It wasn’t too long ago that the cold shoulder top exploded back onto the fashion scene and it seemed that every woman on the street was wearing some version of it – whether it be a top, a dress, a modified button-down shirt, or so on.
This time around, we’re seeing a reinvention of the asymmetrical top, which we are going to go ahead and dub as the new off-the-shoulder blouse! What’s great about this style is that there’s so many ways to wear it depending on the occasion, so let’s check out a couple of our faves that you can incorporate into your spring and summer look today!
The New Off-The-Shoulder Blouse: Keep It Casual
If you want to add feminine flair to your everyday look, throw this top on and pair it with your go-to denim shorts for a fun day out in the sun.
To upgrade your look, go for colorful prints that instantly add character and pizzazz to your ensemble. Play it up with cool accessories and you’re all set to tackle the day!
The New Off-The-Shoulder Blouse: Sophisticated Cool
There’s just something about this top that’s effortlessly chic to begin with. This is precisely why it also makes for a perfect choice if you want to step up your casual game and make it a bit more sophisticated – all while maintaining that certain level of cool.
To achieve this look, go for deep colors and interesting fabric textures such as knit or silk. You can still wear it with denim jeans or perhaps a flowing midi skirt should you want a more lady-like appeal added to it.
The New Off-The-Shoulder Blouse: Dress It Up
If you can dress this top down for a casual day out, you can certainly dress it up as well. And we mean way up - dress it to the nines to make it appropriate for a more formal affair.
Best way to do this is to either go for a long dress with asymmetrical sleeves, or if you're feeling extra bold and confident add an edgy touch by wearing it as a romper. Of course, don’t forget your bling and accessories such as your clutch and strappy heels!
The New Off-The-Shoulder Blouse: Make It Fun & Flirty
Coachella may be over but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear Coachella-inspired outfits, especially once the temperatures outside hit an all-time high. This is where you can have fun with your off-the-shoulder blouse by making it a bit more playful.
Go for dresses that fit the bill when it comes to looking flirty, feminine, fun, and ultimately chic! Dare to experiment with frills, ruffles, and a little more texture and sleeve volume. Don’t limit yourself to the basics if you really feel like being extra – just embrace it!
Are you loving this new take on the off-the-shoulder blouse? We’re pretty sure that it’s bound to be a spring-summer staple, so you might as well start your search now for the best piece to include in your wardrobe!
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We’re always on the lookout for the hottest trends and styles hitting the streets, and apart from these off-the-shoulder pieces, there’s also a new take on the power sleeve. Be sure to come back next week as we take a closer look at this statement piece that you’ll surely see this season.