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CeCe Printed Handkerchief-Hem Top

How Does Your Garden Grow II: Floral Tops


Show Those Shoulders


Left: Floral Tied Off-The-Shoulder Top – Young and flirty. Slub knit top with scalloped crochet adds a touch of boho around the hem. Tied off-the-shoulder sleeves. Elastic secures everything in place. $17.99

Center: Amanda Uprichard Nirvana Top – Sweet rather than saucy. Soft polyester blend top with elastic neckline for staying power.  $176.00

Right: Bardot Caught Sleeve Off-The-Shoulder Top – Bold and sexy. Match lipstick and/or nail polish! Gathered three-quarter sleeves. Allover tropical floral print, exposed back zipper closure.  Interior bustier with boning, partially lined viscose. #79.00

Forgiving Tunics


Left: Nally & Millie Floral Print Tunic – Soft grey. Scoop neck, long sleeves, handkerchief hem. Pullover style. $88.00

Center: Style & Co. Floral-Print Blouse – Sunshiney and optimistic. Scoop neckline. Pullover styling. Three-quarter bell sleeves. Unlined. Handkerchief hem. Hits at hip. Polyester. Sale $31.99

Right: CeCe Printed Handkerchief-Hem Top – Colors to flatter your complexion. Crew neckline. Back button closure. Unlined. Hits at hip. Machine washable polyester. $99.00

Shirt Interpretations


Left: Alexis Nicolette Blooming Batwing-Sleeve Blouse – It’s all in the sleeves this season. Polyester blouse with poetic arms. Spread collar; button front. Relaxed, flowy silhouette. Hem hits high hip. $286.00

Center: Embroidered Shirt-Crisp white shirt with pale, floral embroidery and Mandarin collar. Long sleeves with frill detail. Buttoned fastening on the front. Embroidery on the front and back. $39.90

Right: Lauren Ralph Lauren Viole Shirt – Vibrant, machine washable, cotton/silk floral in traditional silhouette.   Pointed collar. Buttoned placket. Long sleeves with buttoned barrel cuffs. Two chest buttoned pockets. Shirttail hem. $89.50



Left: Embroidered Tulle T-Shirt – Very on-trend. Round neck shirt with long sleeves. Floral embroidered on the front and sleeves. Wear with blouse, camisole, or just a pretty bra.. $29.90

Center: Armani Jeans Polyester Embroidered Tulle Blouse Seasonally air-conditioned. Jewel neck crop top. Short sleeves with asymmetrical, raw hemlines. Check embroidered pattern with floral accent. Keyhole back with button loop closure.  Machine washable Cotton/ polyamide. $99.99

Right: Whispering Winds Grey Floral Print Embroidered Top – Dress down with a bandeau or up with a bustier. Grey floral print and white embroidery embellishes sheer woven polyester. Rounded neckline, wide, cropped bodice with a ruffled hem. Long sleeves have ruffled, button cuffs. Back keyhole with top button. $42.00


Left: J.O.A. Flower Print Cold Shoulder Top – Cheerful color, welcoming print, sexy shape. Polyester blend with neck-tied halter and draped bodice overlay. $70.00

Center: Johnny Was Blossom Tab-Sleeve Embroidered Blouse – Haute peasant. Georgette blouse with split neckline. Long, tabbed sleeves. Pullover style. Arched hem. Machine washable rayon. $245.00

Right: Leah Flynn Skye Top – Bright rayon blouse with front and back cut outs for optimum flirt. Back button closure. $143.00

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.