I’m not one for clothes that are loose and flowing. I prefer tailored and fitted, but I fell in love with this pretty Michael Kors top and decided to try something different.
Summertime is hot and breezy and this floaty, feminine, silk scarf top looked so refreshing that I had to have it….not to mention I went gaga over the color! I wear this top all the time with this fringe pendant necklace, skinny white jeans, a few bracelets, and sandals.
You know how when you get something new, you start seeing it all over the place? Well, that’s what has been happening to me. I’ve seen silk scarf tops popping everywhere.
I thought I’d share a few of my scarf top finds with you, as well some Do’s and Dont’s for how to wear one.
1. Do Get the Right Size.
If you buy too big and get the wrong size, this type of top can swallow you up. You want it to be blousy, but not sloppy.
2. Do Wear A Good Bra
To make this flowy top flow, and not just hang there, get yourself a good bra that lifts the girls up and makes you look perky.
3. Don’t Wear with a Wide Bottom
Balance is important to getting the look right. When you are wearing a wide top, you need to go with a narrow bottom. Skinny jeans or tapered capris look great. If you wear wide legs pants or wide leg capris with a wide top, you will look square and chunky. You can wear them with a flared jean too, but make sure the pant is fitted through the thighs.
4. Don’t Wear Conservative Dress Pants
Scarf tops look best with pants, not skirts, but not just any old pants. These tops are very boho. Don’t wear them with conservative, tailored dress pants because they won’t look right. They go best with casual pants or jeans.
5. Do Wear With a Neutral Bottom.
Most scarf tops are very colorful and lively, so the best way to wear them is a neutral color on the bottom. I’m wearing white cropped jeans so that all eyes go to my top, which is like a work of art.
6. Do Wear Carefree, Boho Accessories
Remember how I mentioned that these tops have a casual, hippie, vibe? That means your accessories need to be in sync with the look. Go for dangly earrings or hoops, and necklaces in interesting textures and shapes, and don’t be afraid to layer jewelry. Leave dainty jewelry, traditional stud earrings, and tiny sweetheart necklaces at home.