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Baring Your Shoulders the Chic Way: 13 Summertime Tops

Everyone this season seems to be pushing down their sleeves in favor of an ever-so-subtle flash of shoulder. The trend started on the fall runways, and now has found new life in the summer’s best tops. More polished and flirty than a conventional camisole, they’re also a fun way to give new life to the pieces you’ve been wearing all summer. Scroll below for 13 off-the-shoulder tops that’ll get you in the summer mood — choker optional, of course.

At only $10, you won’t have feel guilty about buying this in both black and white.

Zara Off-The-Shoulder Top, $10 at Zara

A romantic ruffled blouse for a date night by candlelight.

& Other Stories Off-Shoulder Ruffled Blouse, $26 at & Other Stories

If fully exposing your shoulders is a little too casual for your workplace, here’s a top that won’t bend the rules.

H&M Open Shoulder Blouse, $35 at H&M

Now you can match your denim bell-bottoms with an equally ‘70s bell sleeve.

Farrow Bell Sleeve Top, $59 at Need Supply

The corset detail is totally unexpected and unconventional, but makes this top feel like a designer piece from Ready-to-Wear.

Pixie Mart Corset Tie Off The Shoulder Top, $94 at Pixie Mart

Wear this voluminous blouse with slim-cut trousers to balance the shape.

Front Row Shop Blue Flare Sleeves Off-Shoulder Shirt, $37 at Front Row Shop

For the summer goth in all of us.

Genuine People Off-The-Shoulder Ruffle Blouse, $84 at Genuine People

Here’s a no fuss off-the-shoulder top that would play nicely with trendy embroidered jeans.

J.Crew Cotton Off-The-Shoulder Top, $88 at J.Crew

This top still allows you to feel the breeze on your shoulders, but come autumn the long sleeve will provide enough protection against a chill.

Jacquemus Off-the-shoulder Striped Top, $380 at Net-a-Porter

The cropped length means you can play it up with high-waisted denim, or an A-line skirt if the weather gets too sticky for pants.

Rebecca Taylor Off-The-Shoulder Meadow Floral Top $250 at Rebecca Taylor

There’s a lot of drama here with these billowing sleeves, so stick with a simple bottom.

New Revival Dual Color Off The Shoulder Top, $94 at Pixie Mart

Looking for a summer blouse that’s versatile? This Bardot-cut top from Whistles is virtually a blank canvas; just swap out the bottoms to create a new look.

Whistles Flavia Bardot Silk Top, $140 at Whistles

The ultimate summery top you’ll want to wear everywhere for every occasion. It’s a statement piece that’ll dress up even the most basic pair of jeans.

Caroline Constas Gabriella Cotton Bustier Top, $395 at Net-a-Porter

13 Summertime Off-the-Shoulder Tops