Cold Shoulder Top Outfit
The cold shoulder trend is huge right now, and I’ve been looking for a cold shoulder top for a while. I’ve ordered a few, but none have worked for me until I found this Chiffon Cold Shoulder V-Neck Blouse by Vince Camuto.
I would call this a modified cold shoulder top. It’s really more of a split sleeve, but it gives a nod to the trend without compromising modesty, and it allows you to wear a regular bra. So many cold shoulder tops have spaghetti straps, which I like in theory, but they don’t really work for me.
This top would be amazing with white pants, but for this post, I wanted to show it with blue jeans. I like the bold tomato red against the mid-wash of my DL1961 Emma Legging Jeans.
These are the Steve Madden Carrson Sandals in Sand Suede. This shoe is super popular this season, and I love the look, but I will be honest and tell you that it is hard to walk in. It does stay on my feet due to the ankle strap, but the 4-inch heel is super high for me. I can only wear these when I don’t plan to do a lot of walking. It’s sturdy, though, because it’s a block heel. It’s just the height that’s an issue.
It’s acceptable to wear suede in the summertime nowadays, but these also come in a pretty tan leather if you prefer that. I actually wish I’d bought the leather ones. I also love them in the leopard. I’ve been trying to talk myself out of buying those. They would be the perfect thing with the black jumpsuit I have hanging in my closet that I’m hoping to photograph soon.
Here’s a view of the back. I like the way this blouse is cut straight across at the bottom and it’s not too voluminous. I ordered a small because the Nordstrom website indicated that it runs large, and I’m glad I did. This is plenty big for me, so definitely size down if you order it.
My leopard clutch is old. It was a dupe for the Clare V Leopard Foldover Clutch that is super popular. I highly recommend having a leopard clutch in your closet. It goes with so much and definitely elevates a simple outfit into something more festive and going-out appropriate.
The Stella & Dot Quill Layering Necklace comes with 2 pieces, but the shorter one didn’t land at a good spot so I am just wearing the longer one. I added my new Engravable Skinny Bar Necklace in the neckline to add interest. The bracelets are from Alex and Ani.
This is something I’d wear out to dinner or to a casual daytime event when I want to be gussied up a bit. To make it dressier, I’d swap out the blue jeans for white jeans or white pants. I can also see wearing this exact outfit with flat sandals or wedges for a more comfortable walking experience.
Chiffon Cold Shoulder V-Neck Blouse // DL1961 Emma Legging Jeans // Steve Madden Carrson Sandals // similar leopard foldover clutch (mine is a dupe that is no longer available) // Stella & Dot Quill Layering Necklace & Engravable Skinny Bar Necklace // bracelets and ring c/o Alex and Ani // Fitbit Bracelet // hoop earrings // nail polish: CND Studio White & Zoya Blu
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