7 Timeless Tops to Add to Your Wardrobe This Year

For most women, their wardrobes seem to expand every year. That’s because there is always a reason to buy a new dress, top, or pair of pants every month or so.

But even if you have a closet full of clothes from all your shopping, there will be days when you feel that you have nothing to wear.

Having more classic pieces in your wardrobe allows you to skip the hassle of taking too long to decide which clothes to wear and even thinking that you have nothing great to put on.

With classic fashion pieces, you will always find something you can wear regardless of the occasion or where you are going.

Classic Tops to Get This Year

With tops being staple wardrobe essentials, you won’t go wrong with adding classic ones this year to avoid the dilemma of not having anything to wear.

Below are some of the classic tops and designer blouses that are considered timeless, which you will do well to add to your fashion collection this year:

1.     Button-Down Shirt

Button-down or dress shirts are workwear essentials. Whether you are already going to a physical office, working from home, or doing both, getting more of this classic fashion piece is always a good idea.

This type of garment is considered a classic since it is highly versatile. You can wear it even during casual days at the office and weekends.

Simply pair your button-down shirt with a pair of jeans or shorts and you are ready for coffee or a night out with your friends.

A slim dress shirt is your best option if you are looking for a more stylish, elegant top for power meetings and presentations. Look for a blouse designed to fit you and accentuate your best features.

Make sure you choose a lightweight, slim dress shirt that is soft to the touch so that you will feel comfortable when you wear it all day.

2.     Silk Blouse

Silk blouses are also versatile yet sophisticated fashion pieces. They instantly elevate your office wear and you can pair them with a skirt or slacks or trousers.

Throw on a chic jacket and you will have a look that seems effortlessly put together for a day at the office or a cooler evening,

You can also wear your silk top for a casual day or night out with your loved one or friends. Simply pair it with jeans or shorts and you’re off to a great start.

If you are looking for a silk blouse that you can wear straight from the office to a night out, choose a soft V-neck double silk georgette top that is gathered delicately on the back with shoulder panels.

3.     Wrap Blouse

Although they may look complicated, wrap tops have a timeless charm, ensuring that they belong in any lady’s closet.

A wrap blouse is an excellent option if you have a round, triangle, or pear-shaped body. It accentuates your best features and hides your not-so-attractive ones.

You can wear this stylish, versatile blouse to a brunch, dinner, and even the office. Pair it with slacks or jeans and you have the perfect outfit.

With the right jewellery, you can instantly elevate this top and your overall outfit if you are headed to a more formal affair.

A tie double-cuff silk georgette blouse is also a must-have for your closet. It can be your go-to top for formal evening gatherings.

4.     A-Line Top

An A-line blouse has a silhouette that slightly widens towards the hemline. It is a top that is not too fitted nor too loose, which is why it looks good on almost any body type.

A-line blouses work perfectly as multipurpose tops that suit any occasion. They are great for office wear, a weekend gathering with your friends or family, or a romantic dinner.

Whether you pair the blouse with Palazzo trousers, skinny jeans, trendy tights, or a slim skirt, you will get a great look that won’t fail to catch attention.

A-line tops come in different designs and materials. Whether you want a plain or printed blouse in silk, cotton, or rayon, or knit, you will find what you are looking for.

5.     Bardot Top

Also known as off-the-shoulder blouses, Bardot tops allow you to flaunt your shoulders in an elegant way. This top is a must-have wardrobe piece for summer, especially if you live in a place with warm weather all year round.

Bardot tops also come in so many different colours, designs, and styles that you won’t have difficulty finding one you like. They also look great on all body types.

An off-the-shoulder top is considered an ideal piece if you are in (or are expecting) a casual or party mood.

For a casual, fun look, pair this top with skinny jeans or flared pants and casual boots or ballet flats. You also won’t go wrong wearing it over your favourite shorts for a day at the beach.

If you want to wear this top to dress up for a party, pair it with a hot skirt and high-heeled strappy sandals or shoes.

For an elevated office look, pair your Bardot top with a fine jacket or blazer.

6.     Crop Top

With different designs and styles, crop tops are must-have pieces for a timeless wardrobe.

Crop tops are perfect for casual outings and dressy affairs. They are fashion staples that suit every size and silhouette of a woman’s body, including hourglass, pear, rectangle, and inverted triangle shapes.

A little black or white tee can be styled in different ways. You can pair it with jeans, denim shorts, or trousers. Top off your look with high-heeled shoes or plain white sneakers and you’re ready for a fun day out.

For an office outfit, pair your cropped shirt with a blazer or sweater, wide-leg jeans, and loafers.

7.     Tank Top

Lastly, like cropped tees, tank tops are also wardrobe staples. They never go out of style and are versatile enough to go with any bottoms. They work well with various body types as well.

Basic white and black tank tops are usually found in every lady’s wardrobe. They typically have a ribbed design and regular or spaghetti straps.

For a casual or sporty look, pair your basic tank top with jeans, trousers, and cargo or jogger pants, and trainers or ballet shoes.

If you want to wear a tank top to the office, pair it under a smart blazer or jacket.

Other types of tank tops that you can also add to your wardrobe include double layer, halter, and racerback.

If you feel you are always running out of tops to wear, invest in these pieces and you will always have something you can pair with your pants, shorts, or skirts that will make you stand out regardless of where you are going.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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