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Top 10 Cold Shoulder Tops

Show a Little Shoulder in This Season's Most Flattering Top

Show a Little Shoulder in This Season's Most Flattering Top

We love the changing seasons—pass the pumpkin spice and flannel, please! However, when summer fades into fall, showing a little skin can easily get the cold shoulder... But we’re here to fix that with the top ten tops that highlight and showcase your shoulders. When the temperatures start to dip and the layers start piling up, you sometimes still want to showcase a little skin. And, with these tops you can! They’ll still keep you warm, but have the added benefit of creatively showing the top bit of your shoulder due to cutouts and subtle distressing. We’ve got many styles, so whether you’re going for a flirty, romantic look or a more streamlined, modern vibe, we're sure you'll find one that catches your eye. So use this list as your excuse for the day to add a great new top to your wardrobe.

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September 14, 2016

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Chaser V Neck Cold Shoulder Tee

Our Score

Keep yourself covered but still let ‘em know that baby got back (and front!) in this v-neck, waffle knit top with back cutouts and long sleeves—perfect for combating tricky transitional weather. 


Kimchi Blue Tyra Cold Shoulder Tunic Top

Our Score

Time to look tres chic. Grab a beret, this swinging, Parisian-inspired top and have yourself a time. We love the stretchy knit of the fabric and the rounded hem that makes us want to twirl in place starting now. 


TIBI Cutout knitted sweater

Our Score

Hunker down for the season but still look elegant and sexy while you do so when wearing this Tibi oversized sweater that pairs smashingly with your favorite leggings and ankle booties. 


H&M Open-shoulder Top

Our Score

Take on the cold shoulder trend in this affordable and flattering tee with rounded cut outs at the shoulder from H&M. Be careful—it comes in four colors, and you’re going to want them all. 


525 America Open Shoulder Sweater

Our Score

It doesn’t need to be difficult to look perfectly punk rock. Keep your cool when you sport this streamlined and comfortable tee with a ribbed, round neck. 


1.State Cold Shoulder Peasant Top

Our Score

Keep it flirty in this updated peasant top with open-stitch insets for a unique take on the cold-shoulder trend.


360 Sweater Tyrone Cut Out Sweater

Our Score

Look like you took a pair of scissors to your sweater in the best way possible when you rock this modern black sweater with cutouts all down the arms. Looking casually cool was never so easy. 


Parker Marjorie Cold Shoulder Blouse

Our Score

Drape, baby, drape. We love the detailing on this v-neck top with self-tie strings that plays it fast and loose while covering your lower arms. Pair with leather pants and have yourself an excellent evening. 


Trouve Funnel Neck Cold Shoulder Sweater

Our Score

Of course you want a touch of cashmere in your cold shoulder sweater. Perfectly modern with a clean center seam detail, you’ll feel perfectly at ease in this essential winter top. 


Bailey 44 Deneuve Cold-Shoulder Top

Our Score

This jersey top is super soft and lightweight, so wearing it will be a breeze no matter what the season. Casually cool yet feminine, we love the raw hem detail and cutouts.  

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