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    31 Going Out Tops That Might Just Be ~The One~

    Sugar + spice + everything nice = a Powerpuff girl and also a good going out top.

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    1. A cropped ruffle top you can wear with any bottom, whether a pair of high-waisted shorts or a trendy set of culottes that you're not entirely sure about, but hey β€” they were on sale.,

    Psst, reviewers suggest ordering a size up!

    Promising review: "I love this top. It's really cute on! You can dress it up or down with jeans and heels, plus it fits great and it's made from a good material." β€”SMoore

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A V-cut bodysuit for whenever you're running late, which is pretty much always. Just slip this on, pair it with whatever bottom, throw your hair into a chic messy bun (emphasis on the messy), and that's it! You're ready. No one will notice that you were *ahem* 45 minutes late.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.99 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    3. A satin top you won't have to worry about re-tucking into your jeans because SURPRISE! It's a bodysuit and therefore won't budge, not even if you're wearing *gulp* low-rise denim.

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $14.40 (originally $36, available in sizes 0-8)

    4. A belted one-shoulder blouse so trendy, it's practically a requirement to have a photo shoot whilst wearing it. *proceeds to post #ootd on the 'gram* *immediately gets 50k new followers*

    Promising review: "I'm so happy with this top! It looks so stylish and def more expensive than the price. The fabric is very comfortable (although you will have to iron or steam it after arrival), plus the sleeve is a great fit for my arm size and left me enough space to move around. It looks so chic and classy with blue jeans!! Just love this piece." β€”Eduardo Muniz

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in sizes XS-L and in 12 colors).

    5. An off-the-shoulder top you’ll struggle to keep out of the grubby paws of your roommate, who steals your clothes and your food more than your own flesh and blood does.,

    Promising review: "I purchased this shirt because what else are you supposed to wear when you go see Cardi B at the Houston Rodeo? This one was/is PERFECT! I received compliments from strangers, and now it's my go-to going out shirt. It's a little bit of a shorter shirt, so I paired it with high-waist jeans and heels." β€”Toast

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 37 colors).

    6. A ruffled bodysuit so inexpensive, I'm pretty sure I've bought iced coffee that costs more. ("I have NO idea where all of my money goes," I say to myself as I sip on my third iced coffee of the day.)


    Get it from H&M for $5.99 (available in sizes XXS-XL).

    7. A V-neck peplum top that'll have you humming 🎢 itsy bitsy teenie weenie 🎢 even though you are wearing neither a bikini or the color yellow.,

    Promising review: "This is the perfect spring/summer top! So cute. It is definitely true to size and is very versatile. If you're debating over whether or not you should purchase it (which is what I did for a while), don't." β€”Alexandra

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in three colors).

    8. A cropper top with a cropped silhouette making it *the* perfect top to wear with your favorite high-waisted denim. I’m not sure of much, but I am sure of this: Nothing compares to the power of a good tee.

    Promising review: "I was excited to add this top to my closet! The material is quite stretchy, so you can wear the shirt with cap sleeves or slide the sleeves down your arms for an off-the-shoulder look. Overall, the shirt is soft, comfortable, and on-trend. I recommend sizing up at least one size if you'd like to wear the shirt tucked in, as there is not a lot of excess length to it." β€”zolly

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS-L).

    9. A criss-cross chiffon top for the person who aspires to wear more color but alas, likely never will. Say bonjour to your newest favorite go-to in all the land.


    Promising review: "This is a very high quality shirt! Definitely worth the price. If you are between sizes, I recommend buying larger to ensure it's not too tight. I'm excited to wear this for my mommy-and-me pictures!" β€”Kristin KS

    Get it from Amazon for $23.28+ (available in sizes 0X-3X and in eight colors).

    10. A floral lace-trim top I'll just go ahead and add to my cart right now. Date night, give a warm welcome to your new partner in crime! It's likely that this will be worn to every single movie and dinner outing for the foreseeable future.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $15 (available in sizes S-L and in two colors).

    11. A V-neck top with a clear destiny. What is the destiny, you ask? It involves being worn to every single bar-frequenting occasion you have coming up this month (and yes, this includes those college friend catch up drinks you agreed to go to at the beginning of the week when you were still full of life and energy).


    This top is made from a stretchy material, and reviewers suggest ordering a size down.

    Promising review: "I really love the material of this top! It has a good weight and stretch to it. I'm a 34DD and the small was kind of loose, but not in a bad way. This is extremely comfortable and when I wear it with pencil skirts and heels, it looks very classy. Really love this." –Krugs

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

    12. A wrap bodysuit bound to suffer the same fate as your favorite jeans or your most beloved bra. In other words, this WILL be worn all πŸ‘ the πŸ‘ time πŸ‘.


    Get it from Asos for $32 (originally $40, available in sizes 12-28).

    13. A smocked crop top available in two of the best hues in all the land: black and white. I know we said we would branch out and start wearing more color this year, but eh. *throws concept out the window*


    Get it from Nordstrom for $29.40 (originally $49, available in sizes XXS-4X and in two colors).

    14. A plunging scoop neck top that will be slithering into your shopping cart faster than you can say β€œAT WHAT POINT did snakeskin become so popular???!” I’m not sure of the answer, but hiss hiss because I am allllll for the trend.

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $12 (available in sizes 2-8).

    15. A peplum blouse available in 23 gorgeous color and pattern combos. Will you spend the next several hours deciding which color and pattern combo to purchase? Probably. To all the indecisive folks out there, I'm sorry for the inconvenience.


    Promising review: "I needed something to wear to a birthday party and I have since worn this top three times, getting a ton of compliments on it every time. Thinking about buying it in another color!" β€”Latasha C.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 0X-4X and in 23 colors).

    16. A cropped cami that will inspire you to tear up the dance floor. It'll almost feel as if you've got the moves like Jagger?

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $17.90 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    17. A cold shoulder top you'll find yourself wearing at least eight days a week (πŸ˜‰) because of how versatile it is. You'll be able to easily dress this up or down depending on the social function you *sigh* have to attend.


    Get it from Boohoo for $12 (originally $24, available in sizes 2-12 and in five colors).

    18. A V-neck lace-back crop top worthy of the phrase ~va va voom~. If you've got the energy to go to something like, say, a club or a music festival β€” then here it is! Here is the easy-to-dress-up top you'll want to wear.,

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE!! This top fits like a glove, is great quality and made from a thick material which provides great support for the girls (I wore small pasties). Super obsessed. It's a steal for the price." β€”Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in four colors).

    19. A ruched off-the-shoulder crop top so gorgeous that I now understand the whole concept of ~love at first sight~. Maybe Shakespeare wasn't completely off about the whole Romeo/Juliet thing.


    Get it from Lulus for $46 (available in sizes XS-L).

    20. A ribbed cotton jersey top that looks like your basic white tee from the front, but from the back? Be prepared to feast your eyes on lacing and intricate embroidery.


    Get it from H&M for $17.99 (available in sizes XXS-XL).

    21. A sleeveless tank perfect for every season. Don this under a blazer when the weather can best be described as "my face hurts", wear it by its lonesome when the sun is shining and the birds are chirping and your sweat won't permit additional layers.

    Lane Bryant

    Get it from Lane Bryant for $34.95 (available in sizes 10-28 and in petite sizes and two colors).

    22. A woven tube top you can wear this with heels and high-waisted denim at night β€” or slip this on over your only-partially-dry bikini top and suddenly, you'll be completely dressed while still feeling kind of naked. Lightweight clothes + summer humidity = a true love story.


    Get it from Aerie for $17.97 (originally $29.95, available in sizes XXS-XXL).

    23. A puff sleeve cropped top to banish all digs through closet β€”> finds nothing to wear β€”> cancels plans scenarios. Long gone will be the days of the "I'm actually not going to make it..." texts on account of not loving your outfit.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $54 (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).

    24. A peplum knit top that took a page from the holy book of Hannah Montana β€” it really is the best of both worlds. This is great for your 9-5 (ugh), as well as those post-work drinks that are very necessary after said 9-5.


    Get it from ModCloth for $29 (available in sizes XXS-4X and in two colors).

    25. A V-neck tank about to become the pride of your closet. Good luck explaining to the rest of your wardrobe why you favor this top so much...


    Get it from Reformation for $78 (available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

    26. An open back tank with adjustable straps, meaning you can ~adjust~ the sizing to ensure this fits like a literal glove. Things we love = clothing that feels like it was tailored just for us.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $48 (available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

    27. A ruffle-trim top featuring a smocked hem here to emphasize πŸ‘ your πŸ‘ waist πŸ‘.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $12 (originally $22.90, available in sizes S-L and in three colors).

    28. A pleated V-neck top ideal for every ~we're all going out~ event you have coming up this month. Birthday dinner? Karaoke nights? Dreaded high school reunions? Get ready to slay 'em all.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this blouse. It fits perfectly (I ordered a 3X), and it's made out of a stretchy material that's so cute and will go with both dress pants or jeans." β€”Linda P.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes XL-6X and in 11 colors).

    29. A lace cupped bralette because what do we hate? Clubs! But what do we love? Club attire! Wear this pretty little thing to that next birthday party that starts way too late and requires heels and energy.


    Get it from Boohoo for $15 (originally $30, available in sizes S-L and in four colors).

    30. A stretchy bodysuit available in a gorgeous emerald color. Dorothy? Is this the color of the city you were expecting?

    Hello Molly

    Get it from Hello Molly for $52 (available in sizes XS-L).

    31. A cozy tie-dye tee you can easily dress up with wedges and dress down with sandals. I’m pretty sure this should be a visual aid next to the dictionary definition of β€œversatile”


    Get it from Mango for $14.99 (originally $29.99, available in sizes XS-M).

    Me, one minute before the Uber is supposed to arrive, still unsure of what I should wear:

    TV Land

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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