Backs To the Sun (and Stars) Halter Tops

Whether showing off your tan or just letting your skin breathe, these tops are fluid and feminine.

Warm Colors

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Left: BCX Juniors’ Crocheted Handkerchief-Hem Blouse– Kind of contemporary hippie. Crocheted halter neckline. Pullover styling. Casual. Rayon. $39.00

Center: Java Halter Tank– Cute and unique. 100% viscose. Lining: 100% cotton. Halter strap ties around neck. Embroidered detail with trendy tassel accents. $143.00

Matching Shorts $149.00

 Right: Estella Lace Up Halter Top– Metal eyelets decorate this one. Back keyhole with hook and eye closure. Pullover style. Polyester. About 24″ from shoulder to hem. $198.00                                                                                         

A Couple of Prints


Left: Tommy Bahama Weekend Escape Halter Top– Soft florals on lightweight linen fabrication make this feminine and comfortable. Halter neckline with adjustable tie at back. Straight hemline. Machine wash cold, tumble dry low. $98.00

Right: Bailey 44 Floral Halter Top– Pretty back. Pale. Square neck, suede halter tie strap, criss-cross, suede spaghetti straps with tie closure. High/low hem, patchwork print. Polyester/ rayon; contrast: rayon/spandex; contrast 2: lamb leather. $165.00

Cool Colors


Left: Kendall & Kylie Printed Tie-Back Halter Tank– Ultra feminine, silk charmeuse top with a great sweep of tied fabric at the back. Fitted silhouette. Straight hem. Polyester lining. On sale $99.00

Center: Devlin ‘Kansas’ Halter Tank– Cascading folds lend graceful movement to a bright chiffon tank with retro-inspired halter neckline- buttoned closure- and slender straps in back. Polyester. $78.00

Right: Haute Hippie Halter-Neck Open-Back Blouse– The tie at the bottom makes this very 1920s. Halter neckline; open back. Slim silhouette. Uncomplicated bottom, please. Silk. On sale $85.00



Left: Ramy Brook Paige Halter-Neck Top– Flattering blush color. Lovely feel. Self-tie closure at the back. Slim silhouette. Ruching falls from neckline. Straight hem. Silk/spandex; polyester lining. $295.00

Right: Alice & Olivia Samira Sequined Cross-Back Tank– You’ll wear this one until it falls apart. A good looking classic. Halter-illusion neckline; cross back. Spaghetti straps. Relaxed fit. Back zipper closure. Lined polyester. $330.00  

Opening Photo: Black and White

Left: Halston Heritage Halter-Neck Strappy-Back Top- Dress up or down. Wear stark with white pants or pump up the volume in color. Polyester/spandex.  Blouson bodice; flattering peplum waist. Asymmetric hem. $275.00  

Center: Lay It Down Halter Neck Top– An extremely chic model. Rather architectural. Lined viscose/nylon/elastane. Belted waist. High neck collar with back buttons closure. Snap button at waist. $141.00

Right: Max Studio Halter-Neck Lace Top–  Simple and feminine. Keyhole back with tie.  Thin straps. Flowy silhouette. Scalloped hem. Pullover style. Polyester. On sale $59.00

About Alix Cohen (1312 Articles)
Alix Cohen is the recipient of nine New York Press Club Awards for work published on this venue. Her writing history began with poetry, segued into lyrics and took a commercial detour while holding executive positions in product development, merchandising, and design. A cultural sponge, she now turns her diverse personal and professional background to authoring pieces about culture/the arts with particular interest in artists/performers and entrepreneurs. Theater, music, art/design are lifelong areas of study and passion. She is a voting member of Drama Desk and Drama League. Alix’s professional experience in women’s fashion fuels writing in that area. Besides Woman Around Town, the journalist writes for Cabaret Scenes, Broadway World, and Theater Pizzazz. Additional pieces have been published by The New York Post, The National Observer’s Playground Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, Times Square Chronicles, and ifashionnetwork. She lives in Manhattan. Of course.