How to Style Your Silk Tops

Soft, breezy, and elegant, silk tops breathe luxurious integrity whether you wear them with casual, sporty, or edgy ensembles. Some may be in a fashionably fluid or oversized fit, while some are designed with raglan sleeves that can make wider shoulders seem narrower and narrow shoulders seem wider. Since the silk tops typically drape well, it creates a flattering effect and can work across all body types and sizes. Keep on reading for stylish tricks to wear your silk tops.

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Since silk tops have a roomy fit in a soft fabric, wearing them with casual and cool denim jeans and shorts is a good recipe for comfort. To balance the roomy silhouette, pair your silk button-down shirts with skinny jeans or those with boot cut styles. However, if you’re a fan of baggy boyfriend jeans, just tuck your silk top to give a good waist definition. Faux tucking the front works well too. Polishing your casual and effortless look work best with a pair or chunky boots and thong sandals, though you could still keep it dressy with classic pumps and strappy sandals.

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Wearing your silk tops with skirts makes your style more feminine and elegant depending on the style of skirt you’re going to wear. Since silk tops are typically voluminous, pairing them with form hugging pencil skirt, and tube skirt works best though you may still opt for selective styles of accordion, pleated, and full skirts. Flared skirts can work, although you have to be at peace with the amount of volume on both the top and the bottom.

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Pairing your silk tops with dressy shorts and pants is a stylish way to keep yourself more comfortable while looking chic and feminine. Lace shorts, chic shorts, straight leg pants, palazzo pants, culottes and such give you more flexibility over feminine skirts. Just choose a wider neckline on your silk tops if you have a larger bust or shorter neck. Have the option to size down if your regular size is too boxy, or size up if you prefer lots of slouch. As long as you pair your roomy silk tops with slim-fit bottoms and tailored footwear, you’ll look stylish and chic while giving your outfit more structure.

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Silk is a touch-enticing and breezy fabric that feels comfortable and looks elegant. So, why not pair your silk tops with silk bottoms to maximize its comfort and style. By doing this, your outfit will look dressier more feminine, and sophisticated. You may bring a dash of color to your outfit by wearing silk ensembles in different shades. If you’re trendy enough, wear the unexpected color combination on your top and bottom pieces, or take the monochromatic way of dressing if you wish for a simple yet elegant look.

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If you feel your silk tops are too slouchy, then balance them by topping your outfit with a structured or boxy jacket and coat. Wool coats and leather jacket provide more structure over cardigans, blazers, and boleros. Just go for one that suit your style and look fashionable and sophisticated with your silk tops.

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