August 13, 2009
We think the Dove Pleated Top by Joie has too fun of a print to pass up! This blouse has a pleated scoop neck, seven button closures down the front, gathered elastic bottom hem and cuffs, and short raglan sleeves. It's also a short 21 inches in length.
August 12, 2009
The romantic Bell Tolls Top by Nanette Lepore is a great blouse to wear with jeans or your favorite skirt. It has a crew neck, ruffled eight button placket, and pintucking at the yoke and long bell sleeves. It is lined at the body, semi-sheer, made of 100% wrinkled silk, and is available in ivory and berry.
The Cropped Ruffle Snap Top by Free People you can wear alone or over your favorite cami. It has ruffled chffon trim at the arm holes and bottom hem, a fold-over collar and V-neck, five snaps down the front, and short sleeves. It is 22.5 inches in length.
August 11, 2009
Depending on how you accessorize it, the Embellished Inset Top by Free People could be very bohemian, very romantic, or very modern. It has a banded bottom hem, beaded and printed inset at the front, ruched seams, and dolman sleeves with banded cuffs. It is available in black and white.
August 3, 2009
The geometric and striped pattern of the Matisse Sleeveless Top by Ella Moss is what drew us in. This top also has a rounded square neck, no sleeves, and an empire waist. It is made from a cotton and silk blend. If you like this print, also check out the Matisse Long Sleeve Tunic.
July 31, 2009
This week's Frugal Friday is from one of our favorite mall stores, Banana Republic. The Silk Ruched Blouse. It's hard to find a silk shirt by a designer for only $55! This blouse has a crew neck with pleats for some dimension as well as short, blousy sleeves. It is available in three colors (military blue, steady grey, and summer orchid) as well as in tall and petite sizes.
July 27, 2009
One thing we love about Nanette Lepore is that she can make her clothes both classy and sexy. This is certainly true of the Provacative Pullover. This top has ruched trim down the center of the front, a scoop neck, and ruching at the cap sleeves. It is also semi-sheer.
July 24, 2009
For our second week of Frugal Friday, check out the City Style Pleated Neck Sleeveless Blouse at New York & Company. This cute top can be worn to the office and then later on with your favorite jeans. It has pleated ruffle at the rounded neck, ruching at the neck, and fabric covered button and loop closure behind the neck with a keyhole. It is available in two colors: regal rose and zesty teal.
July 22, 2009
The Dixie Shirt by 3J Workshop is a very feminine blouse that you can wear with so many different bottoms, from skirts to jeans. There is a stripe pattern throughout, buttons down the front, white embroidery at the front and back, a button and keyhole at the cuffs, and short sleeves. It also has a crinkled texture.
July 21, 2009
The Catleyan Bloom Top by 3J Workshop has such pretty and colorful embroidery details at the front. It's bohemian and very feminine. There's also a scoop neck, elastic banding at the empire waist, contrast floral print ruffles down the front, buttons down the front, and stripes around the bottom hem.