Dressy Tops

"Prettifying Your Closet With Feminine Dressy Tops"


Dressy tops are beautiful garments come in various styles - and great for when you want to feel feminine and pretty without looking too dressed up. From glamorous silk blouses to cute and trendy ruffle blouses, prints to fabrics, as well as unique details such as ruchings, pleats, flowy sleeves, lace, cute trims, bows - there is something for anyone who wants to unleash their girly side!

Pink Ruffle Top from Macy's
Ruffle Top via Macy's

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Womens dressy tops are a fabulous alternative to dresses. You can create multiple outfit by pairing the top with pants or a skirt. They're versatile for office work, last-minute parties, dates, family dinner, etc. You just can't be without them!

Mini note Note: The difference between a dressy and a party top is that a prettier top looks more modest without showing off too much skin.

Before you get started, here are a couple of handy fashion tips on buying and wearing pretty tops:

How to Buy Dressy Tops

Secure the basics

Jessica Biel wearing a dressy ruffle top
Jessica Biel via INFDaily
Pretty basics tops are solid neutrals with classic details (eg. ruffles, kimono sleeves, lace, or in a shirt style) that keep you covered on any occasions or situations where you have to dress up but not look too much.

The beauty with a top in a solid neutral is that you can transform it into multiple fashion looks - just by switching between accessories such as jewelry, scarves and belts. This is a must if you're on a budget!

Black and navy blue are both all-arounders - however, it's nice to have one basic pretty top in a lighter color for the warmer summer months. Red is also excellent for the Holiday season.

If you're broke or don't have anything to wear

Rely on a black V-neck top which you can glitz up with a couple of accessories. Whenever I feel like not wearing anything fluffy - I usually pair my basic v-neck 3/4 sleeve top with a statement necklace or a multiple layered pearl necklace to make it look dressier.

Adding sparkles with for example crystal stud earrings is also a great way to spiff up a plain garment. A belt and a silk scarf can also do wonders.

You don't have to splurge on a bunch of complicated tops that don't give room for modifications and are likely to be worn once or twice.

Keep accessories at a minimum

If the top is very dressy I like keeping my accessories at a minimum. However, you don't have to stick to the basic jewelry essentials (eg. pearl stud earrings) but rather go for solid jewelry or two-toned neutral (for example, a necklace with brown and beige gemstones) accessories.



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