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Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee

Good morning! It’s already Day 5 of my 27 Days of Spring Fashion with Cyndi Spivey. I can hardly believe it. These style challenges always seem to fly by.

Today I’m moving away from workout gear and back to the type of outfit I’d wear out to dinner with my husband or to lunch with girlfriends. I have a couple of blogging conferences coming up, and this will be perfect for those as well.

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Black Jeans | Fashion Over 40

Outfit Details:
Striped Cross-Back Tee $78 | nude pumps $99 (cheaper option)
similar black jeans $179 (the ShopBop sale ends tonight!!) or here’s a cheaper option
similar poppy hobo $325 (can’t find a cheaper option; looked everywhere, sorry!)
similar tassel necklace HERE and HERE

I scored this top at White House Black Market on a recent 30% off sale. I love the way it is shaped and the proportions it creates when paired with skinny jeans and heels. Or I could totally wear ballet flats with this outfit if I wanted to dress it down a bit. Pardon the crazy hair. It was windy the day we took these pictures!

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Black Jeans and Coral Handbag | Fashion Over 40

The split back is a bit of a surprise without being immodest. It’s definitely not office wear, but it’s fun for a night out. If you had a special occasion, you could pair it with black pants for a dressier look. They call it a tee, but it seems dressier than that to me.

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Black Skinny Jeans | Fashion Over 40

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee | Fashion Over 40

I added a pop of color with my coral hobo bag. It is no longer available, but this Rebecca Minkoff Isobel Hobo is very similar. I actually just ordered it in white on the ShopBop sale. It’s a tiered sale, so the more you spend, the more you save. I love that kind of math. Ha!

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Black Jeans and Tassel Necklace | Fashion Over 40

This tassel necklace is no longer available, but some similar styles are HERE and HERE.

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Gold Tassel Necklace | Fashion Over 40

I styled the top with black jeans and nude pumps. I wanted something date night appropriate since I feel like I style so many casual outfits. But you could do flats and blue jeans or white jeans for a more casual look.

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Black Skinnies, Nude Pumps and a coral handbag for a fun pop of color | Fashion Over 40

I love and adore these pumps. They’re $99 so sort of mid-range as far as pricing goes, but they are super comfortable.

Spring Date Night Outfit: Black Skinnies with Nude Pumps | Fashion Over 40

I love White House Black Market for cute tops with interesting details. They run nice promotions from time to time if you watch. I placed an order during their last 30% off sale, and I picked up several really nice tops to add to my spring/summer wardrobe. Right now you can earn a $25 Style Perk to spend later if you spend $125 or more.

Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee with Tassel Necklace and Black Jeans | Fashion Over 40

Now be sure to visit Cyndi to see the spring outfit she’s styling today!!!

And it’s linkup day! You will find more great spring style inspiration below.

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13 thoughts on “Spring Date Night Outfit: Striped Cross-Back Tee

  1. What a cute top, I love the back of it! I’ve always liked pointy toe pumps with skinnies, and your accessories are great, too.
    A perfect date night outfit!

  2. I look forward to your posts. Thank you for sharing. What brand is the white tank under your shirt you have on? Thank you.????

  3. I like that it was windy the day you took this photo. It feels like the 30’s in the ATL now, but it’s going up in the mid 60’s and its sunny, yeah! That is a very nice outfit. I bet it would take getting used to your back being more exposed. Okay, so, how do your knees feel when you wear heels? Are flats better for you? Just curious! Because my ankles are weak, I cannot wear heels.

    Have a great Saturday M

  4. Love this outfit! Perfect for a date night. You look so elegant, and polished!
    Have a great weekend!

  5. Such a pretty and feminine top. We have a WHBM at the mall where I work, but I have never been brave enough to go in there. Love the outfit ideas, keep them coming!

  6. Really cute top! Thank you for also including cheaper options with this post as the prices listed are definitely higher than what I would consider affordable. I agree this would be very cute with ballet flats!

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