout, a faux wrap front, gathered elastic waist, racer back, and two inch straps. There is also a chiffon lining.
January 21, 2011
The Josie Four Pocket Marled Cardigan by Madewell can be worn with so many outfits that you'll be bound to get a lot of use out of it. It is marled cotton and features a crew neck, five buttons down the front, button-welt pockets at the bust and hip, ribbed edges, button-tab closure at the cuffs, and 3/4 length sleeves.
January 20, 2011
We adore beauty, so we are excited about the Engineered Crochet Tunic by Free People as it is quite beautiful. There is tiered crocheting throughout and scalloped edges as well as a scoop neck and 1.5 inch straps. It is sheer, long at 27 inches, and available in black and ivory.
January 19, 2011
The Eleanor Top by Joie is an elegant blouse that works with pants and skirts. It has pleating at the scoop neck and shoulders, a drawstring tie at the back, and short raglan sleeves. It is semi-sheer and 100% silk.
January 18, 2011
The print of the Skydot Matinee Blouse by Madewell is what drew us in. This blouse has a buttoned fold-over collar, seven hidden buttons, picot trim at the shirttail hem, ruching at the yoke, ruching at the single-button cuffs, and 3/4 length blouson sleeves. It is sheer and 100% silk.
January 17, 2011
Here is a great twist on a classic shape. The Oatmeal Streaky Stripe Tank by Splendid features wrap detailing and an asymmetrical hem as well as diagonal stripes throughout. There is also a scoop neck, racer back, solid banding at the neck and arm openings, and two inch straps. It is semi-sheer and available in heather grey and indigo.
January 14, 2011
Loviu is a new t-shirt company that allows designers to submit their artwork and for the general public to vote on it. They print the most popular designs. It seems like they have a tee per day and a separate tee for each week as well. They have both mens and womens sizes. You can also sign up for their newsletter to be kept in the loop about new designs.
Valentine's Day is coming up before you know it. If you have a date for that night, the Bustier Top by Mara Hoffman is a cute top to wear on it. It features a sweetheart neckline, vertical front and back seams, seamed underwire cups, adjustable spaghetti straps, and a hidden back zipper. It is lined and made of mostly silk.
January 13, 2011
The Sunburst Long Sleeve Pullover by Ella Moss would be a pretty average top if it weren't for the sequin trim at the split V-neck which makes it more fun and exciting. There is also a pouch front pocket, banded edges, an asymmetrical hem, and long raglan sleeves. It is semi-sheer as well.
January 12, 2011
When we see tops like the Demi Drape Back Flutter Top by Alice + Olivia, the Shirt Snob gets very excited for spring! This top has a deep V-neck, ruched empire waist, gathered elastic banding at the back and top hem, elastic straps and peek-a-boo lining at the deep arm openings, and adjustable spaghetti straps. It is lined and made from a stretchy silk. If the green wavy lace print is not for you, it is also available in yellow.
January 11, 2011
Horizontal stripes are everywhere right now, but we haven't seen them done in such a fun way as with the Striped Blouse by Beyond Vintage. This wide necked top has gathered elastic banding at the bottom hem and cuffs, and 3/4 dolman sleeves. It is 100% silk as well.
January 10, 2011
If you are proud of where you are from and want to let others know, check out My Hood Clothing. Ths is a t-shirt company for both men and women that allows you to add your hometown into their t-shirt designs. They have plans to come out with international designs in the future too. They currently have 20 designs available, and a couple of our favorites are State of Mind and Missile Heart.
Looking for a casual spring jacket? We like the Fisherman's Jacket by Charlotte Ronson. There is a rope drawstring at the funnel collar, contrasting canvas drawstrings at the waist, four flap pockets and a hidden zipper at the front, five inch vents at the back, epaulets at the shoulders, worn spots at the edges, and long sleeves. It is a washed twill and fully lined.
January 7, 2011
The Pleated Camisole by Geren Ford is feminine and can be worn with so many bottoms to so many different occasions. There is a pleated panel at the front, a V-neck, gathered elastic waist, and spaghetti straps that cross at the back. It is 100% silk and semi-sheer as well.
January 6, 2011
We love argyle, so of course the Joan Sweater by Rag & Bone immediately caught our eye. There is an argyle pattern at the front, a crew neck, three buttons behind the neck, ribbed edges, and 3/4 length sleeves. It is made from a wool and cashmere blend.
January 5, 2011
There haven't been many tee updates that we've liked lately, but here are the few from the last few weeks. Threadless has some new designs that the Shirt Snob likes: Incognito, Mechanic-owl King, Smoke Break, My Best Friend, and Elephanticus Roomious.
Snorg Tees also has the cute tee Carbivore.
The Herringbone Fishnet Tee by Free People is made of herringbone netting, making it quite interesting and unusual. There is a V-neck, long sleeves, and it is sheer.
January 4, 2011
The Shadow Striped Boyfriend Top by Lanston looks quite comfortable! There is a wide neck, vertical back seam, topstitched and banded edges, and long dolman sleeves. There are also shadow stripes throughout. It is sheer and available in two colors, blush and black.
January 3, 2011
The Violetta Top by Joie is different than other tops because there is knot detail at the bottom hem. This striped shirt also has a wide neck, banded cuffs, and 3/4 length dolman sleeves. It is semi-sheer, 100% linen, and is available in two colors, porcelain and teak.
January 1, 2011
2010 was a great year for tops! Here is a quick look back at the last month of the year.