How do you style an off-the-shoulder top? Simple: pair it with a ladylike skirt. The more ladylike, the better. Ideally, pick a skirt that hits at your natural waist to enhance the hourglass shape an off-the-shoulder top helps to create, and go for ruffles or a floral print. Or both, as I’ve done here. This… View Article

How to Style an Off the Shoulder Top

Season: Fall

top H&M
skirt H&M (similar)
bag Kate Spade (similar)
pumps Ivanka Trump* (similar)
earrings Charming Charlie
necklace Happiness Boutique (c/o)
ring Shashi
lip Burts Bees (tinted lip balm in Rose)
nails Vinylux (Blush Teddy)

* I purchased these shoes before the 2016 election. I do not support Donald Trump and I am currently boycotting Ivanka’s line.

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How do you style an off-the-shoulder top? Simple: pair it with a ladylike skirt. The more ladylike, the better. Ideally, pick a skirt that hits at your natural waist to enhance the hourglass shape an off-the-shoulder top helps to create, and go for ruffles or a floral print. Or both, as I’ve done here.

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This necklace is from Happiness Boutique, who recently contacted me and asked if I would review an item of theirs. Given that they have very reasonable prices, free shipping, and a nifty customer reward program, I was happy to oblique, Their pieces span the gamut from simple and chic like this necklace to glamorous statement jewelry. Give them a look, and if you make a purchase be sure to use the code stylebyjoules for a 10% discount.

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I know I sound like a broken record, but seriously do not sleep on H&M’s off-the-shoulder tops. They’re budget friendly (most of them are under $15) and they go with everything.

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    • Thanks, Elise! I think they’re a nice alternative to black pumps.

      Joules on November 30, 2016   /   Reply