The next time someone asks you to stick to sedate, conventional fashion choices, give ‘em the cold shoulder! The concept of the cold shoulder tops marks a daring but still tasteful fashion trend; one simply perfect for the warm weather months.
The cold shoulder top is a sporty, fashionable blouse complete with collars and sleeves, but with generous holes woven into the fabric that expose the shoulders. Available in a vast variety of colours and styles, cold shoulder tops are an essential must have for your summer wardrobe.
Particularly summery is the Phase Eight Marie Floral Cold Shoulder Top, an ebullient floral top that comes to us courtesy of John Lewis. Emblazoned to dramatic effect with a lush print of pink and scarlet florals, this satiny viscose top boasts short sleeves, a blouson hem, a rounded neckline, and generous shoulder holes that allow for good ventilation and better fashion.
For a sleek and daring ebony take on the cold shoulder concept, look no further than the ASOS Top in Crepe with Clean Cold Shoulder. Culled from the smoothest crepe, this chic ebony top also boasts a scooped neck and adjustable straps; making this little number beyond perfect for cocktail parties or long days at the beach.
House of Fraser introduces a flirty and feminine take on the cold shoulder top, via the Oasis Butterfly Cold Shoulder Top. A vast panorama of artsy winged butterflies fly across the surface of this sky-blue top; rendering this airy and attractive top the ideal choice for garden parties, long days at the beach, and casual days with friends.
Cold shoulder tops can be the very portrait of sophistication, as is aptly demonstrated by the beautiful Silver Embellished Cold Shoulder Top from Dorothy Perkins. This fancy top boasts a jewelled embellished trim at the collar, a sublime rounded neck and a pure ivory hue; combining for an elegant and artistically inspired look perfect for parties, luncheons, dinners and other semi-formal occasions.
To achieve the ultimate glamorous illusion in cold shoulder fashion, choose Forever 21’s Floral Embroidered Illusion Top. This woven ebony shirt comes beautifully embellished with a rounded ‘floral illusion top’ that shines in its embroidered glory, a flouncy ruffled bodice, and a back keyhole button closure. Stylish three-quarter sleeves set off the shoulderless look to divine effect, making this shirt the ideal choice for work functions, cocktail parties and summertime soirees.
Cold shoulder tops form a hot new trend in this summer’s haute couture fashion; one sure to warm your wardrobe for your full schedule of seasonal soirees!