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13 Sleeveless Blouses You Can Actually Wear to Work

As the office empties out and co-workers flee to their beach-side bungalows, dressing for work becomes ever more frustrating. The summer heat isn’t dying down anytime soon; how can you look professional while keeping cool? Here, we present you 13 sleeveless blouses that you’ll actually want to wear to the office.

A Beachy Option

Oasis Tie Front Sleeveless Blouse
$35 at Asos

A summery seersucker blouse that will take you straight from your hyper air-conditioned cubicle to a blanket on the sand.
Available in sizes 8–12.

A Jewel-Toned Blouse

V-Neck Blouse with Flounce
$25 at H&M

Professional, but make it fashion with a ruffly neckline and bold color.
Available in sizes 0–18.

An Edgy White Top

MM6 Maison Margiela Parachute Poplin Shirt
$295 at Need Supply

This is an unusual take on the crisp, clean white button-down.
Available in European sizes 36–40.

A Sophisticated Polka-Dot Option

Sleeveless Mock Neck Top
$60 at Eloquii

Polka dots and a high neckline give this blouse a vintage feel. Pair with a pencil skirt and pumps for optimal office style.
Available in sizes 14–28.

A Top in Blood Orange

Fabiana Pigna Figenia Blouse
$147 at Need Supply

Cascading ruffles cover your upper arms, but leave them open to any passing breeze. It’s like a sleeveless top in disguise!
Available in size medium.

A Yellow Striped Option

Warehouse Sleeveless Blouse
$40 at Asos

Another seersucker option for those with preppier inclinations. With white pants, this would make an ideal office-to-boat getup.
Available in sizes 8-14.

A Totally Different Take on Yellow Stripes

High Low Sleeveless Top
$70 at Eloquii

If you’ve got a casual workplace (open plan, cold brew on tap, dogs running around), try this with some culottes.
Available in sizes 18–28.

An Airy Red Top

Vince Pleated Shell
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Vince Pleated Shell
$225 at Shopbop

Warning: this flouncy top will make you want to dance at work with your headphones in.
Available in sizes XS–L.

If You Like Dainty Prints

Frill Sleeveless Blouse
$59 at & Other Stories

Patterns are never a bad idea. To look appropriately pulled-together for the office, take a cue from how it’s styled in this image and wear it with pants in the same color family.
Available in size 8.

A Minimalist Button-Down

The Relaxed Silk Sleeveless
$52 at Everlane

The sleeveless version of Everlane’s popular Relaxed Silk shirt is perfect for the dog days of late summer.
Available in sizes 2 and 10.

A Floaty Black Top

Curve V-Neck Longline Top with Flutter Sleeve
$48 at Asos

Sometimes, all you want to wear is 100-percent cotton. It’s still summer, after all.
Available in sizes 12–24.

A Scalloped Shell

CeCe Scallop Edge Top
$59 at Nordstrom

Scallops are fun way to dress up an otherwise basic sleeveless top.
Available in size XXS–XL.

If You Really Love Summer

Ulla Johnson Cora Top
$210 at Garmentory

Wear this top to work and instantly feel yourself transported to the Greek isles (without having to sit through a daily screening of Mamma Mia 2). The tassels, subtle sheen, and blush color make it as summery as it gets.
Available in sizes 4 and 6.

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Sleeveless Blouses You Can Actually Wear to Work