Posted Nov. 5, 2007 - Ruffles and bows and chiffon … oh my! Try easing on down the road in something feminine, silky and beautiful. Instead of a plain cotton top, soften your look with a blouse.
Check out these dainty tops that are sure to make you look like a million bucks at a fraction of the cost. I searched around for the best deals, so you don’t have to. Ultra feminine tops for under $50!
Prince had this trend down packed years ago and it seems to reappear on runways every few years. Usually the ruffles trickle down the front of the blouse, giving that classy Victorian effect, which never seems to get old. Guess that’s why these tops continue to fly off the racks. If you don’t have a Prince inspired top, you won’t need to look far. Get your money’s worth with the voile ruffle Top in ebony. Artfully adorned with ruffles and crochet details, it can easily be dressed up or down. (Target.com, $34.99)
Blouses that have a bow at the neck use to remind me of Sunday school teachers. That opinion has certainly changed. With the right accessories and a wide leg trouser, it’s now a fashion top that’s great to have in your wardrobe. Add the tie-neck blouse to your collection. It’s silky, sheer rayon fabric with billowy sleeves make it really feminine. This cream colored fashion top also gathers at the waist and wrist for a unique flair. (Newport-news.com, $39)
The light airiness of fabrics like chiffon, silk and satin, add to the delicate womanly vibe of a blouse. The fabric of a garment is crucial because it appeals to our senses. We love to look and feel beautiful. Try the metallic smocked top, with ¾ sleeves, made of sheer chiffon, and a button down ruffled bib. It’s a must have! Be sure to wear a camisole under this see-through number. (Forever21.com, $22.80)
These tops have just what you need to bring sexy back! Celebrate being a woman.